Radiotopia Presents: S***hole Country (Shithole Country)
When her community unravels after Harris County, Texas elects its first Latinx judge, Gina Gilbert starts a political podcast from her home. Her neighbor, Dru—a closeted lesbian—tries to help. And things get complicated. From Radiotopia Presents and Moth Radio Hour: a hit dog will holler is written by Inda Craig-Galván. It is produced and directed by Gisele Regatão. Mixing and sound design by Sandra Lopez-Monsalve, with help from Isabel Hibbard. Music by Christina Gaillard. Performed by Cynthia K. McWilliams, J. Nicole Brooks, and Jacqueline Guillen.
Eliana Dockterman • Time.com • Dec 2, 2021
"...whoever is behind this new audio memoir is one of the most promising storytellers in podcasting. Her beautiful rendering of her travels to her parents’ homeland (and its gilded parties) undermines the way certain Americans have characterized African nations....Her beautiful rendering of her travels to her parents’ homeland (and its gilded parties) undermines the way certain Americans have characterized African nations."
Lauren Passell • Podcast The Newsletter • Oct 18, 2021
"It sounds grave but it as funny as it is smart. Afia is our friend and guide, here. She’s not just a storyteller."