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Inspired by Mexico, a Chicago Bakery Is Now Making its Own Conchavirus

Well, that didn’t take long. Barely a couple of days after this VERY INFLUENTIAL BLOG first reported on the Iztapalapa conchavirus, a small bakery in Chicago is now making their own version. “We wanted to turn a negative into a … Continue reading

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Mexican Entrepreneurship Knows no Borders Part XVI

The deadly Coronavirus might continue to claim victims around the world, but that has not stopped creative Mexicans for crafting their own t-shirts with the legend Ya me dio el (I have contracted the) Corona Virus, a different kind of … 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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‘Fresh Mexican Waters Any Flavor?’… Yeah, Mexicans Will Understand…

After all these years in “America” I still haven’t found an accurate way to translate “aguas mexicanas” into English. Some would say “juice” (no, they’re not really juices) while others insist on “ice-tea”. Nope. Tampoco. Google Translate, of course, doesn’t … Continue reading

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Tiny Mexican Hitting an ICE Piñata Is Truly Therapeutic

Say what you will about my people (i.e. The Mexicans) but they truly know how to let off some steam without being, like, super violent. Take this children’s party in Chicago, where tiny, adorable children (like this cutie in a … Continue reading

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Today in Awesomely Named Mexican Establishments…

Say what you will about Mexicans, but you can’t deny we have the best names for everything. Everything. Filing under “Mexicans: How can anyone not like us?” Via: Reddit

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Trump-Themed Toilet Paper Knows no Borders –and Supports Migrants

What ever happened to Softness Without Borders? The Mexico made Trump-themed toilet paper was first announced in 2017 with much fanfare, but we sort of lost track of it –until now that it began making the rounds on the Internet –again– … Continue reading

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Is your Super Bowl Party not Latin Enough? Worry not!

Are you on a tight budget for fancy avocados and still haven’t made any “ethnic-looking” friends? Worry no more! You can now buy 5-feet-tall Mexican “scene setters,” ready to assemble and give your Super Bowl party a unique fiesta touch. It’s … Continue reading

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Americans Horrified to Learn about their ‘Mexican DNA’ in Hilarious Aeroméxico Campaign 😂

Aeroméxico is offering Americans hefty discounts to travel to Mexico. How hefty? Well, this depends –says Aeroméxico– on said Americans’ percentage of “Mexican heritage,” whatever this means. The problem? Judging from this new campaign (executed by Ogilvy), not all of … Continue reading

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Facebook might be in Crisis, but this Mexican Lonchería Is Thriving

Facebook, the once almighty social media, is undergoing one of the worst crises of its history, with its leadership covering up really bad stuff –and very smart people (i.e. yours truly) just quitting the thing altogether. But none of this … Continue reading

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Mexicans: How Can Anyone Not Like Us?

From the always-popular section Mexicans: How can anyone not like us? comes the world’s cutest sign ever, spotted by a Reddit user somewhere in Mexico, home of some of the most surreal (i.e. wondrous stuff I’ve ever seen.) Still not … Continue reading

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Attention Gringos: Landon Donovan Wants you to Root for Mexico

It’s not me saying it, is this other gringo… The tournament is here! USA fans, our team may not be in Russia, but our neighbors to the south are. So join me and their proud #sponsor @WellsFargo to cheer on … Continue reading

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This Chicken Store in Mexico Has the Best Name Ever

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The Deportation Bus Might be My Free Ticket Back to Mexicou!

If you thought American politicians had run out of ideas to get rid of those pesky Mexicans, think again. I give you The Deportation Bus, a moving campaign ad for GOP Georgia governor candidate Michael Williams, who is running on a … Continue reading

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A Border Wall Ain’t Got Nothing on These Mexicans

And they think a border wall will stop my people. LOL.

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