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The Revolución examines cultural trends in media, entertainment and advertising. Hosted by ad agency executive Diego Lastra, marketing consultant Ana Crandell and writer Court Stroud, each episode aims to inform, entertain and inspire audiences—Hispanics and non-Hispanics alike—through interviews of experts, newsmakers and celebrities. Topics include cultural and business insights, career advice and the role mass media play in creating a more just and equitable society. 
"Ours is a revolution of mind and heart ... "  -Cesar Chavez

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The Revolución examines cultural trends in media, entertainment and advertising. Hosted by ad agency executive Diego Lastra, marketing consultant Ana Crandell and writer Court Stroud, each episode aims to inform, entertain and inspire audiences—Hispanics and non-Hispanics alike—through interviews of experts, newsmakers and celebrities. Topics include cultural and business insights, career advice and the role mass media play in creating a more just and equitable society. 
"Ours is a revolution of mind and heart ... "  -Cesar Chavez

    Rosie Rios and Moe Vela, Unicorn Hunters

    Rosie Rios and Moe Vela, Unicorn Hunters

    Rosa "Rosie" Gumataotao Rios was Obama's Treasurer and is responsible for the Harriet Tubman $20 bill. Moe Vela served as adviser for two U.S. Vice Presidents: Al Gore and Joe Biden. Rosie and Moe are great friends and star in Unicorn Hunters, a new reality series searching for the next $1 billion company. Among their costars are Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and singer Lance Bass. Moe and Rosie talk with The Revolución cohosts Linda Lane Gonzalez and Court Stroud about LGBTQ Pride Month and what they see as the biggest obstacles for the queer community, why the democratization of wealth creation is so important, and what advice they have for the Biden Administration, especially VP Kamala Harris. (Ana Crandell and Diego Lastra have this week off.) 
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    • 44 min
    Edward James Olmos, Man of Hope

    Edward James Olmos, Man of Hope

    He's won an Emmy, a Tony, a Golden Globe and is the first -- and only -- American of Hispanic descent nominated for a Best Actor Academy Award. Edward James Olmos joins The Revolución's guest co-host Linda Lane Gonzalez and podcast regulars Diego Lastra and Court Stroud in this episode. Olmos shares thoughts about how the new movie In the Heights will affect Hispanic representation during the next Oscars, the new season of Mayan, M.C., his latest movie Walking with Herb and why he believes art is a form of activism.
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    • 37 min
    Carlos Watson, Intersectional Interviewer

    Carlos Watson, Intersectional Interviewer

    Carlos Watson is co-founder and CEO of OZY Media. The former MSNBC contributor and CNN anchor has interviewed trendsetters and tastemakers from George W. Bush and Barack Obama to Cardi B and Heidi Klum. The Carlos Watson Show has amassed over 100 million viewers, making it the fastest-growing talk show in YouTube history, and recently began its third season. Carlos joins The Revolución team, including special guest cohost Linda Lane Gonzalez, to share why he considers his interview with former Dallas sheriff Lupe Valdez one of the most exceptional of his career, how he was kicked out of kindergarten yet graduated with degrees from Harvard and Stanford, and why Cuban coffee is essential to his success as a business leader and on-air talent.
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    • 43 min
    Jessica Kirson of FX's Hysterical

    Jessica Kirson of FX's Hysterical

    Only 10% of traveling stand-up comics are women. Men have long dominated the art form. Jessica Kirson wants to change that inequality. The comedian, one of the strongest in the industry regardless of gender, is now the Executive Producer and creator of Hysterical, a new documentary airing on FX on April 2nd, followed by streaming on FX on Hulu. Kirson was recently named "Best Female Comic" by the New York City MAC Association. She talks about the new film and her upcoming sitcom pilot deal with Peacock, what it's like being a mom of four daughters and why being an out lesbian hasn't stopped her career ascent.
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    • 35 min
    Curtiss Cook from Showtime's The Chi

    Curtiss Cook from Showtime's The Chi

    Curtiss Cook's career is on fire. On Showtime's The Chi, the actor plays Douda, a savvy Southside businessman who becomes mayor of Chicago. The Lena Waithe-created drama recently announced Cook has been promoted to a series regular on season four, which is filming now and comes out this summer. Later this year, Cook originates the role of "Abe," a new character written into the script of Steven Spielberg's big-screen update of the classic musical West Side Story.
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    • 49 min
    Ballet Hispánico CEO Eduardo Vilaro

    Ballet Hispánico CEO Eduardo Vilaro

    Ballet Hispánico is one of America's cultural treasures. Founded in 1970 as a community-based performing arts troupe, the nonprofit has grown into a world-class institution whose dancers have performed before millions throughout the United States and abroad.
    The Revolución talks with CEO and Artistic Director Eduardo Vilaro about his experience as an immigrant from Cuba, how he started with Ballet Hispánico as a dancer, and the way the organization connects with audiences during the Covid-19 pandemic through a virtual program called #BUnidos.
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    • 28 min

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