Category Archives: Television

Mexicans Welcome Conan with Conan-themed Pancakes

Ok, there’s a lot more going on with Conan O’Brien’s upcoming Mexico visit, but the only truly cool thing this blogger found in an otherwise long welcome video is the fact that “Conando” will get his own hot-cakes made at El Castillo … 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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NBC Preps ‘The Wall,’ a Show Featuring a Yuuuuuge Wall

NBC, the network that brought us The Apprentice and other similar calamities, is set to premiere The Wall, a new game show produced by NBA superstar LeBron James and hosted by Chris Hardwick. Per NBC itself, The Wall is “the fastest and simplest … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton Does ‘El Gordo y la Flaca,’ Because You Gotta do What you Gotta Do

Hillary Clinton made Hispanic History (i.e. Hispandering) on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016 by showing up at Univision’s long-running El Gordo y la Flaca; declaring Mexican food is her favorite and even getting up to dance salsa with the crew. Alas, … Continue reading

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Netflix Now Peddling Series about Columbia, not Colombia

The above tweet was posted earlier today by the company that produces a series about narcos in Colombia, not Columbia. Qué berracos!

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Going to Vegas? Look out for a Trio of Latina Swindlers

It took me a while to realize this was not an ad touting the latest Latina-escort service, but a regular daytime TV commercial to entice you to Visit Las Vegas. Watch as a trio of apparently-innocent señoritas set out to trick a bunch of gringos into believing … Continue reading

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Everything is Better in Spanish, Including ‘Orange Is the New Black’ [Feat. Soraya Montenegro]

The rumors were true — and the wait is over. Soraya Montenegro, the evil stepmother of Mexican telenovela María la del Barrio, has finally ended up where she belongs: In prison. More specifically, Litchfield Penitentiary. ¡Sí, señor! Montenegro (played many years ago … Continue reading

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