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MSNBC President Claims Cinco De Mayo Contrition Makes Him Upset Walking by Mexican Restaurants or Seeing Sombreros

Okay, I can understand that MSNBC President Phil Griffin would feel terribly embarrassed by a dopey Cinco De Mayo studio stunt in which a pale yanqui dressed in a sombrero staggered across the set while taking swigs of tequila (video after the jump). Show More Summary

MSNBC Chief Pledges Change for Latinos

Griffin Pledges That Show Hosts Will Meet With Hispanics A contrite Phil Griffin, president of MSNBC, apologized again Friday for a May Cinco de Mayo skit on his network that Hispanics found offensive, and he agreed with a wide-ranging...Show More Summary

MSNBC President Phil Griffin Apologizes In Person To NAHJ For Cinco de Mayo Segment

MSNBC chief Phil Griffin spoke to a convention of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists to personally apologize for his network’s Cinco de Mayo segment, which he called an embarrassment to him and the network. “I apologize...Show More Summary

MSNBC Prez Apologizes for Cinco de Mayo Incident, Swipes at Media ‘Foxification’

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

MSNBC president Phil Griffin spoke at a convention today help by the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, for a discussion mostly focused around diversity in the newsroom. Griffin faced questions about a lack of diversity on MSNBC.

Performing Race and an Dangerously White Production of The Mikado

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Race and performance—and performing race—seem to be a theme for this summer in Seattle. First there was the Cinco de Mayo/"dress like a Mexican" discussion, then the questions opened up around the casting process for a production ofShow More Summary

Darts & Laurels

DART to MSNBC's Way Too Early for its ludicrously insensitive Cinco de Mayo segment, which featured a producer staggering about in a sombrero and chugging tequila straight from a bottle as part of the program's "Mexican heritage celebration." Classy, MSNBC. Show More Summary

Last chance to get your limited edition Destructoid shirt!

Last month's DTOID FASHION Vol. 1 was a hit thanks to the awesome design by Meanderbot. This month, community member Kannaya brings us a design that would have been awesome for Cinco de Mayo. Luckily, it's never too late for a celebratory fiesta. This month's shirt is available in seven colors, in case you don't fancy the lime shown above. Show More Summary

Obama Looks Like Pharrell’s Dad Dropping Him Off At Prom

In 2010, Pharrell visited the White House for a Cinco De Mayo celebration. During his visit, the musician got to take a photo with President Obama. Who knew that the photo would go viral more than four years later. The photo was passed around on Tumblr, Twitter, and Reddit over the weekend after someone made the […]

Limited Edition Destructoid Shirt

Last month's DTOID FASHION vol. 1 was a hit thanks to the awesome design by Meanderbot. This month community member Kannaya brings us a design that would have been awesome for cinco de mayo. Luckily its never too late for a celebratory fiesta. This months shirt is available in 7 colors as well as a women's shirt. You have until July 1st to order so order now HERE!

How to Celebrate Bloomsday Without Totally Embarrassing Yourself

The celebration of holidays like St. Patrick’s Day and Cinco de Mayo has become downright awful in America, thanks mostly to their embrace by drunken masses that have little to no cultural affiliation with the countries where the holidays originated. Show More Summary

Commission expects high avocado consumption on Fourth

U.S. consumption of avocados for the Fourth of July holiday is projected at 104.7 million pounds and may surpass Super Bowl and Cinco de Mayo consumption, according to the California Avocado Commission.

El Cholo -- Delicious Mexican Food

All photos by Jay The festival of Cinco de Mayo was on May 5th, but I celebrated it early at El Cholo's annual party of Mexican food and drink. My old friend, Ron Salisbury, invited me to his Western Avenue outpost (1121 S. Western Avenue, one block south of Olympic) and while there I experienced Mexican delicacies which have sustained me for years. Show More Summary

Southern City in Green: Savannah’s 22 Squares

I love to walk and explore my surroundings wherever I am. Green park spaces in Savannah provided shade from the cloudless skies where the sun was rising up for a blazing hot day on the streets of Savannah on Cinco de Mayo. The temperature...Show More Summary

Cinco de Mayo and Dressing Up Like "a Mexican"

4 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

GRINGO DE MAYO These photos, from the Facebook page for 107.7 The End’s ¡Fiesta 5K Ole! and Taco Truck Challenge page, more clearly illustrate the stereotyping of Mexican culture at the event than mere words possibly can. The Controversy...Show More Summary

Solange Just Posted Two Pictures of Beyoncé (and Solange) to Instagram

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Solange Knowles, a Houston woman who threw 'bows at her 44-year-old brother-in-law in an elevator following a party on Cinco de Mayo, threw back Thursday by posting old photographs of herself with elder sister Beyoncé to Instagram. Knowles...Show More Summary

The Lord Loves His Liquor! Scott Disick Sloshed South Of The Border, Multiple Eyewitnesses Claim

Scott Disick might be back in Kourtney Kardashian’s doghouse after he spent Cinco De Mayo weekend at Mexico’s Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, apparently with a drink in his… READ ON

John Oliver’s ‘Last Week Tonight’ Asks, ‘How Is Dressing Up Like Another Race Still a Thing?’

4 months agoNews : Truthdig

No, Cinco de Mayo is not an excuse to wear a taco costume and yes, it’s offensive.

Cinco de Mayo All-You-Can-Eat Taco Bars Fund Raisers Deemed Offensive, Face Campus Extinction

What will they ban next taco tuesday? Every year across the nation, several Pi Beta Phi sorority chapters host all-you-can-eat “Pi Phiesta” taco bar fundraisers at their respective campuses to raise money for charity. But that longstanding tradition, typically held around Cinco de Mayo, is in jeopardy. Show More Summary

Univision’s Maria Elena Salinas Reacts to ABC, MSNBC Cinco de Mayo Coverage

Univision anchor Maria Elena Salinas was on CNN's "Reliable Sources" this weekend talking about the Cinco De Mayo coverage on MSNBC and ABC. Salinas, who co-anchors "Noticiero Univision" with Jorge Ramos, said she didn't find the incidents...Show More Summary

Aubrey O’Day Is Dealing With Cinco De Mayo Dramz! Find Out About Her Life Threatening Hit-And-Run HERE!

4 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

People these days! Aubrey O’Day was just enjoying a very seksi Cinco de Mayo when her BMW was the victim of a hit-and-run while she was sitting in the car! The boobalicious beauty was in the passenger seat at a red light when a black Buick Enclave hit her and sped away! Not only did the damages [...]

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