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Jun 23, 2021

"The streets are made of music." Lin-Manuel Miranda's In the Heights was released just in time to make our music movies and musicals series and we are ready for it. Also discussed: High on the Hog, Lindy West, and Lisa's t-shirt collection.
Show notes:

Lin-Manuel Miranda Apologizes For Lack Of Afro-Latinx Actors In 'In The Heights' (NPR)

After 2020, ‘In the Heights’ Means Even More (The Ringer)



Andrea W.:  Shit, Actually by Lindy West (audiobook)

Andrea G.: High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America (Netflix) 

Lisa: Everything is Under Control: A Memoir with Recipes by Phyllis Grant (book) 


Music credits:

"Good Times" by Podington Bear
From Free Music Archive 
CC BY 3.0
Theme song "Pyro Flow" by Kevin Macleod

Intro bed: "OLPC" by Marco Raaphorst
Courtesy of Free Music Archive


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Lisa Christiansen is a broadcaster, journalist and longtime metal head. Andrea Warner is a music critic, author and former horoscopes columnist.

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