Category Archives: Awkard homages

March 20, 2019: Eleven Years without my Mami: The Funniest Mexican I’ve Ever Known ❤️

Eleven years ago today, my mother, my best friend –and the funniest Mexican I’ve ever met– quietly passed away in a small hospital room in Mexico City. While her (sudden and premature) death was the worst thing me and my … Continue reading

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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 this weekend. 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 … Continue reading

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Frida Fashion Fail in the City

I was just coming back from work and now this thing will hunt me forever… Photo: Laura Martínez, Harlem

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Do you Like Hummus but *Love* Avocado? The Guacammus is Here!

Crazy Fresh Products, a company that guarantees “fresh-cut and ready-to-eat veggies and salsas,” has concocted the Guacammus, a blend of guacamole and hummus that is sure to make hipster-millennials salivate. This thing was last seen at a local store for … Continue reading

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‘Game of Thrones’ Final Season Is Upon Us; Time for a Mariachi Farewell

The season finale of Game of Thrones is upon us, so it’s only appropriate to share this –again– and enjoy the best rendition ever of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. ¡Ajúa! Via: YouTube

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GOP Congresswoman Eats Pozole Pizza and I Can’t Even…

GOP Congresswoman Debbie Lesko, from Arizona, took to Twitter to show off her very own Arizona Pozole Pizza, a weird concoction made specially for her by the local D.C. Pizzeria Paradiso. The stunt was part of  Pizzeria Paradiso’s United States … Continue reading

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Americans Discover Sarapes; Call them ‘Serapes’ –and Everything Is Awful

I’ve been on the #ItsSarapeNotSarape thing for quite some time now, but thanks to a sharp Twitter follower today I learned there’s even a Serapify and Serapholic hashtags on Instagram. I clicked on it and went down a horrific, serape-filled … Continue reading

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