Ways to celebrate Cinco de Cuatro

Cinco de Cuatro has been celebrated May 4 predominantly as a regional holiday, originating in Newport Beach, a seaside town in Orange County. It’s a fairly recent holiday, dating back to 1982. Legend has it that a notable Newport family, the Bluths, were the folks behind it. According to Wikipedia, the
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Netflix is the new black

Cultural cadence

I’ve seen more seasons of “The Bachelorette” than I would like to admit. I even watched some episodes of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” this past summer and felt my heart rate quicken every time some dumb fight arose, such as when Kylie stole some of Kim’s clothes. Needless to
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Arrested Development: Unmaking a big mistake, or just a hot mess?

The eagerly-awaited fourth season of 'Arrested Development' disappoints

The new season of “Arrested Development” is confusing, hands down. The “Netflix semi-original series” brought everyone’s favorite dysfunctional family back together for one more season after Fox cancelled the cult classic in 2006 due to low ratings. Complete with the requisite inside jokes, flashbacks, scheming and catch phrases that initially
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