Hyphenated Podcast

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Comedy stars Joanna Hausmann and Jenny Lorenzo co-host an English-language podcast about living in the hyphen that connects American and Latin culture. As American Latinas they have crafted their comedy around what it means to be bicultural. Every week, Joanna and Jenny have hilarious and thought-provoking conversations about the particularities of being hyphenated.

Joanna Hausmann

Joanna is a Venezuelan-American comedian, writer and actor who became a breakout star on Univision's bilingual digital platform Flama. Her viral videos have over 70 million views online and have been featured on CNN, The Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, NPR, and the BBC. Her bi-weekly YouTube series, Joanna Rants, has over 50 million views and an international fan club. She won “Comedian of the Year” and “Creator of the Year” at Hispanicize’s 2016 Tecla Awards. Joanna was also a correspondent on Netflix's Bill Nye Saves The World. She voices the alien villain on the Disney Channel series Milo Murphy's Law and will voice a recurring character in the upcoming animated TV series Monsters at Work, along with John Goodman and Billy Crystal.

Jenny Lorenzo

Jenny Lorenzo is a Cuban-American actor, writer and content creator best known for her YouTube sketches in which she plays characters inspired by her Cuban heritage. Her most popular character is a grandmother, simply known as Abuela. She is also one of the founders of Pero Like, Buzzfeed’s Latinx vertical, which has over 1.3 million YouTube subscribers and is one of the leading content platforms for Latinx millennials in the U.S. She was nominated for a Tecla Award in 2017 for "Best Content Creator for a Digital Network” and won "Best Character" for Abuela at the Tecla Awards in 2018. Her videos have over 25 million views on YouTube and millions more across her social media channels. She also voices one of the recurring characters on the Cartoon Network’s animated series Victor & Valentino.