Monthly Archives: October 2019

Day of the Dead Is the New Cinco de Mayo –and I Can’t Even

Come November, there’s one thing that really, really, gets on my nerves (besides pumpkin-spice stuff, of course) and that is America’s obsession with the Mexican tradition known as Día de Muertos (basically Day of the Dead) or as some gringos … Continue reading

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Hispanic Halloween in Harlem Be Like… 

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The ‘Getting Deported by Trump’ Halloween Costume Is Here

Say what you  will about Mexico and Mexicans, my people are the most creative and shit.

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Del Real Foods Wants you to Believe a Pupusa is a ‘Stuffed Quesadilla’

No, Del Real Foods, pupusas are not a Mexican tradition and no, f not stuffed quesadillas. Get your act together, will ya?

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JLo’s 25th Fragrance [Yes, 25th!] Was Inspired by Warren Buffet –for Some Reason

Not content with making us jealous of her $3,000 coat and being booked to perform at the 2020 Super Bowl’s halftime, Jennifer Lopez (aka Jenny from the Block) is launching her 25th fragrance (yes 25th!) which –according to Lopez and … Continue reading

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John Oliver on Columbus Day: How Is this Still a Thing?

Those of you who really know me, know that I’ve been saying this, like, forever. But it takes a brilliant, non-American, non-journalist with tons of followers out there to say this just like it is. HOW IS COLUMBUS DAY STILL A … Continue reading

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The Philadelphia Inquirer launches Spanish-language site called –what else?– El Inquirer

And here it is

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