(PNS reporting from SAN ANTONIO) Sandra Ceballos made a shocking discovery Friday night when she was out with her girlfriends.
The standards she’d been using to find a good husband were, as her friend Jenny put it, “appallingly low.”
Ceballos, whose family is from Mexico, was raised to believe that if a man is not too much of a drunk, works hard, and doesn’t beat you, he’s “good husband material.” [Mas…]
This short Latino Field Study video examines a culturally-distinctive mannerism many Anglos find confusing – the often hard-to-discern and sometimes confusing Lip Purse mouth gesture.
Dear Straight Dudes:
Why, hello there, I’m a Latina vagina and I have a message for heterosexual guys. Now I know what you’re going to ask me: “How well-groomed am I?”
No seas cochino! That’s none of your business, that’s personal. But I am here to, uh, talk business because I’m tired of all of these assumptions people make about me! [Mas…]
She only has one wish, Sandra Bullock told George Lopez in 2009: She wants to be “more Latina.” Sympathetic Lopez gets Bullock a chola makeover.
PREVIOUSLY ON CHOLAS: [Mas…]
Before her new ABC Cristela sitcom, comic and actor Cristela Alonzo played iconic children’s TV and video game character Dora.
In this dramatic short, Alonzo crafted a nuanced exploration of the character of a woman trapped inside her apartment by her fear of open spaces — a condition called agoraphobia.
The concept was simple: [Mas…]
It’s not that Latinas don’t love hearing how their individual characteristics pale in comparison to stereotypes thrown around on talk radio…well, actually, they don’t love it. At all.
NOLA student Sophia Garcia says the stereotypes that bother her most are the ones she hears when she share her “opinions” — that she’s being overly “spicy” and “ghetto.” Who would be bothered by that? Probably anyone.
What you think?
PREVIOUSLY ON STEREOTYPES: [Mas…]
We’re not climate scientists but we’re pretty sure it rains a lot more in Mexico than in, say, Saudi Arabia. Here’s why.
PREVIOUSLY ON TELEVISION: [Mas…]
Bill “Memo” Nericcio, author, professor at San Diego State University and proprietor of the Tex[t]-Mex Gallery, explores pop culture to unearth fascinating tidbits of Mexicana-Americana. Memo just uncovered photos and videos (well sorta uncovered — a guy can fantasize!) sexy late 1950s-early-60s starlet Tucson-born Emily Cranz.
Just fell into a labyrinth of Mexican cinema history built around Emily Cranz, born Emily Cranz Cantillano. Wikipedia’s stub-article is cut and pasted all over the internets, but not much more comes to the surface quickly.
We grabbed these images and videos from Tex[t]-Mex: [Mas…]