There's No Time To Explain #3: Julia San Bartolome
I have a conversation with Julia San Bartolome, three-time winner of Food Network's Cupcake Wars, who happens to be my cousin. We talk about winning and losing Cupcake Wars, her love life and why food is such a personal experience. She talks about who is eye candy in the local band The Army of Freshmen and why the Poseidon Brewing Company is the best in Ventura. We chat about dating in the age of Tinder and our family's idiosyncratic food culture and the supremacy of enchiladas entomatadas. She helps me conceive of a new segment I'll call, "Isn't that the one where..." where she guesses at the plots of movies she hasn't seen. She even coins the word, "catapulyst," Sarah-Palin style (catapult+catalyst, obviously.) I rant about the blowback over the hilarious Bernie vs. Hillary meme and get everybody to calm the fuck down.