Thoughts on the Status of Mexicans in the U.S.A.

On purpose we have severely limited the amount of times we have written about the “D” word here on the blog. That’s mostly because in general we like to stay away from politics all together. Not because we are afraid to express our point of view or even because of […]

Honestly facing my fears 

It’s one o’clock in the morning. I should be asleep, but I’m not. Instead I’m awake thinking. Not about anything in particular, but about everything really. You know what I mean? One of those nights when you’re sleepy and you know you should probably make an effort to go to […]

Need relief for the hump day blues? We have a cure!

Need relief for the hump day blues? We have a cure!

That cure comes in the form of a Friday… also known as FriYAY by many. And this particular Friday is the day the movie “The Boss” will be released. We had the opportunity to watch a preview of The Boss recently, and it was hilarious. The always witty Melissa McCarthy takes you down the […]

My Big Fat Greek Wedding Part 2 – Premiere

We went. We saw. We laughed. We cooed. We felt all warm and tingly inside, at the premiere of the sequel to My Big Fat Greek Wedding. And let us just say, we loved every single second of this movie. Not only because it reminded us so much about our own Big […]

Movie Review: Leonardo DiCaprio in ‘The Revenant’

Where to begin with The Revenant? There’s so much to say about this film it’s hard to decipher where to begin. Let’s start with the director, Alejandro González Iñárritu. Yes, the same Alejandro González Iñárritu who took home an Academy Award for his film Birdman last year. He’s mexicano so of course we wanted to support his […]

Christina Aguilera: From Hunger to Hope

“I truly hope to inspire others to join the fight against world hunger… It’s a subject so close to my heart, and has been for a long time. As a mom of two I’m passionate about this issue and want to inspire people to donate.” – Christina Aguilera. The singer […]

The Other Latina on Facebook: Jamila Velazquez

The Other Latina on ‘Empire’: Jamila Velazquez

The Bronx born actress is the other Latina on Empire we should all be talking about this season. Jamila Velazquez made a pretty powerful debut on the hit FOX series when she captured Hakeem’s ear and attention with her musical talents. She’s the latest Latina to join the stellar cast […]