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Tag: Speedy Gonzales

Remembering The First Latino Oscar Winner: Speedy Gonzales

May 28, 2018 

This day in age, American audiences are very familiar with an assortment of Latino stars. That wasn’t always the case. In the past, talented actors and singers of Hispanic descent made a concerted attempt at hiding their ethnicity and changing their names (case in point: Martin Sheen, whose real name is Ramón Gerardo Antonio Estévez)….


Warner Bros. To Make Speedy Gonzales Movie

April 05, 2016 

When I was a little kid back in the 80’s, there weren’t a lot of Latinos in children’s programming. One of the only ones, and my personal favorite, was Speedy Gonzales. He was the fastest mouse in all of Mexico and spent his days making Sylvester look stupid. But then in the 90’s, Speedy disappeared…..


Oreos As Addictive As Cocaine & Heroin

October 17, 2013 

That’s right, one of the most delicious cookies on earth might as well be scrumptious cocaine sandwiched between two circles of crispy black tar heroin. But don’t worry, we’re no where near drug runners trying to illegally cross the borders with Oreo filled condoms crammed up their buttholes. Talk about double stuffed. Ay dios mio!….


Growing Up Brown In A Small Town

August 22, 2011 

Comedian Lucas Molandes talks about growing up brown in a small white town and all the cultural icons he had to rebel against. Gerardo, Speedy Gonzales, the Taco Bell dog: they’re all there.