Paola de Varona
Dieting while Latinx
“Wellness” sometimes comes at the expense of your culture.
This year’s hottest cultural trend is lemons
Lemons have become the preferred accessory of influencers.
Climate change is now a bedtime story
How children’s literature is explaining environmental crisis to young readers.
Getting away with torture is easy when you’re Captain America
A Q&A with the author of ‘How to Justify Torture,’ a new book about the pervasiveness of torture narratives in media.
The Popeyes chicken sandwich is sold out, but the chicken wars will never be over
The clamor over Popeyes’ new chicken sandwich is just the latest example of how fast-food marketing infiltrates our lives.
I promise that you’ll never find another brand lover like me
A look at Taylor Swift’s extensive corporate history.
Walter Mercado couldn’t have predicted this
A new Miami exhibit celebrates the Puerto Rican astrologer, who opened a window into self-care and spiritual wellness for millions of viewers.
A game room of one’s own
The subreddit /r/GirlGamers is a place to find other women with whom to game and vent about the exhausting existence of being a woman online.
Saying goodbye to ‘Jane the Virgin’
The show did many things well, but especially how it treated the relationship between different generations of Latina grandmothers, mothers, and daughters.
And the final rose goes to... Ft. Lauderdale
South Florida is the perfect breeding ground for ‘Bachelor’ and ‘Bachelorette’ contestants.
The organization telling the stories of the Japanese-American incarceration
Densho content director Brian Niiya talks about the importance of archiving memories and experiences of the World War II camps.
‘Whisper Network’ turns the #MeToo movement into an empowerment fantasy
Chandler Baker’s new novel trivializes the cultural movement.
Who gets to enjoy country music?
The rise of Lil Nas X and the yeehaw agenda have caused me to re-examine my relationship with a genre that seems intent on shutting people like me out.
The Beatles branding machine can’t just let it be
‘Yesterday,’ a new movie that imagines a world where the Beatles never existed, is just the latest attempt at keeping them relevant in the 21st century.
We’re living in an American renaissance for Spanish-language television
The release of HBO’s ‘Los Espookys’ represents the latest ground bilingual Spanish television has won among mainstream American audiences.