Category Archives: Awkard homages

Conan Goes to Mexico, Handles Street Tacos Like a Boss

You might not be aware of this, but Conan O’Brien is in Mexico City, thus having much better food — and fun — than the rest of us. This week, as part of his ongoing Mexico City adventure, the famed TV presenter … Continue reading

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America Has Concocted a ‘Latino Croissant,’ Because why the Hell Not?

America, land of the free, and home of the meatless chorizo and the Chicken Taco Grande Ring, is now giving us the “Latino croissant,” which this blogger believes it’s a croissant, but Latino… whatever *that* means. Hat tip: @widestance

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BREAKING: John F. Kennedy to Visit Mexico Real Soon

Forget El Nacional mistaking one version of Donald Trump with another one. Mexico’s El Sol de Hermosillo today embarked in one of the world’s most beautiful fuck ups in the history of print media fuck ups. However, for the purpose of this … Continue reading

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Sorry, Folks, the $40 Burrito Yoga Bag Is Sold Out, but…

Fear not: I’m pretty sure the folks over at Brogamats are working on it. In the meantime, you can always use your tortilla towel  or — of course — a Deluxe Mexican Yoga Blanket as an OK substitute to wrap your existing yoga mat. … Continue reading

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Mexicans Welcome Conan with Conan-themed Pancakes

Ok, there’s a lot more going on with Conan O’Brien’s upcoming Mexico visit, but the only truly cool thing this blogger found in an otherwise long welcome video is the fact that “Conando” will get his own hot-cakes made at El Castillo … Continue reading

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Regular Sour Cream Becomes ‘Mexican Style Sour Cream’ on Amazon Fresh, because Marketing

Remember the YogaDirect Mexican Deluxe Yoga Mat? Well, you can now add another “very special” Mexican product to your Amazon shopping cart. From the Amazon Fresh Grocery and Gourmet Food department, I give you the LALA Mexican Style Sour Cream, which … Continue reading

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The ‘Spanish Feminist T-shirt’ Fails to Speak Proper Spanish

Human, an online retailer that “believes that every printed object can be a mechanism to declare identity and belonging,” would be well advised to double check their Spanish copy before plastering whatever on their t-shirts, mugs and other accessories. Take the Spanish Feminist T-shirt, which features … Continue reading

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