Celebrating Cultura with two of our Favorites: Tacos & Tequila!

There’s something about getting out of your home after you haven’t done so in a while that’s kind of refreshing. New almost, as if you’re doing so for the very first time again. Especially if we are talking about a social event where you will be around others. It doesn’t […]

Cultura

Cultura

Cultura. How do you put it into words? It’s an expression of who you are. A representation of where you come from. A legacy that transcends your present, past and future. A connection deep enough to touch your soul and strong enough to pulse emotions through your heart. It’s like […]

10 Latinos In Entertainment Using Their Cultura to Work It

The other day I wrote about how seemingly times are a changing for Latinos in the entertainment industry.  At least to me, it seems more opportunities could be on the horizon.  Not only for the artists at the forefront of these changes, but also for the millions of us who […]

Ask Juan: How to tell if you’re at a Pachanga?

It should be pretty simple to tell.  I mean you can’t pass off a tamal or a torta for an hors d’oeuvre, much less frijoles pintos or asado… though in all fairness, word around the street is that these new gourmet food trucks are doing wonderful things with our comida.  But […]

¡Bienvenidos a Mi Cerritos, San Luis Potosi, México!

Today’s post is a very special one for me!  My writing often takes me back to a different time and place – one where life was always a little calmer, a little more independent, a lot simpler, and just the right dose of cultura and orgullo.  That place, for me, […]

Burla: The Act of Laughing at Oneself… and Others

There’s a time to play.  And there’s a time to stop.  That line you cross when you’re no longer laughing with someone, but laughing at them.  When it stops being funny, and turns into something kind of offensive.  Now, tampoco soy nigún santo, so my philosophy has always been that […]

Celebrating “El Grito De Independencia” Everyday

¡El Grito! Of Mexican Independence that is.  This year to commemorate this very special day in history for all of us mexicanos around the world I thought about writing something that would explain a little more about what this day means… only I had already done that in this post […]

Burradas And Progress In Mexico – True Confession

Sometimes it feels like we grew up at the end of an era.  Where burros and ox were at the brink of retirement, arroyos and pozos were all but dried up, rocky roads and mountains just literally days away from being reshaped, redeveloped, redefined, and all the while we were […]