Category Archives: Language

This Restaurant Sells a Pablo Escobar-themed Burger –and Fox News Writes Columbia, not Colombia

A pop-up burger restaurant in Australia thought it was a great idea to peddle a Pablo Escobar-themed burger named –what else?– a Pablo Escoburger. The creation, which has drawn the fury of many across social media, is named after the infamous Colombian (NOT … Continue reading

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Avocados From Mexico Releases Super Bowl Commercial. It’s as Bad as Anything ‘Avo’ in America

Yeah, it’s that time of the year, when not content with punishing me with frigid temperatures –and plenty of avocado-hipster nonsense– corporate America starts releasing their Super Bowl teaser commercials. Enter the Avocados From Mexico’s Super Bowl spot, starring actress-I-had-never-heard-of … Continue reading

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Netflix Sets Up a ‘Marijuana Maze’ –and Other Drug-Related Adventures in Manhattan. No, really

As part of its ongoing marketing efforts to promote the Nov. 16 premiere of Narcos: México, Netflix thought it would be an awesome idea to set up a marihuana maze –and other narco-related experiences in the heart of Manhattan. Among … Continue reading

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Why Mexico Will Never Forget Stan Lee…

Comic book legend Stan Lee died on Monday at the age of 95, and fans, friends and colleagues took to Twitter to bid farewell to the Marvel comics creator. But while the super famous continue to post their condolences and share … Continue reading

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I’m no Texan, but Beto Has my Vote

Say what you will about Texas (and I say a lot of not-so-nice things) but Democratic congressman Beto O’Rourke not only has a reported 62 percent of the Latino vote in the Texas senate race (vs. Rafael “Ted” Cruz) but … Continue reading

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Mexicans: How Can Anyone Not Like Us?

From the always-popular section Mexicans: How can anyone not like us? comes the world’s cutest sign ever, spotted by a Reddit user somewhere in Mexico, home of some of the most surreal (i.e. wondrous stuff I’ve ever seen.) Still not … Continue reading

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Today in Awesome Mexican Translations…

  Chicken BBQ –presumably. Via: Reddit

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