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I Took My Mexican Mom To Knott’s Scary Farm For The First Time And This Is What Happened

As a way to get in the Halloween spirit, I decided to take my mom on a surprise trip to Knott’s Scary Farm, the theme park “where nightmares never end.” She initially thought I was taking her and her sister out to dinner, but she quickly found out that she was going to be walking through several scary mazes for the night and this is how it all went down…

On the way to the theme park, I asked my mom about her experience with scary mazes.

CREDIT: JESSICA V. GARCIA

Even though my mom has never been to a theme park with scary mazes, she has been inside a homemade maze while trick-or-treating. What she didn’t know is that we would be walking through 5+ scary mazes at Knott’s Scary Farm.

I also asked my mom about her childhood experience with ghosts and haunted houses and the story she told me about her sister gave me the chills.

CREDIT: JESSICA V. GARCIA

As someone who is terribly afraid of ghosts, chills began to run down my arms as my mom told me about the old woman ghost she saw at my grandma’s house. On multiple occasions my mom’s younger sister would speak to this ghost, asking her to leave her alone and let her sleep. However, the ghost would continue to appear. It wasn’t until they moved out of the house that they no longer saw the old woman ghost again.

Once we arrived at Knott’s Scary Farm, the first hour was a mix of my mom running and cursing in Spanish.

CREDIT: JESSICA V. GARCIA

If my mom saw someone in a scary costume walking towards her, she would run in the opposite direction and leave my aunt and I behind. What my mom didn’t know is that these scary monsters are more likely to go after the people they notice are more scared and my mom was one of those people.

After getting chased by these monsters, we finally made our way into the first maze and it went a little something like this… ?

CREDIT: JESSICA V. GARCIA

Walking into a pitch-black room with loud noises, disturbing props and people in scary costumes popping out of nowhere and scaring you, wasn’t exactly something my mom was prepared for. But she got through it and it was definitely entertaining seeing her reactions.

By the third maze, my mom was starting to walk through each spooky room as if it was a breeze. Meanwhile, I was still yelling and jumping in fright at every single turn.

CREDIT: JESSICA V. GARCIA

Even though I’ve been in a handful of scary mazes in the past, I was far more nervous and scared than my mom, who was experiencing these mazes for the first time.

At the end of the night my mom was so calm and unbothered, that she even asked this scary skeleton for some directions on how to get to the next maze.

CREDIT: JESSICA V. GARCIA

OKAY MOM, I SEE YOU.


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Get Your Jajas From These Netflix Specials To Ease Your Holiday Blues

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Get Your Jajas From These Netflix Specials To Ease Your Holiday Blues

Nothing makes life a little better than some hearty jajajas. Whether you are alone with your fur baby or in the living room with your quaranteam, it’s good to laugh. Netflix is ready with some hilarious stand-up specials from Latino comedians.

Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias: “One Show Fits All”

Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias is back to keep us all rolling with laughter in his Netflix stand-up special. The comedian who has kept us laughing for years does not disappoint in “One Show Fits All.” The set is filled with celebrity impressions and jokes about the family and some at his own expense. His show will give you the nostalgic feels you didn’t know you needed will leaving you in stitches.

Tom Segura: “Ball Hog”

Tom Segura came to play in his Netflix stand-up special “Ball Hog.” Get ready for an uncomfortable ride through jokes about moms, dads, follow dreams, and everything in between. If you’re a parent, you’ll get his brutally honest take on parenting and protecting yoour children from anything bad by all means necessary.

Franco Escamilla: “Bienvenido al mundo”

Franco Escamilla is bringing observational humor to everyone willing to listen. If the trailer is an indicator for how funny the set is, you are in for a treat. There is something so relatable about Escamilla’s view of the world that is littered with funny moments in the most mundane tasks, like learning someone’s name.

George Lopez: “We’ll Do It For Half”

Love him or hate him, George Lopez really understands the Latino community. He knows how our families work. Not only are we a loving and united group when it comes to the outside world, we are savage with each other. Lopez’s “We’ll Do It For Half” takes you through the most incredible and wild understandings of latino families. Like, your non-Latino friends won’t understand this stand-up as deeply as your own family.

Tiffany Haddish: “They Ready”

Tiffany Haddish promised several women comics that she would help them if she made it, and she did. “They Ready” brings together a group of hilarious women comedians and gives them a chance to be seen by the Netflix audience. One of the women welcomed to the stage is Aida Rodriguez and she slays the audience. Her stories of her wild life are so funny that you will be left breathless. These women are hilarious so bundle up and get ready to laugh till it hurts.

Liss Pereira: “Reteniendo líquidos”

Liss Pereira is a Colombian comedian everyone should know about. Her take on relationships cuts deep and will educate all of you clueless men out there. Her biggest bit of wisdom is about how men and women approach relationships different. Men like to think they are the ones who are making the decision and weighing the option. That’s cute. Everyone knows that it is the woman who decides if a relationship is worth pursuing and she is not getting into one if she does not see a real future with you.

“Lugar de Mulher”

“Lugar De Mulher” is a giving Brazilian women comedians a chance to let their humor be shared with the world. You might have to turn on the subtitles to understand the Portuguese but it will be worth it. These mulheres cover all aspects of being a women in the kind of comedy that only Latin American women can.

“Zona Rosa”

Gey. Gay. Gay. “Zona Rosa” gives four LGBTQ+ comedians in Mexico their time to shine in the limelight as they tackle what is means to be queer in Mexico. The first season had four episodes and fans are waiting for the second season to drop. The comedians discuss everything from sex to drugs to learning about their own sexuality later in life. It is a wild roller coaster so buckle in and enjoy the ride.

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The ‘How It Started’ Memes Are Filled With The Funny And Wholesome Content We All Need In 2020

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The ‘How It Started’ Memes Are Filled With The Funny And Wholesome Content We All Need In 2020

It is not a lie to say that 2020 has been a year of disappointment and high-stress scenarios. We’ve had to quarantine from a virus, wildfires are destroying a lot of land, and well, everything else going on has just made things worse. Fortunately, on Twitter trend is giving everyone a chance to see that things can get better.

Let’s face it, 2020 has been a tough year for everyone but one Twitter trend is making life a little better.

We’ve all seen the “How It Started” memes taking over social media in recent weeks. The memes are both funny and inspirational with some showing some amazing glow ups and others showing the crushing reality of everyday life. We have all felt like the man crying over 2020 at some point over the last 7 months. It’s like this year just doesn’t stop.

Relationships are a big part of this meme trend.

Oof. This is painful and so many of us know this to be true. 😭 Sure, we can all blame our relationship woes on the current state of the world. However, that would just be doing a disservice to ourselves and our love lives. Most of us who are single now have been single for a very long time pre-Covid. But, hey, no one knows that you’re lying if you blame Covid.

A few wonderful people highlighted their transition into their true selves.

Stunning. Show-stopping. Magnificent. We love to see it. There is nothing better to see in this world than someone living their authentic truth. Like, go and do your thing. Slay all of the hearts you see, honey, and take no prisoners. We are all better in their world to be surrounded by people living in complete honesty.

The Lil Nas X joined in on the fun and highlighted his own meteoric rise to fame.

The “Old Town Road” singer really did make a big name for himself. Not only did his song get made into a duet and remix with every artist imaginable, he beat Mariah Carey’s record. Lil Nas X went from someone that no one knew to unseating Mariah Carey for longest time spent at No. 1 on the Billboard Charts.

There are some very clever takes on this meme.

So, like, who else feels like they are being personally attacked by this meme? College might have been years ago but these memories linger. Tequila is just one of those things that so many of use have to learn the hard way and those lessons stick with you.

Simone Biles gave us one of the most memorable glow ups of the meme challenge.

Simone Biles is one of the most legendary women to ever walk this planet. The way she was able to make herself known around the world as the best gymnast is no short feat. She is and will always be one of the best women to represent the U.S. in the Olympics.

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