Luis Clemens http://wuis.org en Got Bulgogi? The (Maybe True) Story Behind A 'New York Times' Ad http://wuis.org/post/got-bulgogi-maybe-true-story-behind-odd-new-york-times-ad <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5MYU8xsiTYM</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1iblD0dAEQ</p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 19:16:00 +0000 Luis Clemens 20875 at http://wuis.org Got Bulgogi? The (Maybe True) Story Behind A 'New York Times' Ad When The Beat Was Born: Hip-Hop's Big Bang Becomes A Kid's Book http://wuis.org/post/when-beat-was-born-hip-hops-big-bang-becomes-kids-book By now, the origin story is pretty well-known. Back in the early 1970s, <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/therecord/2013/08/11/211115072/hip-hop-at-40-is-a-shell-of-its-younger-self">a crew of kids of color in the South Bronx</a> threw a bunch of parties where they plugged their turntables and their huge, 6-foot speakers into streetlight posts. They took the breakbeats from popular dance songs and rhymed aloud over them. Thu, 30 Jan 2014 02:26:00 +0000 Luis Clemens 17928 at http://wuis.org When The Beat Was Born: Hip-Hop's Big Bang Becomes A Kid's Book Zoinks! Tracing The History Of 'Zombie' From Haiti To The CDC http://wuis.org/post/zoinks-tracing-history-zombie-haiti-cdc <em>Each week, we take a look at a <em>word</em> or phrase that's caught our attention, whether for its history, usage, etymology, or just because it has an interesting story. <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/219668222/code-switch-word-watch" target="_blank">You can see past "Word Watch" entries here</a>. Sun, 15 Dec 2013 23:37:00 +0000 Luis Clemens & Lakshmi Gandhi 15078 at http://wuis.org Zoinks! Tracing The History Of 'Zombie' From Haiti To The CDC How I Learned To Swear In Cuban http://wuis.org/post/how-i-learned-swear-cuban <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n59TEvACLqg</p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 17:04:27 +0000 Luis Clemens 6973 at http://wuis.org How I Learned To Swear In Cuban More About The 40-Year-Old Picture That Makes People Smile http://wuis.org/post/more-about-40-year-old-picture-makes-people-smile About 10 days ago, we <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2013/07/17/203016331/the-40-year-old-photo-that-gives-us-a-reason-to-smile">posted a story</a> about an almost 40 year-old photo that was taken by <a href="http://www.crachiola.com/">Joseph Crachiola</a>. Mon, 29 Jul 2013 11:03:00 +0000 Luis Clemens 6429 at http://wuis.org More About The 40-Year-Old Picture That Makes People Smile