‘Highly Relevant with Jack Rico’ is a podcast examining the elements behind the success (and impediments) of U.S. Hispanics in the media and entertainment space in the United States. For those who have made it, we interview them to learn the factors behind their success in their respective fields. From movies to music, television and media, this podcast provides critical analysis of how US Latinos are influencing and reshaping mainstream pop culture. Join host Jack Rico, founder of ShowBizCafe.com and TODAY show contributor, for incisive and insightful commentary, thought-provoking interviews and curated recommendations about what you should see, read and hear.
If you are someone who’s been hearing about DACA this whole week and are curious about how it works and why it’s so important, we talk to Caitlin Patler, she basically holds a PHD in DACA, and has written several important papers on the subject. She joins us to explain in detail what you need to know. Then, what’s with kids cursing in movies? Between the Bad Moms 2 trailer and the IT clown movie, has Hollywood lost its values? We talk to Tara McNamara, an authority on family films about why parents have been silent on the topic. And speaking of the new horror remake of IT, we have our FIRST REACTION of the film. Is it really scary and was "it" worth the wait ?
Ph.D. Caitlin Patler talks DACA – 2:46
JackedIN (recap of pop culture stories) – 15:18
Tara Mcnamara on kids cursing in movies. Is it ethical? 17:21
This week’s music playlist – 41:07
Tu Para Mi – Man de Barro
Temporary Feeling – Hannah Ellis
Glorioso Dia – Passion (feat. Kristian Stanfill)
First Reaction of horror remake”IT” with Diego del Sol – 41:56
Juan Martin del Potro speaks in Spanish at US Open – 49:07
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