Category Archives: Mexico

Mexicans Are Furious about Hat-Wearing Jalapeños from Turkey

Add jalapeños to the long list of grievances against my people (i.e. The Mexicans.) In the latest episode of a trade war brewing between Mexico and the European Union, Mexican producers of chile peppers are asking the UE for protection of … Continue reading

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Now You Can Get High on Tamales, Because California

Have you ever had a delicious meat-filled, spicy tamal but thought: ‘Heck, this is is missing something?’ Worry no more: Señorita Sensi, a San Diego-based maker of Mexican edibles, has you covered. As founder Yvanne Castañeda, a legitimate marijuana medical patient, told … Continue reading

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Mayor of Ixhuatlancillo, Veracruz, Erects Monument to Avengers –Because Mexico

I couldn’t make this stuff up if I tried. Turns out the Mayor of the mostly indigenous town of Ixhuatlancillo, Veracruz, has spent several thousands of pesitos to build –and erect– several statues honoring members of The Avengers and The … Continue reading

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Move Over, America; the Mexican Flag Is on its Way to the Moon… No, Really

If a group of Mexican scientists have their way, we will be seeing the Mexican flag on the surface of the Moon very, very soon. No, really. According to a very reliable source I’ve never heard of, a group of … Continue reading

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The Taliban Go to Mexico; Find Delicious Way to Stay Relevant

Sadly, they don’t sell ‘gringas’ there… Photo: Laura Martínez (Mexico City)

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Marketing in the Time of Google Translate…

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New England Patriots Cheerleaders Go to Mexico; Explore Aztec Ruins in Tiny Shorts, Mingle with the Locals

It’s pretty safe to say that this blogger couldn’t care less about the NFL and/or what the Patriots, the Raiders or the Whatevers are up to. However, when the action of the so-called American football makes its way south of … Continue reading

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