Category Archives: Fashion

Disney Wants you to Plunk Down $30 for Minnie Mouse Concha Ears Made in China

I don’t know about you, but when I think of Disney, I think of a ton of things before thinking Mexican sweet bread. But the house of Mickey Mouse is proudly peddling the $30 Minnie Mouse Concha Ears, which can … Continue reading

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A ‘Latin-Style Fiesta Pet-Parade’ Is Just What 2020 Was Missing

What would you do to raise funds to help cute little furry friends in these times of crisis? Well, how about hosting a “Latin-style” pet parade and livestream it to the millions of suckers stuck at home trying to avoid … Continue reading

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Mexico’s Top Health Official Is Now an Official Piñata, Because Mexico

It is official: Hugo López-Gatell Ramírez, the Mexican deputy health minister in the frontlines of the fight against COVID-19 has been immortalized in a piñata from the famed Piñatería Ramírez in northern Mexico. The López-Gatell piñata comes with –what else– … Continue reading

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Dear People of France: You Had One Job

 

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Pablo Escobar’s Brother Launches Foldable Phone; its Marketing Is Something Else

Roberto De Jesús Escobar Gaviria, the brother of late Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, has joined the foldable phone fever with the Escobar Fold 1, a $350 device that comes unlocked and claims to be compatible with “all networks” worldwide. I … Continue reading

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Evo Morales Flies to Mexico Wrapped in Mexican Flag; Hilarity Ensues

Evo Morales, the former president of Bolivia who resigned under pressure from protesters and the military, flew to Mexico City on November 11th after the country’s top foreign official confirmed he had been granted asylum in the country. In a … Continue reading

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Shanti Ananda Is Dead: RIP Walter Mercado

Famed astrologer Walter Mercado passed away on the night of Nov. 2, 2019 in his natal Puerto Rico. According to multiple press reports, the flamboyant astrologer/actor/writer was in a bad shape for some time and finally perished from an apparent … Continue reading

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The ‘Getting Deported by Trump’ Halloween Costume Is Here

Say what you  will about Mexico and Mexicans, my people are the most creative and shit.

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JLo’s 25th Fragrance [Yes, 25th!] Was Inspired by Warren Buffet –for Some Reason

Not content with making us jealous of her $3,000 coat and being booked to perform at the 2020 Super Bowl’s halftime, Jennifer Lopez (aka Jenny from the Block) is launching her 25th fragrance (yes 25th!) which –according to Lopez and … Continue reading

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Mexican Silversmith Has Crafted the Best Charm Collection Ever

Today in things I didn’t think I needed until today: Tane’s Mexican charm collection, featuring conchas, trompos, chupones, calaveras, piñatas and my personal fave: a traditional tortilla maker. You know where to find me. Send them all to me, pretty … Continue reading

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Mexican Independence Day is Around the Corner: Show Some Respect and Dress Accordingly

I don’t know about you, but I do take national holidays very seriously, especially when it comes to drinking and eating like there’s no tomorrow. So, in celebration of my very recent double-citizenship bonanza, I am pulling all my U.S.-based resources … Continue reading

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Trump Stuff Is Made in Mexico, Because why not?

Why make your 2020 presidential campaign goodies in the USA when you can make it for way less money in Mexico? WATCH as this little magnet reveals its true origins. LOL. Note: A friend of mine sent me this video … Continue reading

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Carolina Herrera Vows to Make Sarapes Great Again!

Move over Michael Kors’ jerga fashion, the next big thing in Mexican-inspired fashion comes courtesy of Carolina Herrera, who is launching her “unique” Mexico-inspired collection. According to Atlanta-born Wes Gordon, creative director of the Carolina Herrera brand, the 2020 Mexico … Continue reading

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Hold on to your Sombreros: Cinco de Mayo 2019 Has Begun!

No matter how many bizarre holidays Americans come up with, Cinco de Mayo will forever be my favorite. And not only because it’s an excuse to drink all day and yell ¡Viva México! while thinking it’s our celebration of Independence (it’s not) but … Continue reading

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Americans Insist on Wrapping Themselves in Tortilla Blankets

Move over tortilla towel, here comes the tortilla blanket, the most recent addition to what I like to call Nonsense American Products (NAPS.) The latest tortilla-themed thing is a microfiber blanket that can be yours for as little as $39.99!) … Continue reading

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