Caracas born, Miami raised, NYC based writer, performer and documentarian. Interested in comedy, media, race, gender, Latin America, politics and other important things that don’t pay well. You can see her peform around NYC with her intersectional AF sketch comedy group, 3rd Kind.

What It's Like To Be Part Of Colbert's TV History

Last night, I was a part of television history. Yes, my dear loved ones. I was one of the lucky hundreds to attend the premiere taping of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert . It’s a day I will tell my grand pup children about for decades to come. I…
By Ana Defillo

Meet the writing duo behind MTV's 'Happyland'

With shows like Sleepy Hollow, How to Get Away With Murder, and Black-ish, we're finally seeing realistic diversity on our television screens, and MTV's new scripted dramedy Happyland is a reflection of that, both in front of and behind the scenes.…
By Ana Defillo

What It's Like In Brazil, After The Big Loss

I’ve never been one for sports. Growing up, I was more of a drama kid. So when I found myself irrationally angry after Germany scored their fifth goal against Brazil in the semifinals Tuesday, I was surprised on multiple levels. I was in a bar…
By Ana Defillo

Here's What Brazilians Think of the World Cup

It's finally here. It's time to end the will they be ready? drama, because, now, they have no choice but to be ready. The night the world has been preparing for has arrived — Thursday marks the opening games of the 2014 World Cup in São Paulo,…
By Ana Defillo

Don't Call Them the Next Amy and Tina

Your new favorite show, Broad City , starring Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, has been revolutionizing cable television for seven weeks now with undeniably funny and undeniably feminist comedy. Audiences are eating up the series' cringe-worthy…
By Ana Defillo

Why Weren't More People Offended By This Sketch?

The reviews are in for Lena Dunham's performance on SNL. And damn, did the internet love her. While I agree that Dunham did a phenomenal job as host, what she didn't manage to do is escape her own — or SNL's — reputation for racial and class…
By Ana Defillo

6 Comedians Try to Explain Whitewashed Comedy

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These 6 Comediennes of Color Will Make It Big Soon

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5 Reasons Why This Is Your New Fave Show

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Meet Two Guys Walking For a Surprising Cause

What did you do this summer? Margarita on the beach? Finally make a dent in your reading list? Shannon Sprowal, 21, and Jay Atlas, 23, had summers that looked a little different. These young men have been walking across the United States since July…
By Ana Defillo

Car Bombs Kill 24 in Iraq

In a seemingly endless tide of violence, two bombs killed 24 people and wounded 47 in Iraq on Thursday. The deadlier of the two bombs was buried under a load of vegetables in a pickup truck and exploded in a market north of Baghdad. The blasts…
By Ana Defillo

Ban On Gay To Straight Therapy Upheld in CA

On Thursday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco upheld the country's first-of-its-kind law prohibiting health practitioners in California from using psychotherapy designed to "make" gay minors straight. The appeal was summoned by…
By Ana Defillo

Report: Kim Jong-un's Ex Executed Over Porno

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un allegedly executed his ex-girlfriend by a firing squad on August 20. Hyon Song-wol was a singer with the Unhasu Orchestra, and is rumored to have been shot alongside a group of North-Korean well-known artists,…
By Ana Defillo

Drone Joins The Battle Against Yosemite Rim Fire

A California National Guard Predator drone has joined the 4,000 firefighters fighting the disastrous 12-day-old Yosemite Rim Fire in the Sierra Nevada. The fire — which has burned through more than 192,000 acres — has already injured six of the…
By Ana Defillo

Meet Latin America's Five Female Heads of State

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Rim Fire Continues To Destroy Yosemite

The Yosemite Rim fire that's already destroyed 111 buildings, including 31 homes, is spreading deeper into Yosemite National Park on its 12th day of chaos Wednesday. Containment of the fire has reached 23 percent, up from 20 percent on Tuesday.…
By Ana Defillo

First Day Make at School Bittersweet for Chicago

The first day of school is usually an exciting time for families. Parents experience the pride of their child advancing to the next grade, and kids get to show off their new school supplies and, you know, learn. Monday in Chicago, the first day of…
By Ana Defillo

Sex Drive-In Unveiled in Switzerland

On Monday, Switzerland unveiled a controversial sex drive-thru in an effort to further monitor the country's legal sex trade. The so called "sex boxes" aim to create a win-win situation. Located outside the center of the city, the boxes are meant to…
By Ana Defillo

Victim Of Transgender Hate Crime Dies In Harlem

A 21-year-old transgender woman died yesterday at Harlem Hospital after she was brutally assaulted walking home with friends in New York City late Saturday night. Islan Nettles was reportedly walking with another transgender woman when a group of…
By Ana Defillo

Life in Prison for Afghan Massacre Solider

Sgt. Robert Bales, a U.S. soldier who was accused of murdering 16 unarmed Afghan civilians last year, was sentenced to life in prison without a chance of parole on Friday. The jury of six military personnel were deciding if Bales would spend the…
By Ana Defillo