Monthly Archives: March 2017

The Hispanic trailer of ‘The Boss Baby’ Features a Song about Mexico’s Most Notorious Drug Lord

You guys know I’m a sucker for Los Tigres del Norte, literally one of my top 5 favorite bands in the whole wide world. But… using a corrido about a notorious Mexican drug dealer (wink, wink) is just weird. Yes, sir. The “Hispanic trailer” of … Continue reading

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This Mexican Cemetery Was Used to Make Porn Movies, Because Mexico

I bet you’ve never heard of Mezquitán, Jalisco, but that’s OK, because there’s nothing really going on there… Until this week, when a local porn actress informed us that she had been filming her latest feature film at the neighborhood’s local cemetery. “Where do you think … Continue reading

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U.S. Post Office Debuts Stamps Featuring Tamales, Sancocho and other Hispanic Delicacies

Yo, immigrant haters: I have real bad news for you. The U.S. Postal Service has confirmed the issuance of a new series of stamps dedicated “to the influence of Central and South American, Mexican and Caribbean foods and flavors on American cuisine,” … Continue reading

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Mexico Creates ‘Tequila Cloud’ to Attract German Tourists. Yep.

I’m way too busy this week with so-called “real work,” but I just needed to let everybody know that the Mexican government has launched a new tourism campaign that involves a cloud that rains not water but … tequila. Sí, señor. The campaign — … Continue reading

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Reader Calls me Traitor, Asks me to Go Back to Mexico 😢

BONUS: This one is also a Martínez!

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This Fast Food Chain Wants to Fill your Existential Vacuum

I have tried this with tacos before. (It doesn’t work.)

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El Chapo Is Learning English, and I Have a Few Tips for Him

As you probably know by now, Mexico’s most notorious Bad Hombre, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, is finally serving time on this side of the border, more specifically in a New York City prison that has been described as Brooklyn’s Abu Ghraib. But if you … Continue reading

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