Thinkery & Verse present AFTERSHOCK / La Réplica

S02 Ep. 02: AFTERSHOCK / La Réplica -- the Door Kicker

March 27, 2021 Thinkery & Verse, Karen Alvarado Season 2 Episode 2
Thinkery & Verse present AFTERSHOCK / La Réplica
S02 Ep. 02: AFTERSHOCK / La Réplica -- the Door Kicker
Chapters
3:45
Story-telling begins
4:17
Virgen de Guadalupe
6:06
A young couple describes the benefits of joining the military
7:26
Hijo's Story
10:04
Whispering Death poem
13:46
Discussion with Victor, Tom, & Johnny
1:02:32
Closing Thoughts from Karen Alvarado
Thinkery & Verse present AFTERSHOCK / La Réplica
S02 Ep. 02: AFTERSHOCK / La Réplica -- the Door Kicker
Mar 27, 2021 Season 2 Episode 2
Thinkery & Verse, Karen Alvarado

Episode Two explores how the cultural condition called “Machismo” (toxic masculinity) can influence soldiering and trauma associated with war. Tejana Host, Karen Alvarado, shares audio-adapted Latinx stories from the 2019 stage play AFTERSHOCK / La Réplica. Alvarado then interviews combat veterans/artists Victor Inzunza and Dr. John Meyer, as well as MacArthur Fellow/Professor of Classics Dr. Thomas Palaima about the historical ties to military masculinity.

**Warning: This episode contains references to suicide, trauma and discrimination. There are sounds of gunfire, explosions and adult language.**

Audio Scenes: (3)
1) “La Top 8 Incentives” by Karen Alvarado and Dr. John Meyer, performed by:
Idelisse Collazo Guzman as “La Virgen de Guadalupe”
Victor Jaramillo as “Hijo”
Diana Guizado as "Esposa"

2) “Machismo de Hijo” by Estrella Saldana, performed by Victor Jaramillo as “Hijo"

3) “Whispering Death” by Victor Inzunza, performed by:
Diana Guizado as "Esposa"
Estrella Saldana as “Perez”
Christina Romero as “Rodriguez”
Idelisse Collazo Guzman as “Martin”
David Segura as “Drill Sergeant”
Victor Jaramillo as “Hijo”

 GUESTS:
Victor Inzunza
Dr. John Meyer
Dr. Tom Palaima 

RESOURCES:
"
Whispering Death"   - Tin House 
More Poetry by Victor Inzunza
Artie Shaw - Nightmare
Peter Molin - Time Now
University of Texas, Thomas Palaima
Homer’s Iliad - Stanley Lombardo translation
Jonathan Shay - Achilles in Vietnam
Stand in the Trench,  Achilles  - Elizabeth Vandiver
Review of Bill Ehrhart's Poetry
Teatro Vivo
Voces Oral History Center
Thinkery & Verse
Art Spark Texas 

This podcast was produced by Art Spark Texas and made possible by grants from National Endowment for the Arts and Texas Commission on the Arts. AFTERSHOCK / La Réplica PODCAST is a collaboration by Thinkery & Verse and Art Spark Texas. 

Direction and hosting by Karen Alvarado, dramaturgy by Dr. JM Meyer, management/ sound engineering by Erin Bogert, original sound by David Demaris, image design by Paul Del Bosque, video by Jose Lozano/Magic Spoon Productions, guitar by Estrella Saldana and Ulises Ortega Escalante, and vocals by Estrella Saldana and Diana Guizado. 

Special thanks to Mateo Marlowe,  Susan Slattery, April Sullivan and Babylove.

For more FREE content go to thinkeryandverse.org Decameron 2020 PODCAST: Survival Through Stories, That's How the Story Goes - the Hall-Mills Murders PODCAST and Ghost Hunt: a geocache & audio adventure.



Show Notes Chapter Markers

Episode Two explores how the cultural condition called “Machismo” (toxic masculinity) can influence soldiering and trauma associated with war. Tejana Host, Karen Alvarado, shares audio-adapted Latinx stories from the 2019 stage play AFTERSHOCK / La Réplica. Alvarado then interviews combat veterans/artists Victor Inzunza and Dr. John Meyer, as well as MacArthur Fellow/Professor of Classics Dr. Thomas Palaima about the historical ties to military masculinity.

**Warning: This episode contains references to suicide, trauma and discrimination. There are sounds of gunfire, explosions and adult language.**

Audio Scenes: (3)
1) “La Top 8 Incentives” by Karen Alvarado and Dr. John Meyer, performed by:
Idelisse Collazo Guzman as “La Virgen de Guadalupe”
Victor Jaramillo as “Hijo”
Diana Guizado as "Esposa"

2) “Machismo de Hijo” by Estrella Saldana, performed by Victor Jaramillo as “Hijo"

3) “Whispering Death” by Victor Inzunza, performed by:
Diana Guizado as "Esposa"
Estrella Saldana as “Perez”
Christina Romero as “Rodriguez”
Idelisse Collazo Guzman as “Martin”
David Segura as “Drill Sergeant”
Victor Jaramillo as “Hijo”

 GUESTS:
Victor Inzunza
Dr. John Meyer
Dr. Tom Palaima 

RESOURCES:
"
Whispering Death"   - Tin House 
More Poetry by Victor Inzunza
Artie Shaw - Nightmare
Peter Molin - Time Now
University of Texas, Thomas Palaima
Homer’s Iliad - Stanley Lombardo translation
Jonathan Shay - Achilles in Vietnam
Stand in the Trench,  Achilles  - Elizabeth Vandiver
Review of Bill Ehrhart's Poetry
Teatro Vivo
Voces Oral History Center
Thinkery & Verse
Art Spark Texas 

This podcast was produced by Art Spark Texas and made possible by grants from National Endowment for the Arts and Texas Commission on the Arts. AFTERSHOCK / La Réplica PODCAST is a collaboration by Thinkery & Verse and Art Spark Texas. 

Direction and hosting by Karen Alvarado, dramaturgy by Dr. JM Meyer, management/ sound engineering by Erin Bogert, original sound by David Demaris, image design by Paul Del Bosque, video by Jose Lozano/Magic Spoon Productions, guitar by Estrella Saldana and Ulises Ortega Escalante, and vocals by Estrella Saldana and Diana Guizado. 

Special thanks to Mateo Marlowe,  Susan Slattery, April Sullivan and Babylove.

For more FREE content go to thinkeryandverse.org Decameron 2020 PODCAST: Survival Through Stories, That's How the Story Goes - the Hall-Mills Murders PODCAST and Ghost Hunt: a geocache & audio adventure.



Story-telling begins
Virgen de Guadalupe
A young couple describes the benefits of joining the military
Hijo's Story
Whispering Death poem
Discussion with Victor, Tom, & Johnny
Closing Thoughts from Karen Alvarado