Cover art for podcast Longreads

Longreads

88 EpisodesProduced by LongreadsWebsite

Interviews, essays, reporting and discussion from the home of the best longform stories on the web.

42:35

Dancing Backup: A Reading and Conversation with Carina del Valle Schorske

Carina del Valle Schorske reads from her essay Dancing Backup: Puerto Ricans in the American Muchedumbre (which published last month on Longreads) about a lineage of Puerto Rican backup dancers in American entertainment from Rita Moreno to JLo.

Carina is then joined by the Longreads Editor Danielle A. Jackson for a conversation focusing on the piece. 

This episode is a production of Longreads and Charts & Leisure, produced by Mike Rugnetta, with help from Danielle A. Jackson and Jason Oberholtzer. Hosted by Catherine Cusick.

Mixed and scored with original music by and Michael Simonelli.

Longreads' theme music was written and performed by Brian Donohoe.

Are you the creator of this podcast?

Verify your account

and pick the featured episodes for your show.

Listen to Longreads

RadioPublic

A free podcast app for iPhone and Android

  • User-created playlists and collections
  • Download episodes while on WiFi to listen without using mobile data
  • Stream podcast episodes without waiting for a download
  • Queue episodes to create a personal continuous playlist
RadioPublic on iOS and Android
Or by RSS
RSS feed
https://longreads.libsyn.com/rss