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Weekend Retrospective | Macho Man Randy Savage-Heavyweight Champion of Puerto Rico?

Everyone remembers Macho Man Randy Savage for being one of the great figures in the history of professional wrestling. His rivalries with Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair and The Ultimate Warrior over the WWF and WCW World Heavyweight Championships are legendary. His feud with Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat over the WWF Intercontinental Title culminated in the greatest match in the history of the industry. And his feud with Jerry "The King" Lawler in Tennessee during the old territory days is still talked about in basements and pool halls in the deep south to this day (I don't know for that sure,...

Puerto Rico’s Iguana and the Coquí Mural By Roa

Belgian artist Roa took to Calle Lloveras in San Juan, Puerto Rico for last fall's Los Muros Hablan Festival to produce this magnificent work of an Iguana gripping (perhaps strangulating) a small frog. The frog is a Coquí, a small native amphibian to the island. Meanwhile, Iguanas, which are not native to Puerto Rico, have been creating a lot of problems as they have taken their toll on the economy and the environment. Seek and destroy missions have been formed as a result. A powerful eco-political statement by Roa to be sure. via SAN

The Danish Film Institute’s presents Cuban Film Poster Art

The Danish Film Institute has collected a number of Cuban film posters from the past 50 years. You can check them all out on their flickr page. It's an amazing collection of artwork which has very rarely, if ever, had an opportunity to be seen here in America.

55th Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade

Over 2 million people are expected to watch and/or participate today in the 55th Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade today. Have a fun day everyone!!!