Halloween vs. Día de Muertos

     In this podcast we talk about similarities and differences between Halloween and Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead), a beautiful celebration which takes place in Mexico and some parts of the United States.

     Join us to learn about the origins of these two celebrations, plus tons of vocabulary and phrases you hear a lot during this two day celebration, where it’s believed that the souls of those who passed away have permission to return to the earth to spend time with their loved ones.

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Jim Fricker II

Jim Fricker II is a gringo from Minnesota. In 2010 he decided he was no longer content with only being able to speak one language, so he set out to learn Spanish. As a result, he met his wife, May. As an added bonus, he never had to endure another Minnesota winter again.

    Over the years Jim has been a musician, recording studio owner, music producer, teacher, and technology enthusiast. He has produced dozens of albums for various unsigned artist, been commissioned to compose music for national organizations, and always tries to make sure he has his daily green smoothie in the morning.