” When you get a bunch of Latinxs together, we get to handle our stories. A cultural shorthand happens. “


” I have 16 plays, and we don’t ever do subtitles. You can’t do subtitles in the theater, so I was like, ‘I’m not gonna do subtitles.’ You’ll never lose the story. There might be a little joke that you might miss, but you’ll never miss the story, even in the Spanglish of it. “


” White, older showrunners told me, ‘Why do you want to hire an all-Latinx writers room? Hire who’s best for the show – don’t get caught up in that.’ And I was like, ‘No.’ For such an intimate show about the details of a culture? You can’t fake that. The room needs to reflect the makeup of the show. “


” No one guided me through it, but here is how it happened: I was in New York doing a play, and an agent got in touch with me and said he wanted to take me out for lunch. In the theatre, they never want to take you out for lunch, so I thought, ‘Yes!’ I went, I ordered steak, and he told me he thought I should write for TV. “


” In TV, you’re a ‘writer for hire.’ That means you’re trying to guess what your boss wants and delivering that story. There’s a lot of spitballing. The big thing is ‘breaking story,’ which means coming up with a story. You do it by episode and put it all up on a board. “


” You’re on set more when you produce an episode, and it’s long hours, but you learn so much. “


” I adore ‘Broad City,’ but the one Latino is queer for jokes. You see queerness of Latinos in this emasculated with an accent or fez on a set ’70s show. It’s always like, ‘Ha, ha, funny emasculated immigrants. “



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No one guided me through it, but here is how it happened: I was in New York doing a play, and an agent got in touch with me and said he wanted to take me out for lunch. In the theatre, they never want to take you out for lunch, so I thought,
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