Monthly Archives: October 2017

Taco Bell Wants You to Eat Chocolate-Flavored Pubic Lice

Somebody should tell Taco Bell the meaning of “ladilla” or give them a Spanish-English dictionary because… I am ON VACATION! Hat tip: Marcela E. García

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Dear Americans: Please Take Note, and Hold Down the Fort While I Go on Vacation, Will Ya?

Dear Readers: I know Twitter, Facebook, Instagram et al have been stealing time and energy from this blogger and I have not been able to keep my promise of posting something here everyday as I used to in the dial-up … Continue reading

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Google Honors Selena, Because… It’s Freaking Selena!

Say what you will about Latinos in America, but if someone deserves to be honored on the homepage of the world’s most visited Website is Selena Quintanilla, the singer, songwriter, spokesperson, model, actress, who came to be known as The … Continue reading

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Quick! Go Get your Zapata Hat and Look like a Real Mexican this Halloween 

It is that time of the year, when everybody wants to go out and look weird or ethnic, which is pretty much the same thing judging from some U.S. retailers’ websites. Meet the “Zapata Hat,” a colorful sombrero by CostumeCraze … Continue reading

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Justin Trudeau Goes to Mexico; Hilarity Ensues

It was brief –and hilarious. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau this week visited Mexico, partly to address the bilateral agenda, discuss the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA,) and –very likely– to discuss El Loco. But at some point, … Continue reading

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eBay Says Avocados Are Among this Year’s Most Popular Halloween Costumes… Thanks, America!

The folks over at eBay have done some number crunching as part of their annual Halloween Trends Report, and have concluded that the Avocado costume is going to be all the rage this October 31st. Why? Because white people’s obsession … Continue reading

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#ChapoKate Is Coming to a Netflix Screen Near You!

Not content with giving us plenty of drug-dealing action, first with a series about “Columbia’s” infamous narco Pablo Escobar, and then with the rebroadcast of Univision’s El Chapo, Netflix is at it again, this time with a “Docu-Series” starred and … Continue reading

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