9 episodes

tbh is made by, about, and for teenagers. And for anybody else who wants to hear what’s on our minds.

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    • Education
    • 5.0, 15 Ratings

tbh is made by, about, and for teenagers. And for anybody else who wants to hear what’s on our minds.

    High Schoolers Cope With The Coronavirus Shutdown

    High Schoolers Cope With The Coronavirus Shutdown

    Bay Area schools are shut down until at least May. That leaves tens of thousands of students at home, finding ways to learn, to cope, and to find joy. The teenagers who make “tbh" put together a special edition dedicated to life during the coronavirus crisis.

    • 17 min
    Music As A Family Affair

    Music As A Family Affair

    Picture a mariachi band. You probably think of older men dressed in fancy clothes, playing their instruments and singing in a restaurant to a group of people at a table. But that isn’t all mariachi players, and that’s not where most mariachi music is performed. Samaria Pineda tells it like it is in a story she made when she was a senior at Immaculate Conception Academy in San Francisco.

    • 15 min
    A Quest To Understand Rap

    A Quest To Understand Rap

    Hip-hop is one of the most popular genres in the country. Matthew Policarpio, a senior at Abraham Lincoln High School, wanted to understand why so many of his friends are die-hard rap fans.

    • 17 min
    From Magic City To Toxic Island

    From Magic City To Toxic Island

    Treasure Island is an artificial island built on a natural reef between Oakland and San Francisco. Landon Neill discovered old film footage that sent him on a mission to understand the forces that shaped the island’s history.

    • 15 min
    Is It Us, Or Is It The Video Games?

    Is It Us, Or Is It The Video Games?

    Recently, the World Health Organization declared that obsessive gamers suffer from an addiction called “video game disorder.” Some psychologists fired back, arguing this diagnosis ignores more serious mental health problems. San Francisco teenager Jiahao Chen wanted to know: are his friends just having fun playing Fortnite, or can zealous gaming really be an addiction?

    • 15 min
    How Big Money Changed Sneaker Culture

    How Big Money Changed Sneaker Culture

    The sneaker industry is expected to be valued at $95.15 billion dollars by 2025. It’s been decades since sneakerheads could claim to be members of a small subculture. San Francisco high schooler Bryan Ng looks into the resilience of sneaker culture.

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Atlas Sketch ,

Great to hear fellow teens on a podcast

Super interesting to hear voices from teens like me! I’ve always associated podcasting with adults. This is very inspiring. I love the power and vulnerability of the stories

yazmeen0202 ,

Very insightful

These teens are very wonderful and intelligent in their opinions ! Been a fan since of Samuel and his poems for a while

DizzyBootsy ,

Teenagers in their own words

The right people have the mic. Teenagers don’t get enough opportunities to be heard, but this podcast gives it to them. A valuable part of the youth movement.

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