Katynka Martinez and I are back with the latest episode of our podcast Olmos Famous. In this episode we take a look at season 22, episode 16 of The Simpsons featuring Cheech and Chong. What happens when Cheech Marin tries to educate Homer on Chicano art? Does Springfield’s Latino population live in East-Springfield? What inspired the psychedelic sequence in the episode? Listen and find out!
Olmos Famous Episode 2
Extra bonus: Here’s the Olmos Famous *exclusive* side-by-side comparison of the Simpsons’ version of Xavier Viramontes’ Boycott Grapes print and the original.
Stay tuned for more Latino media commentary and witty banter!
I can’t think of a better way to start the new year than by wishing a very Happy Birthday to one of my dearest friends. Katynka Martinez is my conscious and my partner in podcasting/radio crime. I can’t imagine my life without her in it and I’m so glad that she was born on this day. Happy Birthday Katynka!
Two weeks ago I was a guest on KPFA’s Ritmo de las Americas. Alongside Professor Katynka Martinez (AKA The Sunnyside Gardener) we had our playlists broadcast by DJ Rosi Reyes. It was a great night of music, cheap beer, and delicious chile rellenos cooked by Rosi. Episode 8 of my podcast is our segment on the show, give it a listen below.
Podcast Episode #8: The Sunnyside Gardener & River Rio
CuCu Diamantes & Los Tucanes de Tijuana – El Burrito (Nortec Panoptica Remix)
Up, Bustle & Out – Cumbion Mountain (Chico Sonido & Toy Selectah Remix)
Up, Bustle & Out – Blue Night / Mavi Gece
Ivo Meirelles & Funk’n Lata – Baile Funk Medley
La Santa Cecilia – Chicle
The Armenta Brothers – Miss Jenny
You can listen to Ritmo de las Americas every Saturday from 7:00PM – 9:00PM on KPFA 94.1FM.