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Amy Klobuchar Says her Spanish Name Used to be Elena; Hilarity Ensues

During a meeting Tuesday night with Culinary Union members in Las Vegas, Sen. Amy Klobuchar tried to relate to a mostly Hispanic crowd by talking about her fourth-grade Spanish and other Spanish-related anecdotes. According to various reports, Klobuchar kicked off … 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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Being Hispanic in America Used to Be Challenging; Now It’s Outright Dangerous 😱

I’m not going to lie: These days –after many, many years living on this side of the border– I’ve become increasingly uneasy about doing things that I normally would do in public: Speak Spanish, wear hoop earrings, say outloud I’m … Continue reading

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The Mexican Hat Chips & Salsa Bowl Is All I Need for Christmas

My birthday is not until May, but if you find it in your heart to give this blogger one of these for Christmas and/or Black Friday, I’ll be forever grateful. See? It’s not only a convenient way to serve your chips … Continue reading

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This Super PAC Claims Hot Latinas are ‘Huge’ Fans of Trump. Fact Check: No, We’re not

A Trump Super PAC is using the hashtag #HispanicsBreakTheInternet to help spread the word that Trump is HUGE among my people (i.e. The Hot Latinas.) As a spicy member of such a collective, I can tell you that’s simply not true. … Continue reading

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¡Pum, pum! NRA Enlists Venezuelan Former Olympic Shooter, so Hispanics Can Love Guns, Too

The huge power of my people (i.e. “The Hispanics”) is not lost on the National Rifle Association (NRA,) which has enlisted a Venezuelan gun enthusiast as part of its national ad campaign: Freedom Safest Place. In one commercial, former Olympic pistol-shooter Gabby … Continue reading

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This Guy Wanted to Build a Wall in his Restaurant Because Hispanics Don’t Tip 😂

Poor Steve Wayte. The owner of a weirdly named sushi restaurant in California is under fire after making a joke that some of my people (i.e. Fast & Furious Hispanics) DID. NOT. FIND. FUNNY. The joke? Upon realizing that Hispanics tend to not leave tips … Continue reading

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You, Guys! ‘Ethnic Halloween’ Season is Here!

Somehow the people over at Spirit Halloween think that wearing the Mexican flag or wrapping it around your body is a good Halloween costume idea. They are wrong. In fact, you should know that famous Mexican people do that on a regular basis, even … Continue reading

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Hispanic Heritage Month is Finally Over; Now Back to your Regular Programming

I don’t know you, but I was frankly getting tired of all this “Hispanics are great,” “Hispanics are awesome,” “We are all Mexicans” rhetoric. Luckily, the month-long marketing fiesta known as Hispanic Heritage Month is finally over, so media can get their … Continue reading

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Yeah, Hispanic Scholarships Sound like a Swell Idea, but Right Now We Need a ‘Delibrero’

Attention, New York Hispanics! The Hispanic Scholarship Fund is offering help to “prepare, plan and pay for your children’s university,” which is, like, great, but let’s be honest: Chances are you’re going to end up in debt anyhow, and your children, … Continue reading

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This Ad Campaign Features ‘El Trumpo’ under the Threat of Dangerous Latinos

Miami-based Zubi advertising — which works for clients including Ford, Chase and American Airlines — has been making sure to operate under one simple motto: Erase Stereotypes. So, in hopes of making the most out of the — still strong — Trump vs. Latinos brouhaha, Zubi has … Continue reading

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‘Hispanic Democrats for Trump’ Launches Ad Campaign

Luckily for this blogger, the world has become a much more entertaining place since famous, rich person Donald Trump (aka El Trompo) decided to declare war on my people (i.e. The Mexicans). Thanks to Mr. Trump, this blog has seen the Trump Piñata, the Trump Corrido and … Continue reading

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H is for ‘Hispanics:’ Hillary Really Wants your [Hispanic] Vote

Hillary Clinton, aka the wife of the non-inhaler former President of the United States, on Sunday formally announced her second run for the White House. But she did it in the most millennial fashion: through a digital blitz in English — and Spanish — … Continue reading

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Who Knew? Aztecs were into Pancakes

  Photo: Laura Martínez, Manhatitlán 2015.  

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Hispanic Jeb Bush Is the Best Thing on Twitter Right Now

My mistake! Don’t think I’ve fooled anyone! RT @JebBushJr LOL – come on dad, think you checked the wrong box #HonoraryLatino — Jeb Bush (@JebBush) abril 6, 2015 Unless you live under a rock, in a detention center in Guantánamo or in a … Continue reading

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