Latinos Who Lunch

Latinos Who Lunch

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Latinos Who Lunch is a podcast with FavyFav and Babelito. Join them as they engage in conversations about everything from pop culture to art and identity politics.

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Episode 108: Listener Letters V, THE SEQUEL

1:03:32 | Jan 17th

So many emails… so little time!!! This week Favy and Babelito read through more of your listener letters. Y’all ask burning questions, email the chavos updates and ask for advice. They set the record straight about Favy's grandma's refrigerador and w...Show More

Episode 107: Listener Letters V

1:07:28 | Jan 10th

It's finally here, our Listener Letters episode is back! In our fifth installment, FavyFav and Babelito get down to it and read your emails, and as always, the questions are fascinating! Listen to Favy's traveling tips including some of his favorite ...Show More

Episode 106: Radio Lonchea 2018

1:15:36 | Jan 3rd

Happy 2019!!! LWL is ringing in the new year the only way they know how…with their yearly music review episode! FavyFav and Babelito pay homage to their favorite Latinx music podcasts, Radio Menea and Song Mess. LWL dive into this amazing year by tal...Show More

Episode 105: Favy on Radio Menea!

1:14:21 | Dec 27th, 2018

Have you heard FavyFav's episode of Radio Menea??? Well if not… you're in luck! This week we bring you "FavyFav's Life Story" from our podcast primxs over at Radio Menea. * * * Radio Menea: Episode 61 This week we’re welcoming a very special...Show More

Episode 104: Babelito on Songmess!

1:07:04 | Dec 20th, 2018

This week we bring you a rebroadcast of Babelito's episode with your favorite ultra-hipster Latinx music podcast, Songmess! Listen in as Beverlisha and Richartina talk to Dr. Babelito about his all time favorite band…CAFÉ TACVBA!!!  *** Songmes...Show More

Episode 103: La Virgen de Guadalupe

59:30 | Dec 13th, 2018

Latinos Who Lunch are back this week to celebrate la patrona de las Americas, la Virgen de Guadalupe. The tilma, or cloth on which the image of the Virgin appeared is housed in the Basilica of Mexico City and it is believed to have been a creation fr...Show More

Episode 102: La Biblioteca Esta Abierta

1:32:54 | Dec 6th, 2018

This week LWL brings you another classic with FavyFav's pick, "Episode 11: Signed, Sealed, and Read to Filth." But before diving into the archives, Babelito and Favy reminisce on their pasts as members of their school choirs and reveal their favorite...Show More

Episode 101: The Second Coming of JuanGa

1:09:17 | Nov 29th, 2018

JuanGa is risen! For the next couple of episodes FavyFav and Babelito are taking a little break and diving into the archives to bring you some of their favorite LWL episodes. We are starting this week with Babelito's pick, "Episode 10: Juan Gabriel -...Show More

Episode 100: Thank You

1:03:28 | Nov 22nd, 2018

Happy Turkey Day a todos!!! In this episode, LWL breakdown their favorite recipes for this holiday and their family traditions which range from Guatemalan enchiladas to Norteño Brisket. FavyFav describes the difference between a Guaty and a Mexi Than...Show More

Episode 99: The ABC's of Latinidad

1:20:22 | Nov 15th, 2018

This week los chicos de LWL bring you the ABC's of Latinidad, inspired by one of Favy's favorite podcasts, Jade + XD. From A to Z they go over the alphabet of being Latinx, covering everything along from cleaning products to our obsession with WhatsA...Show More

Episode 98: The Art People Podcast with Dr. Emmanuel Ortega Rodríguez

1:01:20 | Nov 8th, 2018

Guess what Mimi?!? FavyFav is starting a new podcast and decided to invite Babelito to be the first guest and air the episode here on Latinos Who Lunch! Get ready to listen to “The Art People Podcast with Dr. Emmanuel Ortega Rodríguez: Art Historian,...Show More

Episode 97: Myte la Chingona

1:04:03 | Nov 1st, 2018

Our dear friend Myte, better know as the badass Chingona from the popular podcast Cabronas y Chingonas, graces FavyFav and Babelito with her presence in the LWL studios. On her show, Myte provides one of the freshest and most critical voices in the L...Show More

Episode 96: Latinos Who Have Feelings

1:07:39 | Oct 25th, 2018

This week we get all up in our feelings! In this Guara Guara episode FavyFav and Babelito get deep and reveal some of the issues of being away from home. Babelito talks about his first experience with therapy and Favy describes some of the struggles ...Show More

Episode 95: Tea with Queen and J.

1:07:22 | Oct 18th, 2018

This week Favy brings us another NYC edition of LWL and interviews your favorite womanist race nerds from the podcast Tea with Queen and J. Listen in as they discuss everything from “wet nachos” to dismantling the white supremacist capitalis patriarc...Show More

Episode 94: FavyFav Teleports Us To RuPaul's DragCon NYC!

1:08:03 | Oct 11th, 2018

In this very special episode FavyFav teleports us to RuPaul's DragCon in New York City and interviews un chingo de dragas! Desde la Jiggly Caliente hasta la Nicole Paige Brooks to Dida Ritz…this episode is filled with amazing clips from Favy's advent...Show More

Episode 93: Latinos Who Travel

44:18 | Oct 4th, 2018

Corre corre por las big cities!!!! El FavyFav y Babelito discuss their experiences in two of the largest cities in the U.S., New York and Chicago, the foods they have been enjoying and the people they have met. They also give us a couple of their tra...Show More

Episode 92: Let There Be Luz!

1:03:14 | Sep 27th, 2018

She is a warrior and she is here to tell us her journey as a podcaster, mother, entrepreneur and all around badass. Linda Garcia, aka Luz Warrior is a consentida del podcast and is finally here to talk about self-love and female empowerment. On her a...Show More

Episode 91: The House of the Lunches

1:04:13 | Sep 20th, 2018

This week FavyFav and Babelito catch up on the last few weeks of their busy lives. They talk about their lunches, their travels and talk about the TV shows they've been binge watching. They discuss the hit Netflix show "La Casa de las Flores" AKA "Th...Show More

Episode 90: Queer Xicano Chisme

1:07:36 | Sep 13th, 2018

Rubén aka Queer Xicano Chisme graces the LWL studio to give us all the details behind his social media career, his podcast, and all the rest of his side hustles. As a writer, Rubén rejected academia and decided to express himself on social media, and...Show More

Episode 89: Alondra and Remi of BlankTag.co

59:12 | Sep 6th, 2018

This week Latinos Who Lunch chat with the creators of BlankTag.co, a rad Latinx inspired sticker company based out of LA. Alondra and Remi reveal how they got inspiration for their company in Japan and how their Korean, Salvadorian and Mexican backgr...Show More

Episode 88: Rosa Mamá

58:56 | Aug 30th, 2018

Todo en familia. Para continuar con el internet influencer theme we started two weeks ago, we now have the famous Rosa Ramos aka Rosa Mamá from Mom's Movie Reviews and Growing Up Mexican. Rosa cooked some delicious flautas and queso fresco cheesecake...Show More

Episode 87: Guara Guara the Messiest of the Cucharas

57:25 | Aug 23rd, 2018

LWL return with their bi-weekly Guara Guara "free-form" episode, but this time, FavyFav is in Pennsylvania and Babelito's in Chicago. They catch up on their recent travels and talk about adjusting to their new life. FavyFav has a message to gringos a...Show More

Episode 86: Emmanuel Ramos-Barajas

1:00:06 | Aug 16th, 2018

In this episode, FavyFav and Babelito interview video producer Emmanuel Ramos-Barajas, and they get into everything, from food in Boyle Heights to the golden age of Mexican cinema. Emmanuel tells us about his journey from being a student in Riverside...Show More

Episode 85: Babelito, Wild and Free!

1:06:12 | Aug 9th, 2018

This week los chicos de LWL talk to the wonderful Las Vegas based show, Wild and Free: A Battle Born Podcast. They talk conchas, activism y mucho mas! Favy and Babelito talk weenies, capitalism and Chicago…. and as always remember to send your questi...Show More

Episode 84: Dr. Denise Sandoval, The Lowrider Scholar

1:05:53 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Dr. Denise Sandoval, aka The Lowrider Scholar, sits with LWL to talk about the politics, philosophy, aesthetics and the high art of riding low. Denise schools us on issues of gender, class and race surrounding the art of curating Chicanx lowrider exh...Show More

Episode 83: Summer Recap

1:10:50 | Jul 26th, 2018

With their busy schedule, FavyFav and Babelito haven't been able to catch up for quite a while. Listen in as they talk about their summer experiences in Maine, Los Angeles and Puebla Mexico respectively. FavyFav talks about his amazing experience in ...Show More

Episode 82: Mujer Fiera

1:16:02 | Jul 19th, 2018

Dr. Anita Tijerina Revilla is an Associate Professor and Director of Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV). Anita, AKA Mujer Fiera, is a much loved presence in the national joteria academic world, and in this episo...Show More

Episode 81: SAN CHA

1:04:38 | Jul 12th, 2018

San Cha has new music and she is celebrating with LWL! As a queer Chicanx musician based in Los Angeles, she takes mariachi music and other Latinx genres to their punk, pop and psychadelic limits. San Cha is constantly channeling performers like Chav...Show More

Episode 80: Xuanito de la Puente from Gordaztlan con una Diet Coke

1:00:06 | Jul 5th, 2018

Xuan Carlos Espinoza-Cuellar joins FavyFav and Babelito in one of the funniest and most inspiring conversations in LWL history. Xuanito is a curanderx, a high school teacher, and a student getting his Masters in education from the University of Nevad...Show More

Episode 79: LALIFF Gave Us VIDA!

57:45 | Jun 28th, 2018

LWL went to Hollywood last weekend and in this episode they talk about their participation in LALIFF (Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival). During the festival, Latinos Who Lunch had the honor of sharing the stage with Locatora Radio to in...Show More

Episode 78: Disney's Coco Revisited with Dr. Irene Mata

1:05:26 | Jun 21st, 2018

This week FavyFav and Babelito welcome back their favorite scholar, Irene Matta from Wellesley College to deconstruct the 2017 animated Disney feature, Coco. They analyze the iconography of the film, the gender issues with the story, the commercializ...Show More

Episode 77: Alaska de Luxe

1:03:39 | Jun 14th, 2018

In this episode LWL talk about their encounters with some important Latinx icons, Favy's adventures on the other side of the world and Babelito's obsession with bologna. Favy is the 2018 recipient of the Alan Turing LGTBIQ Award for International Art...Show More

Episode 76: Quinceañera Problems with Babelito's Sisters

55:58 | Jun 7th, 2018

Babelito's sisters, Osiris and Bianca, grace the LWL studio with their quinceañera stories, which couldn't be more different from each other. While Osiris got an all decked-out quinceañera filled with teddy bears, unwanted mariachis and a Cinderella ...Show More

Episode 75: Guara Guara La Cucharation

59:51 | May 31st, 2018

Have you ever wondered how LWL collaborate outside of the podcast? This Guara Guara episode is dedicated to breaking down the process of putting together an art exhibition by FavyFav and the way Babelito critically engages with his work. The complica...Show More

Episode 74: Live from RuPaul's DragCon with Cynthia Lee Fontaine

1:04:23 | May 24th, 2018

Are you ready for this CUCU?! In this very special episode of Latinos Who Lunch FavyFav and Babelito return to RuPaul’s DragCon for a second time to interview the one and only Cynthia Lee Fontaine! They talk about everything from her favorite Austin ...Show More

Episode 73: From DragCon to Beyoncé and Beyond

1:08:30 | May 17th, 2018

Miss Vanjie…Miss Vanjie…Miss…Vaaanjie. On this episode FavyFav and Babelito recap their amazing weekend at RuPaul’s DragCon and chat about what they have been up to for the past month. From Coachella to DragCon, and from Reno to Bushwig, los chicos d...Show More

Episode 72: Richardtina

1:05:30 | May 10th, 2018

Simply the best! Richard Villegas, aka Richardtina, visited LWL to talk about his journey of becoming a prominent Latinx indie music journalist. He writes for Remezcla, and also hosts one of our all time favorite Latinx podcasts, Songmess. As a legen...Show More

Episode 71: Lunch Mess

1:16:11 | May 3rd, 2018

LWL are on SONGMESS!!!! This week les traemos una sorpresa! We asked our dear friend Richardtina to let us air an episode of Songmess in which FavyFav and Babelito discuss new music and curate an eclectic selection of contemporary Latinx sounds with ...Show More

Episode 70: Erika Gets The Job Done

56:32 | Apr 26th, 2018

Erika Abad aka the Ph.Diva is an Assistant Professor-in-residence in Gender and Sexuality Studies in the Interdisciplinary Studies Program at UNLV. She utilizes Lin-Manuel Miranda's plays and music to teach Latinx visibility in U.S. poplar media. She...Show More

Episode 69: Latinos Who Work

1:03:50 | Apr 19th, 2018

Have you ever wondered where LWL started their careers? Bueno, pues preparense to hear all about FavyFav and Babelito's first jobs. This episode is dedicated to the struggle most Latinx kids go through in this country in order to make it work. From B...Show More

Episode 68: La Llave

59:52 | Apr 12th, 2018

This week FavyFav and Babelito are joined by the brand new podcast hosts Joelly Favela-Medina and George Anthony Garcia of La Llave Podcast. From finding your perfect co-host to understanding your mission, this episode is aimed to answer your basic q...Show More

Episode 67: Miss Vanjie

1:06:07 | Apr 5th, 2018

Miss Vanjie….Miss Vanjie….Miss……Vanjie. In this episode FavyFav and Babelito talk about Miss Vanessa Vanjie Mateo and the history of Latinx drag represented throughout the ten seasons of RuPaul's Drag Race. They get into the importance of discadas fo...Show More

Episode 66: Nos Vemos en We All Grow Latina

1:19:19 | Mar 29th, 2018

This week we bring you the audio from the panel "Como se podcast?!" from We All Grow Latina Network Summit thanks to our friend Luis from Nos Vemos En El Swapmeet! This amazing panel was moderated by Linda Garcia from Let There Be Luz and with the pa...Show More

Episode 65: We All Grow

57:36 | Mar 22nd, 2018

Every year a summit of badass Latinas get together in California to celebrate their greatness, their growth and to demonstrate how they thrive in their own communities. We All Grow Latina Network Summit was created for Latinas to collectively use the...Show More

Episode 64: Oscars So Brown???

1:01:03 | Mar 15th, 2018

This year's Oscars where notably brown in comparison to years past. The presence of Latinx actors and political causes were felt throughout the awards show. However, the diversity of the ceremony was not reflected in the movies nominated. LWL discuss...Show More

Episode 63: Listener Letters IV

1:10:11 | Mar 8th, 2018

It's finally here! A new listener letter episode. FavyFav and Babelito discuss everything in this episode, the ways Chicanx people may fall into the traps of cultural appropriation, our struggles with Lin-Manuel Miranda, why we think visibility is a ...Show More

Episode 62: Colorismo en Latin America

56:40 | Mar 1st, 2018

Inspired by one of our listener letters, LWL develops a discussion on colorism, its complex history in Latin America and in the United States. From the sixteenth-century onward, skin-color has been a factor that has affected the way we relate to each...Show More

Episode 61: Podcasts in Color with Berry

1:02:48 | Feb 22nd, 2018

Berry, creator of Podcasts In Color, has always been an avid podcast listener and The Read’s #1 fan. She put her passion for the medium to the test and created an online community of black and brown podcasts that now hosts the leading directory of PO...Show More

Episode 60: The One About Denver

1:04:38 | Feb 15th, 2018

Otra semana y otro espisodio face to face, mano a mano. Los chicos de LWL are busy but once in a while they get together to “guara guara la cuchara” for a whole hour. Favy talks about his adventures in Denver and all the awesome listeners he met ther...Show More

Episode 59: Miriam Zoila Pérez

59:58 | Feb 8th, 2018

If you have been waiting to hear a los chavos de Latinos Who Lunch get all vulnerable, pues ahi les va! In this week's episode, FavyFav and Babelito sit down with their dear friend Pérez from Radio Menea in her D.C. apartment and the conversation get...Show More

Episode 58: Caught Up

1:21:58 | Feb 1st, 2018

Latinos Who Lunch visited D.C. and recorded an episode with the guys from Caught Up Podcast! This topical and conversational podcast digs into the politics and issues that affect POC communities around the United State. The Haitian Sensation and the ...Show More

Episode 57: From Reno to Baltimore

1:11:13 | Jan 25th, 2018

Los chicos de LWL take a breather, eat neighborhood supermarket Cuban food and reflect on the nonstop activities of the past two weeks. From Reno to Baltimore FavyFav and Babelito have taken the podcast to different cities culminating in a presentati...Show More

Episode 56: Ed Fuentes

57:37 | Jan 18th, 2018

Our dear friend and colleague Ed Fuentes sits with LWL to talk about his career as an advocate for Chicanx arts. Through his blog, Paint this Desert, he has been able to highlight the artistic diversity of our communities in Las Vegas and Los Angeles...Show More

Episode 55: New Year, Old Us

55:27 | Jan 11th, 2018

Y'all know that FavyFav and Babelito are busy AF, and for that reason they are introducing a new format in which every other week they will simply catch up and guara guara la cuchara for an entire episode. To kick this new format off, LWL talk about ...Show More

Episode 54: Radio Lonchea 2017

56:04 | Jan 4th, 2018

In the great tradition of one of their favorite music podcasts, Radio Menea, LWL record their music year in review episode! Favy Favela Perez and Babelito Bayetti Flores talk about their new year's resolutions, reveal their favorite Latinx jams and t...Show More

Episode 53: Que Show in 2017!?

1:02:57 | Dec 28th, 2017

We did it! What a year! FavyFav and Babelito get together and recount the year's greatest moments starting from holiday times with their family to some of their favorite guests this year. They laugh, they cry and Favy might even be a little high. Mak...Show More

Episode 52: Yosimar Reyes

1:02:23 | Dec 21st, 2017

Yosimar Reyes joins us this week and we GET INTO IT! The nationally acclaimed poet, educator, performance artist and public speaker tells FavyFav and Babelito all about his one man show, his special relationship with his grandmother and the importanc...Show More

Episode 51: Live from Wellesley College

1:03:24 | Dec 14th, 2017

In this very first live episode of LWL, Irene Mata, Associate Professor in the department of Women's and Gender Studies at Wellesley College, joins us to talk about the problematic representation of Latinx people in popular U.S. visual culture. She d...Show More

BONUS Episode: Nostalgia

22:18 | Dec 9th, 2017

David B. Smith Gallery is proud to put forward the “Latinos Who Lunch” podcast for Untitled, Radio in Miami Beach. In a special segment catered specifically to Untitled, Miami Beach 2017, artist, curator and food writer FavyFav (Justin Favela) and co...Show More

Episode 50: Coka y Greñas

1:06:02 | Dec 7th, 2017

In this episode, Latinos Who Lunch cierran el ciclo of Austin interviews con broche de oro! La Coka y el Greñas sit down with FavyFav and talk about their transition from Monterrey, Mexico to Texas. These par de tortolitos met at a party in Mexico an...Show More

BONUS Episode: Pigmentocracy

22:46 | Dec 6th, 2017

David B. Smith Gallery is proud to put forward the “Latinos Who Lunch” podcast for Untitled, Radio in Miami Beach. In a special segment catered specifically to Untitled, Miami Beach 2017, artist, curator and food writer FavyFav (Justin Favela) and co...Show More

Mordida 21: mjvc.rocks

29:46 | Dec 3rd, 2017

In this mordida FavyFav and Mario Villanueva, a loyal LWL listener, talk about social media, Mario's art, the power of Instagram and what it means to be a "social media influencer." Mario explains how being featured on Instagram's main page helped ex...Show More

Episode 49: El Corazón de Elier

1:05:52 | Nov 30th, 2017

In this very special episode of LWL, FavyFav has a conversation with our new friend Elier Rodriguez about his coming out process and the insecurities that this entails. Coming out, for Elier, goes beyond telling people that he is gay, it is about exp...Show More

Mordida 20: SomarATX - #SupportLatinxBusiness

19:09 | Nov 24th, 2017

Sorpresa!!! To kick off the holidays the right way we offer this bonus Moridida. As part of Favy's series of interviews in TX, he sat down with his primx from another tia; Alma Ramos from SomarATX. They discuss the rise of her business, her famous t-...Show More

Episode 48: Podcasterio Fest!

1:01:15 | Nov 23rd, 2017

What a weekend!!! Podcasterio Fest was not a dream but a magical reality and in this episode, FavyFav and Babelito break down their weekend, which started at Wellesley College, and culminated in this festival full of amazing podasterxs! LWL also laid...Show More

Episode 47: Michael Anthony Garcia

55:19 | Nov 16th, 2017

Y que sigan las entrevistas! This week we take you back to Austin, TX and talk to our friend Michael Anthony Garcia. Michael talks about his awesome work with Chicanx art and artists in Austin, he reveals his coming out story as a Mexican Vegan, and ...Show More

Episode 46: Pensando en Tejas

57:35 | Nov 9th, 2017

La Xochi came through again! As a member of Chulita Vinyl Club's Austin chapter, Xochi Solis, together with her husband George Pasterk have amassed an incredible collection of Tejano music and in this very special episode they curated a playlist for ...Show More

Episode 45: Xochi and George

1:06:32 | Nov 2nd, 2017

Back in September, Babelito and Favy were in Austin, Texas and got to hang with their friends Xochi Solis and George Pasterk. From Chulita Vinyl Club to The Denver Art Museum and from Church of the Friendly Ghost to MASS Gallery, these two have been ...Show More

Episode 44: Favy Does Dallas

1:05:23 | Oct 26th, 2017

In this episode, LWL catch up over some fake-ass sushi and discuss the importance of art spaces including Latinx artists for their talent and not just to perform their identity. Also, Favy spent a whole month in TX and, as always, he gathered all bea...Show More

Episode 43: Julio Salgado

1:08:27 | Oct 19th, 2017

Let's get it poppin'! In this hilarious episode FavyFav and Babelito chat with their comadre Julio Salgado about his artwork, drag queens, Jenni Rivera, gorditas, and Latinx visibility in popular media! From his "Undocumented and Awkward" Youtube, se...Show More

Episode 42: Meli Earth

1:05:43 | Oct 12th, 2017

Respira profundo... This week FavyFav and Babelito slow down, take a breath and take the time to talk to their favorite landscape designer, Melissa Gonzalez. They discuss the integrity of trees in the desert, creating your own garden sanctuary, start...Show More

Mordida 19: Vegas Strong

24:41 | Oct 5th, 2017

This week Babelito and FavyFav talk about the terrorist attack on the Las Vegas Strip. They discuss their feelings about the tragedy, the social media frenzy and the way the media shapes our perception of white terrorism. They also get into the love ...Show More

Episode 41: The Youths

58:12 | Sep 28th, 2017

This week Latinos Who Lunch are joined by FavyFav's younger cousins, Aliah (age 13) and Angel II (Age 12). They talk about growing up in Las Vegas, politics, ketchup and much much more! This family friendly episode is brought to you by Nevada Huma...Show More

Mordida 18: LWL in ATX

16:41 | Sep 21st, 2017

Last weekend Babelito joined FavyFav in Austin, Texas and met up with an amazing group of listeners! In this Mordida, you'll hear a conversation between LWL, Ana Vargas from Sobremesa Podcast and Miguel Cruz who traveled all the way from Dallas to at...Show More

Episode 40: Listener Letters III

1:16:58 | Sep 14th, 2017

Babelito and FavyFav dedicate an entire episode to their listeners. That's right!!! It's another listener letter episode! As LWL grows, so does the awesome community around them. This episode is for all of the listeners who opened up and shared their...Show More

Mordida 17: Yvette Mayorga

25:59 | Sep 7th, 2017

¡NO POS WOW! For this Mordida minisode, FavyFav and Babelito call Chicago artist Yvette Mayorga. They talk about her upcoming exhibitions, the Baroque, Nike Cortez history and spending time in Miami with Favy. Check out our friend's work at yvettemay...Show More

Episode 39: Not My Monument

1:08:30 | Aug 31st, 2017

You wanna talk about monuments!? Well guess what, Mimi...WE DID! This week FavyFav and Babelito discuss the terrorist attack in Charlottesville through a conversation surrounding the history of monuments and their function in society. From statues of...Show More

Bonus Episode: LWL on Morado Lens Podcast!

59:46 | Aug 24th, 2017

For this very special bonus episode, LWL rebroadcast their guest-spot on Morado Lens, one of their favorite Latinx podcasts. Cindy and Nat created a platform to share real and sometimes taboo conversations with their Latinx and fellow Bruja audience....Show More

Episode 38: Rudy Bleu

57:20 | Aug 17th, 2017

Rudy Bleu has been creating spaces for the queer punk Latinx youth in Cali for many years, and after some bomb tacos he sits with LWL to talk about his legacy in the City of Angels. They talk about T-Parties, SCUM, zines, and Chicanx representation i...Show More

Mordida 16: Nueva Yorkz

29:04 | Aug 10th, 2017

El Favy no se cansa de viajar and in this Mordida he shares his adventures in la manzanota, aka Nueva Yorkz, with Babelito. Y aprovechando la vuelta, he interviewed the fabulous Richard Villegas from Songmess podcast. The stars aligned and during the...Show More

Episode 37: Maria Elena Ortiz

1:11:34 | Aug 3rd, 2017

This week Favy chats with art curator Maria Elena Ortiz from the Perez Art Museum in Miami. They talk about Latinx identity, "pigmentocracy," the Real Houswives and much much more!

Mordida 15: FYF 2017 Recap

20:52 | Jul 27th, 2017

In this special Mordida minisode, Babelito recaps FYF Fest, Favy complains about not getting enough attention and very important listeners are given a shout-out!

Episode 36: The Doctor Is In

1:02:22 | Jul 20th, 2017

REUNITED and it feels so GOOD! Dr. Babelito and Favy are finally in same room after months of being apart. They catch up, get into Mexican art history, Miami, conchas and talk about their future endeavours. It's soo good to be home!

Episode 35: Zhiwan Cheung

1:14:24 | Jul 13th, 2017

AZUCAR! This week Favy hangs out with artist Zhiwan Cheung to dish about their experience in Miami, Florida. They chat about art, family, empanadas and sweat. Also... we catch up with world traveler, Dr. Babelito and have a swinging good time...but y...Show More

Mordida 14: La Judy

31:39 | Jul 6th, 2017

In this Mordida Babelito chats with his roommate, La Judy, and discusses her legacy as a leader in the New Mexico community. La Judy was the secretary of transportation, the director of the New Mexico State Fair and was one of the founding members o...Show More

Episode 34: The Sunken Place

42:15 | Jun 29th, 2017

This week FavyFav reports from an artist residency in Miami, Florida. Join him as he chats with artist Zhiwan Cheung and Kori Newkirk about the sunshine state, their favorite food and coconuts.

BONUS Episode: ¡Felicitaciones Doctor Babelito!

22:04 | Jun 24th, 2017

Dr. Babelito is in the house! That's right.... we have doctor in the family! In this very special SURPRISE episode of Latinos Who Lunch, Favy put together something special to celebrate our in-house professor's recent success. YOU BETTER WORK, BABELI...Show More

Mordida 13: Que Show?

21:42 | Jun 22nd, 2017

In this Mordida los muchachos de LWL catch up on how busy and hot their summers have been so far. FavyFav has been hanging out at Calle Ocho in Miami while Babelito has been working towards his Ph.D. in New Mexico. Favy also gives us an inside scoop ...Show More

Episode 33: The Interns

59:32 | Jun 15th, 2017

Pizza time! Jess Alvarez and Karla Lagunas join LWL to talk about the pressures of performing identity as two young brown artists from Las Vegas. They discuss the role higher education institutions play in their practice and they spill all the T on w...Show More

Mordida 12: Tia Julie

24:58 | Jun 8th, 2017

For this Mordida, FavyFav sits with his Tia Julie to talk about chile verde con papas, her husband, his role in building Las Vegas and the reasons why life took her south of the border to Mexico. As an American living in Hermosillo, Julie gives us he...Show More

Episode 32: Guilty Pleasures

58:13 | Jun 1st, 2017

Cutie patooties FavyFav and Babelito share their guilty pleasures and it was LIBERATING! They confess their love for Marranold's, minimalist art, daytime tv shows, and even more embarrassing things. Prepare to hear the best Mean Girls related story ...Show More

Mordida 11: All About Valentina

20:51 | May 25th, 2017

This week Favy calls Babelito to talk about Valentina's time on RuPaul's Drag Race. They get into the lip sync debacle, Chicanx mis/represention on reality tv and toothpaste. In addition, they discuss the importance of Valentina for la raza Mexican...Show More

Episode 31: RuPaul's DragCon

1:02:14 | May 18th, 2017

LWL went to RuPaul's DragCon...asi que preparense! FavyFav and Babelito talk about their experience moderating the panel "The Art of Resistance," gush over Sasha Velour, discuss Latinx representation at the DragCon and spill all the té about the week...Show More

Mordida 10: Anniversary Numero Uno!

21:48 | May 11th, 2017

It has been one year y estamos de puro pinche pari! To celebrate, we dug into the LWL archives and found our very first recording. Listen as we practice our opening intro mientras nos cagamos de la risa. Thank you to all our sister Latinx podcasts an...Show More

Episode 30: Stay Shining

1:02:45 | May 4th, 2017

Graphic designer and photographer Pam Covarrubias, aka Pam of the podcast Cafe con Pam, joins us in the studio for a delicious lunch and a heartfelt conversation. Esta multi-faceted chingona talks to us about her work as a storyteller, blogger, brand...Show More

BONUS Episode: Contemporary Art of Nevada

1:31:31 | Apr 27th, 2017

This week FavyFav discusses the exhibition "Tilting the Basin: Contemporary Art of Nevada" with the artists, to la señora de los BLTs, to the museum's director of communications. Listen in as they share their experiences as cultural creators and art ...Show More

Episode 29: Radio Menea

1:04:30 | Apr 20th, 2017

Remezcla declared Radio Menea the "woke Latinx music podcast you should be listening to," and we couldn't agree more! La Vero y Pérez from Radio Menea join us for the kiki of the century! Listen as we talk about Mexican food, our first concert experi...Show More

Mordida 9: Grecia Lima

23:24 | Apr 13th, 2017

Our prima from another tia, Grecia Lima from Choices and Chismes, visits FavyFav in the LWL studio to kick-off her fabulous twenty-nine birthday celebrations! Grecia shares her advocacy work in Las Vegas and reveals her love for Beauty and the Beast....Show More

Episode 28: No Mas White Tears

55:31 | Apr 6th, 2017

FavyFav and Babelito are joined by Erika Castro and Karla Rodriguez from PLAN (Progressive Leadership Alliance Nevada) to inform us about immigration rights. These Chingonxs from Las Vegas, who have helped more than 1,500 people become U.S. citizens,...Show More

Episode 27: Mordidota

1:01:37 | Mar 30th, 2017

LWL are joined by Luis from Tamarindo Podcast and his partner Fernando. Listen as they attempt to record a Mordida that instead turned into a MORDIDOTA!!! They talked about new Latinx media representation, brown tragedies, Brujos, One Day at a Time a...Show More

Episode 26: Listener Letters

1:18:42 | Mar 23rd, 2017

It's finally here! Another hour dedicated to our loyal listeners! FavyFav and Babelito dig into their emails and read some of their favorites. They revisit conversations from past episodes and address some of your comments, concerns and questions. Wh...Show More

Mordida 8: Cafe con Pam

19:06 | Mar 16th, 2017

Pamela Covarrubias from Cafe con Pam podcast joins FavyFav for a cafecito and talk about their favorite podcasts, Vegas clubbing and #SupportBrownPodcasts!

BONUS Episode: Gordita Supreme Part II

1:11:16 | Mar 9th, 2017

FavyFav continues the body positive conversation from Episode 24 with best buddies Jennifer and Christie. Listen in as they make confessions about growing up chunky, Korean BBQ, embracing shapewear and dating while fat.

Episode 25: Latinos in Las Vegas

1:02:17 | Mar 8th, 2017

This week FavyFav and Babelito are joined by Jazmin Garcia and Alfredo Lopez from mitú. We talked about Latino visibility in Las Vegas and get into the making of the video now online at WeAreMitu!!! Watch it and share!!!

Episode 24: Gordita Supreme

1:06:23 | Mar 2nd, 2017

Why are you so obsessed with me? LWL invited their dear friends Christie and Jennifer to talk about their struggles with weight. If unwanted thyroid tests and constant t-shirts stretching resonate with you, then you'll fit right into this hilarious ...Show More

Mordida 7: FEA

18:28 | Feb 23rd, 2017

In this Mordida, Babelito is feeling his rock journalist fantasy as he interviews the Chicanx punk band FEA. The members of the band talk about Gloria Trevi, Selena, Feminism and of course, their favorite road food. Support Latinx bands, raza!

Episode 23: Chamoy Fountain

1:01:45 | Feb 16th, 2017

It's been a hot minute! Favyfav and Babelito catch up on everything they have been up to from chamoy fountains, coliaderas and gay bars on the border.

Mordida 6: Juanga Revisited

19:33 | Feb 9th, 2017

This Mordida is our contribution to "Remembering El Divo de Juarez", a panel discussion organized by Juan Fernandez, Master's Student in Media Studies + Social Change at Queens College NYC and The Advocate news editor Yezmin Villarreal recently at Ca...Show More

Episode 22: Salud y un Paño

1:00:21 | Feb 2nd, 2017

Health is wealth and we are broke. Babelito and FavyFav attempt to talk about self-care and the importance of maintaining a healthy mind, body and soul...but instead, they talk about chaufa, ranch dressing, cigarettes and La Llorona.

Mordida 5: Buttered Tortillas

13:58 | Jan 26th, 2017

Recorded during their holiday break, Babelito's old pal, Juan Samperio, joins LWL to talk about mantequilla, DC, teaching the children and more!

Episode 21: De Brujas and Green Chili

58:18 | Jan 19th, 2017

In this episode, Madalena Salazar, Principal of 3rd Space Vision, stops by to discuss the complexities of New Mexican Chicano identity. Babelito and FavyFav learn about Brujxs, Northern New Mexico Hispanos, and crispy chile rellenos, as they question...Show More

BONUS Episode: Chulita Vinyl Club

59:46 | Jan 12th, 2017

This week FavyFav and Babelito share some highlights from Chulita Vinyl Club's favorite vinyl albums of 2016 and play a special mix by Chulita Xochi from Austin, Texas. To see the full list of albums and get links to more great vinyl, visit our webs...Show More

Episode 20: Radio Lonchea

1:01:34 | Jan 5th, 2017

Inspired by one of their favorite Latinx podcasts, Radio Menea, LWL crafted an episode with their favorite songs and albums of 2016.

Mordida 4: Back to the Future Navidad

19:03 | Dec 29th, 2016

In this last Mordida of the year, FavyFav and Babelito talk about holiday food and reminisce about the positive things from 2016. FavyFav describes his abuela's "Back to the Future" nacimiento as they grub on leftover buñuelos.

Episode 19: Ramiro Gomez

1:02:31 | Dec 22nd, 2016

Artist Ramiro Gomez joins FavyFav and Babelito to talk about his "domestic disturbances" and the in/visibility of Latinos in galleries and museum spaces. Listen in as they discuss Las Meninas, Mrs. Doubtfire, Ramiro's mom, telenovelas, La Macdonals, ...Show More

Mordida 3: Flo and Mercedes

13:24 | Dec 15th, 2016

In this minisode we talk pozole, and Latino visibility with the Hernandez sisters. Their cultural legacy is an important part of Denver's Chicano history, con o sin aguacate.

Episode 18: You Can't Erase Us

1:01:25 | Dec 8th, 2016

One of our favorite guests and artist, Lance Smith, sits with us to talk about cultural erasure in media and art. He revisits the time when his painting was almost erased from Las Vegas public art landscape. From the LWL archives, listen to FavyFav’s...Show More

Mordida 2: Dia del Turki

10:43 | Dec 1st, 2016

Post pavo, pre Christmas minisode! Babelito and FavyFav talk turkey, gelatina, buñuelos , greens, beans, potatoes, tomatoes... you name it!

Episode 17: Netflix and Chilaquiles

1:01:26 | Nov 24th, 2016

Fresh from their L.A. trip, FavyFav and Babelito reminisce over meeting legendary Doña Julia (AKA Julieta Venegas)! Join them as they eat tortas Cubanas and discuss their favorite Latino/a/@/x gay films on Netflix, inspired after watching Barry Jenk...Show More

Mordida 1: A Hard Bite to Swallow

19:16 | Nov 17th, 2016

In this first "Mordida" minisode we address some of your concerns regarding the Post Election - Call Your Raza episode, FavyFav makes a promise, and Babelito tells us about the time his aunt slapped a minister at his abuelita's funeral.

Episode 16: Call Your Raza | Post-Election Edition

1:18:37 | Nov 11th, 2016

What is going on? FavyFav calls his friends and family to discuss the 2016 presidential election results. Babelito calls in to drop some knowledge and we even get a surprise phone call from one of our favorite podcasters. What now? What can we do now...Show More

Episode 15: Voices and Chismes

47:48 | Nov 3rd, 2016

Just in time for Election Day, la comadre Grecia Lima from the podcast Choices and Chismes joins us to talk about immigration reform, Las Vegas history and the importance of the Latino vote. Tamales were had, Juanita was missed and of course.... ther...Show More

Episode 14: Tamarindos Who Podcast

1:02:54 | Oct 27th, 2016

Que show, que show, QUE SHOW! It's the Latinos Who Lunch/Tamarindo Podcast crossover/collab episode! Join the chisme with our special guests Brenda Gonzalez and Luis Octavio. We chow down on burritos, talk about Dia de Los Muertos, podcasting and cha...Show More

Episode 13: Cholosploitation Nation

1:03:17 | Oct 13th, 2016

Favy Fav's Tia Jessica AKA Jess Gee AKA ChaCha de CholaPinup joins the podcast this week to talk about the latest cholo viral video trend.... es que se pasan! FavyFav explains Guatemalan chow mein to Babelito. Also learn about all of ChaCha's communi...Show More

BONUS Episode: Super Mamás Edition

23:22 | Oct 6th, 2016

This week we bring you an extra special bonus episode that FavyFav and Babelito recorded for Super Mamás Podcast! This mini podcast within a podcast is all about our mamás. Go to supermamaspodcast.com to subscribe and follow them on Instagram @_super...Show More

Episode 12: Fiesta en América

55:44 | Sep 29th, 2016

Babelito and FavyFav deconstruct the perfect ingredients for a Fiesta Latina: Piñatas, gelatina con crema, pastel de tres leches, and burned carne asada. Also, FavyFav explains his latest art installation at a music festival and discusses the involve...Show More

Episode 11: Signed, Sealed and Read to Filth!

1:20:57 | Sep 15th, 2016

Lo prometido es deuda, an entire episode dedicated to our listeners. FavyFav and Babelito relive the past ten recordings as they are read to FILTH by our audience! Find out if taco Tuesday is racist?  Also, is South Asian representation in media real...Show More

Episode 10: Juan Gabriel - Amor Eterno

1:02:15 | Sep 1st, 2016

Juan Gabriel’s legacy goes beyond his music. He was a prolific performer, composer, and for many of us, a powerful Latinx queer icon. This episode is dedicated to Alberto Aguilera, Juan Gabriel, Juanga…El Divo de Juarez!

Episode 9: Keeping Up with Cuba

1:07:24 | Aug 26th, 2016

As they eat Juarez style burritos, FavyFav and Babelito discuss the Kardashian's visit to Cuba, Juan Gabriel, goats and the homogenization of the art world. "OMG! This is real life you guys!"

Episode 8: Jogos Olímpicos

1:09:43 | Aug 11th, 2016

Let the games begin! In this episode Babelito and FavyFav discuss the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics opening ceremony, eat Mediterranean style tacos, talk about casual racism and much much more.

Episode 7: Guara Guara la Cuchara

1:21:09 | Jul 30th, 2016

It has been too long….FavyFav and Babelito catch up on and talk about their summer shenanigans. Listen to mystical quesadilla experiences, the value of tacos de carne asada, the meaning of the Baroque, Pokémon Go, Chicana marijuana zines and #BlackLi...Show More

Episode 6: Stand and Echale Ganas

1:00:05 | Jul 18th, 2016

Join Babelito and FavyFav as they talk about the legacy of America's favorite calculus high school teacher, Jaime Escalante, with special guest Brandon Lima. They get into the 1988 film Stand and Deliver, the education system, racial-mansplaining and...Show More

Episode 5: Frida Fantasy

59:53 | Jun 30th, 2016

Frida Kahlo is perhaps the most recognized Latina artist of all time. For some, she is as representative of  Mexico as mezcal and tortillas. Eavesdrop as FavyFay and Babelito deconstruct the visual culture of Frida and her "surreal" identity.

Episode 4: Rest In Power

1:09:59 | Jun 16th, 2016

Babelito, FavyFav and guest Lance Smith talk about the homophobic hate crime that occurred at Pulse nightclub in Orlando. Our deepest condolences to all the friends and families of the victims. Descansen en poder.

Episode 3: Beyoncé Santisima

1:11:33 | Jun 2nd, 2016

Lemonade anyone? Join Babelito and FavyFav with special guest Mikayla Whitmore, as they discuss their pilgrimage to San Diego to see King Bey and her Formation tour.

Episode 2: RuPaul Realness

1:06:15 | May 19th, 2016

BAM! Bring back my chicas. In this episode FavyFav and Babelito eat Chinese chicken and discuss all the Latinas that have sashayed and shantayed on RuPaul's Drag Race.

Episode 1: Numero Uno!

58:42 | May 6th, 2016

FavyFav and Babelito introduce themselves while they lunch on a burrito de huevos con chorizo. Get ready to hear a lot of mouth breathing and chewing noises as they talk about their identity.