Monthly Archives: October 2013

Spaniards, Too, Can Look Ethnic This Halloween

Well, turns out it’s not only Americans who like to go a litle ethnic when it comes to celebrate Halloween. Palma de Mallorca, Spain-based Turbo Hobby is promoting a new line of “ethnic” costumes, which include the “Disfraz de mexicano” … Continue reading

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At Last! English-language TV I Can Actually Understand

The big news today was the official launch of Fusion, the ABC News/Univision joint cable network, whose tagline, Not Everybody Gets It, is more than fitting, considering I have Time Warner Cable and thus, I don’t GET it. But I … Continue reading

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Lou Reed Has Died… And Even in Bad Spanish, He Was Great

This is a tricky post. Nothing “Hispanic” about it except that this blogger was a true fan. I can only say I’m honored to have lived in the same century (and city) as he did. I once even shook his … Continue reading

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Mexican Brewery Celebrates ‘Day of the Dead’ with a Typo

I think it’s great that Cervecería Mexicana has decided to celebrate Day of the Dead (and not Halloween) with a special DOA IPA sold exclusively in the United States. But if they were going to give gringos a lesson about … Continue reading

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What Else were you Going to Call a Sushi Truck in Mexico?

Remember Mexico’s awesomely named courier service? Well, my people (i.e. the Mexicans) have done it again, this time with the Sushingon “FoooTruck” Photo: Iván Sanchez

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Change or Perish: Mariachi Band in South Carolina Shows What ‘Latinos in America’ are Made of

Beat it, güeyes! Be sure to catch Yellow Submarine and The Wall, among other jewels.

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Mexican Viagra Wears Hat; es ‘Mucho Caliente’

You might not know this but Viagra, when sold in Mexico, wears a hat and is ‘mucho caliente.’ Photo taken by Tania Lara (@politex) in -where else?- Cabo San Lucas.

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