Polivision Podcast S1 / E3: Feminist satire and digital humor in Latin America

This episode of Polivision, a podcast about Latin(o) American popular culture, is about feminist satire and digital humor in Latin America, highlighting the case of Malena Pichot (Argentina), la Pulla (Colombia), Las Igualadas (Colombia), Chumel Torres (Mexico), and Enchufe.tv (Ecuador). Hosted by Paul Alonso, a Peruvian journalist and professor at Georgia Tech, and Rachel Jinx, a student of international affairs and Spanish. Produced by Lauren … Continue reading Polivision Podcast S1 / E3: Feminist satire and digital humor in Latin America

Maritza Nuñez: “I sing to people that have spit in my face”

This episode of Hybrid Atlanta Features Maritza Nuñez, the lead singer of the punk rock band Bitter. She speaks about her Mexican background, singing songs in Spanish, and how to stop being angry all the time. Hybrid Atlanta is a video series of interviews with local artists and creatives whose work establishes a dialogue with Latinx and global cultures. Created by Paul Alonso, it is … Continue reading Maritza Nuñez: “I sing to people that have spit in my face”

Polivision Podcast S1 E2 / Satiric TV in Latin America

This episode of Polivision, a podcast about Latin(o) American popular culture, is about satiric tv shows in Latin America, focusing on the cases of Brozo (Mexico), Jaime Bayly (Perú), and Capusotto (Argentina). Hosted by Paul Alonso, a Peruvian journalist and professor at Georgia Tech, and Rachel Jinx, a student of international affairs and Spanish. Produced by Lauren Neefe. Recorded at WREK. This episode features music … Continue reading Polivision Podcast S1 E2 / Satiric TV in Latin America

Jesse Pratt López: “Trans bodies are often objectified”

This episode of Hybrid Atlanta features Jesse Pratt Lopez, a photographer and activist for trans Latinx rights. She talks about social justice, trans-fetishization, and the challenges for the queer community in Atlanta. Hybrid Atlanta is a video series of interviews with local artists and creatives whose work establishes a dialogue with Latinx and global cultures. Created by Paul Alonso, it is produced by Polivision, a … Continue reading Jesse Pratt López: “Trans bodies are often objectified”

Polivision Podcast S1 E1 / Satire in the Trump era

The first episode of Polivision, a podcast about Latin(o) American popular culture, is about humor and satire in the Americas from 9/11 to the Trump era. Hosted by Paul Alonso, a Peruvian journalist and professor at Georgia Tech, and Rachel Jinx, a student of international affairs and Spanish. Produced by Lauren Neefe. Recorded at WREK. This episode features music by Spleen-Musical and Garnavutka. Polivision is … Continue reading Polivision Podcast S1 E1 / Satire in the Trump era

Chris Escobar: “The Atlanta Film Festival is for everyone else, which is most people”

This episode of Hybrid Atlanta features Christopher Escobar, director of the Atlanta Film Society and the new owner of the Historic Plaza Theater. He talks about his Colombian heritage, the mission of the Atlanta Film Festival, and why he decided to buy the oldest (and only independently owned) cinema in the city. Hybrid Atlanta is a video series of interviews with local artists and creatives … Continue reading Chris Escobar: “The Atlanta Film Festival is for everyone else, which is most people”

Adron: “I access language through music”

This episode of Hybrid Atlanta features local musician and singer-songwriter Adron. She talks about her musical connections to Brazilian Tropicalia, the time she opened for Os Mutantes in Atlanta, her love for languages, and her obsession with water (condensed in her latest album Water Music). Hybrid Atlanta is a video series of interviews with local artists and creatives whose work establishes a dialogue with LatinX … Continue reading Adron: “I access language through music”