We’re in the studio this week with rappers Viva Mescal and Mad Macks from the East of the River network (EOTR) – a group of young up and coming artists and musicians, mostly from East L.A. and Boyle Heights. I go way back with Mescal’s family from the projects of Boyle Heights. But these guys are working hard to make things happen in their community and beyond. Listen to our interview with them and also Paul Rodriguez calls in to talk about his new play that covers the difficulty of pitching (and getting) a Latino show on TV…
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LINKS Viva Mescal: TWITTER: @Mescalito3D / @EOTRNetwork INSTAGRAM: @VivaMescal / @EOTRNetwork
Mad Macks: TWITTER: @MadMacks_ / @EOTRNetwork INSTAGRAM: @MadMacks_ / @EOTRNetwork
Rodrigo Torres: TWITTER: @RodrigoTorresJr INSTAGRAM: @RodrigoTorresJr TUMBLR: RodrigoTorresJr.Tumblr.com
Lesa Esparza (Producer, editor, “What’s Up Fool?” podcast) TWITTER: @WhatsUpFoolPod
Voodoo Glowskulls (they do our theme song) http://www.VoodooGlowskulls.com
Ernesto Yerena (he designed our podcast logo) INSTAGRAM: @ernestoyerena #Comedy #StandUpComedy #Chicano #Latino #HipHop #EastoftheRiver #EOTR #VivaMescal #MadMacks #Mescalito #BoyleHeights #EastLA #PaulRodriguez #GeorgeLopez #GabrielIglesias #LastComicStanding #Latinocomedy #LatinoRap