Category Archives: Print media

This Rental Company Sure Knows How to Lure Mexicans to Paris

Are you dying to visit and experience other countries but are too scared to leave your poncho or sombrero behind? Worry no more! Rental company Paris Attitude has the perfect solution: A rental in Paris that will make us feel right at home*. … Continue reading

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Sofía Vergara Transitions from ‘Rotating’ to ‘Leaning In’

Last time the Colombian (not Columbian) bombshell was featured on this blog, she had been put to rotate 360 degrees during the annual EMMY’s award ceremony, because apparently that’s what you are supposed to do with hot, Latin women onstage. This time, … Continue reading

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‘Parents Latina:’ Because Hispanic Millennial Moms are Unlike Regular Latina Moms

Meredith Co. has launched Parents Latina, a quarterly English-language magazine targeting “Hispanic Millennial Moms,” a group that apparently requires its own parenting tips –and one that doesn’t care less if the words Parents and Latina don’t really go well together in a sentence. … Continue reading

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Internet User in L.A. Poses Excellent Question about Mexicans

The Internet is an oasis of information, entertainment, endless time-wasting and — more importantly — thought-provoking inquiries. Take Username_2000, a ‘Daily Mail Online’ reader in Los Angeles, California, who took to that empowering tool known as the “comments box” to ponder … Continue reading

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‘The Economist’ Uses Chinese Peppers to Illustrate Cover about Hispanics [We’re all Spicy, anyway]

Illustration: The Economist

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‘Harvard Business Review’ Now Using Mariachis to Illustrate Stories about Conference Calls

I never thought I would get to file a blog post under both, the Business Journalism and the Mariachi music tags but here it goes: I have no idea why, but the editors of the presumably prestigious Harvard Business Review decided to use a photo of a (also presumably) mariachi trio … Continue reading

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SkyMall Files for Bankruptcty; I Fear for Fernando the Chihuaha

Well, it was too good to be true. SkyMall, the awesome quarterly in-flight magazine where you can find everything, from a life-size zombie statue and Retro Ice treat makers to potty-training devices for dogs on Friday declared bankruptcy, apparently blaming availability … Continue reading

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