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I Am Afeef Nessouli

In this bonus episode, the girls are joined by writer, journalist, and podcaster Afeef Nessouli to discuss his upbringing in Atlanta, losing his mother, coming out to his father, dealing with health issues, finding his place as a journalist in New York, his work with podcasting with PRX and the Google Creator's Program, and so much more! He's a doing some amazing work so please follow him on Twitter and Instagram at @Afeefness and check out his website here! 

We Are Smarties

In episode 111, the girls get into a female chief trying to save the Amazon, the HBO show Our Boys, the 2014 kidnapping of Israeli teenagers, the murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir, a reminder about what is going on Yemen and the current peace talks that have finally happened after four years, a random discussion about their favorite candy, and more! WHAT IS YOUR FAV CANDY FROM CHILDHOOD???

FOOTNOTES:

1. Female Chief in the Amazon is on a Mission to Save the Rain Forest

2. Joseph Cedar and Tawfik Abu-Wael Discuss “Our Boys”

3. 2014 kidnapping and murder of Israeli teenagers

4. Hanin Zoabi: IDF operation in West Bank is terrorism

5. Kidnapping and murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir

6. The World Has Left Yemen to Die

7. Yemen civil war: the conflict explained

8. US 'in talks with Houthis' in bid to end Yemen war: Official

9. The Future Structure of the Yemeni State

10. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public

I Am Pallavi Gunalan

In this special bonus episode, the girls are joined by comedian and biomedical engineer PhD student Pallavi Gunalan to discuss her upbringing, how her parents met, her studies, why she decided to do stand up, and more! It's a great conversation about believing in religion and spirituality. We highly recommend it! Follow her in Instagram and Twitter at @pallavigunalan. Check out her website as well and her web series Dirty Science

I Am Artoun Nazareth

In this bonus episode, the girls are joined by comedian and Arab Spring Break alum Artoun Nazareth to discuss his Armenian heritage, his upbringing in New Jersey, growing up in the Armenian church, getting into stand up comedy, and much more! Follow him on Instagram at @artoun_nazareth and on Twitter at @ArtounCartoon. Also check out his upcoming shows on his website! He's a great guy! Love him like we do!! 

We Are Lit

In episode 109, the girls catch up after Orlando Podcast Movement, and then get into Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib's press conference over Israel and Trump, the HBO mini-series Our Boys, the deadline for unregistered Syrians to leave Istanbul, war hawk Tulsi Gabbard, Islamophobia in Italy, and more! Leave a review! 5 stars no less! Buy merch! Sales!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Omar, Tlaib on Israeli Travel Ban: 'We Can't Let Trump and Netanyahu Hide Occupation'

2. How Our Boys Painstakingly Re-creates an Israeli-Palestinian Tragedy

3. Our Boys (miniseries)

4. Deadline elapses for unregistered Syrians to leave Istanbul

5. Tulsi Gabbard is not the pro-peace presidential candidate we want

6. Italy's Muslims uneasy after election of far-right government

7. The resurgence of Oriana Fallaci's anti-Islam message in Italy

8. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public

I Am Laura Chinn

In this bonus episode, the girls are joined by Florida Girls creator and star Laura Chinn! They get into her upbringing in LA and and then Clearwater, Florida. She also discuss how she grew up fast because of the lower income community she was in, how she always wanted to be an actor but at times missed having fun with her friends in Florida, how she got into comedy and came up with the idea of Florida Girls, and so much more! Follow her on Instagram at @laurachinnnn and watch Florida Girls on PopTV now!! 

I Am Laci Mosley

In this special bonus episode, the girls are joined by the amazingly talented and hilarious Laci Mosley!! Can you tell how much we love her? WE LOVE HER! They get into her upbringing in Texas, dealing with masked racism in her high school, coming up in New York and then LA, and more! We always have a good time so get ready! Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @DivaLaci and GO SEE HER IMPROV SHOWS AT UCB! ALSO WATCH HER ON FLORIDA GIRLS!!!!! On PopTV! All episodes out now! Woohoo!!! 

I Am Mangesh Hattikudur

In this special bonus episode, the girls are joined by HowStuffWorks podcast network's (now iHeartRadio podcast network) own Mangesh Hattikudur! They get into how his parents met and his upbringing, how he was the original hipster, how Mental Floss started, how he ended up at HowStuffWorks, and more! It's been a long time coming getting Mangesh so appreciate our scheduling work! Follow him on Twitter and Instagram at @mhattikudur. And listen to his podcast Part-Time Genius! 

We Are Mohammad Bin-GONE

In episode 106, the girls talk about Turkey cracking down on Syrian refugees (for no good reason), an update on the Saudi arms deal, how Mohammad bin Salman will make you be Mohammad bin GONE, and the Dutch banning the burqa and niqabs in public institutions and transportation. Leave us a five star review!

FOOTNOTES:

1. As 1,000 Syrians arrested in Turkey, crackdown fears intensify

2. Senate fails to override Trump vetoes of Saudi arms sales bills

3. NO ONE IS SAFE: HOW SAUDI ARABIA MAKES DISSIDENTS DISAPPEAR

4. Saudi Arabia reportedly disappeared a dissident prince by redirecting his plane to Riyadh and then arresting him

5. Dutch ban on burqas and niqabs takes effect

6. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public 

We Are Sobia Ahmad

This week on the podcast, the girls are joined by interdisciplinary artist Sobia Ahmad! They discuss her upbringing as a Muslim both in Pakistan and America, her experience of immigrating when she was fourteen, how her identity informs her art, and more! We also talk about the process of creating her solo show ‘Imbrications’, which highlights the struggle Muslim immigrants face in light of Trump's Muslim ban, as well as the importance of community, representation, and truth. Get ready to be inspired! If you're in the Baltimore area make sure to check out her work at the Catalyst Contemporary Gallery on view until September 7th. Follow Sobia on Instagram @sobia.ahmad.art and check out her website here for more information on her shows. Go make some art, fam!

We Are Demolished

In episode 105, the girls get into an update on Congress's attempt to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, Israel demolishing homes in Palestinian controlled territory, the death of the Tunisian president and the countries future, the resignation of Puerto Rico's governor, and more! Buy our merch! Give us a review! 5 stars, no less!! Donate to the Kickstarter for the film Shereen is producing! (link below!!)

FOOTNOTES:

1. Trump vetoes Congress’s attempt to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia

2. Israeli rampage of destruction in Jerusalem village

3. Israel's home demolitions a 'war crime': Palestinian envoy

4. Tunisian president Beji Caid Essebsi dies at 92

5. Tunisia to bring forward presidential polls after Essebsi's death

6. 'Relief and joy' in Puerto Rico as governor announces resignation

7. The Great Valley Kickstarter

8. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public 

I Am Mano Agapion

In this bonus episode, the girls are joined comedian, podcast host, improviser, writer, amazing human Mano Agapion! It's a true wild ride as they learn about his upbringing in North Carolina, growing up in a Greek household, the story of what a legend his mother is, and so much more! There are twists, and turns, and true LAUGH OUT LOUD moments!! Honestly could this episode get better? We don't think so! Follow Mano on Twitter and Instagram at @manoagapion. Listen to What The Tuck? A RuPaul Drag Race podcast on Headgum and We Love Trash on Patreon! GO SEE HIM DO IMPROV IF YOU'RE IN LA!! 

I Am Chris Farah

In this bonus episode, the girls are joined by comedian and actress Chris Farah. They talk about her Palestinian and Lebanese background, growing up in Orange County, her Arab family dynamic, and more! It's a good vibe, like all our guests but this one is women being real with women in the realest way! Omg! Follow Chris on Instagram and Twitter at @ChrisLFarah. Watch her videos on YouTube as well! 

We Are America Two

In episode 103, the girls talk about buying an island and starting 'America Two' cause this one currently sucks. Then they talk about the worst immigration judge in this country and how immigration courts work for asylum seekers, which Democratic senators who are running for president and also support Israel, plus the documentary film Gaza Fights For Freedom, and more! Buy our new merch! Okay, bye!

FOOTNOTES:

1. “Your Judge Is Your Destiny”

2. More Than 52,000 People Are Now Being Detained By ICE, An Apparent All-Time High

3. Immigrants held in remote ICE facilities struggle to find legal aid before they’re deported

4. Asylum Decisions and Denials Jump in 2018

5. Long shot lawyer: Defending migrants in US’s toughest immigration court

6. American Bar Association Says Immigration Courts Are 'On The Brink Of Collapse'

7. Let John Oliver (and Some Adorable Toddlers) Teach You About Immigration Courts

8. An absolutely stunning racist attack on @IlhanMN from Tucker.

9. Gaza Fights For Freedom

10. ‘Gaza Fights for Freedom’ premiers in Los Angeles

11. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch On Tee Public

I Am Bhi Bhiman

In this bonus episode, the girls are joined by musician/music producer/podcaster Bhi Bhiman to talk about his new album and podcast 'Peace Of Mind,' his upbringing in the mid-west, his relationship with his family, where his name stems from, how he came up in the music industry, and much more! It's a great episode where everyone really vibes. They even talk a little about Chris Cornell! It's all good, baby! Find his album here! Follow him on Twitter and Instagram at @BhiBhiman.