Category Archives: Latin America

Amazon Proudly Peddles Colombian Jeans ‘Levanta Cola’

I was spending way too much time roaming around Latino neighborhoods in New York City looking for Colombian Jeans Levanta Cola* (aka butt-lifting jeans). But then I found out Amazon.com has an an entire section of these, some of which even promise … Continue reading

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Somebody Should Have Consulted me Before Marketing This *Thing* to Children

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Mexican Daily Jumps on the ‘White Supremacy’ Bandwagon, Because Nothing Makes Sense Anymore

Not Photoshop. Not an Internet meme. This is the actual front page of today’s sports section of Reforma, one of Mexico’s largest daily newspapers. In case you were wondering, the “white supremacy” (in this instance) is that of the Real … Continue reading

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Mexican ‘Intellectual’ Repeatedly Stabs Trump Piñata, Because We’ve All Gone Mad

This is Guadalupe Loaeza, a member of Mexico’s so-called intellectual elite who decided to celebrate her 71 birthday by repeatedly stabbing a Donald Trump piñata in her backyard — and proudly tweeting about it. In case you’re wondering, Loaeza is … 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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Who Says Only Gringos Have G.I. Joe’s?

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I’m Going to Hell for this, but at Least it Will be RA-PI-DI-TO

 

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