Monthly Archives: February 2014

‘Time’ Puts Mexico’s President on Cover. Hilarity Ensues.

Time Magazine had the super terrific idea to put Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto on the cover of its Feb. 24 cover (most likely knowing that it would stir controversy, especially among my people.) While I’m not going to get … Continue reading

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Univision Telenovela Will Now Feature Footlong Sandwiches

If you thought Subway’s Fritos Chicken Enchilada Melt was as culturally relevant as the fast-food chain was going to get, think again. In the latest example that Hispanic-targeted marketing knows no limits, Subway Restaurants this week announced a partnership with Univision to … Continue reading

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Some Dude in Chicago Raised Money to Graph the Deliciousness of a Burrito

Have you ever felt compelled to rate the deliciousness of a burrito? I’m sure you have, so I have good news for you: Some basket case guy in Chicago set up a Kickststarter page to fund The Burrito Graph Project, … Continue reading

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Mexican Beatles Recreate ‘Abby Road’ for a Good Cause

For the uninitiated, Los Supercívicos is a group of concerned residents, who use comedy to watch the streets of Mexico City and, for the most part, scold apathetic cops and reckless drivers. In a recent clip, Los Supercívicos decided to … Continue reading

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OMG, you Guys! The ‘Hispanic Wal-Mart’ is Shutting Down

On the heels of the unshocking announcement that CNN Latino is to shut down later this month, more bad news about Hispanic things are coming to the Hispanic world of Hispanics in the U.S. According to The Packer, a trade publication … Continue reading

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Are You Ready for Pringles Tortillas?

Only one day after I discovered -in horror- the existence of the Frito-stuffed Chicken Enchilada Melt, I learned that Pringles is quietly introducing a a new line of chips called Pringles Tortillas. In case you’re wondering, (I’m sure you are) the … Continue reading

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Move Over, Dori Taco; Here Comes the Fritos Chicken Enchilada Melt

And just when I thought American “food” couldn’t get any more delicious and/or culturally-relevant, Subway has launched yet another disgusting awesome Hispanic-themed, culturally-relevant crunchy concoction. According to the company, the Fritos Chicken Enchilada Melt, which debuted this weekend in my neighborhood, consists of … Continue reading

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