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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You Guys! Amazon is Selling a ‘MEXICO WILL PAY FOR THE WALL’ Jumpsuit

Remember the famous Toys R Us store in Portugal? Well, now you can add another wall-related product to a growing list of nonsensical merchandise. I give you the MEXICO WILL PAY for the wall zip-up jumpsuit, currently on sale on Amazon.com for only $19.95 or … 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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Trump and El Chapo Spotted Dining Together in Mexico City

According to a very reliable source (i.e. Mexican Twitter) these cardboard “celebrities” exist — and coexist — at El Ocho, a restaurant in my beloved Mexico City (aka CDMX, though it will always be El DF to me.) Photo via: @08181

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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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