Podcast

Timestorm

The Ventura twins are yanked into another dimension where they meet a distant cousin who gives them an extraordinary mission: travel through time to preserve their culture’s true history. Along the way, they meet people from Africa, Europe, and the Americas who have left their mark on Puerto Rican heritage. In the twenty-first century, Alexa and Beni navigate school, friendship, and family while keeping their time-traveling quests a secret. When a natural disaster devastates islands across the C...more

Episodes

  • Bonus Episode: Consolación by Claudio Brindis de Salas Garrido

    Aug 24 2019

    A bonus episode about how the Timestorm team recorded the music in episode 7. Violinist Aurora Méndez performed ”Consolación,” composed by Claudio Brindis de Salas Garrido. Timestorm is produced by Cocotazo Media with support from PRX and the Google Podcasts creator program. Series creator / writer / director / producer: Dania Ramos Audio engineer / sound designer / producer: Michael Aquino ”In the Timestorm” written & performed by Michael Aquino ”Consolación” composed by Claudio Brindis d...more

  • Episode 7: Broken

    Aug 22 2019

    The Ventura twins travel to Ponce during the turn of the twentieth century to retrieve a broken promise. They meet future educator Lola Tizol and world-renowned violinist Claudio Brindis de Salas Garrido. Timestorm is produced by Cocotazo Media with support from PRX and the Google Podcasts creator program. Series creator / writer / director / producer: Dania Ramos Audio engineer / sound designer / producer: Michael Aquino ”In the Timestorm” written & performed by Michael Aquino with Aurora...more

  • Episode 6: Ordinary Lives

    Aug 15 2019

    The twins struggle to navigate their ordinary lives while keeping their time-traveling quests a secret. Timestorm is produced by Cocotazo Media with support from PRX and the Google Podcasts creator program. Please be advised that this episode contains content that depicts bullying. Series creator / writer / director / producer: Dania Ramos Audio engineer / sound designer / producer: Michael Aquino ”In the Timestorm” and additional music written & performed by Michael Aquino Additional aud...more

  • Episode 5: Torn

    Aug 08 2019

    The twins head to La Fortaleza to confront the Spanish guard officer who has stolen the plea for equality. Timestorm is produced by Cocotazo Media with support from PRX and the Google Podcasts creator program. Please be advised this episode contains a brief depiction of violence. Series creator / writer / director / producer: Dania Ramos Audio engineer / sound designer / producer: Michael Aquino ”In the Timestorm” and additional music written & performed by Michael Aquino Additional audio...more

  • Episode 4: La Maestra

    Aug 08 2019

    In San Juan, 1838, Alexa and Beni must retrieve a plea for equality. They meet Maestra Celestina Cordero who is fighting for supplies for her schoolgirls. Timestorm is produced by Cocotazo Media with support from PRX and the Google Podcasts creator program. Series creator / writer / director / producer: Dania Ramos Audio engineer / sound designer / producer: Michael Aquino ”In the Timestorm” and additional music written & performed by Michael Aquino Additional audio effects (creative commo...more

  • Episode 3: Atabey

    Aug 01 2019

    The twins return to the timestorm ready to join Horacio’s mission. They meet an incorporeal entity that helps prepare them for their first quest. Timestorm is produced by Cocotazo Media with support from PRX and the Google Podcasts creator program. Please be advised this episode contains content related to Hurricane Maria. Series creator / writer / director / producer: Dania Ramos Audio engineer / sound designer / producer: Michael Aquino ”In the Timestorm” and additional music written & ...more

  • Episode 2: ...Will Change Everything

    Aug 01 2019

    The Venturas learn their family in Puerto Rico will have to brace for a second hurricane in two weeks. Alexa researches about Horacio Méndez in an unlikely place. Timestorm is produced by Cocotazo Media with support from PRX and the Google Podcasts creator program. Please be advised this episode contains content related to Hurricane Maria. Series creator / writer / director / producer: Dania Ramos Audio engineer / sound designer / producer: Michael Aquino ”In the Timestorm” and additional mus...more

  • Episode 1: The Storm

    Aug 01 2019

    Twelve-year-old twins Alexa and Beni Ventura are yanked into a timestorm where they meet a distant cousin who gives them an extraordinary mission: travel through time to preserve their culture’s true history. Timestorm is produced by Cocotazo Media with support from PRX and the Google Podcasts creator program. Series creator / writer / director / producer: Dania Ramos Audio engineer / sound designer / producer: Michael Aquino ”In the Timestorm” and additional music written & performed by M...more

  • Season 1 Trailer

    Jun 19 2019

    Twins from Newark, New Jersey, travel through time to preserve Puerto Rico’s true history. Timestorm is produced by Cocotazo Media with support from PRX and the Google Podcasts creator program. Series creator / writer / director / producer: Dania Ramos Audio engineer / sound designer / producer: Michael Aquino Music by Michael Aquino Additional audio effects (creative commons) - freesounds.org & soundeffectsplus.com Series art by Hispanic Legacy Studio MAIN CAST Leilany Figueroa as Alexa ...more