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Luis Clemens

Luis Clemens appears in the following:

Got Bulgogi? The (Maybe True) Story Behind A 'New York Times' Ad

Friday, March 14, 2014

This quarter-page ad wasn't touting a brand or institution. It was pitching grilled beef as an example of the inherent attractiveness and value of Korean culture. So, who's behind this ad?

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When The Beat Was Born: Hip-Hop's Big Bang Becomes A Kid's Book

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

There was a time when adults found this music exasperating and outright dangerous. Now it's getting the first-Thanksgiving treatment.

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Zoinks! Tracing The History Of 'Zombie' From Haiti To The CDC

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Zombies populate our books, graphic novels, movies and video games with race and slavery playing an unexpected role. Our national obsession with zombies dates back centuries and can be traced to Haiti. Code Switch examines how the word "zombie" was born and how it has taken a life of its own.

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A Couch Divided Over U.S.-Mexico Soccer Match

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

The teams play a crucial World Cup qualifying match tonight in Columbus, Ohio. Code Switch editor Luis Clemens writes about how he'll watch the game with divided loyalties.

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'Instructions Not Included' Also Skimps On Laughs

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

The Latino comedy, Instructions Not Included, has proven a hit at the box office. But, the movie isn't making Code Switch editor Luis Clemens laugh much.

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How I Learned To Swear In Cuban

Thursday, August 08, 2013

A foul-mouthed, politically incorrect comedian served as a cultural guide for generations of Cuban-Americans. Code Switch celebrates the life and bad words of Guillermo Álvarez Guedes.

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More About The 40-Year-Old Picture That Makes People Smile

Monday, July 29, 2013

The photographer behind a touching photo of five children that gained a lot of attention recently says that it is "good to know that even in this day and age, when we are bombarded by imagery from every direction, that one photograph can matter to someone."

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Another Neighbor Of Rescued Cleveland Women Says He Helped

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Angel Cordero said he arrived at the house where the women were being held before Charles Ramsey.

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Will Spanish Thrive Or Decline In The U.S.?

Monday, April 29, 2013

Actor Vin Diesel spoke "lousy Spanish" at the Billboard Latin Music Awards last week, which prompted Code Switch editor Luis Clemens to question the presence of English and poorly-spoken Spanish on Spanish-language television.

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La Gran Diva: Remembering Sara Montiel

Monday, April 08, 2013

Sara Montiel, the great Spanish actress and singer, has died at age 85.

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