web analytics
Black Velvet
December 16, 2012 – 3:09 pm | 17 Comments

Childhood memories are vivid, almost indescribable in their detail, and impossible to forget. A Christmas memory I have is that of a black velvet dress  a family friend gave to me for my seventh Christmas.
The …

Read the full story »
casa + cultura

The sabor of Latino living.

dichos + del alma

Inspiration and reflection.

el buzz

News and pop culture.

foto + video

See us. See yourself.

the habla habla

Our stories.

Home » el buzz

Stripping Down and Lightening Up

Submitted by on November 12, 2009 – 8:28 amNo Comment

Have you heard about baseball player Sammy Sosa getting whiter with age? El pobre is getting lots of press and blog space for his face, which is mucho shades lighter than the face he was born with. He says he is doing skin rejuvenation and he has said he was using a bleaching creme to soften his cutis. Heh, whatever, Sammy. George Lopez took a fun crack at Sosa’s new look, with a skit about a Sammy Sosa Light Beer: “Same great Sammy, a third less ethnic.”

christian-serratos-petaYoung Latina actress Christian Serratos of the insanely popular Twilight Saga, is the latest celebrity to strip down for the sake of saving the animals. Click over to the PETA page to see a video of why she did it, and caution, there are some sad and scary animal abuse images in the short clip.

And here is someone you probably don’t want to see naked: Lou Dobbs. The CNN anchor quit his show and the news network last night. Latinos and liberals everywhere are celebrating. If you’ve missed it, check out the Chicago Now Chicanisima blog, among several hundred news and blog posts out there. Dobbs used to call himself “Mr. Independent,” but that title just wasn’t working for him lately. We’re wondering if he is going to be a certain former Alaska governor’s future running mate?

Share, por favor!

Leave a comment!

Add your comment below, or trackback from your own site. You can also subscribe to these comments via RSS.

Be nice. Keep it clean. Stay on topic. No spam.

You can use these tags:
<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

This is a Gravatar-enabled weblog. To get your own globally-recognized-avatar, please register at Gravatar.

CommentLuv badge