VOICES Podcast


Walter Talens (Host), JR DeGuzman (Comedian), and Arlyn Dela Pena (Host), strike a pose shortly after completing another episode of Voices, at Pilipino Workers Center in Historic Filipino Town, at Los Angeles, Calif., on March 2018. Voices is a podcast dedicated to sharing the stories of Filipio-American entertainers and creatives making waves in pop culture


Hosts Walter Talens and Arlyn Dela Pena sit down with prominent Filipino-Americans (Fil-Ams) in the entertainment and creative industry, as they share their stories, challenges, and triumphs in their chosen careers. Listen to stories that will surprise and enamour you to these talented individuals.  Tune in every week. Download. Listen. Then give us the highest rating you’re willing to share. Of course, feel free to comment on our episodes. ENJOY!


Episode 1: Manny Streetz, Importance of representing your Culture

We sit down with Manny Streetz. Manny is a KIIS-FM radio personality, an actor, musician, and overall entertainer. He talks about his journey from Florida to California, his boy band days, how he started in radio, the importance of representing your community, and all his upcoming creative projects.

Episode 2:  NBC Executive Grace Borrero Moss on the Art of Hustling

We sit down with Director of Diversity at NBCUniversal, Grace Borrero Moss. Grace talks about how she was inspired to pursue a career in entertainment, her pride of being Filipino American, being a Hollywood executive and a mother, the diversity movement in Hollywood, and what she does at NBCUniversal to help push representation in Hollywood forward.

Episode 3:  A.J. Calomay Talks About Working on “Mr. Robot” and His Love For Lumpia

We sit down with A.J. Calomay as he talks about his start in the entertainment field, how he found his personal mission, his talent for being a connector, and the myriad of projects he’s a part of.  Projects that include Voices crew’s favorite show Mr. Robot!

Episode 4: April 25, 2018

Episode 4: Mary Grant wants to make a more diverse version of SNL

Here’s Mary! Watch her episode of voices on YouTube and listen to this comedian talk about social media, impressions, and her rise as a rising youtube personality… nay… a STAR! Click on our links and get to know this female Filipino-American comedian.

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Episode 5: LA Asian Pacific Film Festival MEGAPOD episode.

FilAm Creative was fortunate enough to sit down with some of the filmmakers being featured at the LA Asian Pacific Film Festival and create a MEAGAPODCAST to honor the Filipino-American films and filmmakers accepted into LAAPFF. The episode features Ulam: Main Dish Alexandra Cuerdo (Director) and Rey Cuerdo (Producer and Father of Alexandra), Jeremy Sistoso (Director/Writer/Actor) of Fakeapino, and Cath Gulick (Director) of The Fever and the Fret to discuss about their film, inspirations, challenges producing their projects and for Cath Gulick her exposure to Filipino-American culture.

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