Added by Matt Reyes on June 30, 2009 at 12:30pm —
El Guapo often wears his leopard print smoking jacket and oils up the lush rainforest that he calls chest hair so that each thick follicle looks like a curly black diamond twinkling in an otherwise sightless sky. This grooming, of course, is strictly for his own amusement since it is common knowledge that El Guapo cannot enhance perfection. (Although, if anyone could accomplish this feat, it’d be the unrivaled Guapo.) As he flat irons, braids, highlights or waits for a new economy sized jug of… Continue
Added by El Guapo on June 29, 2009 at 8:14pm —
I spent the week in Fresno, at the Duncan Enterprises/ILoveToCreate.com
corporate headquarters for some magical crafty action. As much as I miss my family on these monthly trips, I savor my time at Duncan. It's very exciting, every second of every day there. Craft supplies everywhere, everyone is working on top secret super cool projects, and I get to peek at all of them. Sometimes they… Continue
Added by Crafty Chica on June 27, 2009 at 11:30am —
I made this project from my glitter fabric
. I cut a swatch for my wrist, sewed on a fabric image of La Virgen and seamed the edges with a tight zigzag stitch. I added rickrack, and stitched on some matching elastic. That big yellow piece is not a button - it is a vintage clip earring. I glued the clasp down and then stitched through the opening. I added a milagro charm too.
I am 100% smitten with this bracelet. So much that I plan to make more of… Continue
Added by Crafty Chica on June 27, 2009 at 11:24am —
Today on my blog I have 20-year old author Estevan Vega. Be sure to stop by and leave a comment to win a copy of his novel, The Sacred Sin.
Visit, Latino Books Examiner
to read his interview.
I also have an interesting interview with children's author Lupe Ruiz-Flores.
Added by Mayra Calvani on June 27, 2009 at 11:04am —
Hey Twitteros! I have free tickets to advanced screenings of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince in LA, Miami and NYC!!! You can be the first to see the new movie!!
Come check it out at my blog Musings http://nilkibenitez.blogspot.com
Added by nilki benitez on June 27, 2009 at 10:30am —
I entered a contest and need comments posted on my blog post. Winner gets $100 giftcard which my family could really use. There is power in numbers so please come visit my blog, leave a comment, and/or tweet about my posting.
Kids in Sports
@independentmami: pls RT Youth Sports..please comment #responsiblesports http://bit.ly/E5OsI
Added by Alba Guevara on June 25, 2009 at 8:45am —
He also showed a skit of him with President… Continue
Added by Matt Reyes on June 22, 2009 at 11:29pm —
There's a new site opening this September: Latismo. They are looking for Latino/a writers and they pay $50 per article.
Check it out at:
Added by Mayra Calvani on June 22, 2009 at 12:07pm —
I'm happy to announce that my children's picture book, Crash, is now available in a Spanish edition.
Learn all about it and the real story behind the book at Mayra's Secret… Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on June 21, 2009 at 7:55am —
Say hello to drop-dead-gorgeous Miss Lucy, M. Jean Pike's black lab... http://petsandauthors.blogspot.com/
Pets and Their Authors is run by my golden retriever, Amigo.
Added by Mayra Calvani on June 21, 2009 at 6:45am —
Added by Mayra Calvani on June 18, 2009 at 10:40am —
I just interviewed YA novelist Diana Rodriguez Wallach. The link is:
Hope you'll take a look!
Added by Mayra Calvani on June 17, 2009 at 10:53am —
Quién va a ganar?
Added by Matt Reyes on June 15, 2009 at 10:32am —
From the Today Show
: Carl Quintanilla explores the challenges of families torn apart by immigration. Also, Telemundo’s Maria Celeste Arraras and Dr. Nancy Snyderman report on breast cancer and grassroots efforts to promote prevention. In the 10 a.m. hour, Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb will learn to salsa dance
: Kerry Sanders examines the influence of Hispanics on… Continue
Added by Matt Reyes on June 15, 2009 at 10:16am —
I just got some late news from poet Sarah Cortez that I'd love to pass along. She will be on Blog Talk Radio this evening and the show promises to be interesting. For those of you who have not heard of Sarah Cortez, she is a poet, editor, short story writer AND a cop--an intriguing combination!--and author of How To Undress a Cop: Poems. In the one-hour show, Sarah will be interviewed by Lieutenant Raymond E. Foster, now editor of American Heroes Press. The show will be tonight at 9:00 p. m.… Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on June 12, 2009 at 7:21am —
Read my interview with this author at Latino Books Examiner
Added by Mayra Calvani on June 11, 2009 at 6:37am —
To learn about this event visit Latino Books Examiner
Added by Mayra Calvani on June 11, 2009 at 6:35am —
Added by Mayra Calvani on June 11, 2009 at 6:33am —
Meet the iPhone 3G S, now with video recording, digital compass
Ben Patterson: The Gadget Hound
Mon Jun 8, 2009
It's the "most powerful, fastest iPhone we've ever made," says Apple SVP Phil Schiller of the 3G S, now with an upgraded three-megapixel camera, voice commands, and picture messaging—all due on June 19. Also: The 8GB version of… Continue
Added by reese ramos on June 9, 2009 at 3:56pm —