Tag Archives: California

Move Over, Cronut… Here Comes the Tacro, a Croissant-Taco Mashup

Not content with giving us the cronut and the biscuit taco, America is at it again, this time with the “Tacro,” a mashup of a –yes, you guessed it– taco and a croissant that apparently is already selling like hot-cakes. The … Continue reading

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California Bar Gave Away ‘Green Cards’ for Climbing Inflatable Wall, Because Cinco de Mayo

Speaking of awesome Cinco de Mayo marketing ideas, a bar in California decided it was a great idea to celebrate the faux Mexican holiday by offering … fake green cards to drunken patrons willing to climb an inflatable border wall. Wait. What? According … Continue reading

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This Steakhouse Will Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a $100 Margarita, Because Why the Hell not?

Every single year, for as long as I can remember, American corporations do their best to step up their Cinco de Mayo game by launching one ridiculous thing after the other one. Every. Single. Time. This year, the contenders for this … Continue reading

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Introducing Made-in-Mexico ‘Hispanic’ Mini Bumper Stickers

As seen in a Berkeley bowling alley by yet another West Coast correspondent (@lturrentine) of this infamous prestigious blog.

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California Wants Kids to go Out to ‘Juagar’ -or Something

It is always a good thing when U.S. organizations take the time to embrace other cultures -and languages. But, here’s a piece of advice: If you are a children’s museum seeking to encourage children to play and explore in English -and … Continue reading

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These Guys are not Screwed, They are Screwed Up

I don’t really know what’s worse: If watching a video of Tim Donnelly pledging to put a goddam gun in every goddam American home, or witnessing the pathetic, supposedly funny translation by María Conchita Alonso while clutching a pet named Tequila … Continue reading

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When Suspect Wears Hoodie, He can be White -or Hispanic

I just love it when the media try to give us as much information possible about criminal activity. Take the case of this suspected bank robber, who threatened employees and did away with cash at a local Chase bank in … Continue reading

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¡Ajúa! Carly Fiorina Thinks Every Speech Should Start With a Shot of Tequila…

Attention, California Hispanics: If you still need a reason to vote Republican this November -and give your children an extraordinary lesson on politics- you might want to consider Carly Fiorina. The Republican candidate to the U.S. Senate is so close … Continue reading

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California Lures Mexicans to Activities Other Than Fruit Picking

Because you can never get enough Mexicans in California, the state’s Travel and Tourism Commission has launched an all-Spanish-language Web site to “help lure more Mexicans to The Golden State.” Visita California informs my people about the many wonderful things … Continue reading

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Latinos and Republicans Share Same Values… And an Unbridled Passion for Mariachi Music and Hats

In her ongoing campaign efforts to bring “a brighter future” to California, Meg Whitman wants Latinos to pick her as the state’s next governor. Why? Simply because, as Whitman says herself: “Many Latinos share the values of the Republican Party: … Continue reading

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Latinos Rejoice: First Male Prom Queen in California Is Some Guy Named García

I just love the chick who says: “I like it because we’ve never had a guy that’s been a prom queen”. Which is, like, yeah! … And you thought the appointment of Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court was progressive!

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