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2017/11/22 at 8:57am

PODCAST: ‘Coco’ Director Adrian Molina On Celebrating Latino Culture, Guillermo Arriaga On Writing A Good Story, Aimee Garcia Discusses FOX’s ‘Lucifer’ S3

11.22.2017 | By |

Happy Thanksgiving! On this episode, we chat with Adrian Molina (2:34), he is the first Latino director of a Pixar and is the co-director of Pixar’s new movie Coco that is currently in theaters right now. We discuss why Coco is not a Mexican film for Mexicans and why it really is a film for everyone. Read More

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2017/11/03 at 5:22pm

PODCAST: Vanity Fair’s ‘J-ROD’ Cover With Writer Bethany McLean, Walter Perez On Eating Good with ‘EATGUD’

11.3.2017 | By |


The new Vanity Fair December issue is out and two Latinos are on the cover – Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez, also now known as J-ROD. I talk to the Bethany Mclean, the writer who spent several days with them to do the cover story and we discussed everything from why Latinos are rarely on the cover of Vanity Fair, the how to of her writing process and how she discovered the trait that bonds them together.  Read More

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2017/11/01 at 4:34pm

PODCAST: Stephanie Beatriz On How She Prepared For Her Sexual Assault Film “Light of the Moon”

11.1.2017 | By |


On this week’s episode, we talk to Hispanic actress Stephanie Beatriz (3:00) from FOX’s Brooklyn-Nine-Nine who has a new movie out titled Light of the Moon, where she plays the victim of sexual assault. We get down to the nitty gritty of her thoughts of rape on film and her take on Hollywood’s sexual assault culture. Read More

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2017/10/21 at 4:17pm

PODCAST: Hamilton’s Mandy Gonzalez Talks ‘Fearless’ Album, Rich Greenfield Discusses Univision/Verizon Debacle

10.21.2017 | By |


Host Jack Rico is joined by actress/singer Mandy Gonzalez and media/tech analyst Rich Greenfield. Gonzalez (9:35), who is currently playing the role of Angelica Schuyler in the mega-smash Broadway hit Hamilton, talks her debut album Fearless, plus, how she asked Lin-Manuel Miranda to write the title track, her moments of discrimination because of her Latino last name and her upcoming concert appearance at New York’s legendary cabaret Cafe Carlyle. Read More

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2017/10/15 at 2:49pm

PODCAST: Is it Latino Comedy Or Just Comedy? A Discussion with 3 Rising Latino Comedians

10.15.2017 | By |


This week on the show, we talk to the star comedians of the new HBO Latino comedy special “ENTRE NOS Part 2” – Shayla Rivera, Frankie Quiñones and Vladimir Caamaño. We discuss social labels, challenges of the comedy business, relationships, cultural identity and the fascination with the wealthy. It’s a funny, but smart conversation you will enjoy.

Jack Rico

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2017/09/29 at 1:23pm

PODCAST: Salsero Luis Enrique On Salsa’s Relevance Today and Spanish Director Mateo Gil On Life and Death in Sci-Fi Film ‘Realive”

09.29.2017 | By |


On episode 51 Luis Enrique and Mateo Gil are our guests on episode 51. Salsero Luis Enrique, who most people know for his global hit “Yo No Se Mañana” from 2009, has a new book out titled “Autobiografía“. We discuss many topics from his difficult immigration experience in the US to meeting his mother for the first time at 15, but perhaps the most salient moments of the interview had to do him being discriminated by Latinos, “Yo No Se Mañana” almost being sung in English, should Latinos have their own award shows and how salsa can become #1 on Billboard’s Hot 100. Read More

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2017/09/22 at 2:34pm

PODCAST: Is 2017 Worst Oscar Season Ever?, HBO’s ‘Clinica de Migrantes,’ An Educational Latino App For Kids

09.22.2017 | By |


On this 50th episode, we chat with Wilson Morales from Blackfilm.com on the underwhelming Oscar season this year, we also talk to Russian director Max Pozdorovkin about his new HBO documentary ‘Clinica de Migrantes‘, radio personality Yako shares with us his musical selection this week and Deborah Castillero, a Latina entrepreneur who developed a Latino app that teaches children to speak Spanish and English, stops by to discuss the challenges in creating the app and the advantages to having your children learn a second language.  Read More

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2017/09/15 at 6:04pm

PODCAST: Andres and Barbara Muschetti Talk ‘IT’, Bodega Talk with Liz Segran, ‘NBCLatino20’ List

09.15.2017 | By |


On this week’s episode, we are psyched to have Andres and Barbara Muschetti, the Argentinian siblings who directed and produced, respectively, the #1 movie currently in America – the horror film “IT”. We discuss how “IT” draws parallels to the Trump administration and the current state of the country, the reason they didn’t cast a Latino kid actor and what Guillermo del Toro texted them on opening weekend.   Read More

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2017/09/09 at 11:07am

PODCAST: #DACA And What It Means To You, Are Kids Cursing In Movies Ethical?, Review of ‘IT’ Movie

09.9.2017 | By |


If you are someone who’s been hearing about DACA this whole week and are curious about how it works and why it’s so important, we talk to Caitlin Patler, she basically holds a Ph.D. in #DACA, and has written several important papers on the subject. She joins us to explain in detail what you need to know. Then, what’s with kids cursing in movies? Between the Bad Moms 2 trailer and the IT clown movie, has Hollywood lost its values? We talk to Tara McNamara, an authority on family films about why parents have been silent on the topic. And speaking of the new horror remake of IT, we have our FIRST REACTION of the film. Is it really scary and was “it” worth the wait? Read More

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2017/09/01 at 1:04pm

PODCAST: Sports Illustrated Goes Latino, The Future of Latin Music in the US

09.1.2017 | By |


We’re sending love and prayers to Houston, Texas. On this week’s episode, our good friend Luis Miguel Echegaray, the head of Latino content for Sports Illustrated stopped by to talk about their new initiative for Hispanic sports fans.  Also, as the ‘Despacito’ phenomenon winds down, where does Latin music go from here? Some say it has a bright future in mainstream, others aren’t as optimistic. Pop culture writer Julyssa Lopez visits the show to discuss her most recent article in the Washington Post titled, “What’s next for Latin music after the summer of ‘Despacito?” where she explores these questions thoroughly. Read More

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