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The Conversation with Abby Hamblin
38 minutes | 2 years ago
Lalo Alcaraz talks 'La Cucaracha', Latino representation, working for Nickelodeon
Lemon Grove native Lalo Alcaraz has long been an advocate for better representation of Latinos in America. Now, it's his day job. He got his start as an editorial cartoonist at San Diego State University's student newspaper The Daily Aztec before going on to create the first nationally-syndicated, politically-themed Latino daily comic strip, "La Cucaracha." More recently, he’s worked as a cultural consultant on the Pixar film “Coco” and the upcoming animated Nickelodeon show, “The Casagrandes.”
41 minutes | 2 years ago
LIVE with authors Kiersten White and Emily Skrutskie at the San Diego Festival of Books
Emily Skrutskie is a Los Angeles-based author of “The Abyss Surrounds Us” and its sequel, “The Edge of the Abyss,” and the stand-alone novel “Hull Metal Girls.” Her next novel, “Bonds of Brass,” will be published in the spring of 2020. Kiersten White is local to San Diego. She’s The New York Times best-selling author of numerous books for young readers, including the “And I Darken” trilogy, “The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein,” the Buffy the Vampire Slayer novels “Slayer” and “Chosen,” and the upcoming “The Guinevere Deception.”
37 minutes | 2 years ago
Edith Eva Eger, 91, on surviving the Holocaust and overcoming hate
Edith Eger was 16 when her family was sent to the Auschwitz concentration camp. At age 90 she wrote 'The Choice' to tell her story and help others.
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