Forever is a very long time, but what better way to pass the centuries than with a Vampire BFF? In this episode, the Comadres consider which Vampire BFF they would be willing to roll with for eternity. Susie joins a mystery-solving crew in the City of Angels, Abril drops in to visit her vampire BFF and his roommates every hundred years or so, and Allisantos goes drag-racing with the patriarch of an unconventional modern family. If you were going to be turned by a vampire, which vampire would you want to roll with for eternity? Find us on facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @comadreandocast to let us know!
"All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players" but let's face it, some people are more fun to play with than others. In this episode, the Comadres discuss which Theatre folks they'd befriend both onstage and off. Abril spends hours trading insults, slams, and "yo mama" jokes with her BFF while Susie travels across the pond to go on tour with a BFF who literally grew up onstage and Allisantos attends gala events with a BFF who has made the jump from the stage to the screen and back. If you could be BFFs with anyone from the Theatre world, who would it be and why?
You know you've made it when your life becomes the basis for a bona-fide Hollywood Biopic. In this episode, the Comadres tackle the two biggest decisions regarding the their own biopics: the actor and director they would entrust with the task of bringing their life stories to life. Allisantos casts a childhood doppleganger to work with a female director who has an outstanding track record making heart-felt, family based dramas; Susie faces a Sophie's Choice regarding which actor would accurately capture her essence AND presence under the direction of a powerful, hilarious, and powerfully hilarious female director; and Abril goes on the hunt to find the right Mexican-American actor to join her favorite Mexican director in brining her vivid imagination to the big screen. If your life were being made into a movie, which actor would you cast to play you and which director would you entrust with the task of brining your life story to life?
Do-Re-Mi-Fa-So-La-Ti-D-OH MY! In this special episode, the Comadres decide which instrument they would transform into to tackle their favorite musical repertoire. Abril takes the form of an instrument she has spent years admiring form afar, Susie chooses an unconventional instrument whose unique sound has defined multiple musical genres, and Allisantos becomes the all-encompassing, all-powerful master of musical variety. If you could wake up as any musical instrument, which instrument would you embody and why? Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at @comadreandocast to let us know!
Being BFFs with a Monster is not for the feint of heart, considering the fangs and fur and slime and claws involved. However, just because they have the capacity to scare the bejeebus out of us doesn't mean they can't be our BFFs. In this episode, the Comadres discuss the Monsters they love in spite of and even because of their scariness. While Allisantos has been tearing up dance floors with an old college buddy for years, Abril bemoans not having met her BFF earlier in life and Susie sips picklebacks with her BFF in his native Brazil. If you could be BFFs with any Monster, which one would it be and why? Find us on facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @comadreandocast to let us know!
It is a truth universally acknowledged that siblings hate having to share stuff. However, when it comes to the Comadres, these siblings wouldn't necessarily mind sharing a BFF. In this episode, the Comadres discuss which sets of siblings they'd befriend; rivalries be damned. Susie lets her nerd flag fly with the powerful co-rulers of a vast media empire and Allisantos hangs out with a family of child stars turned low-key adult celebrities while Abril struggles to not laugh every time her BFFs walk into a bar together. If you could be BFFs with any set of siblings, which siblings would you befirend and why? Find us on facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @comadreandocast to let us know!
Admit it: actively suppressing the urge to break out into song and/or kick off an elaborately choreographed dance number can be exhausting. In this episode, the Comadres throw in the towel and discuss which musical world they’d inhabit to release the song in their hearts and springs in their steps. Allisantos joins a long-standing, magical production that spans both the stage and screen, Abril sets off on a quest across a fantasy realm in perfect four-part harmony, and Susie casts herself as the evil newcomer in a town already plagued by trouble. If you could inhabit any musical world, which one would it be and why? Find us on facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @comadreandocast to let us know!
No one in their right mind would roll up into a haunted house without their BFF at their side. In this episode, the Comadres take drastically different approaches to ensure that they make it out unscathed. Susie relies on the imposing presence of a sassy older friend, Abril brings in the experts to protect her from physical, spiritual, and psychological harm, and Allisantos calls up the one and only BFF who can get them in and out in on with it. If you were going to explore a haunted house, which BFF would you bring with you?
BFF love is unconditional, even when our BFFs are straight up villains. In this episode, the Comadres discuss the misunderstood villains they love - terrible reputations and all. Abril delves into the heartbreaking motivation behind her BFF's destructive ways, Susie sticks up for an unsung leader of the Social Justice Movement, and Allisantos reflects on how a little bit of tough love might have spared an entire kingdom 10 years worth of trouble. If your BFF were a misunderstood villain, could you make the world see them as a s/hero?
Robots may lack the capacity for real human emotion, but that doesn't mean they can't be our BFFs. In this episode, Allisantos and Abril discover that they share the same adorable/ BAMF robot BFF while Susie's BFF makes sure she never has to get an Uber. If your BFF were a robot, which robot would they be and why?
For solo artists, it can be lonely at the top of the music charts, but the Comadres' BFFs have nothing to worry about. Susie sets up wine-and-yoga-pants karaoke nights, Allisantos goes incognito with the ultimate come-back kid, and Abril has had her BFF's back for a solid 20 years. The Comadres also discuss celebrity culture and how their BFFs have managed to stay out of the tabloids. If you could be BFFs with any solo artist, who would it be and why?
In this high-stakes scenario, the Comadres must decide which BFF they would call to lead a rescue mission and extract them from a hostage situation. Abril dials up an old friend from her high school days, Allisantos forgoes their cell phone in favor of a fairy messenger, and Susie blows the premise wide open by assembling a full-blown Task Force. If you were in a "Taken"-style hostage situation and only had one chance to call your BFF to come to your rescue, who you gonna call?
In the premiere episode of the Comadreando podcast, the Comadres make a difficult decision concerning the Happiest Place on Earth! Join the Comadres as a they take a nostalgia-loaded stroll around Disneyland and decide which spot to call home. Abril sets up shop in a messy office, Allisantos moves in to a ready-made house, and Susie stakes a claim on the cultural capital of the park. If you could only inhabit one land at Disneyland, where would you live and why?
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