By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 10/22/2009 - 18:00
As part of our special November issue, dedicated to celebrating the culture, people and beauty of Mexico, we had to speak to Chicano comedian George Lopez. Latina contributor Erik Parker sat down with Lopez to talk about his chummy relationship with President Obama, his Latino pride and his new talk show, Lopez Tonight. Here are some of Lopez's funniest and most insightful quotes:
On incorporating Spanish into his comedy routines:
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 10/02/2009 - 10:16
Musician Michael Bearden has signed on as musical director of George Lopez’s upcoming TBS Talk Show, Lopez Tonight, Variety reports. The Mexican comedian’s show will debut Nov. 9 and will air at 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
By Lee Hernandez | 09/23/2009 - 15:00
I just met Aimee Garcia, and already I love her! The Mexican/Puerto Rican actress—who you might remember from her role as George Lopez’s niece Veronica on The George Lopez Show—is the perfect example of what it means to be a Wise Latina (she should go ahead and buy herself one of those fabulous shirts we’re selling!).
By Mariela Rosario | 09/16/2009 - 09:52
In anticipation of the debut of his new late night TV show on TBS Lopez Tonight, George Lopez released a hilarious video spoofing the hysterical "protesters" who popped up at the Town Hall meetings about health care held around the country in August.It's appropriate that the comedian chose to go with political comedy for the promo spot, especially given that his first guest is President Barack Obama.
Check out the video below and tell us: Do you plan on watching Lopez Tonight?
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 08/31/2009 - 17:46
Comedian George Lopez recently had a funny conversation with his Valentine’s Day co-star Ashton Kutcher about the merits of Twitter. When Lopez told Kutcher that he was embarrassed by his 20,000 followers in the face of Kutcher’s staggering 3.5 million devotees, Kutcher explained that it’s not all about the numbers. “It’s about how you move the fish,” he said. “It’s how you work the tool.” Kutcher added that he and his wife, actress Demi Moore, have come to rely on Twitter as a form of communication.
By Anabell Romero | 08/26/2009 - 15:00
Salma Hayek, Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem will be be among those honored for their achievements at the 2009 ALMA awards iin Los Angeles on September 17th.
By Akanke Small | 08/20/2009 - 09:00
On Sept. 10 Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria Parker and comedian George Lopez will team up to host the evening’s festivities at the 9th annual PADRES Contra el Cáncer fundraising gala.
By Mariela Rosario | 08/17/2009 - 16:20
Last week, during George Lopez's HBO special Tall, Dark and Chicano, he forcefully warned all of the Republicans who voted against Sonia Sotomayor's appointment to the Supreme Court: "To all of you who voted no, I'd like to take this opportunity to say: You'll never get the Latino vote now. You won't win a pinche pie-eating contest!" This got us thinking about the real-world ramifications of the Sotomayor vote in the upcoming 2010 elections.
By Mariela Rosario | 08/10/2009 - 12:25
This weekend George Lopez performed live in front of a sold out crowd at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas for his highly anticipated live HBO special Tall, Dark & Chicano. Lopez held the attention of the huge crowd of approximately 15 thousand, regaling those in attendance with some hilarious bits about how Brad Pitt and Obama are both honorary Latinos—in Obama's case because his mother-in-law moved in to help raise the kids.