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Filipino Bratwurst

Filipino Bratwurst

By Leo & Jhan

Filipino Bratwurst is the light-hearted duo of 'undisputable German' Leo and 'overemotional Filipino' Jhan. The podcast highlights the cultural differences between two individuals on opposite ends of the spectrum and illustrates how sometimes, differences can bring people together.
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The End of an Era
The End of an Era
This last episode encapsulates our whole podcast: totally no distractions, the best audio quality, in-sync opinions and cold hard facts. In other words, none of that is true, and we just let loose and talked about our fave books, movies, and music. We also look back and get really cheesy with takeaways and time capsules. We'll miss recording these episodes so much!  Salamat / Dankeschön / Thank you for supporting us along the way. Sa muling pagkikita / auf Wiedersehen / 'til next time
01:14:13
August 11, 2022
Bilingual Bishes
Bilingual Bishes
In our second last episode for this season, we go bilingual biiiiish. Thought I could use Leo as a tandem partner so that at least I get something out of this :P. But for real, I'm gonna miss recording so we decided just to enjoy our final two episodes and end with fun topics. Hope you enjoy them as well
01:02:14
July 28, 2022
Talents
Talents
In this episode, we talk about talents from a Filipino and German perspective. We also catch you up on our summer in Germany and all the cute cultural differences that I have the pleasure of re-experiencing. One instance includes a very homophobic situation so *trigger warning* in advance.  Jhan --- Follow us on Insta for extra behind the scenes content: https://www.instagram.com/filipinobratwurst/
01:05:04
July 14, 2022
Gender (Celebrating Pride Month)
Gender (Celebrating Pride Month)
Happy Pride! I'm baaack in Germany so we recorded together in the same place *for the first time this season*. We caught up a bit and talked about gender reveal parties, gender roles, the difference between gender and sex, and Leo comes up with examples of gay-washing and bad storytelling lol. Although I'll never tell Leo, it was actually fun to talk in person instead of online and I got so hyped.  Jhan --- Follow us on Insta for extra behind the scenes content: https://www.instagram.com/filipinobratwurst/
01:18:49
June 30, 2022
All Over The Place (The Remix)
All Over The Place (The Remix)
It's been too long since the last episode without a topic so here we go again. It wasn't all over the place as I thought it would be. I guess it's because Leo didn't actually talk about fishing lol. We talk about my inner cultural conflict, Leo's gambling addiction, and sooo much more.  Jhan PS. Thanks for all the love on the engagement, ily
01:12:59
June 16, 2022
Romance & Surprises
Romance & Surprises
So as I put a little disclaimer in front of the episode, this one is not for audiophiles. Jhan didn't have the greatest wifi and had to record under rough circumstances. We tried to make the best of it (even in the editing) and hope you still enjoy this episode. We talked about our ways of expressing love and affection and Jhan gave a little review of one of the most important and romantic days, leading into a new chapter of his life. Find out yourself. Best Regards, Leo --- Follow us on Insta for extra behind the scenes content: https://www.instagram.com/filipinobratwurst/
01:01:12
June 02, 2022
Party Tings
Party Tings
In this episode, Leo walks me through the juicy details behind festivals and we talk about our experiences with drinking and partying. Mama if you're reading this, please don't listen to this episode. Jhan --- Follow us on Insta for extra behind the scenes content: https://www.instagram.com/filipinobratwurst/
01:13:60
May 19, 2022
Staying Sane
Staying Sane
In this episode, we talk about mental health and what we do to stay sane. We don't usually talk about topics like this when we hang out because Leo always changes the topic. This time I didn't let him. >:) Jhan --- Follow us on Insta for extra behind the scenes content: https://www.instagram.com/filipinobratwurst/
01:05:25
May 05, 2022
Adapting to Change
Adapting to Change
In this episode, we talk about how we adapt to change, getting older, and who we would revive from the past if given the chance. My answers are a bit embarrassing but at least I don't share ten minutes stories that have no point *Leo*. Jhan --- Follow us on Insta for extra behind the scenes content: https://www.instagram.com/filipinobratwurst/
01:19:18
April 21, 2022
The Greater Good
The Greater Good
In this episode, we talk about the state of the world, dealing with hopelessness, and all that deep stuff. Leo actually expresses his feelings! WOAAAH. Jhan --- Follow us on Insta for extra behind the scenes content: https://www.instagram.com/filipinobratwurst/
48:34
April 07, 2022
Filipino Superstitions
Filipino Superstitions
In this episode, it took Leo thirty minutes before he figured out what superstitions are. So instead of telling me the German ones, he gave examples of things that feel illegal but aren’t. Need I say more? Lol. Jhan --- Follow us on Insta for extra behind the scenes content: https://www.instagram.com/filipinobratwurst/
51:10
March 24, 2022
The Second Coming (Part II)
The Second Coming (Part II)
Weeeeeeee‘re back! Our two-part season premiere coming at you in three, two... Mabuhay & Hallo once again. We recorded this second part of our return (aaaye) in February just before Valentine's Day. Now we're long distance - Leo's in Germany and I'm in the Philippines! Leo just woke up, please tell him to get his shit together. :P Jhan
43:25
March 10, 2022
The Second Coming (Part I)
The Second Coming (Part I)
Weeeeeeee‘re back! Our two-part season premiere coming at you in three, two... Mabuhay & Hallo once again. This one we recorded in December before Christmas in Germany and we talk about the hiatus, what happened, what changed and what stayed the same. So much sheeeeee. We‘ve missed you hoes and we're so excited for this new season. Leo & Jhan
01:12:11
March 10, 2022
Season Finale
Season Finale
After 25 episodes and 6 months later... here we are. The final episode of our first season. We go through a highlight reel of the entire experience so far. Thanks for sticking with us!
59:58
June 29, 2021
Pet Peeves
Pet Peeves
Our first episode recorded digitally aaaaye. We talked about our pet peeves/things that annoy us. It was fun because we got to rant a lot. The audio quality isn’t perfect because someone messed up their audio file (not gonna mention names >.< ) but the episode turned out really good. We’ll work on the quality for the next one, promise! (hear that, Leo?) Xoxo, Jhan
01:05:39
June 22, 2021
Substitute Bratwurst
Substitute Bratwurst
In this episode, our substitute Bratwurst and I talk about travel and the countries we've been to, the best and worst experiences while traveling, and lots of little insider tips and tricks when traversing new places. Plus another Bratwurst makes an appearance so make sure to stick til the end ;D. stay cuuuuute, Jhan
56:57
June 15, 2021
Berlin Banter
Berlin Banter
Just a quick little banter episode this week because we had some exploring to do in Berlin. We share what we're excited about now that the pandemic regulations are easing up and talk about our travel experiences. We'll continue with a proper deep dive into the topics next week. ;D til then J&L
35:15
June 08, 2021
Stereotypes
Stereotypes
Since we incorporate stereotypes in almost all of our episodes, we wanted to talk specifically about them. Are they just harmless socially constructed concepts of specific demographics or are they actually the root of all evil? Listen to find out!  We also talk about our recent encounter with the police, Leo's conversations with his dad, and stereotypes we can't stand. Check us out on Insta if you wanna see more: https://www.instagram.com/filipinobratwurst/ Peace, Jhan & Leo PS. This one's a non-explicit episode. You're welcome, Grandma!
55:26
June 01, 2021
Professional Jobs
Professional Jobs
This week, we share what else we do besides talking to a mic. We get real corporate in this episode and talk about all the jobs we've had and what we currently do for a living. Find out how Leo's privilege got checked by his former boss and how he went from fishboi to salesbish! My first job was also cute but I'm not proud of it. You'll find out why.  Til next time, Jhan
01:05:50
May 25, 2021
Fashion
Fashion
This was definitely the episode I was most excited about! I got veeeeery passionate so I ended up talking like crazy and quoting an old film that debunks the theory that fashion has no substance. Leo gives some straight boy examples of how he implemented his fashion skills during his teeny days and I share some tips on how to be stylish on a budget.  This episode includes visual parts that we just couldn't let you miss. These include but are not limited to: Leo's e-boy poses, houndstooth, and some outfits I picked for this big bish. You can find them here: https://www.instagram.com/filipinobratwurst/ ;D
41:52
May 18, 2021
Public Holidays
Public Holidays
In this episode, Leo steps up his preparation game and came up with the idea of talking about public holidays. We go through the cute list of occasions celebrated in Germany, the Philippines, and America & we find out the many cultural differences in how we celebrate global holidays such as Christmas and New Year's. There are obvious differences such as Christmas being in the middle of two separate seasons (lol), but we also learn about traditions that our countries follow that are quite unique (to say the least). Finally, this boi actually came to the episode with ideas, yaaaaay! Til next week, Jhan
01:00:48
May 11, 2021
Confidence
Confidence
We all know someone with an innate ability to light up a room with their presence. They just have that extra pep in their step that makes the world wonder in awe. Okay, maybe I'm exaggerating a little. But for real, confidence is something Leo and I both think is an essential part of life. We are both usually confident but there are also times when we falter.  In this episode, we talk about how we define confidence, what makes us feel confident, people we consider as the definition of the word and Leo even shares a little life hack he's been implementing to feel a little exta confident. Overall this was one of my favourite episodes to record so far because my co-host came in extra jolly and we actually stayed on topic lol. Til next time, Jhan
55:24
May 04, 2021
What Was The Topic?
What Was The Topic?
Mabuhay & Hallo to all our loyal listeners (and the new ones too! hiiii), In this episode, I once again counted on Leo's planning skills to get us through. All I can say is, you're in for a treat! We talk about the most interesting topics: fishing, fishing, fishing, and what else? You guessed correctly...fishing! Plus cruise ships, our claim to fame, boat rides, planes, and running away from home. Great job, Leo! >.
01:05:26
April 27, 2021
Relationships (w/ Deya & Michi)
Relationships (w/ Deya & Michi)
In this very special episode, we are joined by the loves of our lives to talk about relationships!  We talk about how we met, first dates, growth, change and all those cheesy relationship stuff. This one was soooo fun to record and some real tea gets spilled. Hope you guys enjoy.
01:13:04
April 20, 2021
Families (Filipino Pamilya vs. German Familie)
Families (Filipino Pamilya vs. German Familie)
As I was editing, I noticed Leo was being a Miesepeter (one of my fave German words) the whole time. He was sooo moody. Then I realized why at around minute 41 of the episode. You will hear him mention it. LOOOOL. So straight. In this episode, we talk about our families! We compare the traditions and experiences with my Filipino fam vs. Leo's German fam. Plus, we get sidetracked and start talking about religion in between.  xoxo Jhan
01:01:18
April 13, 2021
All Over The Place
All Over The Place
Soooooo.... Leo and I usually take turns planning out the episodes. This week, he wanted us to just wing it and talk about current events and chat about everything we want (I'm pretty sure it was just an excuse because he didn't prepare lol). I went with it and we ended up talking about everything under the sun and I also share a life hack on how to get a man. So if you wanna find out, you know what to do. ;) Check us out on Insta: https://www.instagram.com/filipinobratwurst/  Stay cute, Jhan
58:14
April 06, 2021
Culture Shock
Culture Shock
You know those moments when you visit a new place and try to navigate your way through it? Were there things that made you go WTF and say “damn bish why y’all do that?” In this episode, Leo and I talk about all the culture shocks we’ve experienced visiting/living in countries foreign to us. We look at Vietnam, Australia, Germany, the Philippines, Japan, the US and a few more. All the crazy traditions, behaviours, habits and silly little nuances that made us think twice about how they came up with dat sheeee. It gets pretty nasty at some points, just saying. But you’re gonna have to listen to really find out. Stay cute, Jhan
01:08:55
March 30, 2021
Anti-Asian Racism
Anti-Asian Racism
Info: https://www.zdf.de/nachrichten/panorama/anti-asiatischer-rassismus-corona-100.html https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/australia-needs-to-embrace-asianness-as-part-of-australianness Non-profits: https://stopaapihate.org/ https://charity.gofundme.com/o/en/campaign/community-action-fund https://www.aaldef.org/
31:39
March 23, 2021
*Bonus* German Episode
*Bonus* German Episode
So as a special 10th episode, I (Leo) convinced Jhan to do a German one. He was super nervous about it, but I think he did such a great job, also considering it is his third (!) language. So since we are such nice people, we recorded another one, so we don't exclude anyone from listening to the podcast. I hope you will enjoy it, leave a like on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/filipinobratwurst/ and also listen in to the other episodes.  Love,  Leo and Jhan
48:34
March 16, 2021
Self-Reflection
Self-Reflection
Jhan came up to me and said he wanted to do an episode on our strengths and weaknesses, assessed by ourselves. He then went on, clarifying that we won't talk about how strong I am physically, but rather about character traits. The audacity that he thought it was important to tell me that I don't have to give an insight on my biceps is unbelievable. That is the kind of toxic behavior I have to put up with every time we wanna record an episode...  We also did a pop quiz I found on the internet, WITH SHOCKING RESULTS, but I won't tell anyone the outcome, gotta stick till the end. Love,  Leo & Jhan
01:01:47
March 16, 2021
Growing Up Filipino/German
Growing Up Filipino/German
Ever wondered what's it like growing up Filipino? German? Well, you're about to get two for the price of one - bargain! We go back to nostalgia territory and look back at fond memories of our typical weekends in the Philippines, Germany, and Australia. Leo planned this episode so I'm kinda proud of him and he asks some serious questions at the end. It gets real.  - Jhan --- Growing up, uhh that is a rough one. I mean we did an episode on the cute years, but these ones are the real ones. The ones where you are too cool for school and too annoying to be around. Some start their interest in girls, others in boys, others in sports. We all have good memories and memories we want to delete off our timelines and Facebook walls. Well, listen in and find out which ones we were talking about. - Leo
01:18:19
March 09, 2021
Social Media
Social Media
Ooooh, this episode got me going! I've been a social media hoe for most of my life so I could finally share all my innermost thoughts about this modern (addictive) phenomenon.  In this episode, we look back at our earliest memories of social media, we decipher our reasons for posting (Leo's reasons are interesting, I'll just say that lol), and I share how I started with creating content, all the extraness and drama that come with it and why I decided to deactivate my Instagram for two years. Leo and I also compare our screen times, guess who's the bigger addict? We also call out flat-earthers and anti-vaxxers. And after all that, my fingers still have the nerve to type this out: Follow us on Insta! https://www.instagram.com/filipinobratwurst/ - Jhan
59:58
March 02, 2021
Teenage Years & Embarrassing Stories
Teenage Years & Embarrassing Stories
The good times, am I right? The big changes that come with growing up, driving, and being able to buy alcohol. Just kidding, there is way more to it than we can fit into one episode. We pretty much did a quick dip in the pool of memories and shared our most embarrassing moments of growing up. Uhh, that was two spicy stories, but I'm not gonna spoil it. Just get to listening already.  - Leo Follow us on Instagram! https://www.instagram.com/filipinobratwurst/
58:29
February 23, 2021
Self-Care
Self-Care
In this episode, we talk about what self-care means to us individually. We get into the nitty-gritty of skincare, getting dressed, and our morning routines.  There was a time that Leo and I went out partying for Halloween and this boy came from basketball practice, said "okay, I need five minutes" and within four and a half he was ready to go. My vain self was astounded, impressed, and confused. He walks us through what happens in those four and half minutes and trust me, it gets juicy. Well, as juicy as four and half minutes can get... We also touch on the emotional and mental side of self-care because, in times like these, it's of utmost importance (for me, at least). l finally learn the straight, white boy version of self-care and it's kind of funny how different it is from my own.  Stay cute, Jhan ---- Follow us on Instagram! https://www.instagram.com/filipinobratwurst/ ----
51:34
February 16, 2021
Friendship
Friendship
So Jhan made me write the description this time. *sigh* I know that is hard on all of us, but let's get it over with. So what did we talk about? Pretty much just friendships and how different we approach those relationships. Me being the bad friend/texter/keeping up with-er, and Jhan the literal opposite. He is so caring and empathetic *yawn*. Apart from that Jhan shares the story of how he tried to cheat in a Game of "Stadt / Land / Fluss" (Listen to the episode to know what it is), but I heroically called him out, saving the day, as usual. So now that we got this over with, I gotta upload this quick, before Jhan has a chance to change it. Follow us on Instagram! https://www.instagram.com/filipinobratwurst/ Peace,  Leo
49:58
February 09, 2021
LGBT Culture (w/ Clint)
LGBT Culture (w/ Clint)
In this episode, I share my coming out story while Leo tries not to get cancelled. It was kind of nerve-wracking revisiting these emotional moments so I'm glad Leo was sensitive enough to hold back his dad jokes in between. Nevertheless, it was reassuring to look back at how far I've come after being scared for so long. Little me would be proud *wipes tear*. We also talk about Leo's first time being exposed to gay people, the difficulties that come with being queer, and the double standards surrounding certain members of the LGBT community. With our (very first) special guest, Clint, we explore the differences between the LGBT culture in the western world and the Philippines. We realize that this topic can be very sensitive so we attempt to keep the conversation light-hearted and insert our mindless banter to cheer up the situation as much as possible.  ------ Leo is an undisputable German, with a rather stubborn and boring mindset but is open to learning new perspectives. Jhan is an overemotional Filipino, ready to share his nontraditional perspectives. The podcast highlights the cultural differences between two individuals on opposite ends of the spectrum and illustrates how sometimes, differences can bring people together. ------ FOLLOW US https://www.instagram.com/filipinobratwurst/
59:50
February 02, 2021
Pros and Cons of Being Filipino/German
Pros and Cons of Being Filipino/German
In this episode, we talk about what we love and *not so love* about being Filipino and German. We take a closer look at the good, the bad, and the in-betweens, simultaneously offending and complimenting our nations. This episode highlights how our nationality affects our identities and contributes to shaping our attitudes and behaviors. Ultimately, we realize how one is not necessarily better than the other - just different.  ------ Leo is an undisputable German, with a rather stubborn and boring mindset but is open to learning new perspectives. Jhan is an overemotional Filipino, ready to share his nontraditional perspectives. The podcast highlights the cultural differences between two individuals on opposite ends of the spectrum and illustrates how sometimes, differences can bring people together. ------ FOLLOW US https://www.instagram.com/filipinobratwurst/
01:06:18
January 26, 2021
Welcome, Mabuhay & Hallo
Welcome, Mabuhay & Hallo
Welcome to Filipino Bratwurst.  So let's be real. This is just a Pilot, which is a nice way of saying it's a mess. We are trying to introduce ourselves and get a feeling for making a podcast.   We are Jhan and Leo, two dudes from contrasting backgrounds with different perspectives and experiences in life. We don't take ourselves too seriously, despite the fact that we might get into some serious topics. This first episode highlights our goofiness, nonsensical banter, and inability to stick to one topic. We talk about how we met, differences in our upbringing and culture, and our expectations for the podcast.  We hope you stay with us as we learn to navigate the podcasting world.      ------    Leo is an undisputable German, with a rather stubborn and boring mindset but is open to learning new perspectives. Jhan is an overemotional Filipino, ready to share his nontraditional perspectives. The podcast highlights the cultural differences between two individuals on opposite ends of the spectrum and illustrates how sometimes, differences can bring people together.   ------    FOLLOW US https://www.instagram.com/filipinobratwurst/
44:28
January 26, 2021