Category Archives: Stupid propositions

Brace Yourselves: The Gentrification of Veladoras Is Here

Prayer candles, better known among my people (i.e. The Hispanics) as veladoras, are making a splash among the avocado-loving millennial, non-Latin, non-religious crowd pushing their prices so high that you will wanna start praying for a raise. According to this … Continue reading

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Tequila Cazadores Wants me to Put a ‘Summer of Tacos Calendar’ on my Desk –for Some Reason

Marketing professionals are one creative bunch. Not content with bringing to market some awesome, creative and stupid products (i.e. the avocado toast sneakers or the Throw Throw Burrito Game) they have now conceived another innovative thing… I give you… the … Continue reading

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Alexa Will Soon Speak Spanish –and it’s about Time!

According to numerous reports, Amazon is asking customers to participate in a program that will help the company build “a Spanish-language Alexa experience” for U.S. users. The program, which is currently invite-only, “will allow Amazon to incorporate into the U.S. … Continue reading

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Hold on to your Sombreros: Cinco de Mayo 2019 Has Begun!

No matter how many bizarre holidays Americans come up with, Cinco de Mayo will forever be my favorite. And not only because it’s an excuse to drink all day and yell ¡Viva México! while thinking it’s our celebration of Independence (it’s not) but … Continue reading

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Delfín Quishpe Is the New Mayor of Guamote, Ecuador, because Latin America

Delfín Quishpe, also known as this blogger’s favorite Ecuadorian, has been elected mayor of Guamote, a small town in the Chimborazo province of Ecuador. As readers of this blog will remember, Delfín is famous for his many unusual songs, including … Continue reading

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You Guys! Joe Biden Also Wants to be Our Tío

Joe Biden doesn’t want you to know this –yet– but he’s about to drop a Spanish-language ad to try to convince my people (i.e. The Hispanics) that he’s an awesome choice for a 2020 democratic president. Details of the ad … Continue reading

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Spanish 101 for English-Speaking People

Challenged by some very unorthodox methods to teach English to Latinos (such as this one and this other one) Mexicans have come up with yet the most creative way to teach Spanish to English speaking people (i.e. mostly gringos.) All … Continue reading

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