Category Archives: Spanish

Mexicans in this Disney-Pixar Trailer Sound a lot like Spaniards

With much fanfare, Disney-Pixar on Wednesday released the first teaser trailer of Coco, an upcoming animated film about “a 12-year-old aspiring Mexican musician, who embarks on a magical trip in the Land of the Dead.” While many of the voices in the English-language … Continue reading

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The ‘Spanish Feminist T-shirt’ Fails to Speak Proper Spanish

Human, an online retailer that “believes that every printed object can be a mechanism to declare identity and belonging,” would be well advised to double check their Spanish copy before plastering whatever on their t-shirts, mugs and other accessories. Take the Spanish Feminist T-shirt, which features … Continue reading

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White House Restores Spanish-language Twitter Account; Tweets Typo, of Course

Well, that was fast! After much criticism for having deleted all of its Spanish-language content online, Donald Trump’s White House on Tuesday restored the @LaCasaBlanca Twitter handle, one that had remained idle since the new administration took over on January 20. The … Continue reading

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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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Corona Beer to Trump: America is not a Country, you Dimwit!

America Great Again? Bitch, please… In a jab to “President” Donald Trump, Corona Beer this week launched a new video on its YouTube page, which basically makes a point this blogger has been hammering pretty much all her [adult] life: America … Continue reading

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Mexican Singers, Russian Hackers, Same Difference, Says Texas Congressman Mike Conaway

In the latest episode of the political joke we’re now living, Rep. Mike Conaway from Texas just told The Dallas Morning News (apparently with a straight face) that the Democrats using Mexican singers, charros, mariachis and soap operas to lure Hispanics to the Hillary … Continue reading

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‘El Risitas’ is Back to Explain Apple’s Obsession with Dongles

Spain’s treasure Juan Joya Borjas (aka El Risitas) jumped to geek fame a year ago when he “helped explain” the truth behind the design of the 2015 MacBook. One year later… El Risitas is back, this time with a beautifully crafted explanation of how dongles … Continue reading

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