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The Iris Chacón Show

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Reviving Eddie: Puerto Rico is Retro-Cool [part III]:

“The Iris Chacón Show”

Iris Chacón is another pop icon that has also achieved thousands of YouTube views. Not only is she the embodiment of Puerto Rican kitsch, but she also represents the nostalgia inspired by the current crisis of the broadcasting industry in Puerto Rico. At a moment in which the Puerto Rican media is losing grasp of programming and selling its channels to overseas companies, we look back at how the Iris Chacón Show had a trajectory of around 18 years of airplay and represents the golden age of Puerto Rican television.



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Read the rest of the “Reviving Eddie: Puerto Rico is Retro Cool” series:

Part 1: The Retro Style of “Criollo Cool”

Part 2: Erotic Salsa Days: The Eddie Way

Part 4: The Golden Era of Television in Puerto Rico




About Sheyla Rivera

Sheyla Rivera has written 36 post in this blog.

Escritora, músico y gestora cultural. Nació en Puerto Rico en la década de los 80s, entre el campo y la urbe. Completó un bachillerato doble en Psicología y Sociología en la Universidad de Puerto Rico, recinto de Río Piedras, y cursó la maestría en Medios y Cultura Contemporánea de la Universidad del Sagrado Corazón. Se destaca en el manejo de organizaciones artísticas sin fines de lucro, cultura visual japonesa, estudios de género y teoría cultural.

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