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Atlas Linguae

English, Cultural, 3 seasons, 59 episodes, 19 hours 1 minute
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Introducing Atlas Linguae, the only atlas you can navigate without a compass. In this new podcast about language and translation from the award-winning multilingual podcast company: Studio Ochenta. In this new original podcast about language and translation from Studio Ochenta, we dive deep into a variety of language-related topics, such as how can a story really become global? How can one translate humor and what is the future of emoji language? Listen to a new episode every two weeks beginning December 20th, 2021, wherever you get your podcasts. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy (https://acast.com/privacy) for more information.
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EXCLUSIVE SNEAKPEAK: Love, Gods, and Other Intelligent Systems

At Ochenta, we've just released a new audiobook for Valentine’s Month: Love, Gods, and Other Intelligent Systems, based on our podcast Love Items. If you've already listened to Cloe and Eloc's story about finding true love, don't worry. In this audiobook, you’ll delve deep into the most intriguing questions of Love Items: Why did Eloc gain all of her magical powers in the first place? What was at stake on planet Earth while Cloe was trying to find the right one?You can find Love, Gods, and Other Intelligent Systems on platforms such as:Google Play<a href="https://www.storytel.com/mx/books/love-gods-and-other-intelligent-systems-2865341" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_bl
28/02/20241 minute 58 seconds
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Atlas Linguae Recommends: Ochenta Cuentos Season 5!

Studio Ochenta presents: Ochenta Cuentos Season 5! Bringing 10 brand new stories from Colombia 🇨🇴, Argentina 🇦🇷, México 🇲🇽, Chile 🇨🇱, Ecuador 🇪🇨 and Paraguay 🇵🇾. This time, we’re showcasing stories about endings - the end of a journey, the end of a trail road, the end of a flight through space...First episode drops on November 30th, 2023. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/11/20233 minutes 17 seconds
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Un mundo de acentos, con Bryan Rey

Este es un episodio especial en español de Atlas Linguae en el que hablamos con Bryan Rey (@bryanreyy_). Bryan es un creador de contenido de Colombia y se ha vuelto famoso en sus redes sociales por su habilidad para hablar con mucha precisión en acentos de otros países de habla hispana, así como de diferentes regiones de su propio país. En este episodio hablamos con Bryan sobre de dónde surgió su pasión por descubrir y aprender diferentes acentos en español, cómo estructura sus videos para que sean divertidos y culturalmente precisos, y cómo fue que logró–desde tan temprana edad–dominar el acento chileno.&nbsp;&nbsp; Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/11/202339 minutes 46 seconds
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Do you identify as Latinx?

What’s the story behind the word Latinx and why is there so much reporting about how divisive it is? On this week’s episode we talk to writers and comedians Michael Díaz (@juanbago) and Jaime Fernández (@jfernz) about their work, including a video they worked on about the term Latinx, and about how they seek to lift up creative Latinx voices. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/11/20234 minutes 22 seconds
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Representation through comedy, with Michael Díaz and Jaime Fernández

For this episode, we have not one, but TWO guests: two Latinos who are great writers, actors,&nbsp;comedians, collaborators, but above all, friends: Michael Díaz and Jaime Fernández. Michael (@juanbago) is the creator behind the hilarious Juan Bago, a Dominican New Yorke
06/11/202343 minutes 39 seconds
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Houston’s Nigerian Community

The city of Houston, Texas, has a large and culturally very active Nigerian population. When we talked to Nigerian-American content creator Beverly Adaeze for Atlas Linguae, who was born in Lagos and raised in Houston, we decided to learn more about why this city has become such a cultural hub not just for Nigeria, but for West Africa in general. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/11/20233 minutes 20 seconds
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Around the world with Beverly Adaeze

Beverly Adaeze is a content creator, travel vlogger, wedding MC, and hairstylist born in Lagos, Nigeria, and raised in Houston, Texas. Her content is a mix of travel tips, Nigerian culture, and humor. In our conversation, we talked about her different talents and how they benefit each other, as well as some of her favorite trips.&nbsp; Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/10/202335 minutes 22 seconds
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No, I’ll pay the bill

Did you know that the tradition of arguing over who pays the bill, an all too common scene in Arab families, has a cultural significance? Our latest guest on Atlas Linguae, Toufic Braidi, talks about how one of the things he misses the most from his life in Beirut are these heated, but ultimately wholesome and well-meaning arguments over who pays for a meal at a restaurant. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/10/20233 minutes 28 seconds
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Arabic Humor with Toufic Braidis

Toufic is a Lebanese content creator based in London. His content is funny, hilarious, and as much as culturally specific as it can be. In our conversation, we talked about what he misses the most from his hometown of Beirut and how he has found his voice for his mostly arab speaking audience.Arabic Humor with Toufic Braidis Toufic is a Lebanese content creator based in London. His content is funny, hilarious, and as much as culturally specific as it can be. In our conversation, we talked about what he misses the most from his hometown of Beirut and how he has found his voice for his mostly arab speaking audience. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/10/202339 minutes 3 seconds
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How Koreans count their age

Did you know that, up until just a couple months ago, if you travelled to Korea, you would suddenly become a year or two older? This has to do with the unique way in which Koreans traditionally counted their age. Learn more about it in this snippet from our conversation with @bustermxxn for Atlas Linguae!Atlas Linguae is a show produced by Studio Ochenta. Excecutive Producer: Lory Martinez. Hosted by Luis López. Production by Luis Lopez and Chiara Santella. Production Manager: Catalina Hoyos. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/09/20233 minutes 43 seconds
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How to teach Korean while having fun, with Buster Moon

The rise of Korean pop culture on a global scale, with everything from BTS to Squid Game, has gotten many people around the world excited about learning Korean, despite its challenges in terms of learning a new alphabet and grammar rules. And Buster Moon, today’s guest on Atlas Linguae is working to maintain his students’ enthusiasm for the language. Buster Moon is a Korean language teacher and content creator based in Canada, and his content focuses on teaching short and useful words and phrases for everyday conversation. In our conversation, he talks about the importance of consistency when learning any language—especially one with unique challenges such as Korean—and about what it is that made Korean media so popular internationally in the first place. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.</p
25/09/202336 minutes 59 seconds
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How Arabs are seen by the American Community Survey

During our conversation with comedian Ahmed Al-Kadri for Atlas Linguae, he shared an idea for a sketch inspired by a little known fact to people who aren’t Arab-American. Did you know that Americans with roots in the Middle East and North Africa have to identify as “white” on the US Census? Learn more about the history of how this happened, and the current efforts to change it!&nbsp;&nbsp; Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/09/20233 minutes 50 seconds
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How to be a successful accountant when your parents want you to be a comedian, with Ahmed al-Kadri

Ahmed al-Kadri is a Yemeni-American comedian who loves to delve into all sorts of topics in his content, from your usual millennial angst to the unique situations that arise when you are a Muslim in the United States. Everything from fasting for Ramadan to having to identify as white on the US census is fair game in his content on social media (@ahmedlovesbread). In this episode we hear about how Ahmed developed his sense of humor early by growing up in a family with quite effortless comedic timing, as well as how to find the right balance to make a joke funny for Muslims and non-Muslims alike. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/09/202330 minutes 36 seconds
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The most Mexican car is from Germany

Mexicans really love VW Beetles, and they call them “vochos.” Our latest interview for Atlas Linguae is with @yoandy_official, who is from Puebla, basically the unofficial capital of Volkswagen production in Mexico, and she originally became interested in learning German to work in a place like that. She didn’t, ultimately, but that made us want to explore the curious story of how this German car became a Mexican staple. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/09/20233 minutes 12 seconds
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Atlas Linguae Recommends: Alone: A Love Story in Spanish... and French!

Thanks for tuning in. Here’s more info on Alone A Love Story and how we’re working together with the CBC to bring it to listeners around the world. Alone a Love Story is a CBC original podcast, written by Michelle Parise.The original podcast tells the story of Michelle’s grueling heartbreak after she discovers her husband is cheating on her. The show follows her journey as she picks up the pieces and starts over: Alone. At Studio Ochenta, we’re so proud to be a part of the translation journey of this show to bring this universal story of love, heartache and healing to listeners in Spanish and French. For more information on Alone and the original English version of the series check out visit cbc.ca/seule (or cbc.ca/sola). It's a digital album - with art, video, music and the story behind the story. The Spanish and French adaptations were produced our team at Studio Ochenta. Production by Luis López and Chiara Santella, translated and edit
06/09/20232 minutes 30 seconds
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Living, thriving, and raising a family in Germany as a Mexican, with YoAndy

When Mexican YouTuber YoAndy left for Germany, she thought she would spend a short amount time of there, basically to practice the language for a little bit before returning to work in her hometown of Puebla. Now, several years later, she’s raising a family in Germany and fluent in German, though she’s still fascinated by the ways that the language behaves from her own mother tongue, which she makes an effort to pass on to her children. We talk about her favorite cultural differences, the challenges of preserving your language in a foreign country, and the things she misses most from home. Follow us on Instagram @‌ochentapodcasts. You can also follow us on Twitter @‌ochentapodcasts and on TikTok @‌studioochenta. We also have a YouTube channel, @‌ochentapodcasts, where you can watch all the interviews from this season, as well as content from more of our shows. Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank
28/08/202331 minutes 24 seconds
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We are now on YouTube!

Subscribe to our YouTube Channel here!&nbsp; Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/08/202349 seconds
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Atlas Shorts: The first New Yorker was Dominican!

Dominicans have been a crucial part of New York for a long time. How long? Try over 400 years! We talked to actor, comedian, and unofficial online Dominican ambassador @gadieldelorbe, who told us about his upbringing in New York City's "Dominican Times Square". So we couldn't help but share the story of how the very first non-indigenous person ever to live in Manhattan...was in fact Dominican. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/08/20232 minutes 44 seconds
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Dominican-flavored humor, with Gadiel del Orbe

If there’s one part of our interview with Gadiel del Orbe that encompasses what he’s all about, it’s that he will sometimes literally dream of Dominican food. The actor, comedian, and content creator talks to us about his work at Buzzfeed’s Pero Like, where he became well-known for both his multicultural comedy and deep dives into culture and politics. We also talk about his improvisation-heavy approach to humor, which was particularly notable in his work in La Cabina Telefónica, the show produced by Studio Ochenta for Spotify where he played the hilarious and charismatic role of, well, Gadiel. Follow us on Instagram @‌ochentapodcasts. You can also follow us on Twitter @‌ochentapodcasts and on TikTok @‌studioochenta. We also have a YouTube channel, @‌ochentapodcasts, where you can watch all the interviews from this season, as well as content from more of our shows. Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_
14/08/202333 minutes 44 seconds
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Atlas Shorts: Gallo Pinto, a Central American delicacy

When we began our interview with @bernadette.kirwan, we knew she had Irish, Palestinian, and Australian cultural roots, but we were surprised to learn that she also had a great deal of exposure to Nicaraguan culture! She told us she often had gallo pinto for breakfast, and we couldn't help but break down the dish, its history, and its importance in Latin American cuisine. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/08/20232 minutes 3 seconds
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Atlas Shorts: Why Brazil has the largest Japanese population outside of Japan

Atlas Shorts: Why Brazil has the largest Japanese population outside of JapanHow did Brazil become the country with the largest Japanese population outside of Japan? For Atlas Linguae, we talked to UK-based, Japanese-Brazilian content creator @kenzomizumoto about his cultural background, among other things, and we wanted to tell the story of how South America's largest country became a hub for Japanese immigrants, to the point of having fully Japanese neighborhoods, schools, and newspapers! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/07/20232 minutes 54 seconds
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WE ARE STUDIO OCHENTA!

Studio Ochenta’s creative work reflects our motto: Raising Voices across Cultures. We produce global stories for international audiences to make sure language isn’t a barrier to enjoying a great story. Check out our award-winning original podcasts for kids of all ages, which reached #1 in over 31 countries. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/06/20232 minutes 12 seconds
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We are nominated for a Webby!

We have some awesome news!La Cabina Telefónica has been nominated for a 2023 Webby Award in the Best Scripted Fiction category and you can help us win by voting for us!Follow this link and find La Cabina Telefónica to vote!You have until April 20th!Thank you for listening! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/04/202329 seconds
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Studio Ochenta Presents: Love Items

Love Items is a rom com for the modern girl. It follows the story of Cloe, an AI researcher, and Eloc, her AI assistant. After discovering that Eloc has the power to analyze the love stories behind everyday objects, Cloe decides to steal objects from her dates for Eloc to analyse and help her find ‘ the one’.Tune in daily on Apple Podcasts. You can also subscribe to Ochenta’s premium channel on Apple podcasts to get access to ALL the episodes at once! Just search Love Items on Apple podcasts and click on: SUBSCRIBE.Follow us on Instagram and Twitter as @Ochentapodcasts, and on TikTok @studioochenta, and let us know what you think with the #LoveItems! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/03/20238 minutes 20 seconds
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Studio Ochenta Presents: La Cabina Telefónica

Before cell phones and the internet, if you wanted to call La Casa, you’d have to stroll into a&nbsp;cabina telefónica&nbsp;(calling center) and pay for some minutes with a few quarters.Set in 1995,&nbsp;La Cabina Telefónica&nbsp;is a bilingual audio novela that tells the story of Matty Cardona, a Colombian immigrant who launched&nbsp;Matty's Llamadas y Servicios 82&nbsp;to do just that.&nbsp;She runs the shop in Jackson Heights, Queens with her daughter Rossy and offers calling, printing, faxing, money transfers and much more to her local clients. Each episode includes a phone call in a phone booth at Matty's, with a different story about familia, love and community.Listen only on Spotify:&nbsp;https://open.spotify.com/show/2bhdzSsRzCVE9bkrjjgNtI?si=489fc791379240abLearn more about the show here:&nbsp;<a href="htt
10/02/20233 minutes 18 seconds
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Atlas Linguae Recommends: Ochenta Cuentos’ Fourth Season!

While Season 2 of Atlas Linguae goes on, we think you’d love to check out another Ochenta show in your free time: Ochenta Cuentos, an anthology show with episodes in Spanish and English that showcases creative fiction stories from Latin America.&nbsp;Airing its fourth season on September 22nd, start listening to a whole array of short stories inspired by *drum roll*… plants and animals.Check out more from Ochenta Cuentos on https://www.ochentastudio.com/ochenta-cuentosFollow Studio Ochenta on social media for updates on our shows!IG:&nbsp; @ochentapodcastsTikTok: @studioochentaTwitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/OchentaPodcasts" rel="noop
15/09/20221 minute 39 seconds
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Play Adventure in Atacama Now!

A flight attendant, a retired pilot and a luchador must find a missing marine biologist to save the world from a “proverbial” apocalypse - that is, IF YOU CAN HELP THEM DO IT! Welcome to Adventure in Atacama, an audio game where you decide what happens to our heroes!&nbsp;Play the game on our interactive page or on your favorite podcast app!&nbsp;Adventure in Atacama, an audio game from the creative minds at Studio Ochenta.&nbsp;For more information about the cast, and for bonus content including mad libs, crossword puzzles and downloadable art, check out our website www.ochentastudio.com.&nbsp;&nbsp;Adventure in At
29/04/202214 minutes 19 seconds
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Atlas Linguae Recommends: Adventure in Atacama

A flight attendant, a retired pilot and a luchado must find a missing marine biologist to save the world from a “proverbial” apocalypse - that is, IF YOU CAN HELP THEM DO IT! Welcome to Adventure in Atacama, an audio game where you decide what happens to the heroes!This is Adventure in Atacama, an audio game from the creative minds at Studio Ochenta.&nbsp;Start playing on April 25th, 2022, wherever you listen to podcasts. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/04/20224 minutes 26 seconds
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Atlas Linguae Recommends: Ochenta Cuentos

Ochenta Cuentos brand new season starts off with a fiery story! Lucifer and Armando Hoyos, a former porn actor, embark on an epic journey to planet Venus in order to restore the Devil's dominion on Hell.This fiction story comes to us from Buenos Aires, Argentina.Hosted by: Maru LombardoCheck out transcripts in Spanish and English over at&nbsp;https://ochentastudio.com/ochenta-cuentos. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/03/202212 minutes 48 seconds
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Studio Ochenta Presents: Ochenta Cuentos’ New Season!

In Atlas Linguae we delve deep into MANY aspects of everyday communication AND in doing that we celebrate the creative power behind all language. That’s why we think you’ll love Ochenta Cuentos, an anthology show with episodes in Spanish and English that showcases creative fiction stories from Latin America.&nbsp;This season, airing March 10th, start listening to a whole array of short stories inspired by *drum roll*… fire.&nbsp;Check out more from Ochenta Cuentos on https://www.ochentastudio.com/ochenta-cuentosFollow Studio Ochenta on social media for updates on our shows!IG:&nbsp;@ochentapodcastsTikTok: @studioochentaTwitter: <a href="htt
03/03/20221 minute 28 seconds
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The Secret Room Promo

What's the one secret you've never told anybody? Welcome to The Secret Room, a podcast about the true stories no one ever tells. Hosted by Ben Hamm. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/03/202252 minutes 47 seconds