Episode 5: Gen X-Y-Z

For Fuck's Sake "4FS_Podcast"

Aug 7 2020 • 1 hr 23 mins

August brings together 3 generations to the microphones Gen X, Y & Z embodied by: Host Aaron Salazar (Award-Winning Theatre Director-Producer Featured in the New York Times, New York Daily News & New York Post) Danny Marin (Award-Winning Producer, Actor & Founder of Con Limón Productions) &  Cheech Manohar (Broadway triple threat currently playing ‘Kevin G” in Mean Girls the musical & upcoming Screenwriter)  Episode 5 is dense and chock full of hot topics we discuss: (03:28) Danny’s “Elevator Pitch”  (05:26) Cheech’s “Elevator Pitch” (09:15) The implications and importance of what the possible Tik Tok shut down means and it’s perceived threat to the current administration (23:29) (26:03) The Vote: How third party voting will be detrimental to the 2020 election and how “Settling” for Biden is paramount.  (40:48) The fall out from the 2016 election to marginalized communities we represent on the show (49:00) A much needed “Meditation Break” (52:00) How Danny & Cheech met each other being at all the same casting calls (54:07) The perception of race in casting (59:21) Coded language in castings to further perpetuate stereotypes  (01:00:41) Casting turning non-white talent into Asexual punchlines (01:09:37) The work of decolonizing your mind as a non-white artist in the entertainment industry  That is just a taste. Grab a beverage and snack dear friends, this episode is not to be missed.  This is just the first of 4 episodes with Cheech Manohar & Danny Marin as they begin their journey as the August Guest Co-Hosts on the show! Join the community: Cheech:https://www.instagram.com/cheechmanohar/ (https://www.instagram.com/cheechmanohar/) Danny:https://www.instagram.com/itsdannymarin/ (https://www.instagram.com/itsdannymarin/) Danny's Company:https://www.con-limon.org/ (https://www.con-limon.org/) Aaron:https://www.instagram.com/directorsalazar/ (https://www.instagram.com/directorsalazar/) 4FS Podcast:https://www.instagram.com/4fs_podcast/ (https://www.instagram.com/4fs_podcast/) Stay in the loop and never miss an episode: Episode Alerts & more:https://tinyletter.com/4fspodcast (https://tinyletter.com/4fspodcast)