Brazil Nuts: an insane journey through the world of Brazilian politics

Brazil Nuts: an insane journey through the world of Brazilian politics

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Every other week, Larissa and Gareth will discuss the beautiful, the bad, and the bizarre of Brazilian politics. Why? Because she’s a Brazilian political scientist and he’s a curious Welshman so… why not? Larissa and Gareth would like to thank Uoster Zielinski for the graphic design and all the essential workers out there, keeping us safe. Song is “Corta-Jaca”, written in 1895 by Chiquinha Gonzaga and played here by unknown artists.


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Jul 10 • 24 min
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Breaking Nuts: The one with the dogs, the minister, and the ninja
Jul 3 • 40 min
Hi, friends! Here we are, late. Again. But honestly, this one was a doozy. We had so much fun making it we’re not even sure there’s any substance to it and it was almost impossible to edit! But we hope you enjoy listening to it as much as we enjoyed…
Welsh Nuts: The one with the devil from Swansea
Jun 26 • 30 min
Hi, friends! Pod day is here, so let us rejoice! Larissa was swamped this week, so instead of our regular Nut of Knowledge, Gareth took the reigns and gave us some of that Welsh history we all so desperately need. It’s a tale filled with trials and…
Part 2: Abolition of slavery - The one with freedom, but no rights
Jun 19 • 73 min
Hi, friends! Look at us, all on time and everything! In today’s episode we talk about some Australian guy named Kevin, Trump and Bolsonaro’s inability to stand upright, and finish our discussion on the abolition of slavery in Brazil. So, this is a CONTENT…
Part 1: Abolition of slavery - The one with the many shades of inequality
Jun 13 • 58 min
Hi, everyone! We are super late, yes, we know. It was a sound thing. ‘Nough said. Anyway, in this episode we talk, electoral reform in U.S. (again!), sex toys, Nic Cage, British cuisine and oh yeah, we begin our discussion on the abolition of slavery in…
Welsh nuts: the one where Gareth schools Larissa on wrestling
Jun 5 • 37 min
Hi, friends! Sorry we’re a little bit late, but here it is, fresh from the oven, our brand new episode! And things are bit different for this one: Gareth takes the lead and talks wrestling and Donald Trump and, once again, makes Larissa say something she…
The one with all the Cummings and goings of the Bolsonaros
May 29 • 54 min
Hello, friends! Happy Friday, aka Brazil Nuts Day! Today we got a doozy for you as Larissa rants away about the Bolsonaro family, government, and how this had led Brazil to be one of the worst countries in dealing with the pandemic and Gareth rants away…
Nut of Knowledge: The one in which Larissa says “balls” a lot
May 22 • 13 min
Hello, friends and welcome to this week’s Nut of Knowledge! This week we’re back with a quickie, episode, that is, on the song that we use to open and close our pod. That song was written by Chiquinha Gonzaga, in 1895, and is mostly known as “Corta-Jaca”.…
Part 2: The one where we go back to the… present?
May 19 • 54 min
Hi, friends! To keep with our schedule, we’re releasing part 2 of our political parties saga today. So the parties continue, but they’re the kind where the cheese dip has been at room temperature for several hours, and everyone is nervously eyeing the…
Part 1: The one with many parties, but not the sexy kind
May 15 • 49 min
Hi, everyone! So sorry we’re late! All in the name of good podcasting, we promise. This episode is all about Brazilian political parties, including a startingly discovery in Larissa’s family history. Because it turned out quite long, we made into a…
Nut of Knowledge: Tiradentes
May 8 • 12 min
SURPRISE POD! Hey, everyone! We’ve missed you! And because of that, we decided that two weeks is way too much time in between episodes. But we are just not able to work, care for our loved ones, survive a pandemic, and make a full episode every week, so…
The one that made Larissa cry
May 1 • 66 min
Hello, everyone! Again! Twice in the same day – but for good reason. This is our special episode on the coronavirus pandemic and how it has been affecting Brazil. Or rather, how the existing structure and politicians in Brazil are shaping the consequences…
The one with socialised medicine
May 1 • 58 min
Hello, everyone! Here we are, with a brand new episode! With the pandemic ranging on and the number of cases in Brazil growing, we thought a bit of background on the largest public healthcare system in world would make for an interesting topic. Socialised…
The one that made Gareth go AAAAAHHHH
Apr 17 • 68 min
Hi, everyone! Welcome to our first episode! We are so grateful you’re here, listening to us babble. First things first: (TW) this episode discusses violence against women, particularly rape, on two separate occasions. If that’s not something you can hear…
Brazil Nuts: THE TRAILER
Apr 12 • 2 min
Hi, everyone! We made a trailer for you! The release date for our first episode is April 17th, but for now, find out what we’re all about and all the fun we’re having making this! Thank you for listening and like, subscribe, do all the social media things…