Burst Your Bubble

A podcast about -isms and -phobias in pop culture.

EP47 - Modern Family, Sofia Vergara, and the Influence of Carmen Miranda


The term "spicy Latina" has dominated Latinx representations in pop culture since the 1940s. Today we have Modern Family and Sofia Vergara, where she is a Colombian playing a Colombian. But is Vergara a positive representation of Latinx culture, and furthermore is it fair to ask her to be?

Art by Jeremy Ferris.

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