Cuauhtemoc Hernandez speaks with renowned Los Angeles native graffiti artist Gajin Fujita about art, growing up in Boyle Heights, historical references in his work and where we are now.
Cuauhtemoc Hernandez speaks with Sandra de la Loza about guerrilla art, politics, and her book, “The Pocho Research Society Field Guide to L.A.: Monuments and Murals of Erased and Invisible Histories”. de la Loza and Hernandez also discuss an upcoming project to do with Sleepy Lagoon.
Episode Seven of 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.
Episode 6 of 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.”
Episode 5 of the Libros Schmibros Podcast.
Alexa Karolinski and Colleen Jaurretche discuss Netflix new series, ‘Unorthodox’, which Karolinski helped write and produce. Marginalized communities and gentrification are also discussed in this fourth episode of the Libros Schmibros Podcast.
In this episode, Colleen Jaurretche (co-founder of Libros Schmibros) speaks with Eavan Boland, one of the great poets of Ireland who passed away on April 27th. Boland reads her poem, “That the Science of Cartography is Limited”. Format: Audio introduction followed by video recorded at Stanford University in Fall 2010.
Episode 3 of the 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.
Episode 2 of 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.
Episode 1 of the the Libros Schmibros Podcast.
You asked for it — and not always politely. “Why doesn’t Libros Schmibros do a podcast?” “Have you thought of doing a podcast?” “You should really do a podcast.”
We know! We just didn’t want to rush it. We wanted to wait until everybody else had a podcast first — and now we’ve succeeded!Continue reading “Introducing the Libros Schmibros Podcast”