Monthly Archives: April 2016

This Coffee Shop Will Be Making ‘Margarita Doughnuts’ on Cinco de Mayo… Because Cinco de Mayo

It’s a full seven days before May 5th, but the marketing nonsense around the American festivity known as Cinco de Mayo is in full swing. Take Kane’s Donuts, an “iconic Massachusetts doughnut shop,” which has sent out a press release (yes, a press release!) to … Continue reading

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Recycling Is GREAT! It Even Makes Donald Trump Look Better

Next time you find yourself thinking that recycling is useless, watch the following video, which unequivocally proves that recycling (i.e. using tech tools to tweak hate speech) can actually turn garbage into something better. WATCH. SHARE. RECYCLE > And — more importantly — Go here to #DumpTrump … Continue reading

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See? Even the GOP Knows Mexicans Speak Perfect English Before Crossing the U.S. Border

Mike Pape, a Republican dude running for Kentucky’s first Congressional district, has released a new TV ad featuring what he thinks are Latino immigrants, complete with Mario Bros.-like mustaches and fake accents. In the :30 TV spot (below) three men, presumably undocumented immigrants … Continue reading

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Missouri, Too, Will Bash a Huge Trump Piñata on Cinco de Mayo

In yet another sign that bashing Donald Trump is now a national sport, a pizza and wine bar in St. Louis, MO will host a special Cinco de Mayo celebration (on May 7th) featuring a gigantic Donald Trump piñata. According to a very … Continue reading

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British TV Producers Punish Peruvian Tribe by Sending a Bunch of White, Disrespectful Teenagers

What to do with lazy, spoilt, disrespectful teenagers who do nothing but play video games all day long? Send them to Peru, of course! That is basically the premise of Tribal Teens, a reality TV show hailing form England that sends entitled little … Continue reading

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This Chicago Bar Wants you to Bash Trump on Cinco de Mayo

Chicago, the city with not one but Two Donald Trump toilets, is the proud host of the upcoming #ThumpTrump Cinco de Mayo Bash, a fiesta organized by a Lakeview beer & bourbon bar featuring a giant Trump piñata. Like Mr. Trump would say, I think it’s terrific to give Chicagoans … Continue reading

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The Hill Launches The Hill Latino: Just like The Hill, but Latino

Washington, D.C.-based online pub The Hill has apparently discovered the power of my people (i.e. The Hispanics,) so it’s launching The Hill Latino, which I suppose is just like regular The Hill, but Latino… Stories include — of course — spicy hot headlines … Continue reading

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