Author Archives: Mi Blog es tu Blog

Lost 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 it wouldn’t hurt to put that accent over the “o.”

Posted in Cinco de Mayo, Language, Marketing & Advertising, Racism, Stupid propositions | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Japanese Ramen Chain Wants you to Think this is a Taco

Move over, Sushiro’s sushi tacos, here comes the Gyoza Taco Dog, the latest Japanese taco-themed delicacy courtesy of Korakuen, one of Japan’s largest ramen chains. Korakuen is mainly known for its “fun” take on ramen, launching stuff like Valentine’s Day … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Guacala, Marketing & Advertising, Stupid propositions, Tacos | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Need a Quicky, but Fear Contracting COVID? This Mexico City Motel Has your Back

In need for a quicky but fear contracting COVID-19? Worry not! The owners of this fine Mexico City establishment have properly sanitized their rooms so that you can ejaculate with full confidence. Filing under Mexican Entrepreneurship Hat tip: Alessandro Vedinni … Continue reading

Posted in Marketing & Advertising, Mexico, Stupid propositions, Why I Love Mexico | Leave a comment

Feeling Lonely in this Pandemic Super Bowl Sunday? Get Yourself some Insta-Mexicans!

Are you still in lockdown, on a tight budget for fancy avocados and still haven’t made any “ethnic-looking” friends? Worry not! You can now buy 5-feet-tall Mexican “scene setters,” ready to assemble and give your Super Bowl party a unique fiesta … Continue reading

Posted in Latin America, Marketing & Advertising, Mexico | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Lazy Susan Topping Bar Is Here –and I Can’t Even

Got extra $40 and no shame? I got the perfect thing for you! The Nostalgia Taco Tuesday Heated Lazy Susan Topping Bar is a fun way to get together on Taco Tuesday and share hideous, non-taco tacos with your friends. … Continue reading

Posted in Awkard homages, Food, Guacala, Marketing & Advertising, Pinches Hipsters, Stupid propositions, Tacos | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Good Luck Marketing this Cake Mix to Spanish Speakers

Apparently, White King’s steamed white cake mix is very popular in South East Asia; and it can be yours for only $2.99 in Amazon.com. I can only guess how popular -or not- it will become among Spanish-speakers. Who will be … Continue reading

Posted in Awkard homages, Food, Language, Marketing & Advertising, Stupid propositions | Leave a comment

The Best Mexican Memes of the Biden Inauguration

It’s January 20, 2021 y’all, which means two very important things: Trump will no longer be president and Mexican Twitter is on fire. I will be posting here my favorite meme-moments of the day and updating throughout the morning so … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 U.S. Presidential Campaign, Awkard homages, Fashion, Food, Mexico, Spanish, Why I Love Mexico | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The 2021 Guac-Bowl Is Here and I Can’t Even

It’s already that time of the year when –not content with punishing this blogger with a pandemic, a white supremacist attempted coup, frigid temperatures *and* plenty avocado-hipster nonsense– the people behind Avocados From Mexico are once again reminding me of … Continue reading

Posted in Awkard homages, Food, Marketing & Advertising, Mexico, Pinches Hipsters, Stupid propositions | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

And We All Know how *that* Turned out…

2021 is here y’all!

Posted in Why I Love Mexico | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Pro-Trump Mob Assault on the Capitol in One Word

The day after a pro-Trump mob assaulted the nation’s Capitol, Metro, a Mexico City tabloid, printed what this blogger declares the best headline ever on the whole messy situation. Please also note the wonderful use of the word zafarrancho, a … Continue reading

Posted in Awkard homages, journalism, Language, Latin America, Mexico, Politics, Print media, Why I Love Mexico | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mexico’s COVID-19 Czar Goes to the Beach; Hilarity Ensues

After urging people to stay home, wear a mask, keep a safe distance from others and avoid going on vacation, Mexico’s coronavirus czar, Hugo López-Gatell, decided to take a maskless beach vacation in Oaxaca, prompting a wave of criticisms among … Continue reading

Posted in Awkard homages, Language, Latin America, Mexico, Politics, Spanish, Stupid propositions, Why I Love Mexico | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Is this the Best Name for a Taquería or what?

I never heard of this Mexican restaurant before, nor I’ve ever set foot in Bristol Virginia, but if their tacos are as good as its name, I envision a bright future for these people. Oh, and I want to buy … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Language, Marketing & Advertising, Tacos | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Move Over, Baby Jesus! Baby Yoda Wants a Piece of your Rosca de Reyes

Three Kings Day (better known as Día de Reyes in Spanish-speaking countries) is celebrated on January 6 to honor the Three Wise Men (Los tres reyes magos) who went through great lenghts to visit baby Jesus and bring tons of … Continue reading

Posted in Awkard homages, Food, Language, Latin America, Marketing & Advertising, Mexico, Religion, Why I Love Mexico | Leave a comment

The Not-so-Sucky Things that Happened in this Annus Horribilis

I was going through my photo album of 2020 and found the above pic among the first ones I took in 2020. It was taken on January 7 from my hotel room in Las Vegas during a business trip. It … Continue reading

Posted in Awkard homages | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Merry Christmas from a CDMX Grinch Organ Grinder

If you’ve ever visited Mexico, I’m sure you have noticed the ubiquitous organ grinders (known as organilleros,) that tend to gather around main plazas or outside churches to provide entertainment –and one of the most characteristic sounds of my country. … Continue reading

Posted in Awkard homages, Latin America, Mexico, Why I Love Mexico, You Tube | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment