Category Archives: Hispanic Heritage Month

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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You Guys! It’s National Menudo Month in America

Marketers are one restless bunch. Not content with giving us National  Taco *and* Vodka Day, National Guacamole Day, Cinco de Mayo and all those wonderful faux culinary celebrations, a California brand of canned “Mexican food” informs me we’re in the … Continue reading

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Waiter, there’s a Mexican in my Google Doodle!

If you happen to visit Google.com today (which is, like, super likely) you’ll find a colorful homage to Dolores del Río, the legendary actress who went to become as famous in Hollywood than in her native Mexico. Calling her a … Continue reading

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It’s ‘Ethnic Halloween’ Season in New York City

I have no idea what this is, but it looks colorful and “ethnic” enough to earn a space in this blog. For other wonderful examples of “ethnic-relevant costumes,” click here, here or here. Photo: Laura Martínez, Harlem, NYC. 

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Oct. 4 is National Taco Day AND National Vodka Day. I’m Happy

Only in America, the land of opportunities, you can have a yummy, double celebration which looks to have been conceived specifically with this blogger in mind. Today is National Taco Day AND National Vodka Day, so please don’t come expect … Continue reading

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Amazon Is Under the Impression there is a ‘Hispanic Flag’

I don’t want to rain on your Hispanic Heritage Month parade, but I felt this urge to let you know there is a Hispanic-Flag-themed thing going on on the Internet. I will NOT name the culprit (OK, it’s Amazon.com) but there are these … Continue reading

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Trump’s Message to Hispanic Christians Is Brought to me by a Pair of Underwear

I didn’t have the courage to see the whole thing, but click here if you’re brave enough — and make sure to hold on to your calzones.

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