Category Archives: Awkard homages

Brace Yourselves: The Gentrification of Veladoras Is Here

Prayer candles, better known among my people (i.e. The Hispanics) as veladoras, are making a splash among the avocado-loving millennial, non-Latin, non-religious crowd pushing their prices so high that you will wanna start praying for a raise. According to this … Continue reading

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Delfín Quishpe Is the New Mayor of Guamote, Ecuador, because Latin America

Delfín Quishpe, also known as this blogger’s favorite Ecuadorian, has been elected mayor of Guamote, a small town in the Chimborazo province of Ecuador. As readers of this blog will remember, Delfín is famous for his many unusual songs, including … Continue reading

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Americans Insist on Wrapping Themselves in Tortilla Blankets

Move over tortilla towel, here comes the tortilla blanket, the most recent addition to what I like to call Nonsense American Products (NAPS.) The latest tortilla-themed thing is a microfiber blanket that can be yours for as little as $39.99!) … Continue reading

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Why Look like a Reguar Dude when you Can Look Like El Chapo Guzmán?

Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán might be doomed to live in a prison cell forever, but that doesn’t mean we’ll be seeing lots of him everywhere. Or at least in the world of fashion. Yes, my friends, el Chapo’s 29-year-old, Instagram-savvy … Continue reading

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‘Texicanas’ to Chronicle the Lives of Lavish Latinas in San Antonio –for Some Reason

Not content with torturing us with its Mexican Dynasties nonsense, Bravo TV has announced a new Mexican-inspired project: Texicanas, a sort of  Latino Desperate Real Housewives that will chronicle the drama of… lavish Latinas in San Antonio, Texas. According to … Continue reading

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The Avocado Toast Sneakers are Here, Because Hipsters are Determined to Ruin Everything

Not content with having ruined meals –and jacked up the price of avocados to ridiculous levels– American hipsters are at it again; this time with a plan to ruin footware as well. Yes, my friends, according to multiple reports, the … Continue reading

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Why Look Like Chabelo When you Can Look Like Brad Pitt?

Calicuts, a chain of barber shops in Tijuana, promises more than just a great “gentlemen’s care.” It will turn any local Chabelo into a dashing, young Brad Pitt. Mexicans: How can anyone not like us? Via: Reddit Mexico

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