In the early 1930s, Frida Kahlo joined her (at the time) much more famous husband Diego Rivera in Detroit, Michigan, where he was prepping murals. The Detroit News caught up with the couple and the resulting feature story is in a new exhibit at the Detroit Institute of Art.
“Senora Diego Rivera,” as she’s called in the article, didn’t let Diego hog the limelight, even though she was dressed in a “foolish little ruffled apron.”
“Of course he [Diego] does pretty well for a little boy,” she told reporter Florence Davies, “but it is I who am the big artist.”
A TV production crew in Lima, Peru, has videotaped a purple disc-shaped OVNI/UFO hovering near a construction site.
Television show Alto al Crimen was shooting an episode in the upscale Miraflores district on February 10, when the show’s host, Congressman Renzo Reggiardo, stopped an interview to allow his cameraman to shoot the strange-looking object: [Mas…]
In 2004, an Arizona high school team beat the odds by topping M.I.T in an underwater robotics competition. The undocumented team members’ stories inspired a book, a documentary, and now a feature film produced by and starring George Lopez. Spare Parts (trailer, above) is in theaters now. This interview with two original team members by […]
Mr. Natural’s 719th Meditation by R. Crumb was first published as a comic in 1970. Crumb created ZAP Comix and is the artist behind 60s and 70s memes like Mr. Natural, Fritz the Cat, and Keep On Truckin. This new YouTube version of the strip adds music and sound effects.
Who’s got a beard that’s long and white? Santa’s got a beard that’s long and white Who comes around on a special night? Santa comes around on a special night Special night, beard that’s white Must be Santa, must be Santa Must be Santa, Santa Claus [Listen closely as Bob Dylan lists Santa’s eight reindeer […]
It’s hard being an Asian in America, Tony Vinh explains to the crowd at Cap City Comedy Club in Austin, TX. For example, you can get racially profiled and people think you have a small penis. [NSFW adult language.]
Chubby Bobby Gomez gets invited to a quinceañera as a chambelan, but he can’t find a tuxedo that fits. Dad drags out the outfit he wore when he got married in 1972 and El Tux turns out to be a blessing in disguise. As long as we’re talking quinceañera and chambelans, here’s maybe the greatest […]
The Unicode Consortium — the international group that sets tech specs so people around the world can use computers in any language — is considering the addition of new “emoji” next year, and one of them may be the computer code to display a taco. The consortium published this illustration on their blog so everyone knows […]
After an uneventful C-section, Boca Raton, Florida, mother Ruby Graupera-Cassimiro’s pulse stopped for 45 minutes. When her heart resumed beating on its own, Graupera-Cassimiro regained consciousness and shared her tale of what she found on “the other side.”
It’s hard to be female in America, as “gamergate” and the catcall videos show. But once you know how the system works, you can maybe find a way to make a change. Blythe Baird takes the mic with Girl Code 101.
The plus-sized Republican leader of the Garden State, Governor Chris Christie, recently visited Mexico. David Letterman compiled the Top 10 Mexican Nicknames for the New Jersey GOP presidential nominee wannabe.
Hey, all you wives — stop eating your bon-bons and watching your “stories” on television for just a minute, yo! Here are 11 rules from 1953 you need to follow for a happy marriage. AboveTopSecret explains: “Be the wife he always dreamed of,” is the advice that delivers that “guide” that was written to please […]
The undocumented immigrants impacted by the bombing of the World Trade Center were practically invisible to the government and agencies that were supposed to help them, two academics reported Tuesday. The victims and their families were never properly counted because of their social and political isolation from wider society: Immigrants without papers distrusted law enforcement […]
Let’s face it, hermanas. Dudes yelling rude remarks when you’re walking to work is the last thing you need. What’s the first thing you need? New CockBlok® immediately moves those asshats into the Friend Zone.