Category Archives: Pop culture

Latinos Threw a Party for Racist Lawyer Aaron Schlossberg in Manhattan. It Was Amazing! 💃🏻

Being Hispanic in the U.S. has become a sort of act of resistance for many of us. Not only because we have to deal with a president who launched his candidacy by calling Mexicans a bunch of rapists and criminals, … Continue reading

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Quick! Grab your Maracas and Go Get Yourself a pair of Cinco de Mayo Air Jordans!

Sneaker retailer Sneaker Bar Detroit can’t wait for Cinco de Mayo, so it’s now peddling a bunch of very colorful Air Jordans… so colorful, they will perfectly match your maracas. Because nothing says Mexicou better than Air Jordans and … … Continue reading

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Marketing Ideas to Spice Up your ‘Cinco de Mayo’ 🌶

Cinco de Mayo is definitely my favorite faux Mexican holiday in the U.S. And not because it’s an excuse to drink all day long and scream ¡Viva México! while thinking it’s our celebration of Independence, but because it brings out the stupidest best … Continue reading

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State Dinner Menu for Macrons to Feature Tomato Jam, a Sort of Fancy ‘Capsu’

First Lady Melania Trump has planned a state dinner for French president Emmanuel Macron –and wife– that incorporates the “celebrated gastronomy of New Orleans – a city founded by the French and still famous for its French Quarter.” According to multiple sources, said … Continue reading

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Party City Wants you to Wear a Taco Headband and Shake your Maracas, Because Cinco de Mayo!

Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner, and the folks over at Party City are, like, super excited! So for this year’s Authentic Mexican FIESTA™, the retailer is peddling a $4.99 Taco Headband; a $7.99 Taco Hat, and plenty of … Continue reading

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YOU GUYS! There’s a Mexican in my Google Search

And this time is a personal favorite of mine… La Doña (aka María Félix) would have turned 104 today, so Google is dedicating today’s doodle to the one and only, the gorgeous Mexican we all wanted to emulate when we … Continue reading

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The Avocado Duvet Cover Is a Hipster’s Dream Come True –and I’m Dead Now

If you thought the avocado craze in America had peaked at the avocado Halloween costume and the avo-romantic engagement stunt, think again. The folks over at Urban Outfitters are proudly peddling the Avocado Duvet Cover set, a “summer-perfect duvet in … Continue reading

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