Category Archives: Mexico

Is your Tea not Festive Enough? Go Get yourself a Sombrewo!

I give you the Sombrewo, as seen by this blog’s Teas & Infusions special correspondent Carolina Gonzalez. ¡Ándale, ándale, arriba, arriba!

Posted in Awkard homages, Burritos, Food, Marketing & Advertising, Mexico, Stupid propositions, Technology, Why I Love Mexico | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The ‘MEXICO WILL PAY FOR THE WALL’ Jumpsuit is Now $29.95 on Amazon

  Remember that infamous Toys R Us store in Portugal? Well, now you can add another wall-related product to a growing list of nonsensical merchandise. Just in time for Christmas 2018, there’s the MEXICO WILL PAY for the wall zip-up jumpsuit, currently on sale … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 presidential campaign, Fashion, Marketing & Advertising, Mexico, Politics, Racism, Stupid propositions | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Mexican Entrepreneurship Knows no Limits, Part VIII: How Good are These Elotes?

Mexico, the land that brought us El Chapo’s special gourmet coffee and original escape T-shirt, continues to foster local entrepreneurship. Take this small-business owner, who claims his 100% Mexican corn cobs and corn niblets are “so good even Trump buys from us.” … Continue reading

Posted in Awkard homages, El Trumpo, Food, Marketing & Advertising, Mexico, Why I Love Mexico | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Mexican Hat Chips & Salsa Bowl Is All I Need for Christmas

My birthday is not until May, but if you find it in your heart to give this blogger one of these for Christmas and/or Black Friday, I’ll be forever grateful. See? It’s not only a convenient way to serve your chips … Continue reading

Posted in Awkard homages, Food, Marketing & Advertising, Mexico, Pop culture, Stupid propositions, Tacos, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Mexicans Welcome you to León, Guanajuato… in Japanese!

When was the last time you were welcome to a Mexican city in … Japanese? Well, that’s what visitors are seeing these days as they enter the busy city of León, Guanajuato. The reason shouldn’t come as a surprise to … Continue reading

Posted in Latin America, Mexico, Why I Love Mexico | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Awkard homages, Language, Latin America, Marketing & Advertising, Mexico, Pop culture, Pot, Stupid propositions, Television | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Facebook might be in Crisis, but this Mexican Lonchería Is Thriving

Facebook, the once almighty social media, is undergoing one of the worst crises of its history, with its leadership covering up really bad stuff –and very smart people (i.e. yours truly) just quitting the thing altogether. But none of this … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Latin America, Marketing & Advertising, Mexico, Why I Love Mexico | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment