Monthly Archives: October 2015

Non-Mexican People In Kentucky Apologize for Dressing up as Mexican People

Poor James Ramsey. The President of the University of Louisville was having a lot of fun wearing a sombrero and shaking a pair of maracas, but then he was scolded for his “cultural insensitivity” and was forced to apologize to a bunch of Hispanics. According to … Continue reading

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You, Guys! ‘Ethnic Halloween’ Season is Here!

Somehow the people over at Spirit Halloween think that wearing the Mexican flag or wrapping it around your body is a good Halloween costume idea. They are wrong. In fact, you should know that famous Mexican people do that on a regular basis, even … Continue reading

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Ferrari Preps for Mexican Grand Prix with Hilarious Promo Chuck-Full of Stereotypes

As Scuderia Ferrari prepares for the upcoming Mexico Grand Prix, Mexico born Ferrari racer Esteban Gutiérrez gives team members Vettel y Raikkonen a quick — and hilarious — 5-step tutorial on how to prepare for Mexico. Learn the importance of güey and hecho la mocha How to properly … Continue reading

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Wash Away Latino Stereotypes Using Ketchup and Tide Pods

In an unusual (mostly bizarre) new marketing effort, Procter & Gamble has partnered with the National Council of La Raza “to celebrate the contributions of Latinos and fight stereotypes.” And how do you fight stereotypes? Easy! Just follow these simple steps: Take bottle of … Continue reading

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The ‘Taco’ Emoji is Here; Looks Nothing Like a Taco

After much anticipation, the taco emoji has finally arrived; and just as this blogger predicted, it looks like this… When everybody knows what tacos really look like… Oh well….

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BREAKING: I’m Moving to Mexico — Mexico, NY, that Is

Go figure. After all these years living in regular New York (i.e. Manhattan, what else?) I just learned there is a town called Mexico, located in the northeast part of Oswego County, New York. According to the always-reliable Wikipedia, the … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, at the Hillary Clinton Campaign Headquarters…

Hillary: Quick! What should I do to get all these Latin people excited about me and stuff? Latino adviser: Just tweet something; pepper some Spanish words and make sure to mention a fiesta. You’ll be just fine. ¡Ay caramba!

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