Monthly Archives: December 2019

YOU GUYS! The French are Selling ‘Chichis’ with Chocolate for Only 4.50 Euros

They look like churros, but apparently they’re boobs –or something like that. Photo: Laura Martínez, Bayeux, France 2019.

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This Christmas Commercial for Funeraria López is the Best Thing Ever

This commercial is the best thing ever. I repeat. The. Best. Thing. Ever. Merry Christmas

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This Parisian Restaurant Specializes in Latin American Food –Whatever that Means

This only proves what I’ve been saying, like, forever: The farther you go from Latin America, the more generic our food becomes. Photo: Laura Martínez, Paris. 2019.

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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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Pablo Escobar’s Brother Launches Foldable Phone; its Marketing Is Something Else

Roberto De Jesús Escobar Gaviria, the brother of late Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, has joined the foldable phone fever with the Escobar Fold 1, a $350 device that comes unlocked and claims to be compatible with “all networks” worldwide. I … Continue reading

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