"I once had a Cuban-American student who claimed he had learned to be a Cuban male by watching I Love Lucy reruns from his home in Hialeah.”
Gustavo Pérez Firmat — Life on the Hyphen
I am so excited to read this book.
A comely collection of venerated verse, this chart diagrams 14 famous sonnets—from Petrarch to Shakespeare to Keats to Browning—using classical poetic scansion techniques.
A cartoon by Liana Finck. Take a look at more cartoons from the magazine this week.
Harry Belafonte - Jump In The Line (Shake Senora)
"My girl’s name is Senora
I tell you friends, I adore her
And when she dances, oh brother!
She’s a hurricane in all kinds of weather!”
(via iwriteaboutfeminism)(65,203 plays)
Willie Colon And Hector Lavoe
Candela on the Blue Line. Video posted by Teo Lopez.