Tag Archives: Mexico

Mexicans Use Poetry to Send Trump a Message

To the monolingual crowd: The copy a just a very short witty rhyme that can be pretty much summed us as follows: We are Mexicans and… well, fuck you*  Photo: David Agren *Sorry, folks, but this turned out to be untranslatable 

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Mexicans Welcome Conan with Conan-themed Pancakes

Ok, there’s a lot more going on with Conan O’Brien’s upcoming Mexico visit, but the only truly cool thing this blogger found in an otherwise long welcome video is the fact that “Conando” will get his own hot-cakes made at El Castillo … Continue reading

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Mexican Entrepreneurship Knows no Limits, Part VIII: How Good are These Elotes?

Mexico, the land that brought us El Chapo’s special gourmet coffee and original escape T-shirt, continues to foster local entrepreneurship. Take this small-business owner, who claims his 100% Mexican corn cobs and corn niblets are “so good even Trump buys from us.” … Continue reading

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Conan Is Heading to Mexico to Repair U.S.-Mexico Relations, Because Nobody Else Can

In these “interesting times,” in which the most important diplomatic decisions are made on Twitter, it’s only fitting that the only person that seems qualified to repair the much damaged U.S.-Mexico relation is… a television comedian. Sí, señor. Conan O’Brien, who jumped … Continue reading

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Mexican Entrepreneurs Find Inspiration in America’s President Elect

Photo: Romina González, Isla Mujeres, 2017

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Mexico’s Environment Ministry Taps non-Diverse Children to Promote Bio-Diversity: LOL

Leave it to Mexican casting directors — and advertising agencies — to enlist the least diverse group of children to star in a commmercial touting, well, the country’s amazing bio-diversity. Not that I’m really surprised since Mexicans on television tend to look a bit whiter … 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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