Monthly Archives: November 2016

Why Fix your School’s Failing Infrastructure when you Can Have Children Wear Helmets, Instead?

From the series “Mexicans Are a Resourceful and Surreal Bunch” comes Primary School Elvira Vega Delgado in Sinaloa, where children are being encouraged to wear hard hats (motorcycle helmets are OK; construction ones even better) during class. The reason? The classroom’s walls, ceiling and overall construction … Continue reading

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NBC Preps ‘The Wall,’ a Show Featuring a Yuuuuuge Wall

NBC, the network that brought us The Apprentice and other similar calamities, is set to premiere The Wall, a new game show produced by NBA superstar LeBron James and hosted by Chris Hardwick. Per NBC itself, The Wall is “the fastest and simplest … Continue reading

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Fidel Is Dead. Long Live Fidel — or Not

Granma (above) vs. todos los demás…

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Fidel Castro Is Dead, Because 2016

On November 25, 2016, at around 10:00 PM local time, Raúl Castro confirmed the dead of Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary who was the nemesis of 11 U.S. presidents. He was 90. This blogger has yet to process this information, and … Continue reading

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Monday Night Football in Mexico Looks Like This…

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Mexicans Take Down Trump in Epic Battle Aided by — Who Else? — The Virgin of Guadalupe

The geniuses from Aparato Productions have done it again. Please check their latest creation (below) and go like their Facebook Page. Hat tip: Roberto Abramowitz

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NFL Players Warned as they Head to Mexico: Don’t Leave Hotel; Don’t Eat the Food; Don’t Move…

Poor NFL players. I’m sure for many of them this will be their first — and only — chance to visit Mexico before the wall goes up and all, but they’re already being warned about some scary shit they will likely encounter as … Continue reading

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