Monthly Archives: July 2015

This Latino Car Dealership in California Wants you to Buy a Nissan, Bash Donald Trump

The world’s awesomest car dealership has produced the world’s awesomest commercial, in which we see the dealership’s general manager bashing a Donald Trump piñata, after which he declares: “Aquí en Van Nuys Nissan, los latinos mandan.” (“Here at Van Nuys Nissan, … Continue reading

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OMG! There’s a Bad Taco Situation at Litchfield Penitentiary

Even Russian inmate Galina ‘Red’ Reznikov suffers when tacos are not properly done. I know, Red, I feel your pain…

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Mexican Drones are Cooler than Regular Drones –Literally

Hat tip: @borrachito

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Ridley Scott to Make Movie About El Chapo, Of Course

Well, that was fast. According to The Internet, Hollywood director Ridley Scott is teaming up with studio giant Fox to produce a novel paralleling the life of escaped Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzman. Details are still sketchy, but Mexican twitteratti are already full of … Continue reading

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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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Mexican Entrepreneurship Knows no Limits

For the monolingual crowd: This auto repair shop in Mexico City is called “El Chapo,” simply because it specializes in car exhaust systems (escapes in Spanish.) Bravo, bravo! Via: M. Neuhaus

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The Mexican Flag Flies in Paris, and NOT Because I’m Here

… But because moronic French President François Holland had the “brilliant” idea of inviting Enrique Peña Nieto as guest of honor at the military parade and other ceremonies marking France’s July 14 national holiday. I don’t know you but I feel … Continue reading

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One has to be Pretty ‘Desperado’ to Drink this Thing

The French might have some of the best wines in the world, but when it comes to packaged cocktails, they are not exactly Le top. I found the French youth to be particularly fond of Desperados, a tequila, beer, lemon, cactus (yep) concoction … Continue reading

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French Café Google Translates Menu. Hilarity Ensues

The owners of the Café Cordial in Paris’ Opera District are very nice people. Not only do they make sure to mumble some English words for the crowds of American visitors who show up there everyday without speaking a word of French; but … Continue reading

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Happy Hours: Because the French are Better at Everything

As if I needed another reason to love France: Restaurants and cafés here offer Happy Hours, because, really, who needs only one? Vive La France! Photo: Laura Martínez, Paris 2015

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Looks Like the French Want in the Whole ‘Latin’ Wave

  Photo: Laura Martínez, Paris 2015

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‘Le Burrito’ at this French Joint Will Give you ‘Le Diarrhée’

Fresh Burritos, a “fine” establishment in the heart of Lille, France, promises (in French) to serve you 100% Fresh Burritos (in English) and will prepare everything in front of your eyes! (yes, with an exclamation point!) I was tempted for a minute, but … Continue reading

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El Corrido de Donald Trump by Los Tres Tristes Tigres

Hilarious Mexican trio Los Tres Tristes Tigres have done it again. Here’s their Donald Trump corrido –in Spanish and sans musical arrangements, because, really, he doesn’t deserve it. IMPORTANT NOTE: I’m still on vacation so I won’t bother translating this thing right now, though … Continue reading

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There’s a Mexican on the Cover of ‘Le Monde’ Magazine!

 #It’sColumbaNotColombia

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