Category Archives: New York City

Sometimes I Think Marketers are Just Screwing with My Head

So, there I was, minding my own business; walking the streets of Manhattan; thinking about a God whose naughtiness might have escaped me when, suddenly, out of the blue, boom! I bump into a 3-meter-high advertisement for Pito Rico, a seemingly real product hailing … Continue reading

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This Pizza Joint in El Salvador Didn’t Get the 9/11 Memo

Photo: Laura Martínez, Santa Ana, El Salvador.

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‘Antention’ Hispanics: Typo-filled Job Opportunity in NYC

Photo: Laura Martínez, Harlem, Dec. 21, 2014

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Weird, Bilingual New York: I Love you all the Same

Photo: Laura Martínez, Union Square, December 2014.

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My Plan is Working: ‘The New York Times’ writes ‘Colombia’ instead of ‘Columbia’

Of all the wonderful Colombia vs. Columbia blunders this site has documented (and, trust me, there are many) this New York Times correction from November 26, 2014 has got to be my favorite one. See? There are cases in which it’s NOT Colombia, but Columbia. … Continue reading

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This Beauty Salon in Harlem Will Work on your Eyes ‘Bronw’

Photo: Laura Martínez

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You Know Mexicans Have Taken Over New York City When…

… your street’s garbage consists of abandoned tamales carts and the like.

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