Monthly Archives: April 2018

Quick! Grab your Maracas and Go Get Yourself a pair of Cinco de Mayo Air Jordans!

Sneaker retailer Sneaker Bar Detroit can’t wait for Cinco de Mayo, so it’s now peddling a bunch of very colorful Air Jordans… so colorful, they will perfectly match your maracas. Because nothing says Mexicou better than Air Jordans and … … Continue reading

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Marketing Ideas to Spice Up your ‘Cinco de Mayo’ 🌶

Cinco de Mayo is definitely my favorite faux Mexican holiday in the U.S. And not because it’s an excuse to drink all day long and scream ¡Viva México! while thinking it’s our celebration of Independence, but because it brings out the stupidest best … Continue reading

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Today in ‘Mexican Entrepreneurship Knows No Limits:’ A Mobile Taquero 🌮 🍍

We might be living in 2018, but this “mobile taquero” is already in 2057. ¡Que viva el Trompomóvil! Hat tip: @OscarGutiez

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State Dinner Menu for Macrons to Feature Tomato Jam, a Sort of Fancy ‘Capsu’

First Lady Melania Trump has planned a state dinner for French president Emmanuel Macron –and wife– that incorporates the “celebrated gastronomy of New Orleans – a city founded by the French and still famous for its French Quarter.” According to multiple sources, said … Continue reading

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Yes. There is a ‘Cinco de Mayo Carne Asada’ Gadget

You guys must think I just make stuff up just to keep updating this wonderful blog and all. But no. Thanks to the ever creative minds of marketing professionals, there is always something new under the Latino-Hispanic muy caliente sun. … Continue reading

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Party City Wants you to Wear a Taco Headband and Shake your Maracas, Because Cinco de Mayo!

Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner, and the folks over at Party City are, like, super excited! So for this year’s Authentic Mexican FIESTA™, the retailer is peddling a $4.99 Taco Headband; a $7.99 Taco Hat, and plenty of … Continue reading

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AMLO’s ‘Sharp Critique’ of Trump –and Trump’s Wall, now Available in English

Mexican presidential candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador is running on an odd platform, enlisting politicians from all walks of life (and political positions) to his campaign. And while his politics and rhetoric have pretty much divided the country, there is … Continue reading

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A Truck and a Saltine Cracker: The Simple Pleasures of Childhood

Photo: Laura Martínez, CDMX

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A Border Wall Ain’t Got Nothing on These Mexicans

And they think a border wall will stop my people. LOL.

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When it comes to Mexicans, Asking the Right Questions Is Important

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U.S. Prosecutors Have Spicy Evidence Against El Chapo

As the trial against El Chapo gets closer, prosecutors this week filed a 90-page memo detailing a 1992 shootout in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, that resulted in six people dead. The memo, says The New York Times, was designed “to list … Continue reading

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Leguizamo Embraces Latino Tokenism –Because Latin Things

This blogger is not only tired of having worked 15 hours straight today. She’s also tired of weird Latin things like “Latino Tokenism” a term recently coined by comedian/entrepreneur Latin person John Leguizamo to explain why quotas (i.e. tokenism) are … Continue reading

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YOU GUYS! There’s a Mexican in my Google Search

And this time is a personal favorite of mine… La Doña (aka María Félix) would have turned 104 today, so Google is dedicating today’s doodle to the one and only, the gorgeous Mexican we all wanted to emulate when we … Continue reading

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Tijuana to Emulate the Iconic Hollywood Sign, because Mexico

Having solved its most pressing issues, the city of Tijuana is working on emulating the iconic Hollywood sign in Los Angeles. According to the Mexican press, the project was conceived –and is being financed– by the local Chamber of Commerce. It will be … Continue reading

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Peña Nieto Rebukes Trump in Video Message –Hilarity Ensues

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, on Thursday, blasted Donald Trump in a video message, vowing that “nothing and no one stands above the dignity of Mexico” and adding basically that: “If your recent statements are the result of frustration due to … Continue reading

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