Monthly Archives: September 2019

Did you Lose a Loved One? Worry Not; America Has you Covered

Lost your abuelita to old age? Did your tío just get deported? Worry not. There’s a greeting card for that! *Everything is cool, but would it hurt them to put that accent over the “o”

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Next Time you Hear about those ‘Bad, Lazy Mexicans’…

… just go over these photos and watch the following video. NOTE: These images are not mine. I was fortunate enough to be elsewhere when the Sept. 19, 2017 earthquake struck. I just thought all of what has happened so far in … Continue reading

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Mexican Silversmith Has Crafted the Best Charm Collection Ever

Today in things I didn’t think I needed until today: Tane’s Mexican charm collection, featuring conchas, trompos, chupones, calaveras, piñatas and my personal fave: a traditional tortilla maker. You know where to find me. Send them all to me, pretty … Continue reading

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Mexican Independence Day is Around the Corner: Show Some Respect and Dress Accordingly

I don’t know about you, but I do take national holidays very seriously, especially when it comes to drinking and eating like there’s no tomorrow. So, in celebration of my very recent double-citizenship bonanza, I am pulling all my U.S.-based resources … Continue reading

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In Which Trump Remembers the Heroes of 7-Eleven

You can take the boy out of the boardroom, but you can’t take the boardroom out of the boy…

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This Is the Best Ad for English Lessons you’ll ever Find

Marketing and advertising executives would be well advised to use the advertising tactics of Mr. Miguel Fong, some dude I don’t know but who teaches English in Mexico. If you are bilingual, you will now have appreciated the power of … Continue reading

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New Mexico Taquería Serves Food Items with Names like ‘The Wall,’ ‘Fake News’ –and Plenty of Typos

Would you eat a burrito with a name such as “Lock Her Up?” I didn’t think so, but someone does. Hanif Mohamed, a Muslim immigrant from Kenya, had the not-so-swell idea to open a taquería in Albuquerque with items he … Continue reading

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