Category Archives: Awkard homages

Mexican Journalism in the Time of López Obrador…

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Mexican Police Chief Embarks on a 19-Second Chona Challenge… Because Mexico!

Yes, the Chona Challenge –the Mexican version of the viral phenomenon in which a driver hops out of a vehicle and dances along while someone else films the action –is actually against the law, but that didn’t stop a Sonora … Continue reading

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El Chingón IPA Is Coming Soon to your Nearby Bodega, Because Corporate America Loves ‘the Hispanics’

I never go to Dallas (nor do I see any reason to do that) so I had no idea they had an IPA over there called El Chingón. But now that Constellation Brands has acquired Four Corners, makers of said IPA, … Continue reading

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Topeka Preps Taco-Themed Summer Event, Because what Else Is there to Do in Topeka?

What to do this summer in Topeka? ANSWER: Attend a taco-themed festival *and* Chihuahua beauty pageant –of course! And this will be possible thanks to Zach Haney, founder of Carnival Guy, a party rental supplier focusing on inflatable surfaces, who decided … Continue reading

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Mexico Advances to World Cup’s Next Round Thanks to South Korea. Mexico Totally ❤️s South Korea

This is what happened. On Wednesday morning, Sweden beat Mexico 3-0, but Mexico managed to advance to the next round of the 2018 World Cup because Germany was eliminated after falling 2-0 to South Korea on the same day. This, of course, made it for … Continue reading

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La Tigresa de Oriente’s Awesome World Cup Video is Here!

This blogger’s favorite Peruvian artist is back on the scene, this time with a video filmed in Iquitos, Peru cheering for Peru’s National Soccer team and –for the most part– thanking coach Ricardo Gareca for taking the team to a … Continue reading

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This Chicken Store in Mexico Has the Best Name Ever

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