Disney 'Desperate' for Latin American Hit


#1

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060224/ap_en_tv/desperate_housewives_latin_america;_ylt=Am556pJPOllofxOqD.epf.lpMhkF;_ylu=X3oDMTBjMHVqMTQ4BHNlYwN5bnN1YmNhdA--


#2

Maybe instead of a plumber, the James Denton role can be a bull fighter… :laugh:


#3

Um, sorry, no–we’re not alot of us aren’t bullfighters.

I dunno–as a Latina I don’t see a need for anymore telenovela type shows. Shows like Lost, ER, or Grey’s Anatomy would be better.


#4

y do they have to be bullfighters?? Y cant they play a role of latino rednecks, or a successful family who live in a great neighborhood, or at least doing the REAL latino stories of having families and sharing their warmth with their fellow neighbors and friends. :closedeye


#5

Is there such a thing? Seems kinda contradictory to me. HAHAHA!


#6

I dunno but im sure we could play the part


#7

I’m not sure if I’d personally want to…


#8

tru that my friend, but if one of us would want to we could.


#9

Yes we can!!!


#10

I’ve always thought the plumber profession was funny (my Grandpa was a plumber) so I just tried to think of the funniest profession associated with the Latin American world. Bull fighter was the first thing that came to mind. I was just being silly…


#11

whatever dude :dry:


#12

why does that have to be associated to the latin american world?? :huh:


#13

Are you serious? Where else in the world do they have bullfighting? It’s a uniquely Spanish sport, right?


#14

man, u r just wrong. go back to school and learn a few things.


#15

Fine, I’m wrong. I beg your pardon…


#16

I thought it was a Spanish thing, too?? :c)

Oh well. It doesn’t matter…maybe it’s not! I don’t know! I DID go to school, though - but we never covered this type of thing!


#17

It is a Spanish thing…that’s what I always thought! :happy: That’s what I was always taught in school! Although it was created into a spectacle by the Greeks and Romans, it originated in Spain.

I found some sites that state that Bullfighting is a Spanish Custom.

Check them out!

http://www.donquijote.org/culture/spain/bullfight/

http://www.1911encyclopedia.org/B/BU/BULL_FIGHTING.htm


#18

Hello!! Did we not watch Madonna’s ‘Take a Bow’ video? Total Spanish bullfighter!

Just kidding guys… :tongue: :wub:


#19

I don’t think the fact that it’s a Spanish thing is the issue. The issue is that saying a bullfighter should be in a show about Latin Americans is a total stereotype. And no one likes to see their race/religion/ etc. stereotyped.

Having said that, I know Dewey didn’t mean any offense. I know him well enough to know that he never does. But I can see why it was taken that way.


#20

Everybody knows that if you want true historical representation, you go to the Madonna videos for the last word… :laugh: