Essence of Hispanic Humor

Posted in Hispanic Humor and Comedy | No Comments » December 30th, 2011

Hispanic humor or comedy is a rich environment to study. Hispanic humor has reached not only Hispanics but non-Hispanics as well. Humor and jokes in a Hispanic community have always been a way of bonding,   entertainment and even healing.

Hispanic people love to laugh and   in the greater LA are, there are various places you can check out to experience Hispanic humor. Many of Los Angeles’ most famous comedy bars and clubs  offer Latin folk nights  that cater to their  experience, culture and at times even their first language.

In Hispanic comedy, the relationship between the comedian or the joke teller and the audience creates an ambience where a lot of topical boundaries fall.  The comedian is free to express him or herself without fearing ridicule and persecution. Comedians  who use humor rhetorically usually communicate arguments regarding well-known stereotypes free since the audience who attends these shows are there to laugh and enjoy.  For a good laugh, check out the world famous Latino Factory hosted by original Latin Comedy King Joey Medina. He provides his audience with an interesting mixture of humor rooted in his Puerto Rican heritage. Another regular is Paul Rodriguez and there are also hot Latino comics to entertain you some nights.

Another Great Hispanic Roasting Recipe

Posted in Hispanic Humor and Comedy | No Comments » December 29th, 2011

 Hispanic roasting is probably one of the most delicious recipes around the world. If you just can’t get enough of Hispanic roasting, here is another recipe you might want   to check out, the Cuban Roaste Pork Leg or Pernil.

Ingredients you need include 1 tbsp. coarse salt, 12 garlic cloves, ½ cup Delicioso adobo, 6 sprigs fresh oregano leaves, 1 cup Mojo sauce, 4 juiced limes, 1 cups orange juice and 1 (14 to 16 pound) bone-in whole fresh pork leg.

Place garlic cloves on cutting board and slice in half lengthwise, then smash with the side of a knife. Sprinkle salt over the garlic and chop then smear garlic against the cutting board until it turns to a paste. Add oregano, chop into the garlic paste and blend. Put the paste in a big bowl, add adobo, Mojo, orange and lime juices. Place pork in a roasting pan and using a sharp knife, score the surface of the meat in a crosshatch pattern, then   pour marinade over the pork, making certain it gets into the incisions and penetrates into the meat. Cover and marinate in the fridge for at least four hours. Preheat oven to 450 degrees and roast pork for thirty minutes. Lower to 350 degrees and continue roasting until meat falls apart and an instant-read thermometer will reach 160 degrees when inserted to the thickest pork part. Baste with marinade every thirty minutes. Total roasting time is from five to five and a half hours.

Enjoy Hispanic Roast Recipe

Posted in Hispanic Humor and Comedy | No Comments » December 27th, 2011

 The United  States has been celebrating Hispanic heritage month since 1974 when President Ford extended the Hispanic week to a whole month celebration. Hispanic roast recipes are one of the most delicious you can find around the world. Here is one Hispanic roast recipe you might want to check out, the Grilled Chimichurri Pork Roast.

Ingredients include 3-pound pork roast boneless, 1 cup flat leaf  parsley coarsely chopped, 6 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped, ¼ cup chopped onion, ¼ cup olive oil, ¼ cup lemon  juice, 1 tsp. dried oregano, 1 tsp.  Salt, 1 tsp. crushed red pepper, ½ tsp. black pepper, lime slices and lemon slices for garnish.

Place the pork roast in a self-sealing plastic bag. Place parsley, onion and   garlic in a food processor and pulse until minced, then add the remaining ingredients except the garnish too lend. Coat the pork in the plastic bag with the mixture then   seal the bag and refrigerate overnight. Prepare the grill into medium-hot fire. Remove pork from marinade and place it over drip pan on grill over indirect heat, then close the grill cover and cook until the temperature read 155 degrees Fahrenheit or around 45 minutes to one hour.  Allow to stand for ten minutes before slicing, then garnish with lime and lemon   slices.  This delicious Hispanic roast recipe serves 12 people.

Dissidences, Hispanic Criticism

Posted in Hispanic Humor and Comedy | No Comments » December 24th, 2011

 Dissidences, Hispanic Journal of Theory and Criticism has been   active since 2005 and is indexed by the Modern Language Association. It is designed to fill the gap between scholarly publications and traditional practices and the present dynamics of knowledge production in Hispanic cultural and literary studies.

It attempts to reach as many scholars as much as possible both in the US and abroad about Hispanic criticism. This journal publishes essays that are conceived at the confluence of the theory and Hispanic literature criticism in a broad sense. Oral traditions, literature, intersections of image and word and theoretical  discussions with regards to the diverse political,  historical, social and aesthetic junctures which  the cultures of Spain and Latin America are created today or produced before.

Dissidences has published around ninety eight articles and book reviews that are authored by different  scholars from universities and colleges in the four continents, most of them coming from the United States, Latin America,  UK and Spain. Moreover, the journal has found a legitimate and unique standing the academy that translates into a bigger number of submissions and a continuously growing number of website visits. Scholars who are interested in submitting articles to be considered for publication should send them to their email address.

Examples of Mexican Humor

Posted in Hispanic Humor and Comedy | No Comments » December 23rd, 2011

 With the increasing population of illegal Mexican immigrants, the surge of Mexican humor also increases. Mexican humor includes jokes about Mexicans.  If you want to check out Mexican jokes, you can find a few below.

Some Mexican jokes include the following:

1. What is the difference between an elevator and a Mexican? – One can   raise a child

2.  What is a Mexican with a new car?  A felon

3. Whey aren’t there Mexicans in Star Trek? Because they don’t work in the future

4. What is the favorite sport of Mexicans? Cross country

5. Why can’t Mexicans play uno? They always steal the green   card

6. What is a group of stoned Mexicans called? Baked beans

7. Why do Mexican   children walk around a school as if they own it? Because their fathers built it and their moms clean it

8. What is a Mexican baptism called? Bean dip

9. How do you stop a Mexican tank? Shoot the person pushing it

10.  What is the difference between a bucket of crap and a Mexican? The bucket

There are so many Mexican jokes on the internet you can check out if you want more. Mexican humor provides a time for laughter and enjoyment for Mexicans as well as   non-Mexicans.

Hispanic Comedy Personalities

Posted in Hispanic Humor and Comedy | No Comments » December 20th, 2011

 The population of Hispanics in the United States is growing rapidly and is fast approaching into majority than minority. The rest should probably get on board with Hispanic comedy that the cultural community has pioneered.

Hispanic comedy has reached a crescendo when it comes to popularity. There is a mile long list of Hispanic comedians in the past few decades. That list would certainly begin with Cheech and Chong, the two ‘high’ artists who love Latin culture. Cheech Marin’s partner, Tommy Chong only does Hispanic on film, being a native of Canada and of Asian descent.

Moreover, the list of Hispanic comedians has extended far beyond a point that includes modern contemporaries such as Carlos Mencia. He has climbed the ranks of the world of entertainment and has his own show on Comedy Central and a successful stand-up career. Another successful Hispanic comedy artist is George Lopez who also uses his Latin heritage as a sort of feed for comedy. Greg Giraldo is one of the most popular comedians today who features in various Comedy Central ‘roasts’ of popular celebrity comedians. Hispanic comedy is often described by its anticipation of stereotypes of the Hispanic people. For sure, Hispanic comedians are on the rise to provide fun for everyone.


Vegetable Hispanic Roasting

Posted in Hispanic Humor and Comedy | No Comments » December 20th, 2011

 There is just something about Hispanic roasting that is so irresistible. Where it is pork loin roast, chicken roast or even vegetable roast, the taste has something different that will surely make you crave for more. Here is a Hispanic roasting recipe you can check out. It is perfect for all vegetarians and vegetable lovers out there.

Ingredients you will need includes 16 oz. baby potatoes, 2 big onions, 1 yellow bell pepper, 8 oz. grape or cherry tomatoes, 1 red bell pepper, ½ -1 tbsp. sea salt, 2 tbsp. olive oil, 2.25 oz. black olives, 2 tbsp. smoked paprika, 1 tbsp. dried oregano and 1 tsp. black pepper.

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Cut all the vegetables into bite sizes and place in a big bowl. Combine all the spices together in a small bowl and pour spices and olive oil over the vegetables and toss them all together. Spread them evenly over ungreased and big cookie sheet. Bake the vegetables for around forty-five to fifty minutes until the potatoes could be pierced easily using a fork. This is a great roasted vegetable Hispanic style that you can serve to your family. Delicious roasted   vegetables that is cholesterol-free.

Hispanic humor to Attract Custom

Posted in Hispanic Humor and Comedy | No Comments » December 17th, 2011

 You could appeal to the Hispanic market about financial services or products by using Hispanic humor. Keep in mind that Hispanics love to laugh and they enjoy comedy a lot. Mexicans in particular laugh about diversity, about events and things that do not go their way and even regarding death and themselves in some contexts.

Market experts claim that advertisers should build sales and loyalty with the correct emotional connections. Therefore, a Hispanic humor helps to reach a happy heart of an audience and helps in getting the point across. Nonetheless, when   you use humor you have to be careful and may use translators as a cultural bridge. Humor sells well to Hispanics but you should choose carefully who will translate your messages.

You should also be careful not to be misunderstood or to insult. The message should be very clear to the people who act as the cultural bridge between your market and the product.  To successfully reach out the Hispanic communities, look for professional and experienced translators to craft and test culturally and sensitive messages before you proceed full speed with your campaign. Rely on these translators talent in reading between the lines and knowing the cultural nuances well.

Hispanic Roast Recipe

Posted in Hispanic Humor and Comedy | No Comments » December 16th, 2011

 A Hispanic roast recipe such as the pork loin   roast is truly delectable main   dish. It comes from the American culinary tradition. Depending on one’s expertise, cooking Hispanic roast pork loin is quite easy. One great recipe for instance is the Glazed Pork Loin Roast.

Ingredients that you will need include 2 to 2 ½ pound boneless pork loin roast, 1 tsp. salt, 1 clove garlic cut into fourths, 1 tbsp. orange marmalade, ½ tsp. dried thyme leaves and 1 tsp. prepared mustard.

In preparing the dish, make four slits in fat on the pork wit the tip of a sharp knife, insert garlic in every slit and sprinkle the roast with salt. Place the fat side down on microwave roasting rack or in an oblong baking dish, precisely 12 x7 ½ x 2 inches.  Loosely cover and roast in the microwave for 12 minutes then turn roast fat side up, cover tightly and allow standing for ten minutes. Microwave for five minutes, combine mustard, marmalade and thyme and spread on roast.   Loosely cover and microwave until done, around five to seven minutes. You can serve this delicious Hispanic roast recipe for a special dinner with family and friends.

Chicken Hispanic Roasting

Posted in Hispanic Humor and Comedy | No Comments » December 14th, 2011

  A roasted chicken is one of the popular main dishes in Hispanic countries. Hispanic roasting will surely make you crave for more. Chicken roasting Hispanic style is simple enough that any one could make it successfully. The Hispanic roasting of chicken has added flavor by adding white wine and garlic. Try this recipe for a great family dinner. This recipe could be served with green salad or fried potatoes.

Ingredients you need include 3 tbsp. virgin  olive oil, 1 whole roaster chicken, salt, 3-4 garlic cloves,  ½ tsp. salt, 8 oz. chicken broth, 8 oz. white  wine and 1 sprig fresh parsley. Heat oven to 180C or 350F and cut the chicken to four pieces.  Rub the pieces with the virgin olive oil and place in a big ovenproof dish. Put garlic cloves and 4 oz. white wine to the food processor and whirl until the garlic is mixed into the  white wine,    then  add 4 oz. of broth and whirl  until mixed thoroughly and pour over chicken.

Cover the chicken using aluminum foil and place the chicken into hot oven. Remove the aluminum foil after fifteen minutes in the oven and baste the chicken with the juices. Continue roasting the chicken for forty-five minutes and make sure to periodically check that the liquid has not evaporated. Add wine and broth when needed. When done, the chicken should be tender and serve with wine sauce.

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