Monthly Archives: July 2010

Big Mexican Women Help Very Dangerous Afghan People Escape Texas, Says Fox News

Blame it on the Mexicans, or rather, on Big Mexican Women (BMW’s.) According to the folks at the not-so-fair-nor-balanced network Fox News, a loose network of Mexican-American women, “some of whom may be illegal immigrants,” have helped some very dangerous … Continue reading

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MAC-Rodarte Juárez-Inspired Makeup Line Not Such a Good Idea Anymore

It was just a matter of time. The not-so-brilliant founders of MAC and Rodarte today issued statements of apology for their cosmetics’ unfortunate choice of name. Among the Mexico-inspired cosmetics line ready to be launched, they created a series of … Continue reading

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South Africa, South America, Same Difference…

A picture circulating the Internet shows a screen shot of Chicago TV’s channel WGN-9 during a broadcast of the recent World Cup in South Africa, featuring a map of South America labeled “South Africa.” I have not been able to … Continue reading

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Veggie Latina Pitches Alternative to National Hot Dog Month, Wears Chili Pepper Bikini

You might be busy celebrating National Hot Dog Month (July) but Latina stunner Vida Guerra opted for making a veggie statement. The model this week was spotted handing veggie hot-dogs in Washington, D.C. wearing -what else?- a chili-pepper string bikini. … Continue reading

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It Only Takes a World Cup to Bring Out the Conquistador in You…

Spanish industrial conglomerate CEPSA couldn´t find a better excuse time to gloat on Spain´s not-so-glorious past. (For the monolingual crowd: The ad states: The World is Ours…Once Again) Ad published 7/12 in El País

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