July 20, 2015
In a historic and controversial move, today Cuba and the U.S. officially have reestablished diplomatic relations. The Cuban flag rose for the first time in 54 years in front of the Cuban embassy in Washington D.C. The American embassy in Havana will also be upgraded to an embassy today. There was little fanfare and hoopla….
July 14, 2015
I just got back from an eye-opening trip to Tanzania in East Africa. My wife and I went on vacation and while I expected to learn about lions and elephants, I didn’t know that I would also learn about the similarities between their cultures and my own Cuban heritage and the way we are perceived….
July 08, 2015
TV chef and queen of the fryalator Paula Deen is once again under fire for racism after she tweeted a picture of her son Bobby in brown face. The picture came from a 2011 episode in which she and Bobby dressed up like Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz from I Love Lucy. Bobby is clearly….
July 01, 2015
Six months after announcing an intention to ease relations between the embattled nations, President Obama and Raul Castro have announced that they will reestablish full diplomatic relations July 20th. An embassy will open in both Havana and Washington D.C. for the first time since 1960. It was then that president Kennedy cut off ties with….
June 26, 2015
For those of you that have never had the pleasure of knowing me, you may not know about my love…nay…obsession with Full House. Don’t get me wrong, I know it is a terrible show. But there is something about the show that I can’t resist. It’s like mental heroin. I can watch the adventures of….