Trend Results : Cinco De Mayo

Blog Post Results (1-20 of 1822)


'Canelo' Alvarez keeps Cinco de Mayo pull vs. James Kirkland

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez flexed his muscles as Mexico’s greatest worldwide boxing attraction to help nudge Floyd Mayweather Jr. toward Manny Pacquiao.

Bob Arum Reveals Possible $4 Million PPV Earnings for Mayweather-Pacquiao Superfight

Top Rank head honcho, Bob Arum has predicted the pay-per-view earnings from the Mayweather – Pacquiao fight may run to over $4 million on the Cinco de Mayo weekend.

Alvarez and Kirkand ready for new date and venue

Though Canelo had to ultimately concede the Cinco de Mayo fight date to May-Pac, he's still primed for his rescheduled fight against James Kirkland on May 9th. After the May-Pac announcement, Oscar really had no other choice but to reschedule...Show More Summary

Ironically, Thanksgiving is starting to catch on in Great Britain

The United States is a great importer and transformer of other people's holidays — St. Patrick's Day, Cinco de Mayo, Mardi Gras — but it looks like America is now exporting one of its own. Yes, reports "savvy shopper" Harriet Arkell in Britain's Daily Mail, Thanksgiving is becoming a thing in England. Show More Summary

Oscar De La Hoya News: Mayweather Jr. Has No Love For ‘Disloyal’ Golden Boy

Oscar De La Hoya had a so-called “Cold War” with Pacquiao promoter, Bob Arum, and for all practical purposes, they’ve buried the hatchet ahead of a possible Canelo-Cotto fight during Cinco de Mayo in 2015. However, another skirmish is brewing with the Golden Boy Promotions boss, who Floyd Mayweather Jr. Show More Summary

'Cinco de Mayo' Flag Case Could Head to Supreme Court

Leaving its February unanimous decision untouched, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals refused this week to rehear a case challenging a Northern California high school’s decision to force students to wear T-shirts inside out if they...Show More Summary

9 Circuit Court Of Appeals: It’s A-OK For Schools To Restrict The American Flag So As Not To Offend

But of course. Can’t have legal American citizens waving and wearing the American flag and Offending Mexicans waving and wearing the Mexican flag on Cinco De Mayo, a mostly made

Appeal Denied in Lawsuit Against High School That Banned American Flag Shirts

An appeals court has denied a rehearing in a case surrounding a California high school's banning of American flag shirts on Cinco de Mayo.

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’

7 months 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

8 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

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