The Coconut Connection

The Coconut Connection

By Jade Fox & G. Supreme
We're round, brown, and nutty, and we love to "talkstory"! Jade Fox and G Supreme, share their views about race, culture, pop culture, and current events to inform, empower, and entertain. It's cheaper than therapy! Listen and chime in! Subscribe, favorite, and share our podcast! Follow us on all our social media platforms! Thank you, Mahalo, and Salamat, for listening and participating in our dialogue!
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Nightworld Podcast: Creative process | Interview with Arvie (Part 2 of 2) | Quarantine Edition
Jade, G, and Johnny continue the conversation with Arvie from Nightworld Podcast, and talk about processing and producing spoken word and what we can look forward to for Nightworld in the near future! (recorded 7/26/2020; please excuse the technical sound difficulties as we are recording our episodes remotely).  Check out Nightworld on  Twitter: @nightworldpod Email: nightworldpod@hvbrecordings.com Spotify: Nightworld a Podcast Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
28:10
August 5, 2020
Growing up "Mixed" | Interview with Johnny (G's hubby), and Arvie from Nightworld Podcast (Part 1 of 2) | Quarantine Edition
Jade and G have a conversation with Johnny (G's husband) and Arvie, the artist from Nightworld Podcast, as they talk about their experiences about being "mixed" or biracial, its challenges, strengths, and which ethnicity they identify with (recorded 7/26/2020; please excuse the technical sound difficulties as we record remotely). Check out Nightworld on Twitter: @nightworldpod Email: nightworldpod@hvbrecordings.com Spotify: Nightworld a Podcast Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
38:10
August 2, 2020
Childhood Cartoons! What do you know about Robotech? | Coconut Byte Quarantine Edition
Jade & G reminisce about our favorite childhood cartoons! Can you recognize some of them? (recorded 7/19/2020)  Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
40:43
July 26, 2020
Recurring Dreams: Dream Interpretation (Part 2 of 2) | Quarantine Edition
Jade and G talk about their recurring or most memorable dreams and what they mean (recorded 7/12/2020).  Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
29:04
July 22, 2020
What do your dreams mean? :Dream Interpretation (Part 1 of 2) | Quarantine Edition
Jade & G share their dreams from the last 2 weeks and analyze what they mean! (recorded 7/12/2020) Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
35:12
July 19, 2020
Save the drama for ya mama! What's up with K-Dramas? | Talking with Femi from Femi Home Chef | Quarantine Edition
Jade & G. have Femi Garcia Alapag from Femi Home Chef on to talk about Crash Landing On You (now on Netflix), the Korean Drama, and discuss what's the attraction to K-Dramas. (recorded 7/5/2020)  Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
57:29
July 12, 2020
What is Colorism ? (Part 2) : Interview with Dr. Joanne Rondilla | Quarantine Edition
Jade & G.  continue our talk with Dr. Joanne Rondilla about colorism in our culture, and where we can start being part of the solution. (recorded 6/28/2020) Dr. Joanne Rondilla -IG @professorjro -Website http://skinmemoirs.com -Whiter anthology edited by Nikki Khanna ( Dr. Joanne Rondilla  contributed to this anthology) Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
42:21
July 8, 2020
What is Colorism ? (Part 1) : Interview with Dr. Joanne Rondilla | Quarantine Edition
Jade & G. talk with Dr. Joanne Rondilla about what is colorism, origins of colorism, and our own prejudices. (recorded 6/28/2020)  Dr. Joanne Rondilla -IG @professorjro -Website http://skinmemoirs.com -Whiter anthology edited by Nikki Khanna ( Dr. Joanne Rondilla contributed to this anthology)  Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
32:18
July 5, 2020
Are you living your Authentic Self? | Childhood Dreams | Quarantine Edition
Jade & G talk about our childhood dreams and did they come true? Is it aligned with our authentic self? (recorded 6/14/2020) The Law of Attraction & Your Authentic Self: https://www.thelawofattraction.com/the-four-step-formula-for-manifesting-your-dreams/ Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
46:30
June 28, 2020
What were your most beloved childhood TV shows? | Coconut Byte Quarantine Edition
Jade & G share their TOP 5 Childhood TV Shows. They talk about why they liked these shows, how it shaped the as people, and what are our hopes for future TV shows. (recorded 6/7/2020) Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
43:09
June 21, 2020
Updates on the Movement & What Can We Do Next (Part 2 of 2) | Quarantine Edition
Jade and G continue their conversation about the Movement and offer up suggestions on how everyone can contribute and get involved. (recorded 6/7/2020)  Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
30:36
June 17, 2020
Updates on the Movement & our thoughts on BLM (Part 1 of 2) | Quarantine Edition
Jade & G discuss their thoughts on latest news and updates on the Movement. (recorded 6/7/2020) Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
22:35
June 14, 2020
What's the difference between Black Lives Matter vs. All Lives Matter? | Quarantine Edition
Jade & G talk about the difference between Black Lives Matter and All Lives Matter, the way Asians perpetuate anti-black racism, & what can our communities do to support our black brothers and sisters.  (Recorded 5/31/2020) Check out these links:  Risk of being killed by police use of force in the United States by age, race–ethnicity, and sex 30+ Ways Asians Perpetuate Anti-Black Racism Everyday by Michelle Kim What I Hear When Someone Says “I Don’t See Color” Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
54:49
June 7, 2020
More than the Blues:Our Personal Stories, Dealing with Depression | Quarantine Edition
For Mental Health Awareness Month, Jade & G share their personal stories and experiences with depression. (Recorded 5/24/2020)  Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
46:26
May 31, 2020
Why do we play the comparison game? Social Media Envy | Quarantine Edition
Jade & G. have a conversation about social media and envy, the pros and cons of social media, and how to set intentions and limits to social media intake. We also chit chat about Instant Pot, a book review about The Honest Enneagram by Sarajane Case and  update on Jade's writing! (recorded May 17, 2020). Suggested social media recommendations : Jennifer Dickinson, Writer/Consultant/L.A. Writing Workshops (IG: @chapteroneworkshopla )  The Honest Enneagram by Sarajane Case (IG: @enneagramandcoffee ) Leann and Michelle Enneagram Videos ; HILARIOUS! Watch after you take your test! (YouTube: Leann & Michelle; IG: @leannandmichelle )   Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages!  email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com  Facebook: The Coconut Connection  Instagram: @CoconutConPod  Twitter: @CoconutConPod
49:47
May 24, 2020
The Joys and Pains of Working from Home | Quarantine Edition
Jade and G. talk about their experiences working from home for the first time (recorded 5/8/2020).  Articles: https://www.wired.com/story/how-to-work-from-home-without-losing-your-mind/ https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/12/success/work-from-home-tips/index.html We are recording remotely to practice social distancing, so please forgive an sound imperfections that may occur (recorded 4/19/2020). Thank you for listening! And as always, we encourage you to post a comment or leave a message on our social media pages (or email us)! Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
42:55
May 17, 2020
Trailer: Why you should listen to our podcast!
Jade & G. are two pinays/pacific islanders chattin' it up on various topics, from their  point of view. They talk about how to take action, to empower, and elevate your mind! Never too late to be a badass. Pick a topic and listen. Then come back for more! 
01:21
May 12, 2020
Feeling our age and how do we feel about aging | Coconut Byte Quarantine Edition
Jade & G. talk about the ups and downs of growing older. We are recording remotely to practice social distancing, so please forgive an sound imperfections that may occur (recorded 5/3/2020). Thank you for listening! And as always, we encourage you to post a comment or leave a message on our social media pages (or email us)! Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
33:38
May 10, 2020
Having Conversations with Our Children about Discrimination : An Interview with Maite Zabala-Alday | Quarantine Edition
Jade & G talk to the author of the article, "Talking to My Seven-Year-Old Asian-American Son About Coronavirus Discrimination" (click link to read her article) and have conversations around how to talk about discrimination with our children.  Highly recommend that you read her article and share it with others to be part of the solution. We are recording remotely to practice social distancing, so please forgive an sound imperfections that may occur (recorded 4/26/2020). Thank you for listening! And as always, we encourage you to post a comment or leave a message on our social media pages (or email us)! Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
38:26
May 3, 2020
Open Mic - Coconut Style!! Quarantine Edition
Jade and G. get their creative juices out and perform an open mic, Coconut Connection Style! We are recording remotely to practice social distancing, so please forgive any sound imperfections that may occur (recorded 4/19/2020). Thank you for listening! And as always, we encourage you to post a comment or leave a message on our social media pages (or email us)! Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
47:26
April 26, 2020
Ya Gotta Have Faith: Our Spiritual Mindset in Times of Crisis | Bonus Coconut Byte | Quarantine Edition
Jade and G discuss thoughts and feelings about God and Faith, especially during times of crisis. Please forgive the sound quality, we are remotely recording this from our respective homes.(recorded 4/5/2020) Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com   Facebook: The Coconut Connection   Instagram: @CoconutConPod   Twitter: @CoconutConPod
26:55
April 19, 2020
Quarantine Edition: How are we dealing?
Jade and G practice social distancing on this episode. They talk about  COVID-19 and how we are coping and dealing with shelter in place. With that said, please forgive the sound quality, we are remotely recording this from our respective homes. (Recorded 4/5/2020).  Also, check out G's favorite YouTuber @AmandaRozze and on Instagram for makeup tutorials and lifestyle tips! Here's one of her makeup tutorials and review : https://youtu.be/TEhKLp6v8F4  Follow us on our social media pages!  email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com    Facebook: The Coconut Connection    Instagram: @CoconutConPod    Twitter: @CoconutConPod
26:44
April 12, 2020
Bonus Coconut Byte: Enneagram | A Personality Test | Truth or B.S.?
Jade and G. take the Enneagram Personality Test and our thoughts on our results. Take the test yourself!  We took the RHETI test : https://tests.enneagraminstitute.com/ (recorded 3/8/2020) Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com  Facebook: The Coconut Connection  Instagram: @CoconutConPod  Twitter: @CoconutConPod
19:19
April 5, 2020
The Legacy of Larry Itliong, a Labor Movement Activist | Why don't you know about him?
Jade and G. learn about and share what we know about Larry Itliong, the labor activist, that sparked a movement in American History, He initiated the UFW (United Farm Workers) alongside Cesar Chavez. There would not have been a movement like this without Larry Itliong. Info from the book Journey for Justice: The Life of Larry Itliong by Dawn Mabalon and Gayle Romasanta; and Long Distance Radio YouTube and Podcast. (recorded 3/8/2020) Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages!  email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com  Facebook: The Coconut Connection  Instagram: @CoconutConPod  Twitter: @CoconutConPod
32:05
March 29, 2020
Bonus Coconut Byte: Top 5 Fears (that may be small to other people)
Jade and G. talk about their top 5 fears! Yikes! Which ones are your top 5? (recorded 3/8/2020) Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages!  email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com  Facebook: The Coconut Connection  Instagram: @CoconutConPod T witter: @CoconutConPod
26:01
March 22, 2020
The 5 Love Languages | What is yours? Take the test!
Jade & G. talk about their love languages and compare it to their hubbies' languages! (recorded 3/8/2020) Take the test! https://www.5lovelanguages.com/ Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
27:28
March 15, 2020
Perfection : Dealing with perfection & thought distortions
Jade and G. talk about their experience with perfection. The Good, The Bad, The Ugly Thought Distortions, and how to manage the stress and anxiety that comes with "being perfect." Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
41:39
March 8, 2020
Bonus Coconut Byte: Super Bowl Halftime Show
Jade and G. discuss the controversial Super Bowl Halftime Show with Jennifer Lopez and Shakira! Latest news (2/26/2020) :FCC gets 1,312 Complaints about Super Bowl Halftime Show weeks after! https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/fcc-gets-1-312-complaints-163511606.html Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
12:14
March 1, 2020
Bonus Coconut Byte: Women Film Directors & Oscar Nominations 2020
Jade & G. discuss women directors and Oscar Nominations 2020! (recorded before the Oscars aired) Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
17:55
February 23, 2020
Body Image | How to Break the Cycle and Promote Body Positivity
Jade & G. talk about body image and culture, and what are some possible solutions to break the cycle.  Correction: Tattoo shop mentioned by Jade is Broken Art Tattoo.  Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages!  email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com  Facebook: The Coconut Connection  Instagram: @CoconutConPod  Twitter: @CoconutConPod
32:38
February 16, 2020
Bonus Coconut Byte: Top 5 Obsessions
Today, Jade and G talk about their top 5 obsessions in life!  Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
14:52
February 9, 2020
Rise of Skywalker and Star Wars Saga Part 2 (NO SPOILERS HERE!)
Jade and G talk the Star Wars saga and why they are obsessed and huge fans of the film trilogies! Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
23:38
February 5, 2020
Rise of Skywalker and the Star Wars Saga Part 1 (NO SPOILERS HERE!)
Jade and G review Rise of Skywalker. No worries...NO SPOILERS here! Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
30:36
February 2, 2020
Bonus Coconut Byte: The Mandalorian Season 1 Finale (NO SPOILERS HERE!)
Jade and G talk the season finale of The Mandalorian! Our thoughts and questions, and hopes for the next season! Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
15:13
January 26, 2020
Representation of Asians in Film and TV, and a review of Dante Basco's Book, From Rufio to Zuko
Jade and G talk about Asian representation in media. G reviews Dante Basco's Book, FROM RUFIO TO ZUKO, and how we can build a bridge to uplift and motivate the culture. Also, check out Dante Basco's DA POETRY LOUNGE for his open mic venue. Check out the website: http://dapoetrylounge.com Correction: the movie is called "Always Be my Maybe" (Ali Wong and Randall Park) --- not "Baby". Watch it on Netflix!  Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
49:39
January 21, 2020
Friendships and How to Deal with a Friendship Breakup
Jade and G discuss childhood and adult friendships and how to deal with drifting or changing relationships. Is it just women that feel mournful when a friendship dies? Let us know what you think! Article: How to Deal when a Friendship is Drifting Apart by Stephane Taylor https://fabfitfun.com/magazine/deal-friendship-drifting-apart/ Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
35:50
January 12, 2020
Bonus Coconut Byte: Getting to Know US | 3 sides to a Love Story
Jade retells and recalls the story about how she met her husband and how they fell in love. And G Supreme and her hubby, Johnny, tell the REAL story. How did you meet your significant other? Share with us on our various social media platforms. We would really love to hear it! We're romantics at heart! Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
20:20
January 5, 2020
Bonus Coconut Byte: Theme Word
Welcome to The Coconut Connection A podcast where we share our cultural views about various topics to inform, empower, and hopefully, entertain with humor. In other words, it’s cheaper than therapy. You don't need a Vision Board to set goals, you just need a THEME WORD. What's your theme word for 2020? Share your word on our social media posts! Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
09:10
December 29, 2019
Language, being "Filipino Enough" and a Movie Review of My Ex and Whys
Jade and G discuss what it's like to not being "filipino enough", their views on romantic comedies, and their first Tagalog movie review! What do you think about their experiences about language? What are your thoughts about romantic comedies ? Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
32:26
December 22, 2019
Bonus Coconut Byte: Last Christmas - A Movie Review (WARNING: SPOILERS!)
A bonus sampling of our weekly podcast, The Coconut Connection! Today's discussion talks about Last Christmas, the movie, starring Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding. We talk briefly about our thoughts about this movie! Tell us what you think! Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
05:45
December 15, 2019
Holidays, Parties, and Traditions
Today we reminisce about holiday traditions in our culture, how to upkeep traditions, or make new ones, and our top 5 Holiday Movies!  Article referenced: "Keeping Tradition Alive" https://pulse.seattlechildrens.org/keeping-tradition-alive/ Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
35:39
December 8, 2019
Bonus Coconut Byte: The Mandalorian (WARNING: SPOILERS!)
A bonus sampling of our weekly podcast, The Coconut Connection!  Today we ramble for a bit about Disney's The Mandalorian (first 3 episodes). Where are Star Wars fans at?  After you give it a listen, follow us on our social media pages! Email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
05:21
December 1, 2019
Projects and Procrastination
Welcome to The Coconut Connection A podcast where we share our cultural views about various topics to inform, empower, and hopefully, entertain with humor. In other words, it’s cheaper than therapy.  Today we talk about procrastination and how it blocks living the life that brings us joy! We talkstory about our experiences being creative and our struggles to finish projects, and explore Gretchen Rubin's book, Four Tendencies, when it comes to overcoming procrastination.  After you give it a listen, follow us on our social media pages! Email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection  Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
29:51
November 25, 2019