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Highly Relevant with Jack Rico

By Hosted by Jack Rico

‘Highly Relevant with Jack Rico’ aims to capture the zeitgeist of the Hispanic-American entertainment experience. From movies to music, television and media, and a little bit of in between, this podcast provides critical analysis of how Latinos are influencing and reshaping American 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. This is a podcast for people who live a bicultural and bilingual lifestyle and who love to have their finger on the pulse of American and Latino pop culture.

  1. 1.
    Ep 50 - Is This The Worst Oscar Season In Years?, HBO's Health Care Doc 'Clinica de Migrantes,' A Latino App For Your Kids22 September 2017
    1:10:03
  2. 2.
    Ep 49 - Andres Muschetti Talks 'IT' Success, 'Bodega' Discussion with Liz Segran, 'NBCLatino20' with Sandra Lilley15 September 2017
    56:23
  3. 3.
    Ep 48 - DACA And What It Means To You, Kids Cursing In Movies, Review of 'IT'8 September 2017
    50:24
  4. 4.
    Ep 47 - Sports Illustrated Goes Latino, The Future of Latin Music in the US1 September 2017
    35:48
  5. 5.
    Bonus Edition: A Breakdown of John Leguizamo's Call-Out Article and What It Means For All Latinos31 August 2017
    46:22
  6. 6.
    Ep 46 - Dolores Huerta & Carlos Santana, 'Narcos' Season 3, NY Times Simon Romero on Spanish, #HispanicsBreakTheInternet25 August 2017
    1:00:12
  7. 7.
    Episode 45 - Is MTV Culturally Bias Against Spanish-language Music?, Bomba Estéreo on Spanglish, Dunkirk Review, 6 Binge-Worthy TV Shows18 August 2017
    1:06:15
  8. 8.
    Episode 44 - How Will Maria Elena Salinas' Departure Affect Univision? Will 'El Diario La Prensa' Go English?11 August 2017
    1:03:09
  1. 9.
    Episode 43 - April Reign on Boycotting HBO's 'Confederate,' How Will Venezuela's Problems Affect US Latinos?, August Movie & TV Preview4 August 2017
    37:44
  2. 10.
    Episode 42 - Romeo Santos' 'GOLDEN' Album Review, Can J Balvin's 'Mi Gente' Become #1? Cáthia Talks Prince Royce FiveWorld Tour28 July 2017
    42:36
  3. 11.
    Episode 41 - Will "Despacito" Open Floodgates For More Spanish Music Crossovers? Tomás Reyes On How "Beyond Food" Doc Can Improve Your Life21 July 2017
    40:23
  4. 12.
    Episode 40 - Best Movies of 2017 So Far, Gabriel Chavarria Talks 'War For Planet of the Apes,' ESPN's Cristian Moreno on Aaron Judge14 July 2017
    1:06:45
  5. 13.
    Episode 39 - 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' RottenTomatoes Review, Angélica Celaya on Telemundo's New Jenni Rivera Biopic, Can the NYLFF Return Better Than Before?7 July 2017
    57:06
  6. 14.
    Episode 38 - 'Premios Juventud' Preview, Miguel Arteta's Ending Explanation of 'Beatriz at Dinner', Diversity and 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'30 June 2017
    55:03
  7. 15.
    Episode 37 - Can 'Combate Americas' Latin MMA Beat UFC?, 'Transformers: The Last Knight' Movie Review23 June 2017
    24:05
  8. 16.
    Episode 36: Can Mexico Win The Confederations Cup 2017?, What HBO Latino Is Doing About Latin Comedy15 June 2017
    47:19
  9. 17.
    Episode 35 - Is Pixar's 'Coco' Too Mexican For Other Latinos? How Did Tom Cruise's 'The Mummy' Go So Wrong?9 June 2017
    48:43
  10. 18.
    Episode 34 - 'Wonder Woman' Discussion with RottenTomatoes, Alexa PeñaVega on Life & Career, FOX's October Gonzalez on 'Beat Shazam'1 June 2017
    1:04:32
  11. 19.
    Episode 33 - NYC Spanish Radio with "El Pachá," Carolina Cadillo, 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5' Movie Review26 May 2017
    1:07:22
  12. 20.
    Episode 32 - Juanes Talks New Visual Album, Shakira, Reggaeton and Crossing-Over / The Latinization of ESPN20 May 2017
    38:32
  13. 21.
    Episode 31 - Theo Rossi talks 'Lowriders,' 'Combate Americas' and the Future of Latino MMA, 'King Arthur' Movie Review10 May 2017
    43:13
  14. 22.
    Episode 30 - Univision's 'El Chapo,' ViceLand's Panama 'Jungletown,' Reviews of 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2' & Broadway's 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'28 April 2017
    35:02
  15. 23.
    Episode 29 - Why Justin Bieber's 'Despacito' Remix is a Cultural Failure, Ozomatli on Juanes Collab, Billboard's Leila Cobo on J Balvin & Nicky Jam21 April 2017
    35:45
  16. 24.
    Episode 28 - Jessica Lucas on 'Gotham' and 'Wonder Woman,' 'Fate of the Furious' Movie Review14 April 2017
    15:37
  17. 25.
    Episode 27 - Diversity in Comic Books, Megan Grassell On Starting A Business at 17, "Amelie" Review8 April 2017
    36:48
  18. 26.
    Episode 26 - Netflix's 'Ingobernable,' Ben McKenzie on 'Justice League,' 'Miss Saigon' Review1 April 2017
    17:30
  19. 27.
    Episode 25 - Shalim Ortiz Talks ABC's 'Las Reinas,' Bilingual Acting and Narconovelas24 March 2017
    33:40
  20. 28.
    Episode 24 - 'Betting On Zero' and Herbalife's Latino Exploitation17 March 2017
    31:22
  21. 29.
    Episode 23 - ABC's 'American Crime' Benito Martinez Talks Season 3 and Tom Cruise, Jack Hobbs on Future of Podcasts10 March 2017
    40:01
  22. 30.
    Episode 22 - Jose Diaz-Balart on Trump, Hispanic Media and Immigration, Singer Tommy Torres on Latino Crossovers, 'Logan' Movie Review3 March 2017
    42:47
  23. 31.
    Episode 21 - 'Everybody Loves Somebody' Director on Bilingual Films, April Reign #OscarsSoWhite Creator on Oscar Night, 'Get Out' Movie Review1 March 2017
    33:29
  24. 32.
    Episode 20 - An Interview with Director Gore Verbinski (A Cure For Wellness)20 February 2017
    11:13
  25. 33.
    Episode 19 - Ice Cube on Hit Movies, Jesse y Joy on Bilingual Music, Carrie Keagan on Cursing with Celebrities20 February 2017
    46:53
  26. 34.
    Episode 18 - Trump v Mexico, Oscar Nominations, Latino Actors31 January 2017
    44:42
  27. 35.
    Episode 17 - Trump vs. The Media: It's War!, Obama Post-Presidency, Most Anticipated Movies/TV Shows 201718 January 2017
    21:16
  28. 36.
    Episode 16 - Megyn Kelly to NBC, Zootopia, Movie Talk with Kellvin Chavez6 January 2017
    1:13:30
  29. 37.
    Episode 15 - A Discussion on the 3 Best Movies of 201631 December 2016
    24:35
  30. 38.
    Episode 14 - Fake News, Rogue One, Golden Globe/SAG Nominations18 December 2016
    26:46
  31. 39.
    Episode 13 - Trump: Twitter Dangers, Conflict of Interests and Cuba2 December 2016
    32:11
  32. 40.
    Episode 12 - Trump as President... How Do We Move Forward?18 November 2016
    36:42
  33. 41.
    Episode 11 - The Impact Of A Donald Trump Presidency11 November 2016
    43:18
  34. 42.
    Episode 10 - FX Atlanta's Brian Tyree Henry Reacts To Donald Glover 'Han Solo' Casting News29 October 2016
    34:33
  35. 43.
    Episode 9 - Should Tom Cruise Still Be Making Action Films?, 'Queen Sugar,' Broadway's 'Holiday Inn'21 October 2016
    29:09
  36. 44.
    Episode 8 - David Zayas on 'The Lennon Report,' Kent Jones on NYFF, Linda Ong on the Future of Hispanic TV16 October 2016
    39:15
  37. 45.
    Episode 7 - Mark Consuelos On Breaking Hispanic Stereotypes, Anthony Mendez On Emmy Love, Tanzina Vega On Media Diversity23 September 2016
    1:17:02
  38. 46.
    Episode 6 - Rafael Amaya on Narco Novelas and Crossing Over, Enrique Santos Chairman of iHeart Latino16 September 2016
    37:52
  39. 47.
    Episodio 5 - Cristy Marrero de HOLA! USA, Kika Rocha habla sobre NY Fashion Week9 September 2016
    36:50
  40. 48.
    Episode 4 - Willie Geist on the Art of Interviewing, Juan Gabriel and Gene Wilder, Director Richard Tanne from 'Southside With You,' Fall Movie Preview2 September 2016
    1:04:22
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    Episode 3 - Angie Romero on the State of Latin Music, Fede Alvarez on Horror Movies, Jim Shearer on the VMA's26 August 2016
    38:36
  42. 50.
    Sneak Peek at Episode 3 of 'Highly Relevant with Jack Rico'24 August 2016
    1:20
  43. 51.
    Episode 2 - Nick Lachey, WWE Summer Slam, Netflix's 'The Get Down'19 August 2016
    45:12
  44. 52.
    Episode 1 - Jose Diaz-Balart on Bilingual Journalism and The Failure of 'Suicide Squad'12 August 2016
    40:10
  45. 53.
    Episode 0 - Welcome to Highly Relevant8 August 2016
    0:52

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