Category Archives: Sal & Pimienta

Dear Americans: Please Take Note, and Hold Down the Fort While I Go on Vacation, Will Ya?

Dear Readers: I know Twitter, Facebook, Instagram et al have been stealing time and energy from this blogger and I have not been able to keep my promise of posting something here everyday as I used to in the dial-up … Continue reading

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Trump Goes to Puerto Rico; Tosses Paper Towels, Batteries and other Goods to Locals

President Donald Trump on Tuesday made his first visit to Puerto Rico, two weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory. During a visit to a local church, Trump tossed paper towels, batteries and rice, among other goods into a … Continue reading

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You Guys! It’s National Menudo Month in America

Marketers are one restless bunch. Not content with giving us National  Taco *and* Vodka Day, National Guacamole Day, Cinco de Mayo and all those wonderful faux culinary celebrations, a California brand of canned “Mexican food” informs me we’re in the … Continue reading

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I’m Going to Hell for this, but at Least it Will be RA-PI-DI-TO

 

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Sprint Revives Locomía in Latest Campaign, Because Everybody Wants the 80s Back

I don’t know about you, but I spent a pretty good chunk of my youth dancing like a maniac to the ridiculous tunes of Locomía, the Spanish 80s pop band formed by four flamboyant fashion students who wore makeup, outrageous … Continue reading

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My Blog Just Turned 10 Years, and I Can’t Believe it’s still around. So… ¡Gracias!

It was exactly ten years ago when, after losing my dream job and feeling a bit disoriented as to what to do next, I decided to start a blog. It was originally called Mi casa es tu casa, but it quickly … Continue reading

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Anheuser-Busch Debuts Bad ‘Mexican’ Beer with an Even Worse Commercial

Estrella Jalisco, a beer brand you’ve never heard of (and one you should probably never drink) has decided to make its U.S. debut by pitching its own idea of “mexicanidad,” namely turning a regular American neighborhood into an animated fiesta, complete … Continue reading

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