Episode 5

Published on:

7th Aug 2020

Episode 5: Gen X-Y-Z

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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For Fuck's Sake "4FS_Podcast"
A Theatre Podcast
For Fuck’s Sake, A theatre podcast hopes to open up a dialogue with theatre artists about topical issues happening right now. Authentic and candid conversations, in an extended format where we get to hang for a month of weekly episodes with guest co-hosts from all facets of the performing arts world. Allowing us to unpack some real sh*t.

Hosted by award-winning NYC theatre director & producer Aaron Salazar.

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Aaron Salazar

Aaron Salazar is a Latinx New York City award-winning theatre director-producer who specializes in original immersive and experiential work. Salazar’s artistic home is Poseidon Theatre Company, of which he is the Producing Artistic Director and Founder. He enters into his second decade in New York with his most recent work, X The Experience, an interactive live-stream event. In 2019 The Cooping Theory 1969: Who Killed Edgar Allan Poe? an immersive paranormal experience at RPM Underground was featured in The New York Times, New York Post, New York Daily News, The Wall Street Journal, Time Out New York (Best Immersive Theatre in NYC/Top 13 Best Halloween Shows 2019), and received the title of “Best Immersive Shows & Experiences of 2019” from No Proscenium and won Best Environmental Immersion Award 2019 for the U.S. from Immersion Nation. Previous work with Poseidon Theatre Company includes Antigone and BitterSweet at The Cell Theatre. He is thrilled to begin his journey as Creative Director-Founder of Alvarez Keko Salazar Productions’ creating "Bespoke Experiences beyond the proscenium" in digital storytelling, interactive media & live immersive works. Currently, streaming is For F**k’s Sake a theatre podcast aka “4FS Podcast”, Drama: an aural experience an immersive audio fiction series. AKS’s namesake is an homage to his family and ancestors and the courage they had to want a better life for future generations. "I stand on the strength of their bravery,”