Category Archives: Why I Love Mexico

It’s Time for ‘Chicharrones’ at the U.S.-Mexico Border

…Because even Border Patrol agents get their cravings for greasy snacks every now and then. Hat tip: Fernando Yee/Facebook

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Who Knew? Aztecs were into Pancakes

  Photo: Laura Martínez, Manhatitlán 2015.  

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Jeb Bush Can Tell if Someone Hails from Colombia, Not Columbia; Has Wife Named Columba

It is not a huge secret that Jeb Bush has a pretty decent command of the Spanish language. And now, thanks to the New York Times, we also know he’s also good at guessing the Latin American country where a person is from based … Continue reading

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Jimmy Kimmel -and Mexican sidekick- Visit Austin’s Piñata District. It Gets Interesting [Video]

Jimmy Kimmel and Mexican sidekick, Guillermo, will have a shot of tequila every time someone says the word “piñata.” WARNING: They are actually in Austin’s piñata district, so you can imagine what happens next:  

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Move Over, Celine Dion, Mexico ‘Titanic’ Theme is Way Cooler

If you thought Mexican musicians were only good to cover the likes of Michael Jackson and such, think again. This awesome pair has come up with a brand new rendition of El Titani, which apparently is “Mexican” for The Titanic and is rightly dedicated to … Continue reading

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This is the Only ’50 Shades of Grey’ Thing Worth Watching

Thank God for Mexico’s Los Tres Tristes Tigres, who will always make the unbearable not only bearable but just awesome! I’m sorry for the English-only crowd, the lyrics of this 50 Shades of Grey (aka Vieja Lujuriosa) are simply delicious. Enjoy!

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Gringos Might Have Cupcakes, but Mexicans Have ‘Cupcaky’

Awwww, Mexico! Not content with inventing the Coc Nuts Coold the Apelbii’s and the Crossfit Taquería among many other binational wonders, Mexico is now introducing a new concept in sugary treats: The cupcaky, which I can only guess is a … Continue reading

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