Latino Rebels’ senior editor Hector Luis Alamo steps in as guest host this week to break down the George Lopez-Ralph Barbosa controversy with entertainment correspondent Cristina Escobar and L.A. Times columnist Fidel Martinez.
During a recent episode of his podcast, Chicano icon George Lopez insulted up-and-coming comedian Ralph Barbosa by saying “nobody knows who he is.” Now that Lopez has apologized to Barbosa privately, can we go back to seeing him as the lovable TV dad who helps fellow Latinos?
Puerto Rico promises tourists once-in-a-lifetime experiences and things they’ve never seen before, but even the locals get an unexpected surprise or two throughout the day.
A roundup of the week’s top Latino news from around the world, written by Latino Rebels senior editor Hector Luis Alamo.
A rundown of the Latino-centric news from the first week of the new year.
For this debut episode of #WajInvadesAmerica, host Wajahat Ali presents the latest in the world of white journalism and then welcomes Pulitzer winner Maria Hinojosa of Futuro Media to talk about #immigration narratives.
In this episode of #BagoBriefs, Juan tries to introduce keto to the good people of Washington Heights. To prepare himself, he goes to his fake expert best friend for some advice. He later cooks a special keto meal for his two neighbors as an experiment to see how older Latinos would react.
In this episode of #BagoBriefs, Juan wants to see what the good people in Washington Heights think about crystals. He goes to his friend and fake expert Jaime Fernandez to find ways to make crystals more popular. After getting some advice on marketing, Juan and Neocepio start preaching the Word of Crystals to the masses.
In this episode of #BagoBriefs, Juan explores the metaverse. First, he speaks to his friend and fake expert Jaime Fernandez for advice and then creates his own VR called “Mete Mano” with his neighbor Vilma. Then, he heads to the streets of Washington Heights to see if there is any interest at all.
In this episode of #BagoBriefs, Juan wants to show how yoga can be beneficial to Latinos. He first goes to his best friend’s house to get some pointers, and before hitting the streets, Juan and Neocepio try to start their own street yoga class.
In this episode of #BagoBriefs, Juan tries to introduce cryptocurrency to Washington Heights. He visits his friend and fake expert Jaime Fernandez for some tips, then comes up with a way to market crypto by inviting his next-door neighbor over to show how it works.
In this episode of #BagoBriefs, Juan tries to find ways to make CBD more acceptable. He visits his friend and unofficial expert Jaime Fernandez for some advice. After meeting with Jaime, Juan and his friend Neocepio try to sell CBD Vapor to gauge the community’s interest. Finally, after getting a ticket, Juan heads to Washington Heights to test out some products and find out if CBD is acceptable.
Latino Rebels Announces Two New Versions of Late-Night Projects: BAGO BRIEFS and WAJ INVADES AMERICA
Digital media outlet Latino Rebels announced on Monday the online premiere of two new versions of late-night projects it is developing with support from WarnerMedia/150.
This week’s wrap-up comes to you from the cozy confines of quarantine, as senior editor Hector Luis Alamo has managed to catch COVID for only the second time this year.
The first of a weekly column by senior editor Hector Luis Alamo in which he gives an overview of the most interesting and important things he’s read, seen, or heard during the past week, providing his thoughts on them.
After Gov. Ron DeSantis recently released a self-serving ad in which he reads letters thanking him for everything he’s done for the state, a group of concerned Floridians released an update to more accurately capture the full range of sentiment on DeSantis from across the Sunshine State.
Latino USA fellows Elisa Baena and Monica Morales-García travel deep into a chismosa’s universe. In this episode, they ask: Why is chisme so addicting? What’s chisme’s relationship to power? And does it do more to build or destabilize communities?
As the next installment of our Latino Rebels late-night project, we present “This Week in White Journalism.” Let us know what you think and share the video too.