We're throwing it back just a bit to Myte's time at ClexaCon, where she met Nafessa Williams and attended her panel! Myte talks about how impressed she was with Black Lightning (available to stream on Netflix and officially renewed for season 2, she called it!) FriedPapita talks about her love for Lena Waithe'sThe Chi and why we should all give it a chance.
This very special episode features FriedPapita's amazing mother! They talk about everything from identity, colorism in Mexico and the U.S., and an immigrants experience, to learning English by watching TV and what representation means to a different generation. Myte and FriedPapita catch up on Childish Gambino's This Is America and the Brooklyn Nine Nine renewal!
Myte is joined by John Arrow of TGI Femslash, a gal pals convention, to talk about the Freeform series The Fosters! Myte takes the opportunity to talk about her favorite character, Ximena Sinfuego, and John talks about the amazing representation that Elliot Fletcher, or Aaron, provides for the transgender community. They also discuss ClexaCon and TGI Femslash, two queer as hell conventions. Myte and FriedPapita catch up on Janelle Monae and rant about Dirty Computer for wayyy too long :)
Follow John Arrow on Twitter @Jarrow272 and @TGIFemslash, or go to tgifemslash.com to check out their convention!
We're throwing it back to when Myte and FriedPapita were inhabiting the same space! This week we discussed the impact that Cristela Alonzo had on us while watching her short-lived television series, as well as her amazing Netflix stand up special, Lower Classy. We get really into how classism has affected us and talk about our career feels!
Lady Bird (2017) and Real Women Have Curves (2002)
FriedPapita and Myte go into investiGAYtion mode! Did Lady Bird rip off Real Women Have Curves, are they completely different films, or was it about the lessons we learned along the way? Hang out with Myte at ClexaCon in Las Vegas this weekend! We're on Spotify, now! Don't forget to leave us a review, it really makes our day.
It's another #supportbrownpodcasts crossover! Richard of Songmess podcast joined FriedPapita while in Dallas for an extraordinary episode covering music, identity, campy films, and more! Tune in until the end for a quick update from the cabrona y chingona! Catch FriedPapita at 214 Selena and Myte at ClexaCon in Las Vegas! Watch our Instagram Live on Sunday April 1st around 1-2pm PST.
The Fabrona y Chingona discuss Guillermo del Toro's Cronos and The Devil's Backbone! They talk about how GDT has progressed into auteurship and developed an affinity for sexy monsters. Fidel Murillo is an artist based in Dallas. Find him on Instagram @FidelMurilloArt and on Facebook. If you'd like to listen to our original episode on Guillermo del Toro, become a Cabronas y Chingonas patron at Patreon.com/cycpodcast! Side Note: Find Myte at ClexaCon in Las Vegas to get a sticker and say hi!
Myte had the privilege of having Viva La Round Girls on the show! They talk about the lack of representation for round girls and the sprinkles that they've found throughout the media. FriedPapita calls in for a speed-round of questions.
Myte and FriedPapita are joined by Cordarian to talk about some of their favorite queer heroes that started out on the pages of a comic book. We mainly discuss the Hulu series Marvel's Runaways, but we also get into Black Lightning, The Legend of Korra, X-men, and more. Find out how we feel about changing a character's canonical sexuality, social media, and how television is adapting comics into series'.
It's a #supportbrownpodcasts crossover! De Colores Radio joined Myte and FriedPapita to talk about representation, colorism, the sexuality spectrum, and most importantly - how Myte met Eva. Listen to the iconic Rafa gunshots, Pat opening up about being weird, and FriedPapita's major jealousy! This is the Dallas tea you've been waiting for.
Myte interviewed two more queer and Latinx artists!
First up is Chucha, an Oakland based artist who talks to Myte about struggling to find yourself in the media and how digital media has helped. Chucha can be found on Instagram @La_Chucha and on lachucha.tumblr.com.
Second is Pamela Chavez, a queer, Costa Rican illustrator who is working on her first animated short! They talk extensively about her project, her love for "Viernes Girl" by Aurora Guerrero, and more. Pamela's work can be found on Pamelachavez.com. Both artists were commissioned by GLAAD to create graphics for their Inclusive Screens or Pantalla Inclusiva campaign.
Myte had the pleasure of interviewing Julio Salgado, a queer, Latinx artist living in L.A. They talk about being undocumented and using art as a form of activism, his web series Undocumented and Awkward, and finding himself represented in the media. From Will and Grace to One Day at a Time, we talk about the shows and films that have shaped who we are today.
The sequel to episode 2, "Anything for Elenas" is here! One Day at a Time has stolen out hearts with it's second season. FriedPapita tells us what exactly got the tears flowing and Myte talks about how the second binge made her feel. FYI: we start the episode off spoiler-free and formally apologize for the pronoun struggle.
This week we are covering family! FriedPapita talks about re-watching a childhood favorite, Mi Familia, and what it means to her now. Myte covers the short-lived television series American Family (also known as American Family: Journey of Dreams) and the vast amount of topics it covered in just a few episodes. Of course, we had to bring in some of our own family's experiences, too.
We finally get to say Happy New Year! Kind of. Back in Dallas, FriedPapita and Myte watched the Golden Globe nominated Call Me By Your Name and are now taking the time to review it! Myte pairs this with the long-running show Shameless. This is our second long distance recording (a few pre-recorded eps are coming your way) and we hope it's as enjoyable as it usually is.
This week is about Las Feministas! While talking about the Dolores Huerta documentary and The CW's Jane the Virgin, Myte and FriedPapita get into the complicated nature of non-diverse people creating diverse media. They also discuss having to unlearn anti-feminist values and the struggle of getting a decent education in Texas.
FriedPapita renews her hood card by watching and reviewing the Queen Latifah classic, Set It Off! Myte pairs this with the TNT show Claws, starring Niecy Nash. They also find the value in watching trashy reality television!
In this episode we talk about our Podcasterio Fest experience and try to get into the Christmas spirit. FriedPapita talks about her love/hate relationship with the film Carol and Myte gives a non-spoilery (for once) review of Coco. Bear with us, for this is our first ever long distance recording!
This episode is all about Guillermo Del Toro, the Mexican screenwriter, director, and producer of films. FriedPapita explores Pacific Rim, a higher budget Hollywood film that Del Toro created just a few years ago. Myte dissects Pan's Labyrinth, a more personal project of his that has maintained it's popularity for over a decade.
This week, FriedPapita and Myte banter about Rebelde, the epic telenovela from the mid-2000's! FriedPapita also discusses Joven y Alocada, a film for your queer millennial soul. Myte talks about the Audience Network show, You Me Her, also known as the first polyamorous comedy. They both get into how sitcoms serve as a stepping stone for progressiveness in the media.
This week (or several weeks ago when he visited Dallas) we're joined by FavyFav of Latinos Who Lunch podcast to talk about our childhood favorites. We talk about Roseanne, A Different World, Harry Potter, and so many more TV shows!
We're not ready for Halloween to be over! FriedPapita and (mostly) Myte decided to cover representation in horror films! Starting with the fantastically latinx Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones. Myte also talked about Hush, a film about a deaf woman who fights off a torturous killer. FriedPapita talks about her struggle watching two older films in her least favorite genre, consisting of Sleepaway Camp and Alucarda. Things weren't always so progressive in the media, especially for queer people.
Cabronas y Chingonas are joined by their sister podcast, Not All Millennials! Madame Lazet and Joe help us talk about the magical Cartoon Network show, Steven Universe, and how it provides representation for youth in regards to gender, sexuality, race, and more.
Aaron joins FriedPapita in explaining the four stories within Cuatro Lunas, a film about identity and facing your fears. Myte tells them about the beautiful relationship of Lafayette and Jesus in the show True Blood. They dive into a bit of their experiences in Mexico and find common ground.
Myte and FriedPapita GO OFF about the American Horror Story: Cult premiere! Myte goes over the representation she found within the Asylum and Hotel seasons of the show. FriedPapita shares what Glee (and Brittana) means to her today. This may or may not be a Ryan Murphy bashing.
The Legend of Korra
FriedPapita talks about La Luciérnaga, or The Firefly, another film that will hit you in the feels with a twist on your normal romantic plot. Myte runs through a brief history on queer women in DC and Marvel comics. They also stray from their topics and into The Legend of Korra, a favorite of theirs.
Myte and FriedPapita dive into bisexual representation in the media! Specifically, the Netflix original Gypsy (which has been officially canceled but they don't know that yet) and the film Appropriate Behavior.
Myte talks about the new ship on the block, Kadena, from Freeform's The Bold Type. FriedPapita runs through the 2011 film Circumstance and why it's so important to this podcast.
8. BONUS: SINA GRACE INTERVIEW FOR POPNERDTV
Myte had the pleasure of interviewing Sina Grace for Popnerdtv.com. Sina Grace is currently writing the Iceman solo series for Marvel. We discuss the first three issues, how he deals with the various opinions of the internet, representing religion, and the upcoming issues for the series. The transcribed version of the interview is here.
FriedPapita and Myte rant about horoscopes, cheerleaders, and crystals before going into their analysis of the Thanksgiving episode in Master of None, starring Lena Waithe. They stray off topic and cover their feelings about pride and the Pulse nightclub, but don't worry, it all leads back to this epic episode.
TonyCBear and Cordarian join us for a discussion on the one, the only, RuPaul's Drag Race! Find out what Valentina means to Tony (yes, this was recorded before the Selena comments) and what disappoints Cordarian in the show.
FriedPapita and Myte switch it up this week! FriedPapita recommends the Amazon Prime show I Love Dick and Myte gushes over the 2005 film Imagine Me and You. The lovely intro is courtesy of the audio engineer and FriedPapita having genuinely good time.
FriedPapita and Myte discuss the relevance of The Handmaid's Tale in the current political climate. They also go into depth on the importance of Elena's character in Netflix's One Day at a Time, as well as the show as a whole.
Myte and Fried Papita, longtime interweb friends who bonded over queer media, have joined forces to create a podcast about their favorite television shows and films. In this episode, we briefly discuss 13 Reasons Why and talk about Wynonna Earp on Syfy and the film Mosquita y Mari.