Category Archives: Language

Tandurero = The Mexican Guy who Runs your Tandoori Oven

Photo: Carolina González

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Parisian Eatery Features “Original French Tacos,” Because it’s 2017 and Nothing Makes Sense Anymore

Remember Paris real authentic Mexican restaurant or the super popular Le Guacamole version Grandé? Well, Parisians have outdone themselves and are going all in with the whole We-Too-Can-Make-Original-Tacos. Introducing O’Tacos, “Original French Tacos” that you get to make yourself, or so … Continue reading

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Want to Brush up on your Spanish? CamSoda’s Hot Girls and Live Webcams Are here to Help

Working in tech has its perks, including getting outrageous pitches in your Inbox that will make you go WHAT?! Enter, Camsoda, a new entertainment/webcam platform that prides itself of being “the first-ever adult language-learning service that combines multilingual cam models and cutting … Continue reading

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Univision Preps Series about El Chapo, Because Drug Lords Bring Good Ratings

It is not a secret that Univision ratings are tanking, and its telenovelas are no longer as popular as they once were. So the gigantic, media company is trying something a bit more risqué: A dramatic series about — what else? — El … Continue reading

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Reader Calls me Traitor, Asks me to Go Back to Mexico 😢

BONUS: This one is also a Martínez!

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El Chapo Is Learning English, and I Have a Few Tips for Him

As you probably know by now, Mexico’s most notorious Bad Hombre, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, is finally serving time on this side of the border, more specifically in a New York City prison that has been described as Brooklyn’s Abu Ghraib. But if you … Continue reading

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Mexicans in this Disney-Pixar Trailer Sound a lot like Spaniards

With much fanfare, Disney-Pixar on Wednesday released the first teaser trailer of Coco, an upcoming animated film about “a 12-year-old aspiring Mexican musician, who embarks on a magical trip in the Land of the Dead.” While many of the voices in the English-language … Continue reading

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