August brings together 3 generations to the microphones
Gen X, Y & Z embodied by:
Host Aaron Salazar (Award-Winning Theatre Director-Producer Featured in the New York Times, New York Daily News & New York Post)
Danny Marin (Award-Winning Producer, Actor & Founder of Con Limón Productions) &
Cheech Manohar (Broadway triple threat currently playing ‘Kevin G” in Mean Girls the musical & upcoming Screenwriter)
Episode 5 is dense and chock full of hot topics we discuss:
- (03:28) Danny’s “Elevator Pitch”
- (05:26) Cheech’s “Elevator Pitch”
- (09:15) The implications and importance of what the possible Tik Tok shut down means and it’s perceived threat to the current administration (23:29)
- (26:03) The Vote: How third party voting will be detrimental to the 2020 election and how “Settling” for Biden is paramount.
- (40:48) The fall out from the 2016 election to marginalized communities we represent on the show
- (49:00) A much needed “Meditation Break”
- (52:00) How Danny & Cheech met each other being at all the same casting calls
- (54:07) The perception of race in casting
- (59:21) Coded language in castings to further perpetuate stereotypes
- (01:00:41) Casting turning non-white talent into Asexual punchlines
- (01:09:37) The work of decolonizing your mind as a non-white artist in the entertainment industry
That is just a taste.
Grab a beverage and snack dear friends, this episode is not to be missed.
This is just the first of 4 episodes with Cheech Manohar & Danny Marin as they begin their journey as the August Guest Co-Hosts on the show!
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