Category Archives: Awkard homages

Prayer Rugs, Tacos, Turbantes: It’s all Coming Together and you should be Freaking out!

Not content with informing the world that my people (i.e. the Mexicans) are nothing but a bunch of rapists and drug dealers, President Donald Trump is now expressing concerns about prayer rugs (PRAYER RUGS!) found on the Southern border. And this, my … Continue reading

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Americans Horrified to Learn about their ‘Mexican DNA’ in Hilarious Aeroméxico Campaign 😂

Aeroméxico is offering Americans hefty discounts to travel to Mexico. How hefty? Well, this depends –says Aeroméxico– on said Americans’ percentage of “Mexican heritage,” whatever this means. The problem? Judging from this new campaign (executed by Ogilvy), not all of … Continue reading

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This Blog’s Christmas Cards are Ready! You’re Welcome

Before you go all crazy on me, let me clarify one thing: I did not invent the above awesomeness –of course. I have been busy taking siestas, eating tacos (throwing tacos at people) and sipping tequila (I’m Mexican, remember?) to be working on … Continue reading

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Is your Tea not Festive Enough? Go Get yourself a Sombrewo!

I give you the Sombrewo, as seen by this blog’s Teas & Infusions special correspondent Carolina Gonzalez. ¡Ándale, ándale, arriba, arriba!

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Mexican Entrepreneurship Knows no Limits, Part VIII: How Good are These Elotes?

Mexico, the land that brought us El Chapo’s special gourmet coffee and original escape T-shirt, continues to foster local entrepreneurship. Take this small-business owner, who claims his 100% Mexican corn cobs and corn niblets are “so good even Trump buys from us.” … Continue reading

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‘Hispanic Santa’ Wears Sombrero, Whacks a Piñata

Marketers are one audacious bunch. Take the people of Festified Holiday Clothing, who took some time this week to send this blogger a sales pitch for their upcoming Feliz Navidad sweater line, featuring “multicultural Santa” (i.e. Hispanic and Black). The $65 Feliz … Continue reading

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Just Say ‘Gracias’ and Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

This blogger will be taking some time off to embark on a food and drink rampage spiritual retreat to plan for the year ahead and thank my paisanos for all the hard work and for enduring stuff like this, this and this on a daily basis. As for this blogger, she’s … Continue reading

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