Tag Archives: Literature

According to Some ‘Bovine Writer,’ there are 14 Species of Latinas in the U.S. [Can you Guess Where I Belong?]

Some “writer” in the United States has written Chicaspotting: A Field Guide to Latinas of the United States, a $17.99 “book” that promises to help gringos “find and identify the right Latina to date, love or marry.” I’m going to spare you … Continue reading

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Is your English-Learning Method not Working as Planned?

Worry no more. Thanks to Almighty Amazon.com, you can now get a head start on your English learning by getting help from where it really matters (i.e. from the Big Guy Himself.) Plus, it’s only about $9 for the Kindle or paperback edition, … Continue reading

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Farewell to a Colombian, not Columbian, Literary Genius

[Y se fue en Jueves Santo. Igual que mi mamá, a quien por cierto le encantaba esto]  

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Vicente Fox Wants You to Believe Borges Was a Nobel Laureate… [Psst! He Wasn’t]

Of course, this was not the first time Mexico’s “beloved” -and virtually illiterate- former president made a mistake of the literary nature. But at least before he was busy saying stupid things on TV, that we didn’t have to be … Continue reading

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