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Someone Is Peddling a ‘Tamal de Elote’ Candle, Because Why the Hell Not?

I’m not even on Facebook, but thanks to my loyal followers, I learned there’s some people out there peddling a tamal de elote candle, which promises to fill your room with “the warm aroma of corn and sugar.” Oh, did … Continue reading

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Is This Woman Wearing Tamales as Pants? 🤔

I have no idea what she has in mind, but these things are making me hungry! Via: *The* Internet

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U.S. Post Office Debuts Stamps Featuring Tamales, Sancocho and other Hispanic Delicacies

Yo, immigrant haters: I have real bad news for you. The U.S. Postal Service has confirmed the issuance of a new series of stamps dedicated “to the influence of Central and South American, Mexican and Caribbean foods and flavors on American cuisine,” … Continue reading

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Tamales Know no Borders

The so-called President can say whatever he wants, and build a wall as big as his ego, but my people continue to make this blogger (and many more Mexicans) very happy on this side of the border. Photo: Laura Martínez, 2017. … Continue reading

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‘Tamales en Bolsita:’ Because Nothing is Sacred Anymore

Photo: RichoGoma

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You Know Mexicans Have Taken Over New York City When…

… your street’s garbage consists of abandoned tamales carts and the like.

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Episode VIII: The Mexicanization of Manhattan

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…

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J.C. Penney Wants you to Have a Very Happy ‘Tamalegiving’

In the latest installment of the “How to Turn your Gringo Holiday into a Relevant Latino Holiday,” series, I give you Tamalegiving, a simple -yet delicious- way to turn Thanksgiving Day into Tamalegiving Day instead. Watch a very cute, acculturated … Continue reading

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Prince Harry Abruptly Leaves Interview to Go Fetch a Tamal

Speaking of delicious tamales, watch the following never-before-seen footage of the dramatic moment Prince Harry runs for a Oaxacan tamales car during an important interview in Afghanistan. Hat tip: pabloentijuana

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Eau de Tamal: The Fine Scent of Rich, Meaty Latino Foods

Have you had it with your regular French cologne? Do you ever wish you smelled like a rich, meaty tamal? Worry no more! Puerto Rican expert perfumer Zorayda Ortiz has concocted a tamale [sic] fragrance, which, she says… …Will make … Continue reading

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