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Things You Didn’t Know About “The Most Interesting Man”

The Most Interesting Man

If you meme your “Most Interesting Man” moments with booze-filled bravado, know these things about the man behind the legend.

1.

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He is a Jewish guy from the Bronx.

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His name is Jonathan Goldsmith.

3.

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He is 72 years old.

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He has a house in Vermont.

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He wears tasseled loafers and polo sweaters.

6.

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He drinks Chianti.

7.

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He is not a sports fan.

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8.

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He prefers philosophers and has a large library.

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His wife got him the Dos Equis gig.

10.

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The “Most Interesting Man” character was inspired by actor Fernando Llamas – the father of Lorenzo Llamas.

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11.

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He likes an early lunch in Midtown.

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He was that guy on TV… the one who got killed in “Bonanza” and “Knots Landing.”

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And now he’s “THAT GUY.” The one who gets recognized walking down the street in his tasseled loafers.

Source: The New Yorker

It’s Embarrassing, But Face It: All Mexicans Own These Things

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It’s Embarrassing, But Face It: All Mexicans Own These Things

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The accuracy is painful.

If you grew up with Mexican parents you probably had at least 80% of these nacadas in your house. Deep down you know life wouldn’t have been the same without them, like…

A Vintage Photo of Your Abuelitos

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Why SO serious?! This is the original #TBT for sure.

Of Course, Your Embarrassing Quince Photo

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¡Qué horror! And there’s probably more than one haunting you every time you visit home.

READ: 11 Signs You Had a Quinceañera in the 00s

This Amazing Seasoning of the Gods

This is powdered gold. Perfect over literally everything – even the back of your hand. C’mon, don’t pretend you don’t do that!

DIY Tupperware

Butter? Noooo. It’s just another tub of frozen salsa. You should know better by now.

Handmade Decor

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Ma is the original Etsy.

Plastic-covered Furniture

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Credit: @edmieses / Instagram

Sitting here was hell. But anything to keep the furniture looking new 20 years later.

Vicks AKA “Vics Vaporú”

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#vaporu #momsbelike

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Me: “Ma, I have a headache.”

Mom: “Rub it on your head.”

Me: “Ma, my stomach hurts.”

Mom: “Rub it on your stomach and place a paper towel over it.”

Me: “Ma, my leg hurts.”

Mom: “Rub it super fast on your leg.”

It was also the first thing your mom added to your medicine cabinet when you moved out.

A TvNotas Issue from Seven Months Ago

And of course, it’s still in the bathroom for guests to read.

The Infamous Chancla

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No need for a pair, this one is solely used for whooping yo’ ass. And it randomly appears when needed — creepy.

READ: 13 Ways Mom Put her Chanclas to Good Use

A Calendar Like This

Complete with the names of saints on their feast days to remind you why your uncle, born on August 31, was named Ramón. This also explains why you have that middle name that you keep secret.

Selena CDs that Play at Every Party

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The queen! ? There’s no party like a Mexican party. You’ll laugh, possibly cry and definitely embarrass yourself trying to reach every musical note during “Como La Flor.” It’s a classic!

READ: How Selena Got Us Through Heartbreak

Veladoras

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#LaPlacitaOlvera #virgendeguadalupe #veladora

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Your parents were strict about not leaving your Bath & Body Works candle aflame when you left the house, but God forbid you extinguish their veladora. Along with disrespecting the saints, you can expect at least a week of grounding.

Shimmery Jesus Picture

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Jesus, I trust in you

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You don’t really remember how or where your family got this picture, but it’s been in your kitchen (of all places) for ages.

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