Alexander Rendeiro: Being a Teenager in Corona Times

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Alexander Rendeiro: Being a Teenager in Corona Times
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Mark Fonseca Rendeiro
At home in Amsterdam, NL
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Alexander Rendeiro
in his room in New Jersey, US

In the spirit of celebrating the holidays and spending time, virtually, with your loved ones, this holiday edition of CTRP features an interview with my nephew: Alexander Rendeiro. Since we can’t be together in person, he joins me from New Jersey to discuss what his year has been like as a high school student and an avid connoisseur of music, gaming, and all things internet.

But not cereal. Don’t ever ask him about cereal.

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John Aravosis: Things You Never Thought Would Happen in America

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John Aravosis: Things You Never Thought Would Happen in America

John Aravosis has been fighting for a better country and a better world for over 30 years. As a journalist and a commentator, despite all his experience, he says there has never been anything as confounding and threatening as the current president of the United States. Scary times in America. Yet somewhere in the madness, John also talks about where he finds hope, possibility, and humor.

Today on the podcast we hear about what he’s seeing in Washington DC, and talk about the state of the media and his personal experience from legendary blogger to a rising force in the podcast world. Listen and enjoy!

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Tim from Radio Clash: The Sounds of a Pandemic

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Tim from Radio Clash: The Sounds of a Pandemic

The longest running mashup podcast in the world started in London under the name Radio Clash where to this day Tim sits behind the mic. A member of the original podcasters generation, he has seen trends emerge and disappear, crises, change, the good the bad… the odd.. all of it. And then came Covid19.

Today on the podcast, from Lockdown London, it’s Tim from Radio Clash to talk music, politics, culture, gentrification, London, BLM, and more.

Songs in today’s podcast come from the following episodes of Tim’s program:

Cornelius Kibelka: Politicizing a Virus in Brazil

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Cornelius Kibelka: Politicizing a Virus in Brazil

Cornelius Kibelka somehow got on the last flight from Europe to Brazil before they closed the border earlier this year. Upon arrival he was greeted by a São Paulo under lockdown, and a nation deeply divided about how to deal with a virus along political lines.
Today on the podcast he tells us what he is seeing, feeling and hearing in the most populous city in Brazil and what it all might mean for the weeks and months to come.