Category Archives: Stupid propositions

Mexican Independence Day is Around the Corner: Show Some Respect and Dress Accordingly

I don’t know about you, but I do take national holidays very seriously, especially when it comes to drinking and eating like there’s no tomorrow. So, in celebration of my very recent double-citizenship bonanza, I am pulling all my U.S.-based resources … Continue reading

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New Mexico Taquería Serves Food Items with Names like ‘The Wall,’ ‘Fake News’ –and Plenty of Typos

Would you eat a burrito with a name such as “Lock Her Up?” I didn’t think so, but someone does. Hanif Mohamed, a Muslim immigrant from Kenya, had the not-so-swell idea to open a taquería in Albuquerque with items he … Continue reading

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Spectrum Wants you to Believe this Survey is in Spanish

Spectrum Latino –which I believe is like “regular Spectrum,” but Latino– is determined to engage with its Hispanic consumers across social media. Its latest effort comes in the form of a Twitter survey, in which the company wants to hear … Continue reading

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Mattel Preps a ‘Barbie Día de Muertos,’ Because Mexican Barbie and Barbie Frida Kahlo Weren’t Enough

Come September, there’s one thing that really, really, gets on my nerves (besides pumpkin-spice stuff, of course) and that is America’s obsession with the Mexican tradition known as Día de Muertos (basically Day of the Dead) or as some gringos … Continue reading

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Eva Longoria to Direct Movie about Flamin’ Hot Cheetos. Yay!

Eva Longoria (aka this blogger’s favorite retroacculturated Latina) has landed the directing gig of movie about Richard Montanez, none other than the creator of the spicy Flamin’ Hot Cheetos snack. The Fox Searchlight biopic will tell the story of Montanez … Continue reading

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Being Hispanic in America Used to Be Challenging; Now It’s Outright Dangerous 😱

I’m not going to lie: These days –after many, many years living on this side of the border– I’ve become increasingly uneasy about doing things that I normally would do in public: Speak Spanish, wear hoop earrings, say outloud I’m … Continue reading

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Trump Stuff Is Made in Mexico, Because why not?

Why make your 2020 presidential campaign goodies in the USA when you can make it for way less money in Mexico? WATCH as this little magnet reveals its true origins. LOL. Note: A friend of mine sent me this video … Continue reading

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