Monthly Archives: January 2008

My Blog (Which is Also Yours) Turns One Today

So much for the bitching and complaints about so-called Hispanic marketing. Today is a happy day, as my blog turns one year old! Yep, it was on Jan. 24, 2007 when I decided to do something totally productive with my … Continue reading

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Help Make Chilangolandia a Monopoly Destination

Attention, Mexico City lovers! The world’s most chaotic and lovable city is among a list of 68 world capitals that could make it to the upcoming world edition of Hasbro’s Monopoly game. Winning will be tough, as chilangolandia is up … Continue reading

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How to Throw the Perfect ‘Hispanic’ Wedding

It was only a matter of time before somebody came up with a Spanish-language magazine for the Latino bride. So meet Bodas USA la revista, a magazine, whose editors and writers are pitching as the ultimate source of information for … Continue reading

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‘Unamundo’ Host Esteban Colberto Does Lou Dobbs

In case you missed this, Stephen Colbert this week incarnated Esteban Colberto, a Spanish-language speaking Latino of dubious origin. As host of Colberto Reporto Gigante, Colberto “sat down” with Lou Dobbs to talk about fences, corporate America and the war … Continue reading

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And Now… Naked News en Español

Tired of all those news anchor muchachas at Univision, Telemundo and Azteca America who only show us cleavage and legs but nothing more? Despair no more. The creators of Naked News, the Canadian broadcaster that features news presented by an … Continue reading

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A Bus Load of Latinos Head to Pasco’s State Capitol!

I bet you didn’t know this, but today (Wednesday Jan. 16) is Hispanic Day in Pasco, WA (pop. 200,000). And what this means, say political leaders, is simple: today is the day in which a group of local politicians will … Continue reading

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El Chavo Makes Animated Debut… Sans Chilindrina

After what seemed like an endless wait, Univision has finally announced the Jan. 20 premiere of El Chavo del 8 animated series, the half hour series featuring -in cartoon form- all those friendly characters we, Mexicans, grew up with. But … Continue reading

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