Monthly Archives: April 2009

The Perfect Gift to Bring Your Friends from Cancun

While Mexicans are getting creative, and putting surgical masks to a good use, gringos too are jumping in the Swine Flu phenomenon. Going to Mexico but don’t want to come back with the usual, boring souvenirs? Now you can surprise … Continue reading

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The Hayek-Pinaults Treat Wedding Guests With Nonexistent Mexican Food

Forget about Latin hot-dogs and Texican burgers, the new wave in Mexican cuisine is the non-existent fare, including some of the appetizing dishes the Hayek-Pinault newlyweds offered their guests at their Venice wedding weekend extravaganza. The delicious Mexican-French fusion included … Continue reading

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Ever Resourceful Mexicans Find Surgical Masks Ideal for Robberies

Ah, Mexicans… what a creative, resourceful, bunch. In these days of swine flu panic, some have found a much more practical use of surgical masks: use them to rob restaurants and not get caught. According to Reforma newspaper, a group … Continue reading

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Mexican ‘Taqueros’ Protect Themselves [Not Us] From Swines

Amid the worse swine flu scare ever, Mexican taco makers have readily embraced face masks, which is nice, I think but… Wouldn’t it be better to just NOT chop swines and then put then on a tortilla? I mean, just … Continue reading

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Mexican Shoe Shiner in Spain Gives Us Valuable Marketing Advice

If you are the best Mexican shoe-shiner specializing in boot cleaning and you live in Spain, the best way to promote yourself is, well, simply by stating the truth: that not only you are a Mexican shoe-shiner but that you … Continue reading

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What Do Latinos Want? They Want Scantily-Clad Latinas Shaking Their Colita

Now that we know what it is that Latinas really want, we thought it was time to expand the market research to their male counterparts. So, what do Latinos want? They want Latinas! Preferably scantily-clad ones, shaking up their colita on prime-time television. … Continue reading

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What Latinas Want: Sex, Not Wine, With Husbands; Take Lots of Digital Photos… and iPod Downloads

Once in a lifetime, market research comes out to shed light on what we [U.S. Latinas] want, but would rather keep in the dark. Take the most recent (and reportedly groundbreaking) research conducted by OTX, which pretty much gives away … Continue reading

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