Monthly Archives: June 2016

Mexican Reporter Goes to Flood Area, Asks Locals to be Carried to Avoid Water. Hilarity Ensues

A reporter in Mexico went to cover massive floods happening in Puebla, and was caught by another reporter being carried by the locals, obviously in an effort to, well, not get wet. The original tweet (below) from reporter José Daniel Hernández simply read: “How embarrassing! @LydiaCumming, … Continue reading

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Going to Vegas? Look out for a Trio of Latina Swindlers

It took me a while to realize this was not an ad touting the latest Latina-escort service, but a regular daytime TV commercial to entice you to Visit Las Vegas. Watch as a trio of apparently-innocent señoritas set out to trick a bunch of gringos into believing … Continue reading

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360 Camera Is so Great, It Will Let you Spot Mariachis Sneaking through the U.S. Border

360fly Inc. has decided to launch a “provocative” ad campaign to pitch a camera that promises to give you a broader perspective of life. To that end the company crafted what it’s supposed to be a satire of Donald Trump and his anti-Mexican … Continue reading

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The Upcoming New York City Floating Taco and Tequila Festival Proves the Apocalypse Is Near

Got $28 and a penchant for eating tacos and drinking tequila while on a cruise ship? If so, head to New York City on July 9 for the T&T, a “Floating Food Festival” where you’ll be treated with, well, tacos, tequila and — very … Continue reading

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Today in Mexican to English Translations…

I can only hope Fiesta Inn Hotels in Guadalajara, Mexico pays its employees well enough to go Google Translate stuff. For the gringos, you know? Hat tip: Roberto Morán

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Everything is Better in Spanish, Including ‘Orange Is the New Black’ [Feat. Soraya Montenegro]

The rumors were true — and the wait is over. Soraya Montenegro, the evil stepmother of Mexican telenovela María la del Barrio, has finally ended up where she belongs: In prison. More specifically, Litchfield Penitentiary. ¡Sí, señor! Montenegro (played many years ago … Continue reading

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A Taste of Mexico for Less than £2

Aren’t the British something? Not content with giving us the Hey Ho to Mexico gluten-free tortillas, the Brits are now peddling Mexicana Slices… slices of cheddar with spicy bell and jalapeño chilli peppers. For a mere £11.50 per kilogram, these … Continue reading

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