Las Pochas are reaching back in the archives for a best of wiri wiri. Revisit the politics of passing in the dominant culture.
In this episodio Las Pochas talk about self-sabotage and take on reactions, retakes, and remakes that include Queen Elizabeth, La Reina Selena, and (gasp) Black Ariel.
On this month's wiri wiri Las Pochas talk to elected officials, Johana Bencomo and Angelica Rubio, who also double as judges for the Pocha margarita throw down. This time, it's better than the tortillas. Grab your tequila and join them!
We're in our 40s... in episodes and age. This month, Las Pochas get into whether now in their 40s, they are seeing signs of señora life. They chat about zip code and social capital research. Also Latine food is getting appropriated once again. Now there's a reactive twist.
This month's wiri wiri is sparked by a TikTok creator. Las Pochas talk about passing in the dominant culture specific to the Latine community.
It's July, but in some parts school is about to begin. Las Pochas talk shortened summers, early school starts, and shortages. Plus in Que Hay de Nuevo, they go to space with Kat Voltage - the first Mexican-born woman in space.
New name, same hustle - For many of us, our parents or extended family had more than one job to make ends meet... we called it living. Now you can't scroll through the socials without an ad for a lucrative side hustle. Las Pochas talk making extra money, MLMs, and doing that hustle.
Admittedly there's a lot going on in our lives so Las Pochas do a mental health check in and unpack what brings them solace and joy. Plus can you guess the movie title based on a one sentence movie plot? Neither could Kat. And in Que Hay de Nuevo, Las Pochas talk jabon as brand ambassadors for Nopalera bath and body products.
Las Pochas hit the road for this wiri wiri and they take on Bill Maher's comments on the trendiness of being trans. Plus Las Pochas chat about what it's like driving while Pocha on a roadtrip.
It's almost summer time and Las Pochas take a trip down memory lane about packing up la familia and going on a vacay. Plus they talk about the art and stigma of tattoos and in the Que Hay de Nuevo, the Pocha view on overturning Roe.