Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Gus is Chilean?! And other questions about Race and Representation in “Breaking Bad”

The hit series, created by Vince Gilligan, has
received seven Primetime Emmy Awards and
three Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Drama Series.
From left to right: Giancarlo Esposito as
Chilean drug distributor Gustavo "Gus"
Fring and Bryan Cranston as Walter White.


Check out this blog in From Philly to Chile regarding the AMC hit series "Breaking Bad" (set to air its series finale on September 29, 2013) and how the series represents Latino characters (portrayed by actors who speak Spanish terribly, or don't speak at all, as in they are mute; Mexican characters with non-Mexican accents; caricaturish portrayals) by clicking here.

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