PODCAST: G Funk Supreme, filmmaker Eric Tandoc and how much honesty do we really want on a first date?

On Episode #27 of “CAN YOU HEAR ME, LONG BEACH?” rapper G Funk Supreme talks about his new album and how growing up and sometimes going hungry in Long Beach shaped him and his music.

Filmmaker Eric Tandoc talks about his work chronicling the likes of skaters and elderly walkers, as well as the activism that informs his art and got him beat up and thrown in jail in the Philippines.

Eric Tandoc. Courtesy photo

Online dating columnist June Diaz joins with Kelly Puente to talk about not only when the truth hurts, but when it’s just too much.

0:02 “Such an evil laugh.”

2:19 June Diaz and Kelly Puente talk love and honesty

9:20 “I got my first guy who wanted me to spank him.”

22:55 Fico scores and fish

28:26 G Funk Supreme

35:00 “I want to give it back to the people.”

37:10 Eric Tandoc

45:35 “I turned and saw my wife being taken by the chief of police.”

46:30 “I was just trying to protect the camera until they started hitting me in the face.”

57:29 Brian Addison’s hurtful, spot-on imitation of Steve Lowery’s NPR voice

58:44 Kelly is amazing





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Steve Lowery began his journalism career at the Los Angeles Times, where he planned to spend his entire career. God, as usual, laughed at his plans and he has since written for the short-lived sports publication The National, the L.A. Daily News, the Press-Telegram, New Times LA, the District and the OC Weekly. He is the Arts & Culture Editor for the Post, overseeing the Hi-lo.