Category: Culture

Jo Firestone Debut Comedy Album Out Now

Jo Firestone‘s debut comedy album is out now via Comedy Central records. She has written for shows such as The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Chris Gethard Show,  and Joe Pera Talks With You. She also co-starred and co-wrote a web-series called Womanhood  with her friend and “partner-in-depressive-humor,” Aparna Nancherla.

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The Story of the Ultimate Migrant: Interview with Jean Guerrero, Author of ‘Crux: A Cross-Border Memoir’

Jean Guerrero is a “multimedia reporter with experience covering Latin America,” reads her staff bio page for KPBS, San Diego’s public media outlet. But Guerrero is using the simplest words, a storyteller; a skill she picked up strolling along the beach hand in hand with her father as a young girl.

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Podcasts, Parents, And A New Netflix Special: An Interview With Hari Kondabolu

“This mic kills fascists,” reads the tagline on Hari Kondabolu’s new special now out on Netflix, Warn Your Relatives. It is just the commentary we all needed right now. In a politicized era where almost any topic and any comment is being evaluated under a political microscope, Kondabolu gives us an hour that is not pedantic but just a self-deprecating recounting of a comedian of color’s experience in 2018 U.S.A.

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Science, Devils, and Baseball: A Conversation With ‘Lucifer’ Star, Aimee Garcia

Aimee Garcia’s roles have taken quite a leap since her spot as George Lopez’s niece on the the George Lopez show. Garcia has also appeared in shows like Dexter, Trauma, Family Guy, Vegas, and so many others. But her largest role has to be that of Ella Lopez, on Fox Network’s Lucifer, where Garcia is the forensic scientist helping the devil himself solve crimes in Los Angeles.

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The Magic Is In the Hole: A Conversation With Voodoo Doughnut’s Rock-Star Owner Tres Shannon

Atop a mountain of doughnuts, sexual innuendos, pink boxes, and 45′ records are Tres Shannon and Kenneth “Cat Daddy” Pogson. Before IFC’s hit series Portlandia was putting Portland’s eccentricities on the map, Voodoo Doughnuts had lines out its doors with customers lined up around the block waiting for voodoo doll doughnuts, maple bacon doughnuts, or the iconic cock and balls doughnuts.

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