Monthly Archives: March 2018

10 Years without my Mami, the Funniest Mexican I Ever Met ❤️

Ten years ago today, my mother, my best friend –and the funniest Mexican I’ve ever met– quietly passed away in a small hospital room in Mexico City. While her (sudden and premature) death was the worst thing me and my … Continue reading

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7-Eleven Introduces “Hispanic Bakery Items.” I’m Sure They Taste as Bad as they Look ☹️

For those of you still having “breakfast” at  7-Eleven, I have [diversity] news for you: 7-Eleven is introducing a line of “Hispanic bakery items,” which it hopes will lure my people into eating their “breakfast” there. According to the specialized media: … Continue reading

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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 this weekend. 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 … Continue reading

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The Irish Are Making Tacos, my Friends

It’s almost St. Patrick’s Day and if you have been paying attention, this means Irish-Americans are getting ready to celebrate with… Irish tacos! Yes, my friends, brave Irish men in America have been making tacos for some time now, some of … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Goes to the U.S.-Mexico Border. Hilarity Ensues

President Trump had the “brilliant” idea to visit San Diego to inspect several design prototypes for his proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. As I’m writing this, Mr. Trump was still at the border meeting with border patrol officers and … Continue reading

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New York City’s New School Chancellor Is a Professional Mariachi. No, Really.

From the Archives of I Could Not Make This Thing Up if I Tried comes Richard Carranza, the recently appointed New York City Schools Chancellor, who took a very unsual approach when discussing his new job with Mr. De Blasio … Continue reading

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Not Tacos, or Garnachas: NAFTA Is Making Mexicans Fat

It’s not me saying this, no señor. The information comes from a supposedly legitimate media outlet, and I’m nobody to dispute the fact that it’s Americans *and* Canadians who are making my people fat –and not our delicious garnachas or our … Continue reading

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