Category Archives: Awkard homages

No, Twitter, I Don’t Think the ‘Enchilada Bake’ Is a Good Idea

Someone really wants me to shut down my Twitter account. For reasons I have yet to understand, my “tailor-made,” “just-for-me” sponsored posts on Twitter have become an endless stream of disgusting “Mexican” concoctions. The latest comes courtesy of SmartMade, a company that prides … Continue reading

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USA vs. Mexico: Who Is Sending their ‘Best’ elsewhere?

So much for the Mexican “journalist” who stole Tom Brady’s jersey, got caught and embarrassed an entire nation (this blogger included.) I would like to turn our attention to this group of young Americans who went to Cancún, got drunk and yelled Build-The-Wall!, Build … Continue reading

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‘Beauty and the Beast’ Mariachi Version, Because Why Not?

It was bound to happen. A mariachi version remake of the famous ballroom scene in Beauty and the Beast quickly became a viral hit, because apparently there is nothing Hispanics love more than seeing their favorite mainstream characters recreated á la mexicana. The … Continue reading

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Dude Rides the Subway Wearing a Chapo Shirt, Because El Chapo Is the Shit

Do note that his t-shirt reads something like “From rags to riches” en español, of course… As spotted by an anonymous source of this blogger at the Chicago subway (Red Line).

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St. Patrick’s Day: The Other Binge Drinking Mexican Holiday

Go ahead; wear green and go out get drunk or whatever it is you do today. But don’t forget Saint Patrick’s Day is a celebration of the Batallón de San Patricio, which according to Wikipedia my extensive readings of history … Continue reading

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Mexicans in this Disney-Pixar Trailer Sound a lot like Spaniards

With much fanfare, Disney-Pixar on Wednesday released the first teaser trailer of Coco, an upcoming animated film about “a 12-year-old aspiring Mexican musician, who embarks on a magical trip in the Land of the Dead.” While many of the voices in the English-language … Continue reading

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Penélope Cruz to Peddle non-Alcoholic Beer — for Women, you Know?

Oh, how I miss the days when Penélope Cruz drank Coke and belched like the guys. Alas, in this modern, politically-correct times we live, the gorgeous-but-married-mother-of -small-children wants us to drink… non-alcoholic beer, because she’s a lady, you know? and beer is, like, for … Continue reading

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