Tag: Brazil

Pitbull Releases 2014 FIFA World Cup Song “We Are One (Ole Ola)”

April 08, 2014 

Pitbull just dropped the official song of the FIFA world Cup in Brazil. The song is called We Are One (Ole Ola) and features Pitbull singing about how we are all united in our love of soccer and good times. The track also features Jennifer Lopez and Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte. As World Cup Songs….


São Paulo Fire Destroys Favela

Incêndio atinge favela e interdita viaduto no centro de São Paulo
April 03, 2014 

Firefighters struggled to put out a fire in São Paulo, Brazil, which burned down nearly eighty percent of a favela, also known as a shantytown or slum. The fire, believed to have been started by faulty wiring, claimed 400 homes, displacing nearly 1,600 people. Of those affected, only four are known to have been sent….


Brazil Not Happy With Sexy Adidas Shirts

February 25, 2014 

When I was younger, I believed that “ADIDAS” actually stood for “All Day I Dream About Sex.” Thanks to some new clothing options provided by Adidas, those dreams are now, well, still dreams. In preparation for the upcoming World Cup, Adidas has released two shirt capitalizing on Brazil’s assets. And when I say assets, you….


Brazil’s Youth Making Upperclass Uncomfortable

Shopping Leblon rolezinho
January 21, 2014 

We’ve all heard of “slumming it” – aka partying below our pay grade. It’s a situation where a well-off individual brings their American Express Black Card to a dive bar, buys dozens of cheap drinks, and loudly makes fun of the scuzzy patrons they’re surrounded by. Well karma is a perra. Recently in Brazil, the….


Brazilian Model Rap

December 31, 2013 

Like a hunter in a blind, Brazilian model Michelli Provensi’s “All The Models In The House” shows that satire can attack from seemingly innocent and alluring setups. When thinking of oppressive working environments, the modeling industry is rarely the first to come to mind. Michelli Provensi, however, would like us to know that it’s not….


Video: Justin Bieber Asleep In Brazilian Brothel?

November 07, 2013 

Thanks to one less lonely girl, we have footage of what appears to be Justin Bieber asleep in a Brazilian brothel. I can’t say I’m disappointed in Bieber, mostly because I’ve never had any opinion of the lad. What I can say is that I’m disappointed in the woman in the video. Not only did….


Senhor Testiculo: Brazil’s Scariest Costume

Brazil's Cancer Mascot
October 30, 2013 

The award for creepiest Halloween costume goes to Senhor Testiculo, Brazil’s testicular cancer awareness raising mascot. Over the last few months, Senhor Testiculo, created by Brazil’s Association of Personal Assistance for Cancer, has made several public appearances for a good cause. And that’s undeniably awesome. However, the mascot’s appearance begs the question: couldn’t the BAPAC….


Brazilian Town Hires Batman To Clean Up Its Streets

Batman Brazil
March 15, 2012 

By Jack Tomas The Brazilian town of Taubaté has hired Batman to clean up the streets. Yeah, you read right. The town council hired a 50 year old retired ex-military guy and Batman impersonator named Andres Pinheiro to stop bad guys. Taubaté has seen a dramatic rise in violent crime over the last few years…..


Fifa Tells Brazil To Change Law To Allow Booze In Their Stadiums For 2014

January 20, 2012 

Brazil is gearing up for the World Cup in 2014. The event is expected to bring in hundreds of millions of dollars as soccer fans from all over the world converge on Brazil. There is only one problem: Brazil doesn’t allow alcoholic drinks in its stadiums. Take a moment to let that sink in. This….


Ronaldo (The Fat One) Has Dengue Fever

January 04, 2012 

Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima–now best known as “Fat Ronaldo”– announced via Twitter that he contracted dengue fever while vacationing in northeastern Brazil.