Category Archives: Texas

A ‘Latin-Style Fiesta Pet-Parade’ Is Just What 2020 Was Missing

What would you do to raise funds to help cute little furry friends in these times of crisis? Well, how about hosting a “Latin-style” pet parade and livestream it to the millions of suckers stuck at home trying to avoid … Continue reading

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Got Milk? Too Bad. This Texas Shop Wants to Know if you Got Papers Instead

As if things were not already difficult for Hispanics living in America these days, local businesses are now trolling us with a supposedly funny t-shirt that takes a jab at Hispanics by questioning their legal status. The above t-shirt –that … Continue reading

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JLo’s 25th Fragrance [Yes, 25th!] Was Inspired by Warren Buffet –for Some Reason

Not content with making us jealous of her $3,000 coat and being booked to perform at the 2020 Super Bowl’s halftime, Jennifer Lopez (aka Jenny from the Block) is launching her 25th fragrance (yes 25th!) which –according to Lopez and … Continue reading

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Monolingual Drunk Berates Woman for Speaking Spanish; He Gets Lectured… in Spanglish

Another day, another drunken, monolingual moron in America feels threatened by people speaking Spanish around them. In the latest episode of an increasingly common occurence, a man in El Paso, Texas claiming to be a war veteran goes off on … Continue reading

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I’m no Texan, but Beto Has my Vote

Say what you will about Texas (and I say a lot of not-so-nice things) but Democratic congressman Beto O’Rourke not only has a reported 62 percent of the Latino vote in the Texas senate race (vs. Rafael “Ted” Cruz) but … Continue reading

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This Zumba Establishment Wants you to Lose your ‘Bolas’

From the always-creative #SpanishFail Texas signs and advertisements, comes the “Corazon [sic] Latino Dance Fitness” in Austin, where you can go dance until you lose not one, nor two, but 20 “bolas!”… Or, did they mean “bolsas?” 🤔 #ItsLbsNotBls Hat tip: … Continue reading

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Watch Out, Geico! Here Comes El Martillo Tejano

Who cares if switching to Geico can save you 15 percent or more on car insurance? If I were to have a car — or live in Texas — (both very unlikely scenarios) I’d totally call Jim Adler, aka El … Continue reading

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This Mexican Dude Has Changed His Name to Trump –and I Can’t Stop Laughing

A 34-year-old Mexican-American dude who brands himself “The Undeportable One” is such a fan of you-know-who that he decided to change his surname to… Trump. The move, mind you, was approved by a judge. According to The Daily Mail: “Heavily … Continue reading

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Texas Protesters to Rep. Matt Rinaldi: ‘No Guacamole for You!’

Hispanics might have found the perfect way to make politicians think twice before taking away their rights and/or implement some BS anti-immigration legislation: Cut down their salsa *and* guacamole supply. That was in full display earlier this week in Austin, … Continue reading

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Texans Want to Make Tacos the National Food of Texas. I’m Totally Cool with that, But…

A new change.org petition wants Texans to embrace the taco as a new official state symbol, because — as everybody knows — the taco is a waaaay more diverse dish than chili, the state dish of Texas since 1977. (Think about it: You … Continue reading

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This Austin Sex Shop Wants you to Burn Like a Latin Lover

Are you about to get intimate with that hot gal/dude you bumped into while Pokémon Go-hunting? If so, why burn any incense when you can burn a Latin Lover-themed one? Behold the “Latin Lover premium hand-dipped shorties,” now on sale at Cindy’s Sex Shop* in … Continue reading

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Does Donald Trump Like ‘Frijoles?’ We Might Soon Find Out

We now know many more things about Donald Trump (aka El Trumpo) than we ever needed to know. But one thing is still not clear. Does the billionaire like frijoles? We might soon find out. Dallas-based Pizza Patrón will be asking … Continue reading

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In Texas, ‘Prosecuteded’ is Spanish for ‘Prosecuted’

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This is What I got for Asking to Get Texas Back

So this morning, Piers Morgan tweeted this question to his 3.3 million followers: Despite my being about to take a nap, super busy, I suggested the following: This is what I got.

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