salma hayek mtv awards juanofwords

Good for Salma Hayek! Kudos to her for Standing Up to MTV

I’m kind of proud of our mexicana Salma Hayek today for refusing to pre-record a video acceptance speech for April’s MTV Movie Awards. She was nominated for the category of Best Latin Actor for her role in Savages, but refused to record an acceptance speech just in case she would […]

Premiering on MTV: The Story of 15 & Homeless, Inocente

This Friday, August 17, 2012, at 10/9C, MTV will air the independent film Inocente.  The film, produced by the same folks behind last year’s La Cosecha, tells the story of a 15-year-old girl, named Inocente – living homeless and undocumented in San Diego with her mother and younger brothers after […]

Generation ¡Quiero Mis Quince!

Remember the good old days when quinceañeras were a relatively simple affair?  Sure there was big pink puffy dress to buy (notice I said pink); chamberlanes and damas to coerce into dancing a traditional balz – oh the horror of those memories (think bad dancing and awkward pairings); and then there […]