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Episode 1.5 – Filipino Names

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Thanks everyone for listening!  The response to our first episode has been tremendous, and we’re excited to ramp things up and start putting out more episodes.

Episode 1.5 is a “mini-episode” (hence the “.5”), a quick take that was done sort of spur of the moment and is shorter and looser than one of our more “traditional” shows.  In this installment, we delve into the variety of names Filipinos give to their children.  Whether it be “combo” names, nicknames, pre-Hispanic names, Spanish Christian names, or names based on American pop-culture, Filipinos have a unique tradition of naming people, which at times doesn’t translate so well in the American context.

Have a listen to the episode on Mixcloud through the player below, download the file in full here, or subscribe on iTunes!

Our very first episode – Filipino Parents!

Here is our first podcast episode about Filipino parents.  Elaine, Joe, and Ryan first introduce themselves and then discuss what it’s like growing up with Filipino parents.  We then interview our guests, Glenda Gamboa and Joel Quizon, and ask what it’s like to raise their son, Kamayo.  Take a listen and hilarity will ensue.  Lesson from the episode, “Abstinence!” =)

Stream the podcast from Mixcloud below, or directly download the whole file here.