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May 25, 2021

Songwriting, Creative process, Breaking into Hollywood. Actor, writer and musician Riki Lindhome tracks her journey from a town of 1,000 to Hollywood including; awkward struggles, creating Garfunkel & Oates and Another Period, and navigating a career that fits all of her interests. All this and more in her candid...

May 18, 2021

AfroLatinidad, Storytelling, Being Bronx+. The Dominican American storyteller, Julissa Contreras talks about seeking to elevate voices of the oppressed, her transformative college experience and how growing up in the Bronx informed her understanding of race and identity in an insightful discussion with Grasie Mercedes...

May 11, 2021

Superstore casting, Gay stand-up, Filipino in Oregon. From moving from the Philippines to a small town in Oregon, to paying his dues as a stand-up in San Francisco, to the thing that almost cost him his series regular role on NBC’s Superstore; Filipino actor and comedian, Nico Santos, joins Grasie in an episode...

May 4, 2021

Racial-profiling, model minority trope, 9/11 and identity. Indian-American actor, Parvesh Cheena, chats with host Grasie Mercedes on topics ranging from Hollywood to social justice in an episode they titled, Not Indian Enough.


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Twitter: @Parvesh