Beginner
Beginner
Misha Euceph
In 2003, I came to America with my family. Beginner trails me, a 24 year old Pakistani-American immigrant, as I learn to do the things I never did as a kid, and that are integral parts of an American childhood.
Learning to Float
In this episode, Misha takes swim lessons and learns to float. She finally faces all of her fears and talks to her mom about where they come from.
Dec 28, 2017
15 min
If I Bend That Far, I'll Break
Misha finds another immigrant group that's found some sense of belonging in America.
Dec 17, 2017
19 min
You Must Be a Friend!
Misha goes all the way back in time and reads children's books she never read as an immigrant kid, finding a guide for her own quest.
Nov 29, 2017
19 min
Scotch on the Rocks
Misha learns to make a bed the American way and tries craft beer with her dad.
Oct 23, 2017
11 min
I Can Sing!
Misha throws a concert for her family in this bonus episode.
Sep 15, 2017
4 min
Part of that World
Misha gets a lesson with a professional jazz singer and sings a Disney song to get over her biggest fear yet as an immigrant.
Jul 22, 2017
18 min
Bye Bye Bye
Misha talks to her sister about what it means to be cool, makes flash cards for NSYNC songs and looks for the root of her insecurities as an immigrant.
May 21, 2017
17 min
Let Go! Let Go
Misha finally gets her butt on a bike. And digs into why she lied all this time about knowing how to ride.
May 1, 2017
16 min
Coming to America
Misha decides she's not in Pakistan anymore and she's gotta find a way to belong.
Mar 14, 2017
12 min
Trailer
This is the trailer for season one of Beginner, a podcast about learning to belong, one skill at a time. It follows Misha, a Pakistani-American immigrant, as she learns the things at 24 that Americans learn as kids. Episode one drops on March 15, 2017. Produced by Misha Euceph and Laura Sim with help from Robin Miniter and Sammy Miller. Edited by Misha Euceph. Narration by Issa Euceph. Music by Podington Bear.
Dec 26, 2016
1 min