Dora The Explorer: The Live Action Film?

This is not necessarily new, but it is kind of funny…  I guess.  Digo, how many spoofs on the Nickelodeon character Dora The Explorer are not already out there?!  The worst one, according to me, is the one that incorporates Consuela from Family Guy to poke fun at the eight […]

So if Disney’s Princess Sofia is Not Latina Enough, Who is?

Honestly, I’m just getting around to reading and processing all of the craziness surrounding the ethnic makeup of Disney’s new princess, Sofia.  Apparently she is controversial because Disney has not wholeheartedly confirmed that she is in fact their first ever Latina princess, and also because according to some reports “activists” […]

Ay, Ay, Ay, Consuela!! – Should We Love Her or Hate Her?

Honestly!  I’m not sure whether I should be offended or just plain tickled with the increasing popularity of this crazy little cartoon character named Consuela I’ve only recently discovered. According to her creators on Family Guy, she is the leader of the Quahog Maids’ Union and Consuela is every bit […]

El Chavo, La India… And Now, Maybe Even La Muñequita Lala

Immersion, and the road to growing up bilingual We grew up on El Chavo del Ocho, Chespirito, La Guereja, La Chilindrina, Doña Florinda, El Botija, Ñoño, even La India Maria and Cantinflas, at times.  There was something about those characters that connected to our reality.  Living in los estados unidos […]