Tag Archives: Mexico City

Mexicans are Making Face Masks Featuring Luchadores

They cost between $150 and $200 Mexican pesos (less than 9 bucks) and are available for children and adults. The idea came from Mexican wrestler el Hijo del Soberano, who has been producing these beauties like crazy as the cases … Continue reading

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Next Time you Hear about those ‘Bad, Lazy Mexicans’…

… just go over these photos and watch the following video. NOTE: These images are not mine. I was fortunate enough to be elsewhere when the Sept. 19, 2017 earthquake struck. I just thought all of what has happened so far in … Continue reading

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This Is the Best Ad for English Lessons you’ll ever Find

Marketing and advertising executives would be well advised to use the advertising tactics of Mr. Miguel Fong, some dude I don’t know but who teaches English in Mexico. If you are bilingual, you will now have appreciated the power of … Continue reading

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Trump and El Chapo Spotted Dining Together in Mexico City

According to a very reliable source (i.e. Mexican Twitter) these cardboard “celebrities” exist — and coexist — at El Ocho, a restaurant in my beloved Mexico City (aka CDMX, though it will always be El DF to me.) Photo via: @08181

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Holy Week in Mexico: Time for Jesus Accidents Nationwide

You may not know this but Semana Santa (Holy Week) is a very important religious holiday in Mexico, and among the many events that take place during the course of the week, the so-called passion play is one of the most … Continue reading

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Mexican Entrepreneurship Knows No Limits: Flood Edition

Mexico City looked like a scene of an apocalyptic movie on Wednesday afternoon as a powerful storm hit Mexico’s capital, flooding entire avenues, several subway stations and even private homes and shopping malls. But, as you — loyal followers of … Continue reading

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Conan Goes to Mexico, Handles Street Tacos Like a Boss

You might not be aware of this, but Conan O’Brien is in Mexico City, thus having much better food — and fun — than the rest of us. This week, as part of his ongoing Mexico City adventure, the famed TV presenter … Continue reading

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Apple Picks Mexico City to Showcase AirPods, Because CDMX is ‘Muy Cool’

Apple has launched its first commercial for its not-yet-widely-available wireless earbuds (aka AirPods.) And what better way to show how cool something is than by having a freestyle dancer roaming my birth city while listening to music? There are several things that … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season… to Battle Coke’s Mexican Christmas Spirit

Here we go again. Barely one year after Coca-Cola unleashed the fury of this blogger — and many, many more people — with a ridiculous holiday commercial set in Oaxaca, the beverage giant is on the hot seat again. The reason? Mexico … Continue reading

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NFL Players Warned as they Head to Mexico: Don’t Leave Hotel; Don’t Eat the Food; Don’t Move…

Poor NFL players. I’m sure for many of them this will be their first — and only — chance to visit Mexico before the wall goes up and all, but they’re already being warned about some scary shit they will likely encounter as … Continue reading

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Jan. 9, 2016: Mexican Papers on the ‘Re-recapture’ of El Chapo

This bloggers favorite headline: “Y ahora sí, amárrenlo bien”. (This time… make sure to tie him real tight.)

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Nothing Like a ‘Chapo’ Coffee to Start your Day in Mexico

Awwww, Mexicans: How can anybody not like us?

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Why Does NASA Have to Copy Everything from the Mexicans?

As if I didn’t know where the space agency’s shuttle crews get their inspiration for such colorful suits… From here: Photo composition: Laura Martinez (All rights reserved) LOL

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Hugh Jackman Is in Mexico and Wants Tacos. Mexicans Take to Twitter to Help

Do yourself a favor and read some of the 500+ responses to Hugh’s tweet. Some of them are gold. Best taco in Mexico City … Recommendations please! pic.twitter.com/7mfAPfwpEE — Hugh Jackman (@RealHughJackman) octubre 7, 2015  

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Mexican Entrepreneurship Knows no Limits

For the monolingual crowd: This auto repair shop in Mexico City is called “El Chapo,” simply because it specializes in car exhaust systems (escapes in Spanish.) Bravo, bravo! Via: M. Neuhaus

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