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Tu Vez Blast-From-The-Past Truck: Tito Puente


December 28, 2011 

Marty McFly and Doc Brown had the Delorean to go travel through time; We have the Tu Vez Blast-From-The-Past Truck. Every week, we’ll hop in our time traveling machine, gun it to 88 MPH, and go back in time to bring you the best from the good ol’ days. Will it be a clip from an old telenovela? An old school music video? Stick around and find out!

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Tu Vez Blast-From-The-Past Truck: Nuyorican Poets Cafe


August 10, 2011 

Marty McFly and Doc Brown had the Delorean to go travel through time; We have the Tu Vez Blast-From-The-Past Truck. Every week, we’ll hop in our time traveling machine, gun it to 88 MPH, and go back in time to bring you the best from the good ol’ days. Will it be a clip from an old telenovela? An old school music video? Stick around and find out!

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Tu Vez Spanglish Dictionary Word Of The Day: Broder


July 28, 2011 

Broder Noun. A bastardized version of the English word brother. The correct Spanish word is hermano. As far as we can tell, this word originated in the 70’s in New York. Nuyoricans adopted the custom of calling each other brother from African-Americans. It is a term of endearment, albeit a wrong one. Still, it is….

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