Monday, January 25, 2016

The 'First Hispanics on TV?' Says Don Francisco

Mini-Doc on Sabado Gigante

I was just talking to the students in my Bilingual first-year writing class about Sabado Gigante, and there was a mix of those who knew what it was and those who didn't. In this mini-doc, we find that there was some pushback against the objectification of women, the changing dynamics of advertising and how Sabado Gigante was the first place on TV for 'Hispanics' (their use not mine), although not exactly poch@ pop because it was primarily in Spanish (although the doc is in English).

For more on los poch@s, my book:

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