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How To Make Pan De Muerto For Dia De Los Muertos

November 02, 2018 

It’s Dia de Los Muertos, y’all! This is the day that we Latinos celebrate and remember our dearly departed ancestors by eating, drinking, and decorating with skulls. This holiday is particularly big in Mexico, where millions of people will be visiting their family’s graves for good times and plenty of sweets. The most quintessential Mexican….


Is Día de Los Muertos Becoming Too Commercialized?

November 01, 2018 

Before we can decide if Día de Los Muertos is becoming too commercialized let’s understand what exactly is Día de Los Muertos. For starters Día de Los Muertos has nothing to do with Halloween. It is rooted in indigenous Mexican beliefs that date back to long before the Spanish conquest of Mexico. This indigenous tradition….


Here Are Some Spanish-Language Horror Films To Get You In The Halloween Mood

September 26, 2018 

Halloween and Dia De Los Muertos is coming up soon. The two go together like sugar skulls and tooth decay. One is an ancient pagan holiday that nowadays is celebrated by having kids extort candy from their neighbors. In the other, we Latinos honor our beloved dead by building altars to their memory and having….


Coco Wins Golden Globe for Best Animated Motion Picture

January 07, 2018 

Coco, the animated film, takes home the 2018’s Golden Globe for Best Animation Motion Picture. The film beat out 4 other animated files including Loving Vincent, The Boss Baby, Ferdinand and The Breadwinner. Coco’s victory was a major win for the Mexican community, as it’s the first Pixar film to be centered on a Mexican….


Disney Pixar’s “Coco” Huge Box-office Hit

November 27, 2017 

Over the Holiday weekend lots of people hit theaters to catch the latest movies. With several big movies to choose from, Disney Pixar’s “Coco” topped them all including superhero behemoths “Justice League” and “Thor: Ragnarok.” The animated box-office hit soared to a $71.2 million domestic debut to win the five-day holiday weekend. “Coco” is also….