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Interview: Comedian Cristela Alonzo On Her Sitcom And Her Love Of Music

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Cristela Alonzo performs onstage at the International Myeloma Foundation 12th Annual Comedy Celebration.

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You might have seen Cristela Alonzo in her Netflix stand-up special or on her ABC sitcom, 'Cristela.' Now she's out with a book all about music's role in her life called 'Music to My Years: A Mixtape Memoir of Growing Up and Standing Up.' In it she talks about her life as a first generation Mexican-American and how she found her way to stand-up comedy. She sat down with Sam Sanders to talk about her love of music and 'The Golden Girls,' growing up poor and making her sitcom, which was canceled after one season.

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