Tag Archives: Christmas

‘Hispanic Santa’ Wears Sombrero, Whacks a Piñata

Marketers are one audacious bunch. Take the people of Festified Holiday Clothing, who took some time this week to send this blogger a sales pitch for their upcoming Feliz Navidad sweater line, featuring “multicultural Santa” (i.e. Hispanic and Black). The $65 Feliz … Continue reading

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To all Followers — and Detractors — of this Venerable Blog:

Before you go all crazy on me, let me clarify one thing: I did not invent the above awesomeness — of course. I have been busy taking siestas, eating tacos and sipping tequila (I’m Mexican, remember?) to be working on such an elaborate work of … Continue reading

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Christmas Gifts Ideas II: Share Your Hispanic Heritage

Don’t know what to give your Anglo friends this Christmas? Worry no more. You can now give the gift of culture — and share all about your Hispanic heritage — with this unique Hispanic “ceremonial costume,” which is still in stock … Continue reading

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White Mexican Kids Bring Coke, a Smile, and a Pat on the Shoulder to Indigenous Community

This is wrong in so many levels, that I’m just going to leave it here. I am speechless. I am without speech. WATCH. CRINGE. DON’T REPEAT

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5 Mexican-Themed Gifts to Spice up Your Christmas

  Have you run out of Christmas gift ideas? Are you looking for something that will show  your love for other cultures and stuff without breaking the bank? Amazon has you covered. Amazon.com has a wealth of “multicultural Christmas stuff,” including tons of … Continue reading

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My Office Welcomes Visitors with Mexican Christmas Flowers

I know you were dying to know that Poinsettias (aka Euphorbia pulcherrima) are none other than the archfamous Mexican — and Central American — Christmas flowers better known as Nochebuenas or flores de pascua, which are not to be confused … Continue reading

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Santas Trompetas! Mariachi-Clad Santas Take Over New York City

One of the many perks of living in New York City is that, no matter where you go -or what mood you’re in- you will always bump into a band of authentic mariachis wearing Santa hats. Well, maybe not always, … Continue reading

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