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Why All Latinas In Hollywood Should Learn Conversational Spanish

It wasn’t too long ago that celebrities like Eva Longoria, Christina Aguilera, Jessica Alba, and yes even La Diva Del Bronx Jennifer Lopez could speak only a couple of words of Spanish before staring blankly into space in confusion and resorting back to their more comfortable tongue of English.  They […]

Kudos to Lifetime for Picking Up Eva Longoria’s ‘Devious Maids’

For a brief moment it seemed nobody was going to be able to watch Eva Longoria’s Devious Maids.  After ABC opted not to pick up the show, which the Desperate Housewives star had co-produced with her Desperate Housewives producer Marc Cherry, it appeared that might have been the end of […]

Why I’m Looking Forward to Eva Longoria’s ‘Devious Maids’

As a kid my mother used to take me to clean houses with her.  ¡Sientate aquí!  No toques nada.  Nomás juega aquí… ahorita vengo.  That’s what she would tell me before heading into the rest of somebody else’s house to do the housekeeping for them.  I wasn’t in school yet […]

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 […]

The Harvest / La Cosecha: U.S. Child Migrant Farm Workers

There are some things you just can’t deny, and one’s own personal history is definitely at the top of that list.  A few days ago I received an invitation to review marketing materials for a new documentary that will soon be coming to a theater near you, and like a […]