Monthly Archives: August 2015

This Rental Company Sure Knows How to Lure Mexicans to Paris

Are you dying to visit and experience other countries but are too scared to leave your poncho or sombrero behind? Worry no more! Rental company Paris Attitude has the perfect solution: A rental in Paris that will make us feel right at home*. … Continue reading

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Trump Sends Ramos Back to Univision; Ramos not Helping Make America Great Again

Donald Trump (aka Mexico’s favorite piñata) this evening decided to kick Jorge Ramos out of a press conference, because Ramos wouldn’t sit down nor shut up, which basically means he’s not helping make America great again. ¡Pinche Ramos, pues! Here’s a Vine from … Continue reading

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Just a Regular Wednesday Evening Shopping for Food in Manhattan

Photo: Laura Martínez, UWS 2015 

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Today I Learned Why Procter & Gamble Will Never Consider Me a Powerful Latina

Click on the photo (above) to read more about the science behind this ranking, in which this blogger is — surprisingly — nowhere to be found. Via: Sheyene Gerardi

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Yeah, Hispanic Scholarships Sound like a Swell Idea, but Right Now We Need a ‘Delibrero’

Attention, New York Hispanics! The Hispanic Scholarship Fund is offering help to “prepare, plan and pay for your children’s university,” which is, like, great, but let’s be honest: Chances are you’re going to end up in debt anyhow, and your children, … Continue reading

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Do You Know What Mexican M&M’s Look Like?

 They look like regular M&M’s but more festive 

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Kickin’ Chicken Taco Pringles: Possibly the Only Thing Worse than Pringles Tortillas

Not content with giving us the Mexican-themed, culturally relevant Tortillas Crisps, Pringles is at it again, this time with a chicken taco chip thing called — what else? — “Kickin’ Chicken Taco,” which according to Pringles itself are naturally and artificially flavored and … Continue reading

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U.S. Opens Embassy in Cuba; Cubans Brace for the Dunkin’ Donuts Cuban Sandwich

It’s all over now. During a historic celebration on Friday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry presided over a ceremony to reopen his country’s embassy in Havana. Speaking in a fairly decent, Dora the Explorer-approved Spanish, Mr. Kerry (aka “Juan Querrico”)  described the hoisting … Continue reading

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This Ad Campaign Features ‘El Trumpo’ under the Threat of Dangerous Latinos

Miami-based Zubi advertising — which works for clients including Ford, Chase and American Airlines — has been making sure to operate under one simple motto: Erase Stereotypes. So, in hopes of making the most out of the — still strong — Trump vs. Latinos brouhaha, Zubi has … Continue reading

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Mexalert! Mexican Converse Spotted in New York City Subway

In yet another sign that New York City is quickly becoming a subsidiary of Mexico, a paisano was spotted recently in the city subway proudly wearing a pair of Converse All Star Mexican Flag Ajúa Edition. Want to be as … Continue reading

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Jeb Bush Wants you to Support His Campaign by Buying a $75 ‘Guaca Bowle’

With the hilarious 2016 U.S. presidential campaign around the corner, candidates are going the extra mile to raise the much needed cash to be able to compete against the dumb-but-filthy-rich-candidate-type-people. Take Newly Converted Hispanic Jeb Bush, who is asking you to pitch in $75 … Continue reading

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‘Hispanic Democrats for Trump’ Launches Ad Campaign

Luckily for this blogger, the world has become a much more entertaining place since famous, rich person Donald Trump (aka El Trompo) decided to declare war on my people (i.e. The Mexicans). Thanks to Mr. Trump, this blog has seen the Trump Piñata, the Trump Corrido and … Continue reading

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