Lady Gaga Gives Props to Late Tejano Queen Selena

At least it appears that way.  Unless the Queen of Little Monsters around the world – yes Lady Gaga herself, she with the 22-million-plus Twitter followers – meant the other now also very famous Selena.  The not so little anymore Selena Gomez. Whom coincidentally, in fact, was named after the […]

Remembering Selena

Tomorrow marks the 17th anniversary of Selena Quintanilla Perez’s death.  For many of us, especially here in Texas, it’s an occasion to remember her music and her life.  While this date never goes unnoticed for me, this year, I do feel a little more purpose in celebrating Selena’s memory.  I’ve […]

Q&A: Chris Perez on His New Book “To Selena, With Love”

All of 17 years ago, in the immediate aftermath of her death, Selena Quintanilla Perez’s husband, Chris Perez was the one person we rarely saw anywhere, making any comments on behalf of himself or the Quintanilla family about her passing.  In fact, until his 1999 studio album with the Chris Perez Band […]

Tributo A La Reina Del Tex-Mex: Selena Quintanilla Perez

It’s hard to believe that 16 years have gone by since the one and only Selena Quintanilla Perez passed away.  I still remember finding out the news from my dad.  He picked us up from high school – my younger brother and I – and told us the news as […]

A gift for all the guys in the family, the Motorola Pulse Escape

On music, we hardly ever have a solid agreement. He’s currently into hip hop and rap. I think the other word he uses to describe the music he plays in the car for me to listen to every once in a while, is “trap.” All I know about that genre […]

It’s not enough to be Mexican and it’s not enough to be American!

Yes, I already had the talk with him since this is his first year of high school. Not about the birds and the bees, although we have had that talk too. A while ago actually. I’m referring to the talk about not forgetting where you came from and being proud […]

The Netflix Stand-Up You Have to Watch: ‘Cristela Alonzo: Lower Classy’

It’s everything we had hoped it would be, and then some. On her latest production, comedian Cristela Alonzo delivers the laughs and a lot of heart. The Netflix original – written and produced by Cristela herself – just landed on the streaming service this week, and let me tell you […]

Entertainment by choice: Sharing the best of both worlds with Comcast FreePassLatino

I’ve had this conversation a few times now with adults my age. Usually we start talking about the way we grew up, what it was like living in homes where we had only one television set, and where more often than not we’d spend our evenings watching telenovelas with our […]