Glow is a new Netflix Series about Female Wrestling. It’s hard for me to put my finger on why I enjoy this series. Maybe it’s the 80’s throwback costumes, music, and culture. Maybe it’s the ragtag group of actresses who come together in the story to create this new world of women’s wrestling. Surely, it is the underdog story, the misfits finding their place, with tongues in cheeks.
I find it entertaining and pretty fully realized. I’m surprised at my own reactions, similar to the character’s reactions to the concept of females staging fighting with each other. Check it out. Form your own opinion.
Dia De Los Muertos is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout the country, also know as Day of the Dead. It’s a beautiful and colorful event that goes from October 31- November 2.
From wikipedia: Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a Mexicanholiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and by people of Mexican ancestry living in other places, especially the United States. It is acknowledged internationally in many other cultures. The multi-day holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and help support their spiritual journey.
There are many aspects of the holiday that have become recognized parts of the 3 day experience:
Alfeñiques (sugar candies)
Day of the Dead bread
Sawdust and grain carpets
Papel picado (paper craft)
At the core of the celebration is honoring the dead. Remembering them every year at this time. The holiday is growing in popularity around the world due to this message of rememberance.
Had the fortunate opportunity in my life to live in NYC. While there the New York Times is arguably the only way true new yorkers get their news.
What I’m excited about is The New York Times really is a global leader in news. As much as we have been hearing attacks towards the news media, they really are the pillar of freedom and the First Amendment to the Constitution.
Case in point – Mark Kanemura (Former SYTYCD contestant, All-Star, and Lady Gaga Dancer) choreographed a routine to RuPaul’s Call Me Mother. It’s everything: masculine/feminine, soft/hard, fast/slow, varied/dynamic. Awesome.