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Latinadas - Latin street culture for gringos and l-ingos (gringos who think they are latinos) 

Jul 28, 2017

Cognates are words that sound, look, and mean almost the same thing between two languages. Between Spanish and English we have 30-40% overlap of words that are considered cognates. As useful as they are when learning a language they can also be quite embarrassing when used incorrectly.

Jul 21, 2017

When someone is called lazy, it generally isn’t intended as a compliment, and more often, it has the purpose of offending or encouraging someone to action. Spanish of course is no exception, and the number of words to describe laziness are vast, too vast in fact, and beyond the scope of our podcast. However, we have...

Jul 14, 2017

There are conflicting points of view as to how the genre came to exist. Writers either adjudicate the beginning of reggaeton to Panama in the 80’s or to Puerto Rico in the 90’s, depending on how they interpret what constitutes the birth of a new genre. My personal opinion, is that Reggeaton was created in Puerto...

Jul 7, 2017

Despite the current popularity of comic books and movies based on comic books, there isn’t a lot of diversity in the industry. The comic book market is dominated by white, male characters. When ethnic characters have been included, they tend to fill the support or antagonistic roles. Think of the latest superhero...