Category Archives: Hispanic Heritage Month

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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JOB ALERT: Cinco de Mayo Ass Models Needed in Miami

Awwww, America: The land of the free, home of the brave — and the Milwaukee Taco Fest — is also the place to go to advance your career. Take the above job opportunity hailing from — where else? — Florida, where some dude needs to hire 4 women for … Continue reading

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