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Hummingbird Cricket Hour

Sep 18, 2019

Trini and Luis bring up Woodstock and its historical significance. They discuss spontaneous community, awareness of material conditions, and preserving individuality.

Music is from "Civilization." Poem written and read by Luis J. Rodriguez. Music by Italian Hip Hop artist Flycat from his CD "Una domanda alla risposta"...


Sep 10, 2019

Trini and Luis have a talk with one of their children, Luis "Chito" Rodriguez. They discuss labor ethics within the video game industry, the dynamics of subordination, and the necessity of finding your own value.

Music is from "Civilization." Poem written and read by Luis J. Rodriguez. Music by Italian Hip Hop artist...


Aug 28, 2019

Trini and Luis contemplate transformation. They discuss the advancement of Tia Chucha's, the importance of arts and culture, and the therapy found in creativity.

Music is from "Civilization." Poem written and read by Luis J. Rodriguez. Music by Italian Hip Hop artist Flycat from his CD "Una domanda alla risposta" (A...


Jul 9, 2019

Trini and Luis examine the many sides of independence. They discuss the July Fourth spectacle in Washington, glorification of the military, the complicated history of American rebellion, and the undervalued importance of the revolutionary impulse. 

Music is from "Civilization." Poem written and read by Luis...


Jun 24, 2019

Trini and Luis reflect on the real causes of poverty. They discuss the recent Poor People's Campaign event in Washington, the theft of land and resources at the root of privatization, our growing crisis of climate change, and taking responsibility for our collective survival.

Music is from "Civilization." Poem written...