Rick Najera - Episode 206

Steve Cooper talks with writer/comic/actor Rick Najera. Rick has credits in film, television, theatre and Broadway. Early in his career he was inspired and mentored by Oscar-winning actress Whoopi Goldberg, Keenen Ivory Wayans and comic legend Cheech Marin. He has written for the shows In Living Color, Townsend TV and MADtv to name a few. He has also penned the screenplays Taco Shop and Nothing Like the Holidays. He has acted in various projects from the West Wing to Spin City to the movie A Day Without a Mexican. He made his Broadway debut with his show Latinologues in 2005 which he still performs all over the country. In September 2013 he released his fourth book, the thought-provoking and comedic memoir, Almost White: Forced Confessions of Latino in Hollywood.


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