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Libros Schmibros is a podcast exploring the people, books, movies and ideas that Californians care about, in a thoughtful way that even New Yorkers can understand. We're coming to you from Libros Schmibros, our bilingual nonprofit lending library in Boyle Heights, on the west coast of the country and the east bank of the mighty Los Angeles River.

Libros Schmibros David Kipen

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Libros Schmibros is a podcast exploring the people, books, movies and ideas that Californians care about, in a thoughtful way that even New Yorkers can understand. We're coming to you from Libros Schmibros, our bilingual nonprofit lending library in Boyle Heights, on the west coast of the country and the east bank of the mighty Los Angeles River.

    Sandra de la Loza Interview - The Libros Schmibros Podcast

    Sandra de la Loza Interview - The Libros Schmibros Podcast

    Cuauhtemoc Hernandez speaks with Sandra de la Loza about guerrilla art, politics, and her book, "the The Pocho Research Society Field Guide to L.A.: Monuments and Murals of Erased and Invisible Histories".   Hernandez and de la Loza talk about an upcoming project to do with Sleepy Lagoon.  

    • 42 min
    Walter Thompson-Hernandez Interview - The Libros Schmibros Podcast

    Walter Thompson-Hernandez Interview - The Libros Schmibros Podcast

    Libros' own Cuauhtemoc Hernandez talks with author and journalist Walter Thompson-Hernandez (no relation) his recent book The Compton Cowboys, growing up in Los Angeles, influences and more.

    • 38 min
    John Logan Interview - The Libros Schmibros Podcast

    John Logan Interview - The Libros Schmibros Podcast

    David Kipen speaks with John Logan, the Oscar-winning screenwriter and creator of Penny Dreadful: City of Angels, which takes place in 1938 in an L.A. barrio called, ahem, "Belvedere Heights."  

    • 49 min
    Alexa Karolinski Interview - The Libros Schmibros Podcast

    Alexa Karolinski Interview - The Libros Schmibros Podcast

    Alexa Karolinski interviewed by Colleen Jaurretche, co-founder of Libros  Schmibros Lending Library.  Karolinski and Jaurretche discuss 'Unorthodox', the new Netflix series.  Karolinski was one of the writers and producers of Unorthodox.   Recorded in Los Angeles, May 2020.

    • 25 min
    Stephanie Burt Interview - Libros Schmibros Podcast

    Stephanie Burt Interview - Libros Schmibros Podcast

    Stephanie Burt and David Kipen discuss things she likes to read, fandom  and the selection of her book, Advice from the Lights, by the City of  Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs as its Big Read book for  2020.

    • 56 min
    Mike Davis Interview - The Libros Schmibros Podcast

    Mike Davis Interview - The Libros Schmibros Podcast

    Mike Davis and David Kipen discuss Los Angeles, City of Quartz and other writings which appear to be almost prophetic, viewed through the lens of COVID-19 and the current pandemic.  Full interview, recorded April 2020.

    • 1 hr 11 min

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