Category Archives: Latin celebrities

The ‘New York Times’ Trolls Trump by Praising Mexican Oscar Winners

The 91st Academy Awards are tonight, my friends, and just in time for the big night, The New York Times decided to troll Mr. Trump in a not so subtle way, by highlighting the multiple wins and box office dollars … Continue reading

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‘Hola México’ Photoshops Yalitza Aparicio; Hilarity Ensues

Hola México jumped on the Yalitza Aparicio bandwagon with a colorful splash –and cover story honoring the Oscar-nominated indigenous actress. But Hola México being Hola México, decided to give Yalitza the not-so-indigenous look, going a little heavy on the Photoshop, … Continue reading

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Yalitza Aparicio Gets ‘White Washed’ for Lenovo Commercial –and I Can’t Even

As of this writing, this blogger was currently busy editing (and desperately in search of a bottle of anxiety pills,) but I wanted you to know that this is happening and that I’m now speechless, I am without speech. Source: … Continue reading

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There’s a Yalitza Aparicio Piñata, Because Mexico!

Move over Kim Kardashian. The hottest piñata in town is now Roma‘s super star Yalitza Aparicio, which is reportedly on sale in Ciudad Juárez and –hopefully– selling like pan caliente. Filing this under #SurrealMexico, because –where else? Hat tip: David … Continue reading

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Santa Might be White, but He Wears a Sarape, Sings in Spanish

I’m sorry, Megyn Kelly and your pals over at Fox News, but you’re not correct. While I might agree with you that -at least judging from this photograph- Santa is “white,” it is undeniable that he is also Hispanic. How … 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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Topeka Preps Taco-Themed Summer Event, Because what Else Is there to Do in Topeka?

What to do this summer in Topeka? ANSWER: Attend a taco-themed festival *and* Chihuahua beauty pageant –of course! And this will be possible thanks to Zach Haney, founder of Carnival Guy, a party rental supplier focusing on inflatable surfaces, who decided … Continue reading

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