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Power of You in Fiction Podcast

35 EpisodesProduced by PoYiF PodWebsite

The non-fiction podcast about fiction and its effects on our lives. Reminding listeners every episode that seeing yourself in fiction validates your reality.

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Mito de la Creación

August 12th, 2020

11:23

Enjoy the full length Taino Creation Myth read by Alexandra Román en Español.

Toe in Two Worlds

May 20th, 2020

11:47

Some Rico en Sueños bonus content for you all. Wilson sat down with José Gutiérrez Rivera, artist and contributor to the Ricanstruction anthology. …

Art is Active, Art is Powerful

April 2nd, 2020

1:00:35

Hey podcast family! It's the sixth and final episode of the team's Rico en Sueños season! Wilson and Lu wrap up the season highlighting how art and activism intersect, and the ways Puerto Ricans have used their art to …

The War of Art

March 26th, 2020

24:16

For our third minisode of the season, Lu taps back in to tell the tale of a war that's not really a war. It's a tale of contradictions, hypocrisy, and resistance.

Enjoy!

 

Juracán

March 11th, 2020

49:46

What's up podcast family! The fifth episode entry of the team's Rico en Sueños series focuses on the community, the perseverance, and willingness to …

Bonus Content: Diasporicans

February 10th, 2020

10:30

The bonus piece Navani and Wilson mentioned in episode four focused on the debate that surrounded Madison Anderson being crowned Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2019.

Enjoy!

Puerto Rican Enough?

January 27th, 2020

44:47

Welcome back podcast fam! The PoYiF team is excited to get back into groove after their mid-season break and finish off their journey of exploring the reciprocal impact and influence art and identity have had on the …

Taino Creation Myth

January 6th, 2020

9:58

A creation story to start off the new year!

Enjoy the full length Taino Creation Myth read by Navani Otero.

Language Wars

December 25th, 2019

43:41

For episode three of Rico en Sueños Wilson and Lu continue their journey through identity focusing on the all important and impactful concept of …

What's Up Wednesday w/ Jerome Walford: G'wan Anthology Vol. 2

December 11th, 2019

1:08:01

In between the #RicoEnSuenos season Wilson and Lu took some time chat it up with Jerome Walford of @forwardcomix about Gwan Anthology Vol. 2!

Support …

Jibaro

December 5th, 2019

10:33

We're back with our second 'minisode'. This time Wilson takes the helm to guide us through the word "Jibaro".

Enjoy!

Credits

Intro clip taken from Dead Poets Society (1989, Touchstone Pictures, Silver Screen Partners IV)

Negrita

November 20th, 2019

52:22

Welcome back to Rico en Sueños all! Lu and Wilson hope episode one was equal parts entertaining and enlightening because they're here to bring you the second submission of the season; and what a submission is it! …

¿Y Tu Abuela Donde Esta?

November 13th, 2019

16:21

Wilson and Lu have got some extra content for y'all. As Lu so graciously explains, these 'minisodes' will serve as a bridge between our main Rico en Sueños episodes for this season. This first minisode features some of …

Soy Taino: El Sol y El Coquí

November 7th, 2019

47:02

And. We. Are. Back! For another good and (hopefully) long time.

 

Welcome to Rico en Sueños, the inaugural season of the Power of You in Fiction …

Coming Soon: Rico en Sueños

October 2nd, 2019

3:19

The island of Puerto Rico has been in the news a lot for the past few years. However, many of us still don't know much about its people and their history, and the little we have learned rarely comes from Puerto Rican …

Allow Us To Reintroduce Ourselves...

September 1st, 2019

2:01

For our long time listeners - it's a new format, new mission, same dope team, and same dope content.

For our first timers - Welcome!

Fpr everyone, we hope you're as excited as Wilson and Lu (and LasKase too) to embark …

Power of You in Fiction 5: Trying to be Like You (Part 3)

July 11th, 2019

36:34

Rolling in and closing out our #POYIF series is the final installment of episode five "Trying to be Like You". Lu and Wilson discuss the final stages …

Your Voice Can Carve Mountains!

July 5th, 2019

1:19:59

We know we're off season but we are coming at you with an episode featuring Shawna Mills!!!

Check them out the Boom Tag X kickstarter which ends 7/13/19!!!

Website: boomtagx.com

Kickstarter: kck.st/2JI0ER5 

 

Shawna …

Power of You in Fiction 5: Trying to be Like You (Part 2)

April 24th, 2019

40:18

It's here! It is finally here! Part 2 of #POYIF episode five "Trying to be Like You". Lu and Wilson are continuing to weave the tale of fictional aspirational figures and how they can impact our real life desires and …

What's up Wednesday w/ Tiffney Laing

April 17th, 2019

55:33

LaKase and Wilson got a chance to interview another amazing creator, Tiffney Laing of Bevy and Dave. Tiffney is powerful, positive, and poised for …

Women's History Month Thank You's and...Updates

April 10th, 2019

4:13

A few thank you's from Wilson and LaKase, and a couple updates from Lu!

 

Wanna connect with the Crew???

Follow us on twitter and instagram: …

Making Magic and Fond Memories On Her Own Terms

March 25th, 2019

46:23

It's the final episode of "On Their Own Terms: The Unbreakable Women of Media" hosted by LaKase and Wilson. They're covering Matilda and Morgan le Fay, their dope mythos and influence within our stories and fandom.

Hope …

Celia Krampien Illustrates...On Her Own Terms

March 18th, 2019

59:41

It's episode three of four of our Women's History Month series, "On Their Own Terms: The Unbreakable Women of Media", hosted by LaKase and Wilson. Today they've got an interview with artist/illustrator Celia Krampien. …

Growing Into Heroism On Her Own Terms

March 11th, 2019

1:02:13

Welcome back dear listener! It's the second episode of our 2019 Women's History Month special, hosted by LaKase and Wilson, titled "On Their Own Terms: The Unbreakable Women of Media". They're giving you a quick up to …

Anne Bean Does Comics Distribution...On Her Own Terms

March 4th, 2019

1:15:23

Hey dear listener! Welcome to the first episode of our 2019 Women's History month special, hosted by LaKase and Wilson, titled "On Their Own Terms: The Unbreakable Women of Media". Our lovely hosts will be providing you …

Power of You in Fiction 5: Trying to be Like You (Part 1)

August 7th, 2018

34:29

What's up podcast fans! Wilson and Lu are back with another Power of You in Fiction #POYIF story, which is their penultimate story within their first …

Power of You in Fiction 4: Spider-Man in the Mirror

June 29th, 2018

1:06:20

Hey esteemed listeners and fans! Wilson and Lu are two-thirds of the way through their first full fledged special -- Power of You in Fiction -- and …

What's Up Wednesday w/ Anne Bean (Her Triple Crown!)

June 20th, 2018

1:26:00

What's up podcast fans! While working through their #POYIF special, Wilson and Lu carved out some time to catch up with friend of the show -- Anne …

Power of You in Fiction 3: To Overcome and Then Some (Part 2)

June 6th, 2018

52:57

Hey esteemed listeners and fans, Wilson and Lu are back with part two of their third installment of their Power of You in Fiction #POYIF special -- titled To Overcome and Then Some. This episode rounds out their story …

Power of You in Fiction 3: To Overcome and Then Some (Part 1)

May 30th, 2018

38:55

Hey esteemed listeners and fans, here is Wilson and Lu's third installment of their Power of You in Fiction #POYIF special -- titled To Overcome and Then Some. This episode focuses on loss and trauma, and the ways …

What's Up Wednesday w/ Alverne Ball

May 9th, 2018

1:18:51

In the midst of their #POYIF work Wilson and Lu sat down to chat with Alverne Ball a few weeks ago for a dope What's Up Wednesday. Alverne's working on some great projects, currently and upcoming, and the conversation …

Power of You in Fiction 2: Like No Other (Part 2)

May 3rd, 2018

55:30

Hey esteemed listeners! It's part two of Wilson and Lu's second #POYIF episode titled Like No Other. This part still focuses on the othering experience, but with a twist...

What happens when you find that potential …

Power of You in Fiction 2: Like No Other (Part 1)

May 2nd, 2018

47:23

Hey esteemed listeners and fan, here is Wilson and Lu's second Power of You in Fiction #POYIF episode titled Like No Other. This episode focuses on …

Power of You in Fiction 1: Why We Tell Stories

April 18th, 2018

58:55

The day is finally here! It's the first episode of Wilson and Lu's first full fledged special series -- the Power of You in Fiction #POYIF. This …

The Power of You in Fiction Preview

April 4th, 2018

2:01

It's here! Well, almost here... This is the preview episode for Wilson and Lu's first series special titled "The Power of You in Fiction". Our …

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