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Texans Want to Make Tacos the National Food of Texas. I’m Totally Cool with that, But…

A new change.org petition wants Texans to embrace the taco as a new official state symbol, because — as everybody knows — the taco is a waaaay more diverse dish than chili, the state dish of Texas since 1977. (Think about it: You … Continue reading

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Mexican Singers, Russian Hackers, Same Difference, Says Texas Congressman Mike Conaway

In the latest episode of the political joke we’re now living, Rep. Mike Conaway from Texas just told The Dallas Morning News (apparently with a straight face) that the Democrats using Mexican singers, charros, mariachis and soap operas to lure Hispanics to the Hillary … Continue reading

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Does Donald Trump Like ‘Frijoles?’ We Might Soon Find Out

We now know many more things about Donald Trump (aka El Trumpo) than we ever needed to know. But one thing is still not clear. Does the billionaire like frijoles? We might soon find out. Dallas-based Pizza Patrón will be asking … Continue reading

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Jimmy Kimmel -and Mexican sidekick- Visit Austin’s Piñata District. It Gets Interesting [Video]

Jimmy Kimmel and Mexican sidekick, Guillermo, will have a shot of tequila every time someone says the word “piñata.” WARNING: They are actually in Austin’s piñata district, so you can imagine what happens next:  

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This Church Claims God is Having Sexual Pleasure with you

No, the devil is not in the details; the devil is in the bad translations. Take St. Ignatius, an Austin-based catholic parish, which — in an effort to lure more Hispanics — decided to translate its holy message into Spanish. However, … Continue reading

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Texas State University to Offer a Mariachi Postdoc… ¡Ajúa!

Tired of having your parents scolding you for not going to college? Law and Medicine are not your thing? Worry no more! Now you can earn a ‘mariachi postdoc,’ thanks to an upcoming summer program at the State University of Texas in … Continue reading

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In Texas, ‘Prosecuteded’ is Spanish for ‘Prosecuted’

Photo: Sergio Romero

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