Category Archives: Literature

Malala Yousafzai Meets Enrique Peña Nieto; Hilarity Ensues

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, I’m sure you are aware that Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai was in Mexico this week as part of a larger “humanitarian” world tour. On Thursday, while in Mexico, Malala spoke at the … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day: The Other Binge Drinking Mexican Holiday

Go ahead; wear green and go out get drunk or whatever it is you do today. But don’t forget Saint Patrick’s Day is a celebration of the Batallón de San Patricio, which according to Wikipedia my extensive readings of history … Continue reading

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According to Some ‘Bovine Writer,’ there are 14 Species of Latinas in the U.S. [Can you Guess Where I Belong?]

Some “writer” in the United States has written Chicaspotting: A Field Guide to Latinas of the United States, a $17.99 “book” that promises to help gringos “find and identify the right Latina to date, love or marry.” I’m going to spare you … Continue reading

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Is your English-Learning Method not Working as Planned?

Worry no more. Thanks to Almighty Amazon.com, you can now get a head start on your English learning by getting help from where it really matters (i.e. from the Big Guy Himself.) Plus, it’s only about $9 for the Kindle or paperback edition, … Continue reading

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Nonsensical Trend of Putting an ‘Ñ’ where it Doesn’t Belong Extends to Marketing World

Remember the “Latiñas” in Media New York Conference? How about Spaiñ? Well, it looks like the foolish trend of putting accents and eñes where they don’t belong is making its way to the media world. According to NBC News, a group of “prominent … Continue reading

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Yay! Ann Coulter Is Off to Outer Space and Never Coming Back

The non-Hispanic white “author”, Fox News commentator and overall hater of brown people (Hispanics and otherwise) has finally answer my prayers. According to Coulter’s latest book, Adios [SIC] America, she is taking a one-way flight to outer space. So.. yay! As we say in my … Continue reading

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Farewell to a Colombian, not Columbian, Literary Genius

[Y se fue en Jueves Santo. Igual que mi mamá, a quien por cierto le encantaba esto]  

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