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Yucca Stuffing Will Up Your Thanksgiving Game

Today is America’s favorite holiday, Thanksgiving. The day when it is your patriotic duty to eat until you can no longer move. We Latinos have always been able to synthesize new cultural influences and making them our own. When we came to this...

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5 Rules For Surviving Black Friday 2017

Friday is Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year. Millions of Americans will descend on stores to battle for high ticket items at deeply discounted prices. Every year more and more people get trampled by other unwashed and obese shoppers....

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Taco Bell’s Thanksgiving Menu

Taco Bell announced their annual Friendsgiving menu on Twitter and it’s truly bizarre. The menu consists of Taco Bell’s well known food items combined with traditional thanksgiving dishes. Here is just a taste of this crazy menu. Taco Bell will...

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2017 Latin Grammy Winners

The hottest latin stars came out for the 2017 Latin GRAMMY Awards, celebrated at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The three-hour show, hosted by Roselyn Sanchez and Jaime Camil, included performances by Luis Fonsi, Steve Aoki, Alessia...

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John Leguizamo’s ‘Latin History For Morons’ Opens On...

John Leguizamo’s latest one man show, Latin History for Morons, hit Broadway this week at Studio 54 through February. The reviews have been raves for the show and talk about a timely subject. John noticed growing up that Latino history was...

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Thanksgiving Mofongo Stuffing

Thanksgiving is next week, the day when we gorge ourselves with food to celebrate when some White dudes came over on a boat or something. For we Latinos it always kind of felt like not our holiday. We tend to make variations on the traditional themes...

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Pixar’s New Movie “Coco” Is All About Mexican Pride


October 25, 2017 

Pixar’s new film Coco takes us south of the border to the land that strikes fear in the heart of orange billionaires everywhere. The film celebrates Mexican culture, in particular mariachi music and El Dia De Los Muertos. It tells the tale of Miguel (Anthony Gonzalez) who desperately wants to be a musician like his….

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Boogemangs: Top 5 Latino Mythological Monsters


October 24, 2017 

With Halloween coming next week it’s important to remember that you don’t have to solely rely on White scary tropes. Every civilization has a series of myths and legends that help them define the world around them. This can be as complicated as the Zeus’ constant date rape of mortals or as simple of the….

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The Catrinas March In Mexico City


October 24, 2017 

Mexico City kicked off the annual Day of the Dead festivities with a giant parade in which people dressed like the Catrina and other Dia de Los Muertos figures. Thousands of people from all walks of life and all ages joined in the fun. Catrina is the “elegant death” figure that is the most popular….

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Celebrate Dia De Los Muertos With This Awesome Short


October 23, 2017 

Dia De Los Muertos is almost upon us and it’s time to set up that altar and gnaw on some sugar skulls. This year more than ever I saw many a gringo dressed up like a Dia de Los Muertos skeleton. The holiday seems to have gone mainstream here in the U.S. if Americans are….

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Puerto Rico Relief Song Tops Billboard Chart


October 23, 2017 

“Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is behind the Puerto Rico relief song which recently topped the Billboard 200 album chart. Miranda’s “Almost Like Praying” debuted at No. 1 on the Digital Songs chart which had 111,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The song is a response to the devastation Puerto Rico faced following Hurricane Maria,….

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