SW012 The Four Seasons Hotel

Nicks Mama gewinnt den Podcast

Nick's parents are in town visiting and well...now we know why he's so talkative! Ignore the preface and enjoy Florian, Paul and Bridget as they gang up on poor "Nick-O-Laaaas" while conversationally meandering through racism, being immigrants, getting drafted and other topics having not so much to do with food or Mexico.

Duration: 1:16:38

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SW011 La Burguesa

Draft: Sounds of the City

The Cyberwehr, sounds of buried rivers, afternoon urban silences and other things that may or may not exist depending on your point of view smashed right up against some of the most iconic and real sounds of Mexico City. As is customary, Nick goes conceptual while Florian keeps it so real, he has audio proof to back him up.

Duration: 0:54:21

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SW010 Xochimilco II: Chilling on the Chinampas

The -Ism Episode

"These kinds of things are tattooed on the minds of the Mexican people," says Jahshua in our first episode where race, class and inequality are addressed head-on. While nothing so complex can be contained in a single podcast episode, many insights on how we arrived at today's Mexico come alive through the thoughts of Jahshua and Edgar in this very special episode of SW2L.

Duration: 0:39:27

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SW009 Xochimilco I

Sooooochiiiiiiii

As you can hear from the first few seconds, this is not the typical SW2L. Recorded ON A BOAT in the "Little Venice of Mexico" where the flowers grow, Florian and Nick take a step back and let Jahshua and friends do pretty much all of the talking. Whether it's the origins of the ancient Xochimilcas, uncovering how Porfirio Diaz was a player or why Reggaeton is so popular today, our special guests have a little something for everyone.

Duration: 0:54:31

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SW008 Segundo Piso (emergency podcast)

Peri-ferry-GO!

In this "emergency podcast" episode, Nick and Florian reminisce about the upcoming episodes they just recorded and really stoked about! While there was no actual emergency, despite the unexpected downpour, the crew hopes this mold-breaking episode will help properly set the stage for the upcoming two-episode Xochimilco special!

Duration: 0:19:43

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SW007 Le Pain Quotidien

Give us this day our Belgian Bread

Swapping tortillas for a few baskets of bread, Flo and Nick lose themselves catching up on all the things in this super episode! From addressing social media's questions to never quite answering why Mexico is a rich country, this episode runs through topics like a twenty course meal of appetizers.

Duration: 1:55:26

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SW006 Taquería Álvaro Obregón

Why Mexico City rocks!

Finally, our intrepid Güeros get around to recording in an actual taco restaurant! What a perfect preface for the "Why Mexico City rocks" draft. Florian sticks to the concrete reasons, while Nick rambles on with the conceptual before inviting some of the Quentin locals and employees to tell us what makes CDMX extra special.

Duration: 1:04:33

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SW005 El Peladito

Big Bowls, Baseball and Brrrrr

Entrees were skipped after the team barely finished the suggested appetizer bowl at the Baseball themed seafood place called El Peladito. Fresh back from Germany and Michigan, Nick is not letting Florian get away with complaining about Mexican winters. Following up on the hopes and fears from the last episode, the good and the bad from the 34c3 is very carefully addressed.

Duration: 1:46:36

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SW004 Quentin

Burning Man in Leipzig

Meeting at their favorite coffee bar, Nick and Florian go dark again. Collapsed buildings, buried, pre-columbian artifacts, and a world full of harassment. But Nick has a plan to make the world a better place.

Duration: 0:46:18

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SW003 Mikasa Sushi

Do you like living in Mexico City?

[Apologies for the miserable audio quality. Hang in there! The next one will be better.] A Japanese supermarket sets the stage for Nick and Florian to discuss the several ways to die in Mexico City. Florian also learns the real difference between Tequila and Mezcal.

Duration: 0:46:08

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