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Dia de los Twerkos: The Perfect Blend of Cultures

Dia de los Twerkos: The Perfect Blend of Cultures

There’s nothing sweeter than the cross-pollination of cultures. We are reminded of this every time we drive past a combination Taco Bell-Pizza Hut. El Dia De Los Muertos, a Mexican holiday observed to honor and pray for the dead, is actually a result of such a cross-pollination. Pre-Columbian civilizations like the Aztecs held month-long festivals for the dead and dedicated this period to the goddess Mictecacihuatl. After Columbus,...

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Hispanic Heritage Month Dream: That Lambada No Longer Be The Forbidden Dance

Hispanic Heritage Month Dream: That Lambada No Longer Be The Forbidden Dance

Like Martin Luther King, El Guapo has a dream, one that becomes particularly poignant each year around this time, a time when the jalapenos flow like the wild Rio Grande and the Corona company urges us to drink our way to cultural nirvana. As we each celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in our own way – whether it be via Dos Equis or Modelo – we must accept our responsibility to reflect, with unflinching eyes, on the triumphs and...

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Syrians, Egyptians Begin Twerking to Get Americans’ Attention

Syrians, Egyptians Begin Twerking to Get Americans’ Attention

The inevitability of a US military strike in Syria continues to gain momentum after allegations that Syria’s President Bashar Al-Assad used chemical weapons against civilians. After a recent military coup, several brutal mass killings of Egyptian civilians have left the country in a terribly fractured and tumultuous state. The turmoil that has engulfed Egypt and Syria in recent weeks is similar, experts argue, to the chaos unleashed...

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Ted Cruz, Go Home, Please, Go Home, Dude, Go Home, Please

Ted Cruz, Go Home, Please, Go Home, Dude, Go Home, Please

Everyone’s favorite Canadian cowboy, Ted Cruz, is thinking about renouncing his Canadian citizenship. Cruz was born to an American mother in Canada – making him a dual US/Canadian citizen. He recently released his birth certificate with speculation swirling that this is a calculated move to set the stage for a 2016 presidential run — although, rest assured, surely Donald Trump will make sure that his “birth...

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Chicago Fighting to Use Unmanned Drones To Target Poor Kids

160 schools in Chicago do not have a school library. The nation’s third largest school district has also been in the news lately for the controversial decision to close 50 public schools. Homicide rates in Chicago – particularly in certain pockets of the city – continue to be some of the highest in the nation. Child poverty rates – disproportionately affecting the city’s minority children – are on the...

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Flowing Stream of Shit Produced By Steve King’s Mouth Ignites Manure Bidding War

Flowing Stream of Shit Produced By Steve King’s Mouth Ignites Manure Bidding War

Iowa Representative Steve King shoots from the hip. He tells it like it is. He, if you question his controversial positions, will likely advise you to talk to the booty because the hand is surely off duty. He was one of 11 in Congress to vote against the Katrina Aid package. He’s absolutely and unequivocally in favor of racial profiling. He consistently fights for the rights of the nation’s most persecuted group, white men…the...

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Congress Thrilled: “We Have an Approval Rating Better Than Ariel Castro”

Congress Thrilled: “We Have an Approval Rating Better Than Ariel Castro”

Early Thursday afternoon, convicted kidnapper, murderer and rapist Ariel Castro was sentenced to life in prison plus 1,000 years for his heinous crimes against 3 Cleveland women. The judge in the case called Castro a “violent sexual predator” and normal people everywhere became more and more enraged and nauseous as they watched Castro defend his actions against what he believed was an unfair depiction of him as a monster. At the...

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Rick Perry: “Ladies, If Your Uterus Shot Bullets, I’d Protect the Ever-Living Shit Out of It”

Rick Perry: “Ladies, If Your Uterus Shot Bullets, I’d Protect the Ever-Living Shit Out of It”

Leading up to his big announcement Monday morning, Rick Perry stood before a crowd and went down a list of what he considered his major accomplishments during his 13-year tenure as Governor of Texas. Perry touted the state’s economic growth and his refusal to play ball with Washington bigwigs when their policies would hurt the Longhorn state. He quoted some scripture. He went out on a limb and admitted that he was, in fact,...

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Rick Perry’s Big Announcement: Moving From Velcro to Regular Laces

Rick Perry’s Big Announcement: Moving From Velcro to Regular Laces

After teasing everyone for the past week about an upcoming massive announcement, today Texas Governor, Rick Perry, surprised all of Texas when he proclaimed proudly, boyishly that he will be leaving behind his patented, beloved Velcro wingtips and moving on to regular shoes with regular shoelaces. Sources close to the governor admit that this rather shocking change is a direct result of the overwhelming support Senator Wendy Davis received...

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Homophobic Scalia: “I Thought Grindr Was An App For Coffee Aficionados”

Antonin Scalia, conservative Supreme Court Justice and vehement opponent of gay rights, recently stumbled into what many are categorizing as an “awkward situation” when he found himself – unknowingly, according to him – in the middle of Chicago’s Pride Parade. Scalia told The Daily Refried that he is new to smartphones and mistakenly downloaded the Grindr app – an app primarily used to help gay men find...

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