Archive for the ‘television’ Category

East WillyB: A Latino Web Series

A talented and innovative group of Latinos and like-minded artists have joined forces to produce a web series showcasing the issue of the gentrification of Bushwick, Brooklyn. The series, East WillyB, presently airs two short segments online. The segments are less then three minutes long and future segments will be aired. Creators Julia Ahamuda Grob […]

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Univision and the 2010 World Cup

I’m following the 2010 World Cup and caught the second half of the opening 1-1 tie between Mexico and South Africa. I was rooting for Mexico in that game. Though I am not a big soccer fan, the global excitement of the game has me hooked. I find myself cheering on many of the Latino […]

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Meet Daisy Martinez this Saturday at Park Slope’s Bogota Latin Bistro & Bar

Latina Food Network star, Daisy Martinez, comes to Park Slope’s premier Latino restaurant, Bogota Bistro & Mojito Bar this Saturday to sell and sign copies of her new book, Daisy: Morning, Noon, and Night. Martinez, host of the Food Network’s Viva Daisy!, is a native Brooklynite raised by island-born Puerto Ricans. Conveniently divided into appropriate […]

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philvelez on Twitter

The Twitter phenomenon is out of this world. It’s been mentioned on The View and Oprah. I joined recently and so far so good. Still getting the hang of it, but I do see its potential to possibly be the next big bang. Check me out on Twitter @philvelez.

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My Top-Three Prediction for American Idol

After tonight there will be only seven finalists on American Idol. I have been watching the show all season and finally think it’s getting pretty good. In my opinion there is an obvious leader: Adam Lambert. He is already a star. Every time he performs I feel like I’m seeing him in concert. He is […]

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Coldplay and Adele Should Be Big Grammy Winners Tonight

I think Coldplay and Adele will be winners at tonight’s 51st Annual Grammy Awards. Coldplay is up for album and record of the year, as well as best rock band and pop group performance. I listened to this British band’s album all last fall and enjoyed it greatly. It did have to grow on me, […]

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Thank you, Tim Russert

Tim Russert showed every one what it means to be a great journalist. The response to his death has been incredible and he leaves a huge professional gap in the political media world. I learned a great deal watching him ask insightful questions. I can’t imagine who can possibly event try to fill his shoes. […]

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