Podcasts

We Are The Kurds

In episode 116, the girls spend time discussing the situation where Trump backed a Turkish military operation to take out the American-backed Kurdish forces at the northeast Syrian border. Plus they spend the second half of the episode talking to Robert Evans about his experience in Syria and his thoughts on the situation.

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FOOTNOTES:

1. President Endorses Turkish Military Operation in Syria, Shifting U.S. Policy

2. America's Kurdish allies risk being wiped out – by Nato

3. Syria: Kurds vow to form 'human shields' to fend off looming push

4. Turkey could cut off Islamic State’s supply lines. So why doesn’t it?

5. Research Paper: ISIS-Turkey Links

6. Turkish-backed rebels pushing for further mass displacement from Afrin: Monitor

7. Turkey sends reinforcements to Syrian border

8. Dozens of girls missing in Afrin

9. Trump Throws Middle East Policy Into Turmoil Over Syria

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11. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public

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I Am Fizaa Dosani

In this special bonus episode, the girls are joined by comedian and Facial Recognition Comedy co-host Fizaa Dosani! They discuss her upbringing in Florida, coming from a family of doctors, how her parents met, her experience in a dangerous and emotionally abusive relationship and how to recognize the signs of these kinds of relationships, and more! It's an important discussion on life, love, and being true to yourself! Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @FizaaDosani and check out her podcast Facial Recognition Comedy and the live show of the same name that happens in New York and Los Angeles! Check out her website as well for more live shows!

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We Are Sixty and Sexy

In episode 115, the girls take a break from the heavy stuff! They give an update on the suspicious orphan from Ukraine situation and then talk a little about Shereen's experience photographing an event for Rosh Hashanah. THEN the girls call their parents!! Anna calls her dad and asks his thoughts on the current impeachment situation and then Shereen calls her mom to ask how her Spanish classes are going and her feelings on her surprise birthday party. It's fun!!! COME SEE US AT THE CHICAGO PODCAST FESTIVAL ON OCTOBER 16TH!!! TICKET LINK BELOW!!!

FOOTNOTES:

1. The Ukrainian Orphan Who Is Actually Maybe an Adult Has Been Found in Indiana

2. Michael and Kristine Barnett the parents of an autisic savant and an adopted child from Ukraine who was actually a 22 year old scammer

3. 6 things you need to know to understand the Jewish High Holy Days

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5. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public

I Am Bryan Safi

In this special bonus episode, the girls are joined by the wonderful Bryan Safi! They discuss his upbringing in El Paso, Texas, growing up with a Syrian background, coming out to his grandparents, finding his place in comedy, and more! Bryan is a real joy and this is a fun episode where we all bond over how frustrating it is to drive with our parents!! Follow him on Twitter and Instagram at @BryanSafi and listen to his podcast Throwing Shade!

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We Are Having Compassion Fatigue

In episode 114, the girls talk about their exhaustion and then get into Mohammad Bin Salman's comments about the Jamal Khashoggi murder on a PBS documentary, a timeline of events of the whistleblower complaint from the White House, compassion fatigue and what that means, and more! COME SEE US AT THE CHICAGO PODCAST FESTIVAL ON OCTOBER 16TH!!! TICKET LINK BELOW!!!

FOOTNOTES:

1. EXCLUSIVE: 'She tried to kill us!' Indiana mother who adopted 6-year-old Ukrainian girl with dwarfism has been charged with abandonment but claims her 'daughter' was found to be a 22-year old 'sociopath' masquerading as a child

2. Khashoggi murder 'happened under my watch', MBS tells PBS

3. Trump and Ukraine: Timeline of the events of the scandal

4. Document: Read the Whistle-Blower Complaint

5. Compassion Fatigue Awareness Project

6. Compassion Fatigue

7. Are You Suffering from Compassion Fatigue?

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9. Ethnically Ambiguous Merch on Tee Public

I Am Josiah Johnson

In this fun bonus episode, the girls are joined by comedian and NBA Twitter king Josiah Johnson! They get into his upbringing in LA, how he got into comedy, his Comedy Central show Legends of Chamberlain Heights, and more. They mostly talk about basketball though so it's a nice change of pace for the show! Who is your favorite player based on their Instagram presence alone??? Follow Josiah on Instagram and Twitter at @KingJosiah54 CAUSE YOU WILL LAUGH AND ENJOY IT!!

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We Are Being Surveilled

In episode 113, the girls talk SURVEILLANCE! They get into the US border patrol working with an Israeli military contract to surveil  a Native American reservation, the city of San Diego targeting communities of color, how the FBI finds its informants and busts their local terrorists, and more! COME SEE US AT THE CHICAGO PODCAST FESTIVAL ON OCTOBER 16TH!!! TICKET LINK BELOW!!!

FOOTNOTES:

1. THE U.S. BORDER PATROL AND AN ISRAELI MILITARY CONTRACTOR ARE PUTTING A NATIVE AMERICAN RESERVATION UNDER “PERSISTENT SURVEILLANCE”

2. Tohono O'odham Indian Fact Sheet

3. San Diego Streetlights Target Communities of Color in Unprecedented use of Technology in the United States

4. INFORMANTS

5. The Informants

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I Am Dan Ahdoot

In this bonus episode, the girls are joined by comedian and actor Dan Ahdoot to get into how his parents met, his upbringing in a Jewish Iranian family in Great Neck, New York, how he decided to get into comedy, and more! We also do some impressions of their parents - it's fun! Follow Dan on Twitter and Instagram at @StandUpDan. Check out his website here and listen to his new podcast Green Eggs and Dan! It's all about food and he looks in people's fridges! How can you say no? Also watch him on Bajillion Dollar Properties on Pluto TV! 

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!