Category Archives: Pop culture

This Mexican Dude Has Changed His Name to Trump –and I Can’t Stop Laughing

A 34-year-old Mexican-American dude who brands himself “The Undeportable One” is such a fan of you-know-who that he decided to change his surname to… Trump. The move, mind you, was approved by a judge. According to The Daily Mail: “Heavily … Continue reading

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Tandurero = The Mexican Guy who Runs your Tandoori Oven

Photo: Carolina González

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The Most Interesting Man in the World Is Giving up Beer for Tequila

It was not long ago that Jonathan Goldsmith, the Dos Equis’ original — and devastatingly handsome — Most Interesting Man in the World was replaced by an uninteresting French dude in an effort to appeal to millennials. Well, I’m happy to report … Continue reading

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Mexican Politician Plagiarizes ‘House of Cards’ Speech, Because Mexico

Awww, Mexico, the land of the surreal and pure awesomeness… In the latest political faux pas, a local politician in the state of Tlaxcala thought it was a great idea to copy, almost verbatim, a speech by the super evil … Continue reading

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‘Despacito’ Makes it to ‘Conan’, and I’m Losing my Mind ‘Poquito a Poquito’

While y’all were busy reporting on the latest tweets of our Commander in Chief, Luis Fonsi paid a visit to Conan O’Brien, because life is determined to drive me crazy poquito a poquito… I don’t know you, but if the creators … Continue reading

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Why ‘Beatriz at Dinner’ Is the First Trumpian Movie of 2017

I have not seen this thing, since it is set to premiere on June 9, but judging from the official trailer; the many (way too many) pics posted by Salma Hayek on Instagram and even a film review by the [failing] … Continue reading

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Mainstream Media Discovers ‘Despacito,’ so Here Goes…

Now that The Atlantic and other VPM (Very Prestigious Media) decided to write about the “amazing phenomenon” that Despacito is, this blogger had no choice but to acknowledge the whole thing and give Luis Fonsi and his peeps a well-deserved space on this venerable blog, because, … Continue reading

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