Tag Archives: Chicago

Starbucks Wants you to ‘Celbrate’ Something in Spanish

I don’t mean to ruin their bilingual, toasted Christmas-y spirit, but the folks over at this Starbucks in Chicago would be well advised to spend some time on their Spanish-language copy –or just stick to English if they cannot find one … Continue reading

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Dude Rides the Subway Wearing a Chapo Shirt, Because El Chapo Is the Shit

Do note that his t-shirt reads something like “From rags to riches” en español, of course… As spotted by an anonymous source of this blogger at the Chicago subway (Red Line).

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This Chicago Bar Wants you to Bash Trump on Cinco de Mayo

Chicago, the city with not one but Two Donald Trump toilets, is the proud host of the upcoming #ThumpTrump Cinco de Mayo Bash, a fiesta organized by a Lakeview beer & bourbon bar featuring a giant Trump piñata. Like Mr. Trump would say, I think it’s terrific to give Chicagoans … Continue reading

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Chicago Market Wants you to Know These Chips are ‘Hispanic’

Marianos Market in Chicago seems to be aware of all the faux “Hispanic food” flooding the market these days, so it’s going the extra mile, labelling things properly, so customers can tell the difference between make-believe “Mexican food” and genuine Chichen Itzá-labelled, donkey-inspired corn chips. ¡Bravo! This … Continue reading

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I Hope This Company Never Markets to U.S. Hispanics

…Unless it decides to change its name, of course. Hat tip: John Trainor (Chicago)

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Bracing for Changes in 14th Amendment, the Sepúlvedas Drop Lots of Babies in Matter of Days

I told you, people, it was just a matter of time before the GOP and other non-GOP gringos discovered our plot to take over their country. First it was the Queens mother who gave birth to six healthy babies in … Continue reading

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Is Sammy Sosa Trying to Pull a Michael Jackson?

Something very strange seems to be happening to Sammy Sosa, who was spotted last week in Vegas, while attending the Latin Grammys. Rebecca Polihronis, a former Clubs employee, told the Chicago Tribune that Sosa’s lighter skin is nothing but the … Continue reading

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