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Netflix Sets Up a ‘Marijuana Maze’ –and Other Drug-Related Adventures in Manhattan. No, really

As part of its ongoing marketing efforts to promote the Nov. 16 premiere of Narcos: México, Netflix thought it would be an awesome idea to set up a marihuana maze –and other narco-related experiences in the heart of Manhattan. Among … Continue reading

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Netflix Readies Show about Rich, Scandinavian-looking Mexicans 🙄

I’m sure at this point you’re well aware of Mexico’s Scandinavian-looking talent, the ones that get all the TV gigs and –unsurprisingly– hail from FRFs (Filthy Rich Families.) Add one more to the list, as Netflix this week will premiere Made … Continue reading

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#ChapoKate Is Coming to a Netflix Screen Near You!

Not content with giving us plenty of drug-dealing action, first with a series about “Columbia’s” infamous narco Pablo Escobar, and then with the rebroadcast of Univision’s El Chapo, Netflix is at it again, this time with a “Docu-Series” starred and … Continue reading

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Mexican Politician Plagiarizes ‘House of Cards’ Speech, Because Mexico

Awww, Mexico, the land of the surreal and pure awesomeness… In the latest political faux pas, a local politician in the state of Tlaxcala thought it was a great idea to copy, almost verbatim, a speech by the super evil … Continue reading

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Everything is Better in Spanish, Including ‘Orange Is the New Black’ [Feat. Soraya Montenegro]

The rumors were true — and the wait is over. Soraya Montenegro, the evil stepmother of Mexican telenovela María la del Barrio, has finally ended up where she belongs: In prison. More specifically, Litchfield Penitentiary. ¡Sí, señor! Montenegro (played many years ago … Continue reading

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Grupo Televisa Launches Netflix-Like Service in Mexico; Hilarity Ensues

Mexican media giant — and Univision partner in [programming] crime — this week announced the launch of Blim.com, an OTT service á la Netflix. Per the official announcement, the service is expected to cost $6.05 per month (which is roughly many, many, many pesos) … Continue reading

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OMG! There’s a Bad Taco Situation at Litchfield Penitentiary

Even Russian inmate Galina ‘Red’ Reznikov suffers when tacos are not properly done. I know, Red, I feel your pain…

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