Category Archives: Awkard homages

Netflix Sets Up a ‘Marijuana Maze’ –and Other Drug-Related Adventures in Manhattan. No, really

As part of its ongoing marketing efforts to promote the Nov. 16 premiere of Narcos: México, Netflix thought it would be an awesome idea to set up a marihuana maze –and other narco-related experiences in the heart of Manhattan. Among … Continue reading

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Urban Outfitters Wants you to Hang an Avocado Toast Ornament on your Christmas Tree 🙄

As if the avocado frozen dessert and the avocado Halloween costume weren’t enough, the nonsensical avocado frenzy that is sweeping America off its feet is already feeling the Christmas spirit. Take the Avocado Toast Christmas Ornament, currently on sale at … Continue reading

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Why Mexico Will Never Forget Stan Lee…

Comic book legend Stan Lee died on Monday at the age of 95, and fans, friends and colleagues took to Twitter to bid farewell to the Marvel comics creator. But while the super famous continue to post their condolences and share … Continue reading

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Honda Thinks it’s a Good Idea to Set up a Day of the Dead Altar… in the trunk of your Car

Corporations would do almost anything to help attract the elusive, trillion-dollar, super-duper cool Hispanic market, including pitching us things that make no sense, like setting up a Day of the Dead altar … in the trunk of our car. Here’s … Continue reading

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This Mexican Pizza Joint Wants to Make … Pizzas Great Again?

Turns out Mr. Donald Trump is not only good to sell elotes and other Mexican delicacies in my beloved Mexico, but now famous slogan of Make America Great Again is –apparently– good to peddle nuggets *and* rectangular pizzas in Mexico. … Continue reading

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I’m no Texan, but Beto Has my Vote

Say what you will about Texas (and I say a lot of not-so-nice things) but Democratic congressman Beto O’Rourke not only has a reported 62 percent of the Latino vote in the Texas senate race (vs. Rafael “Ted” Cruz) but … Continue reading

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Americans Celebrate National Taco Day; I Suffer Immensely

There is nothing more depressing for this blogger than National Taco Day. So I’m just going to leave this here and brace myself for 2019. CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING SLIDESHOW TO FEEL MY PAIN

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