Monthly Archives: December 2015

Mexicans: Mastering the Art of Marketing Socks

These socks are proudly made in México; cost only 15 pesos a pair (less than one dollar) and bear the most awesome brand ever. Photo: Laura Martínez, Mineral del Monte, Hidalgo 2015

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Mexicans: Mastering the Art of Marketing Socks

These socks are proudly made in México; cost only 15 pesos a pair (less than one dollar) and bear the most awesome brand ever. Photo: Laura Martínez, Mineral del Monte, Hidalgo 2015

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Watch Evo Morales Fight Evil, Seek Reelection á la ‘Star Wars’

Evo Morales is not your typical Latin American president, and that’s a good thing. As part of his relentless campaign to be reelected, Morales has jumped on the Star Wars: Episode VIl – The Force Awakens bandwagon to ask Bolivians to choose … Continue reading

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This Blog’s Christmas Cards are Ready! You’re Welcome

Before you go all crazy on me, let me clarify one thing: I did not invent the above awesomeness — of course. I have been busy taking siestas, eating tacos and sipping tequila (I’m Mexican, remember?) to be working on such an elaborate work of … Continue reading

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Miss Colombia Loses Miss Universe Crown, Hilarity Ensues

Sunday night Miss Colombia was crowned Miss Universe at the Miss Universe pageant for, like two seconds…. Turns out the crown was actually for Miss Philippines but host Steve Harvey read the cue card wrong, and then everything went to hell for la colombiana — and for … Continue reading

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This Christmas Commercial for Funeraria López is the Best Thing Ever

This commercial is the best thing ever. I repeat. The. Best. Thing. Ever. Merry Christmas

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Behold the Gringo Burger: The Best Burger in Mexico

From the “Mexicans: How can anyone not like us?” series Laura Martínez. Isla Mujeres, 2015

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