Hippie Cholo Podcast

Jesse Gutiérrez and Adam Baca are Chicanos on the run deep in the heart of Tejas. Take a trip with these dope vatos, who are a little more laidback than loco, as they share their lives, thoughts, and memorias. Look for new episodes every other Monday.

Episodes Date

On Episode 9 of the Hippie Cholo Podcast, Adam calls a Sprite (or any soda) a Coke and Jesse is waiting for the right weather conditions to jump into Barton Springs. We review the novel "There There" ...
February 5, 2019
On Episode 8 of the Hippie Cholo Podcast, Jesse's sister checks our facts and Adam has to settle for green chile in a can. We review the movie "The Milagro Beanfield War," share news from our hometown...
January 21, 2019
We're back! In the first Hippie Cholo Podcast episode of 2019, Jesse talks about his trip home to L.A. and Adam decides "Die Hard" is kind of a Christmas movie. We discuss "gentefication," cedar fever...
January 7, 2019
Mexican-Americans don't just eat tamales for Christmas, we eat buckets of fried chicken, too! On Episode 6 we reminisce about holiday traditions. Jesse remembers baby Jesus and a man with no arms play...
December 10, 2018
On Episode 5 of the Hippie Cholo Podcast we discuss the need for diverse storytellers, examine a few iconic Chicanx films, question our love for villains, and wonder why the hell John Wayne played Gen...
November 26, 2018
On Episode 4 of the Hippie Cholo Podcast we talk about why we write, self-censorship, the Texas Book Festival, and the 2018 National League Champion Los Angeles Dodgers.
November 12, 2018
On Episode 3 of the Hippie Cholo Podcast we discuss how language is used as a connector and form of resistance, how people feel shame for not speaking certain languages, and TV shows that force chara...
October 29, 2018
In Episode 2 of the Hippie Cholo Podcast we discuss Jonathan Gold's Los Angeles, New Mexico green chile, the cultural appropriation of food and test the limits of a three-pepper  menu item.
October 15, 2018
On Episode 1 of the Hippie Cholo Podcast we talk about how we met, the movie "Mi Vida Loca" and wonder if cholos still exist. Check out these links for further Hippie Cholo education: "Cheech and Ch...
September 30, 2018