Luis Clemens http://publicradioeast.org en Got Bulgogi? The (Maybe True) Story Behind A 'New York Times' Ad http://publicradioeast.org/post/got-bulgogi-maybe-true-story-behind-odd-new-york-times-ad <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5MYU8xsiTYM</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1iblD0dAEQ</p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 19:16:00 +0000 Luis Clemens 36457 at http://publicradioeast.org Got Bulgogi? The (Maybe True) Story Behind A 'New York Times' Ad When The Beat Was Born: Hip-Hop's Big Bang Becomes A Kid's Book http://publicradioeast.org/post/when-beat-was-born-hip-hops-big-bang-becomes-kids-book By now, the origin story is pretty well-known. Back in the early 1970s, <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/therecord/2013/08/11/211115072/hip-hop-at-40-is-a-shell-of-its-younger-self">a crew of kids of color in the South Bronx</a> threw a bunch of parties where they plugged their turntables and their huge, 6-foot speakers into streetlight posts. They took the breakbeats from popular dance songs and rhymed aloud over them. Thu, 30 Jan 2014 02:26:00 +0000 Luis Clemens 33151 at http://publicradioeast.org When The Beat Was Born: Hip-Hop's Big Bang Becomes A Kid's Book Zoinks! Tracing The History Of 'Zombie' From Haiti To The CDC http://publicradioeast.org/post/zoinks-tracing-history-zombie-haiti-cdc <em>Each week, we take a look at a <em>word</em> or phrase that's caught our attention, whether for its history, usage, etymology, or just because it has an interesting story. <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/219668222/code-switch-word-watch" target="_blank">You can see past "Word Watch" entries here</a>. Sun, 15 Dec 2013 23:37:00 +0000 Luis Clemens & Lakshmi Gandhi 29918 at http://publicradioeast.org Zoinks! Tracing The History Of 'Zombie' From Haiti To The CDC A Couch Divided Over U.S.-Mexico Soccer Match http://publicradioeast.org/post/couch-divided-over-us-mexico-soccer-match Tonight, my wife and I will argue. There will be hurt feelings. She knows it. I know it.<p>I live in a mixed-status family. My wife roots for the Mexican national soccer team. I root for the USA. My oldest child sides with her mother in this debate, and we are all still working on the youngest.<p>The U.S. national team and their Mexican counterparts take the field tonight in Columbus, Ohio, for a crucial match. Defeat could cement Mexico's downfall and shut it out of next year's World Cup. The situation of the U.S. Tue, 10 Sep 2013 18:43:00 +0000 Luis Clemens 23003 at http://publicradioeast.org A Couch Divided Over U.S.-Mexico Soccer Match 'Instructions Not Included' Also Skimps On Laughs http://publicradioeast.org/post/instructions-not-included-also-skimps-laughs <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CIwpf7HvJM</p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 13:20:00 +0000 Luis Clemens 22980 at http://publicradioeast.org 'Instructions Not Included' Also Skimps On Laughs How I Learned To Swear In Cuban http://publicradioeast.org/post/how-i-learned-swear-cuban <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n59TEvACLqg</p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 15:38:00 +0000 Luis Clemens 20580 at http://publicradioeast.org How I Learned To Swear In Cuban More About The 40-Year-Old Picture That Makes People Smile http://publicradioeast.org/post/more-about-40-year-old-picture-makes-people-smile About 10 days ago, we <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2013/07/17/203016331/the-40-year-old-photo-that-gives-us-a-reason-to-smile">posted a story</a> about an almost 40 year-old photo that was taken by <a href="http://www.crachiola.com/">Joseph Crachiola</a>. Mon, 29 Jul 2013 11:03:00 +0000 Luis Clemens 19761 at http://publicradioeast.org More About The 40-Year-Old Picture That Makes People Smile Another Neighbor Of Rescued Cleveland Women Says He Helped http://publicradioeast.org/post/another-neighbor-rescued-cleveland-women-says-he-helped Charles Ramsey became famous overnight for his role in helping rescue Amanda Berry from the Cleveland house where she and two other abducted women were held for nearly a decade.<p>But Charles Ramsey did not act alone. He may not have even been the first to offer help. Angel Cordero, another neighbor, claims he arrived there before Ramsey and forced open the door.<p>Mr. Cordero was interviewed in Spanish by Stephanie Ramirez of the ABC station in Cleveland:<p>In the interview, Cordero does not seem at all upset about Ramsey getting the vast majority of the attention. Wed, 08 May 2013 15:05:00 +0000 Luis Clemens 13540 at http://publicradioeast.org Another Neighbor Of Rescued Cleveland Women Says He Helped As America's Latino Population Grows, Will Spanish Thrive In The U.S.? http://publicradioeast.org/post/americas-latino-population-grows-will-spanish-thrive-us <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WnKFP-2se84</p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 18:43:00 +0000 Luis Clemens 12842 at http://publicradioeast.org As America's Latino Population Grows, Will Spanish Thrive In The U.S.? La Gran Diva: Remembering Sara Montiel http://publicradioeast.org/post/la-gran-diva-remembering-sara-montiel <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7ATj_v7Nro</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gLJobuyYGE</p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 20:56:00 +0000 Luis Clemens 11239 at http://publicradioeast.org La Gran Diva: Remembering Sara Montiel ¡No Más! 'Back To Blood' Is Much Too Much http://publicradioeast.org/post/no-m-s-back-blood-much-too-much It took <em>cojones</em> for Tom Wolfe to write about Miami for his latest novel, <em>Back to Blood</em>. In the "Republic of Fluba" where Florida, Cuba and the rest of Latin America are shaken and <em>mezclado</em>, truth trumps fiction each day of every year. This is the city where, a few months ago, a man <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/05/30/153989768/bath-salts-drug-suspected-in-miami-face-eating-attack">ate another man's face</a> on a downtown causeway in broad daylight. Police shot and killed the wannabe zombie. Wed, 24 Oct 2012 11:03:00 +0000 Luis Clemens 4386 at http://publicradioeast.org ¡No Más! 'Back To Blood' Is Much Too Much