Monthly Archives: March 2017

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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No, Twitter, I Don’t Think the ‘Enchilada Bake’ Is a Good Idea

Someone really wants me to shut down my Twitter account. For reasons I have yet to understand, my “tailor-made,” “just-for-me” sponsored posts on Twitter have become an endless stream of disgusting “Mexican” concoctions. The latest comes courtesy of SmartMade, a company that prides … Continue reading

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USA vs. Mexico: Who Is Sending their ‘Best’ elsewhere?

So much for the Mexican “journalist” who stole Tom Brady’s jersey, got caught and embarrassed an entire nation (this blogger included.) I would like to turn our attention to this group of young Americans who went to Cancún, got drunk and yelled Build-The-Wall!, Build … Continue reading

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‘Beauty and the Beast’ Mariachi Version, Because Why Not?

It was bound to happen. A mariachi version remake of the famous ballroom scene in Beauty and the Beast quickly became a viral hit, because apparently there is nothing Hispanics love more than seeing their favorite mainstream characters recreated á la mexicana. The … Continue reading

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Dude Rides the Subway Wearing a Chapo Shirt, Because El Chapo Is the Shit

Do note that his t-shirt reads something like “From rags to riches” en español, of course… As spotted by an anonymous source of this blogger at the Chicago subway (Red Line).

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St. Patrick’s Day: The Other Binge Drinking Mexican Holiday

Go ahead; wear green and go out get drunk or whatever it is you do today. But don’t forget Saint Patrick’s Day is a celebration of the Batallón de San Patricio, which according to Wikipedia my extensive readings of history … Continue reading

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This Guy Wanted to Build a Wall in his Restaurant Because Hispanics Don’t Tip 😂

Poor Steve Wayte. The owner of a weirdly named sushi restaurant in California is under fire after making a joke that some of my people (i.e. Fast & Furious Hispanics) DID. NOT. FIND. FUNNY. The joke? Upon realizing that Hispanics tend to not leave tips … Continue reading

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