It’s All in the Eyes

It’s All in the Eyes

It’s All in the Eyes by Sarah Kinbar | Mar 2, 2021  Hot Hot Comedy Nice Guy Ninja  Always the consummate room host, Kermit Gonzalez goes to any length to make people feel welcome: “Are you comfortable? You’re not? What’s going on? You...
The Struggle is (Not) Real?

The Struggle is (Not) Real?

The Struggle is (Not) Real? by Sarah Kinbar | Feb 27, 2021  Hot Hot Comedy This comic’s pronouns: hee/haw Virally Successful Orlando Comic Heather Shaw on Privilege and Haters Does it make you mad when an entertainer from a marginalized group seems to...
The Free Spirit of Lingo Jonez

The Free Spirit of Lingo Jonez

The Free Spirit of Lingo Jonez by Sarah Kinbar | Feb 15, 2021  Hot Hot Music Sonic Travel Experience Origins, Confinement, and Hope in the Music of Orlando Artist Lingo Jonez Music is old and has always told the story of place, shedding light on history. Steelpan...
Going to Church With Da Deacon

Going to Church With Da Deacon

Going to Church With Da Deacon by Sarah Kinbar | Feb 12, 2021  Hot Hot Music Acres of Diamonds Talking Orlando Hip-Hop Roots and Future With Rapper, Producer, and Manager Da Deacon 20-something years ago, I was working at a flower shop in Altamonte Springs called...
My Love Letter to Blake Butler’s Mom

My Love Letter to Blake Butler’s Mom

My Love Letter to Blake Butler’s Mom by Sarah Kinbar | Feb 10, 2021  Hot Hot Comedy Hometown Superhero          A peek behind the curtain with Orlando comic and room host Blake Butler Blake Butler is a born-and-raised Floridian who moved homes and school districts on...