S4 E34: The Camel-Toe Capital Of The World

We discuss how Argentines dress versus other countries: birkenstocks, platforms, double denims, camo dresses…

The Expat Chat takes to London, to meet an Argentine who lived in 5 countries.

And the Spanglish Playground is about Peruvian Words.

 

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S4 E32: WorldCupeando

Of course, we were absorbed by the Mundialmania!!!!!!!!  And we prepped a dossier on some facts and numbers about it, plus Dan brings us a Top 5 ways to make “soccer” (that’s how he calls Fútbol) more enjoyable, and Fer lists some of the Clichés of following the World Cup in Argentina.

We also have a survey on the things expats miss the LEAST from home.

And the Spanglish Playground series brings us Venezuelan words.

The last-but-four program of season 4…Enjoy!

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S4 E29: Analyzing The Simpsons

There are few cultural products that are as cross-cultural as The Simpsons, that have been translated to tens of languages…yet, they are at the same time a 100% American expression. We discuss this and other topics related to the most famous family of Springfield.

And since the Simpsons rose to worldwide fame in the 1990s, we take advantage to talk about that decade a bit, and discover the differences between teenage fun in Argentina and the US through the experiences of Dan and Fer.

Spanglish Playground: phrases from Martín Fierro, the most famous and quoted book in Argentina. We talk a bit about American equivalents and Dan reads like a Gaucho, in English.

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S4 E25: Puán vs. Princeton

Hi there, on this episode we talk about unions and companies and some abuses committed by both.

Bit of a follow up on last week’s discussion on discrimination linked to some current events

And there’s more on the upcoming ChoriVIP event!

Plus,  Martín Marimón, a UBA-graduate historian and PhD candidate in Princeton compares both academic/student experiences y de paso hablamos de gender, race, New York vs. Buenos Aires and more…

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S4 E24: Discriminate against the discriminators?

On this week”s program we talk about discrimination moved by a story coming from Berkeley UC. Celebrating the differences vs. erasing the differences. And progressiveness. And political correctness.

Expat Chat with a brand new arrival whose naiveté is analyzed by Dan, who’s got 10 years of Argentina on his back.

Spanglish Playground: fútbol watching words.

And we go over anthems of the World Cup to pick the best one ever.

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S4 E23: Biased Botijas Ochentosos

On this episode…we discuss the article “How Politics Makes Us Stupid”, about how our biases affect our understanding.

And we tackle the issue of Argentines and music of the 80s:  Rick Astley fills a top theatre but nobody knows who Kanye West is.

On the Spanglish Playground: Uruguayan words and a sample of accent, that, yes, it is different from that of Argentines.

BA Cast song: if someone was going to do a Redondos’ song in English…it obviously had to be us.

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S4 E15: On Valentine’s, eat bread and onion and DO NOT watch Jerry Maguire

A Valentine’s Day Special, with a bi-national guest couple: Marce and Matt.

Also, journalist Karina Martínez-Carter shares some of her “field guide to dating in Argentina”.

Plus listener Maki explains the detrimental effects of Hollywood and Disney movies on the way we experience love.

And a BA Cast song with a guest singer!ÿþB

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S4 E13: From “Sosolido” to “Mono Rey”

We talk to Alejandro Savransky, an Argentine listener who lives  in Dan’s hometown: Portland, OR.

We talk about how English-speakers pronounce places with Spanish names in California and Texas.

Hear about the time when Argentina controlled a part of California (true story)

A brand new BA Cast song

And Current Affairs: of course, it has to do with dollars.

 

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S4 E12: Por favor, por favor yo

A top 5 of the worst translations of English-language songs’ titles into Spanish

A discussion about Mar del Plata and vacationing in Argentina.

Spanglish Playground: British vs American english words

Picada de Current Affairs with: AFIP Controls on online purchases, legal marihuana in Uruguay, massive increase in Fernet consumption

And more!

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S4 E11: Is opening a refrigerator DESCALZO dangerous??

Follow up commentary on the episodes on Feminity and Parenting.

New BA Cast Song!

Spanglish Playground: The Pope’s lunfardo words

Picada of Current Affairs: Fer has a rant on Customer Service (finally!) and some chat on inflation, price accords and The Heritage Foundation opinion about Argentina.

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