Category Archives: NBC

Eva Longoria to Star in NBC Show about a Latina who doesn’t Speak Spanish — of Course

Eva Longoria (aka as La Prieta Faya and this blogger’s favorite retroacculturated Latina) has been tapped as the star of Telenovela, a 13-episode NBC comedy slated for the 2015-2016 TV season. The decision to pick Longoria wouldn’t be more appropriate: The show tells … Continue reading

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Meet the Sarape-clad Latino-Muslim Undocumented Terrorist

Awwww, my people can be so creative! (and by that I mean both, Latinos and editors.) Take the National Institute for Latino Policy (NALIP), which recently posted the findings of a five-year-old study about the misrepresentation of Latinos and Muslims in national broadcast and … Continue reading

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MSNBC’s Cinco de Mayo Video Is more Stupid than Offensive

  Don’t the producers over there know there is no worm in tequila? It’s mezcal, you morons! Worms go in mezcal!  

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NBCU Hijacked Univision’s Upfront with a Van Full of Data

This blogger is so tired from all this partying busy this week, that a proper upfront round-up will not come until the weekend (sit tight.) However, I thought you’d like to know that barely minutes after Univision wrapped its upfront presentation … Continue reading

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OMG, You Guys! The Strauss-Kahn-Diallo Saga Comes to Telemundo… Well, Not Really

I though this was going to be yet another bleak week, but then I remembered Telemundo’s Una Maid en Manhattan premieres tonight (8:00 PM/ET) on the Telemundo channel. In a nutshell, this is the story of a terribly-good-looking hotel maid … Continue reading

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‘Captain Mexico’ Kicks Hitler’s Ass. Shields Himself With Huge Sombrero

First it was Burger King and its now infamous Texican Whopper. Then came Cadbury Schweppes with its mariachi-shaped flu protection device. And now Jimmy Kimmel is pissing off some touchy Mexicans with Captain Mexico, starring -who else?- Kimmel’s sidekick Guillermo, a native of Zacatecas. Captain … Continue reading

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NBC Shows its True Multicultural Colors –and Spices

Remember my mun2 goody-bag full of hot salsas? Not to be outdone, mun2 parent NBC Universal this morning showed its true multicultural colors by giving attendees to the launch of “Hispanics at NBCU” division a Mobile Food set, including 16 … Continue reading

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