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Welcome to The Freitas Effect, a podcast where everyone is family and we join in communion to get some giggles, a serving of side eye, and a healthy helping of food for thought. Follow us on instagram @thefreitaseffect, twitter @tfepod, like us on facebook and email us at thefreitaseffect@gmail.com.
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To close out our storytelling segment, we give you "The Blooper Reel." Special shout out to Simon for collecting these moments over the course of season one to now! We believe the things that get cut out of the final version also tell a story. As you figure out how to say what you really want to say, bloopers also humanize us and provide lots of funny content. We hope you enjoy this last episode until we relaunch for next season. Connect with us:Twitter @tfepod, Instagram @thefreitaseffect, like us on facebook, and email thefreitaseffect@gmail.com Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YCVKCJ5YFNTPN&source=url)
Knock! Knock! Who's there? It's Azeb and Simon featuring an interview with female comedian, Gloria Rose. They discuss how comedy is a form of storytelling, the difference between doing comedy and acting and advice for women who are aspiring comedians. Reference:Who's On First?Peppa the Pig Whistling VideoComedians in Cars Getting Coffee by Jerry SeinfeldDelirious by Eddie MurphyConnect with us:Twitter @tfepod, Instagram @thefreitaseffect, like us on facebook, and email thefreitaseffect@gmail.com Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YCVKCJ5YFNTPN&source=url)
Joining us this week for our Storytelling segment is youth worker, vocal artist and passionate WWE fan, Jeremy Gooden! The Freitae discuss wrestling as a form of entertainment, how actors rise into whole careers from starting in this industry, and all the moving parts of wrestling that you might not have taken into consideration before.Reference: WWE - https://www.wwe.com/Movie - Fighting with my Family Play - https://companyone.org/production/the-elaborate-entrance-of-chad-deity/Remy Goodman - https://soundcloud.com/remygoodmanConnect with us:Twitter @tfepod, Instagram @thefreitaseffect, like us on facebook, and email thefreitaseffect@gmail.com Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YCVKCJ5YFNTPN&source=url)
Entering our Storytelling segment this season, the Freitae provide guidance on how to get started with launching a podcast! Simon breaks down the basics of how to get started when you decide you want to be a podcaster. Azeb gives advice on the art of side hustling regarding how to move with intention, time management, & measuring your energy capacity. Reference: Article - https://www.howtomakeapodcast.org/Raffi Radio - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCik85KHM24HdK_irDqn5G6wPodcasts in color - https://podcastsincolor.com/Guitar Center - https://www.guitarcenter.com/PRX Podcast garage - https://www.podcastgarage.org/Audacity - https://www.audacityteam.org/Reaper - https://www.reaper.fm/Buzzsprout - https://www.buzzsprout.com/Connect with us:Twitter @tfepod, Instagram @thefreitaseffect, like us on facebook, and email thefreitaseffect@gmail.com Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YCVKCJ5YFNTPN&source=url)
Coming to the mic for conversations with creatives, the Freitae bring music producers to the studio. Featuring interviews with Robert Lee Kelley-Morgan, Sarah Hutchinson, Tito, and Jeannerva Phillipaux discussing music industry trends today and how they got exposed to this universe. Check, check, check it out!References;Myspace: https://myspace.com/Limewire: http://www.freelimewiredownload.net/Aint No Hold Up Boston: https://linktr.ee/anhu_dosStupefye: https://www.stupefye.com/EG Supply: https://egsupply.co/productsBook: Artist Management for the Music Business by Paul AllenBook: Project Management for Musicians by Jonathan FeistBoys and Girls Club: https://www.bgca.org/T3 soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/thutmosethe3rdConnect with us:Twitter @tfepod, Instagram @thefreitaseffect, like us on facebook, and email thefreitaseffect@gmail.com Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YCVKCJ5YFNTPN&source=url)
To continue our conversations with creatives, the Freitae welcome directors, actors, playwrights and screen writers to the table! Featuring interviews with Pascale Florestal, Amanda Giglio, and Henrique Santos about their exposure to the world of theater and sharing words of wisdom for aspiring artists. Tune in to hear more!References;Face Your Fears by Donna Lynne ChamplinNozama Dance Collective, https://nozamadancecollective.com/Book: 90 Day Screenplay by Alan WattGrub St: https://grubstreet.org/Citi Spotlights Teen Leadership Program: https://www.bochcenter.org/discover/education-and-community-programs/city-spotlights-teen-leadership-programsConnect with us:Twitter @tfepod, Instagram @thefreitaseffect, like us on facebook, and email thefreitaseffect@gmail.com Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YCVKCJ5YFNTPN&source=url)
To kick off part 2 of szn 2, the Freitae welcome local visual artists from Everett, MA Gustavo Barceloni,Brazilian-American ceramics specialist, and Trisha To, Vietnamese-American painter! Conversations with creatives is a segment for us to give artists of all different media the opportunity to share their journey to identifying as an artist, educator, activist, entrepreneur, and more. References;@trishato.art on Instagram @gbarceloniceramics on Instagram@vanessamnorris on Instagram Website: DirtyEStudios.com  Book: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale HurstonConnect with us:Twitter @tfepod, Instagram @thefreitaseffect, like us on facebook, and email thefreitaseffect@gmail.com Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YCVKCJ5YFNTPN&source=url)
The Freitae share love stories and reasons why it is completely okay to be single. Azeb & Simon discuss how reality TV impacts your perception of love, love languages, how they feel about PDA, and more! Tune in to hear how it all ties together.References:Brooklyn Corona Love StoryReality Shows ArticleLove Language QuizBook - Modern Romance by Aziz AnsariBook - Itations of Jamaica and I Rastafari by Millard FaristzaddiConnect with us: Twitter @tfepod, Instagram @thefreitaseffect, like us on facebook, and email thefreitaseffect@gmail.com Donate through PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YCVKCJ5YFNTPN&source=url Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YCVKCJ5YFNTPN&source=url)
The Freitae welcome you all to join us on our season two journey. Azeb and Simon explore how cults are just a different way to be connected to community. They mention the 1st amendment, solitary confinement, anxiety management, and much more! Tune in to hear how it all ties together.References:Music: Turning Tables by AdeleArticle - https://www.bbc.com/news/world-47900242Definition for 1st amendment: https://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/first_amendmentBook - All About Love by Bell HooksBook - Educated by Tara WestoverYoga with Adrienne - https://www.youtube.com/user/yogawithadrieneConnect with us: Twitter @tfepod, Instagram @thefreitaseffect, like us on facebook, and email thefreitaseffect@gmail.com Donate through PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YCVKCJ5YFNTPN&source=url Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YCVKCJ5YFNTPN&source=url)
 The Freitae make a comeback during off season to share basic facts about Rona and feelings regarding her impact on cancelling all our lives. Outside of being podcast hosts they are also performance coaches for an indoor percussion ensemble and they share how the importance of educators, coaches, and artists roles as leaders is crucial right now for younger generations.Good Girls, season two, episode threeRhythym X 2014 (Cymbal player falls at 6min 43seconds: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-81q0rGl5fs)Matrix 2015 (the proposal happens at 7 mins 11 seconds): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OG7bEgKU9k0Everett Percussion 2014 - Mask of the Red Death:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=refLwuz6iQYEverett Percussion 2013 - Wonderland: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0MKM1NrC2CoEverett Percussion 2012 - Swag: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RlNBkvH6F6QArticle:https://www.flattenthecurve.com/ “Moral Origins: The Evolution of Virtue, Altruism and Shame”; book by Christopher BoehmTwitter @tfepod, Instagram @thefreitaseffect, like us on facebook, and email thefreitaseffect@gmail.com Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YCVKCJ5YFNTPN&source=url)
In the final episode for season one of The Freitas Effect, Simon and Azeb discuss the topic of names. The discussion includes the story telling that names provide to a person’s family history, identity, and experiences. As well as sharing the reasons why they were named their names. From navigating the world with unique names to how people are named from a global perspective, tune in to learn more. Thank you for listening, sharing, and loving!References: https://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-personal-names “Personal Names Around the World”, by Richard IshidaTwitter @tfepod, Instagram @thefreitaseffect, like us on facebook, and email thefreitaseffect@gmail.com Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YCVKCJ5YFNTPN&source=url)
The Freitae explore what it means to break tradition and lead your own career path that your family may not agree with and the reasons why. Simon and Azeb share how their vision for their careers  have evolved from what they imagined as kids, through college to now. Featuring interviews from business woman Heaven Reda and aspiring general contractor John Pimentel who decided to pursue nontraditional dreams post high school. They dive into the value of a college degree, share their connection to Britney Spears, and networking tips for introverts. #DontBeRice References:Networking organizations mentioned; @habeshanetworks #naacbostonEritrean owned cosmetic care for all; @hvnlycosmetics hvnlycosmetics.com@Jsoluke’s barber business;@the_cut_by Networking tips for introverts by @poc.lifestyleArticle: https://www.ocregister.com/2019/10/04/what-is-the-value-of-a-college-education-gates-foundation-group-meets-at-cal-state-fullerton-to-form-an-answer/Learning styles test: https://www.houghton.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/learning-style-inventory.pdf More information on how to cater to your learning style: https://www.houghton.edu/students/center-for-academic-success-and-advising/study-advisement/general-study-information/Twitter @tfepod, Instagram @thefreitaseffect, like us on facebook, and email thefreitaseffect@gmail.com Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YCVKCJ5YFNTPN&source=url)
The Freitae talk about the taboo topic of financial insecurity. They discuss the journey of growing up poor and the pros and cons of climbing the socioeconomic ladder such as how you contribute to gentrification. They also mention tips on how to navigate being the broke friend or being considerate of your broke friends.References: https://apps.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2019/10/11/gateway-cities/Twitter @tfepod, Instagram @thefreitaseffect, like us on facebook, and email thefreitaseffect@gmail.com Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YCVKCJ5YFNTPN&source=url)
BREAKING NEWS, The Freitae discuss the idea of where we get our information. Featuring an interview with journalist and comrade Faith Pinho! They touch base on the idea of the first amendment and information sharing. They reflect on how much of our information is biased. They also mention the difference of newspapers, magazines, and digital media news sources for dating, sports, events, #JOMO vs. #FOMO, anime, PC culture and more.Article:https://youtu.be/DWCJB6Ef7I8https://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-laguna-beach-american-flag-police-car-vote-20190416-story.htmlLink to npr article I’m included in: https://www.nhpr.org/post/primary-blog-new-hampshire-outsiders-are-trump-sanders-win-big#stream/0Twitter @tfepod, Instagram @thefreitaseffect, like us on facebook, and email thefreitaseffect@gmail.com Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YCVKCJ5YFNTPN&source=url)
The Freitae discuss the influence and importance of recognizing climate change as a national emergency. They emphasize how people of color are on the front lines of receiving the dangerous consequences if we don’t get our act together. With references to what countries are doing globally and what you can do in your day to day life to be a part of the fight against climate change, tune in to learn what you can do!Article: https://www.greenforall.org/huffington_post_want_to_win_the_climate_fight_engage_communities_of_colorhttps://www.greenamerica.org/climate-justice-all/people-color-are-front-lines-climate-crisishttps://www.foxnews.com/us/a-closer-look-at-the-demographics-of-flint-michigan#targetText=A%20closer%20look%20at%20the%20demographics%20of%20Flint%2C%20Michigan&targetText=%E2%80%94%20POPULATION%3A%2099%2C000%20(2014%20estimate,percent%3B%20others%2C%206%20percent.https://www.un.org/en/climatechange/un-climate-summit-2019.shtmlVegan blogger @timberwellnessTwitter @tfepod, Instagram @thefreitaseffect, like us on facebook, and email thefreitaseffect@gmail.com Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YCVKCJ5YFNTPN&source=url)
Episode 15: A Hair Affair

Episode 15: A Hair Affair

2019-10-2201:28:40

 The Freitae comb through how hair impacts identity. They share personal hair journey stories ranging from experiences with their eyebrows to not being allowed to dye their hair. They discuss how hair is racialized and it’s major impact on black representation. Among those things they also provide recognition of the receding hairline epidemic for men in the Ethiopian community, our 5-heads, and share reflections on white people culturally appropriating dreadlocks. References: Why are all the black kids sitting together in the cafeteria,Beverly TatumOur hairdresser: @daniastyleDefinition of eurocentric: “focusing on European culture or history to the exclusion of a wider view of the world; implicitly regarding European culture as preeminent.”Definition of whitewashing: (a)to alter (something) in a way that favors, features, or caters to white people,(b)to portray (the past) in a way that increases the prominence, relevance, or impact of white people and minimizes or misrepresents that of nonwhite people - https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whitewashDefinition of afrocentric: (a) centered on or derived from Africa or the Africans (b) emphasizing or promoting emphasis on African culture and the contributions of Africans to the development of Western civilization - https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/AfrocentricArticle: The decriminalization of Black Hairhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/21/nyregion/black-hair-decriminalization-ny.htmlTwitter @tfepod, Instagram @thefreitaseffect, like us on facebook, and email thefreitaseffect@gmail.com Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YCVKCJ5YFNTPN&source=url)
The Freitae host special guest Mariamawit Loulseged to have a conversation about community organizing and leadership. They share insights about leadership qualities and cultural influence, how to identify when to step down or say no to leadership roles, and encouraging others to step up! References: More Than Enough, Elaine Wentworth, Parable of the Sower, Octavia Butler Twitter @tfepod, Instagram @thefreitaseffect, like us on Facebook, and email thefreitaseffect@gmail.com Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YCVKCJ5YFNTPN&source=url)
Episode 13: Spooky Szn

Episode 13: Spooky Szn

2019-10-0101:10:34

The Freitae discuss all the traditions of Fall that happen in the month of October. They share stories of haunted houses, the differences between Halloween and Dia de los Muertos, how to avoid wearing a racist costume, how old is too old to trick or treat, and all kinds of other Fall related joys. References: @migas2k18, Front Porch Arts Collective @thefrontporcharts Definition of Affluenza: a psychological malaise supposedly affecting wealthy young people, symptoms of which include a lack of motivation, feelings of guilt, and a sense of isolation.Article:http://www.bu.edu/articles/2013/how-did-halloween-get-started/Twitter @tfepod, Instagram @thefreitaseffect, like us on facebook, and email thefreitaseffect@gmail.com #ItGetsBetterSupport the show (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YCVKCJ5YFNTPN&source=url)
The Freitae host body positive advocate Olivia Winston to discuss veganism, body shaming via social media from relatives, and various resources for you to explore in your journey of learning to love your body. Food pysch podcast by Christy Harrison: https://christyharrison.com/foodpsychTwitter @tfepod, Instagram @thefreitaseffect, like us on facebook, and email thefreitaseffect@gmail.com Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YCVKCJ5YFNTPN&source=url)
The Freitae discuss the culture clash of ethiopian new years and 9/11. They share stories of people’s different perspectives of 9/11 and the impact it’s had on generations after. They also explain the symbolism of Ethiopian New Year’s, American New Year's traditions, and explain resolution themes instead of “goals”. Habesha memes: @selamcentral Article:https://theculturetrip.com/africa/ethiopia/articles/how-to-celebrate-the-ethiopian-new-yearTwitter @tfepod, Instagram @thefreitaseffect, like us on facebook, and email thefreitaseffect@gmail.com Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YCVKCJ5YFNTPN&source=url)
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