Monthly Archives: October 2009

Mexico’s Capitalism Never Sleeps…

To paraphrase the horror expressed by my friend, and author of this photograph: If only we had a cultural police in Mexico City… [Actually, he said something like pinches capitalistas sinvergüenzas!] Photo -and cultural insight: Keith Dannemiller

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Latin-Celebrity Look-a-Like Sperm Now Available en Español!

Tired of looking for the perfect guy? Worry no more. If you are a single, desperate Spanish-dominant Latina in search of a good-lucking bundle of joy, now you can get your frozen sperm from a bank that specializes in celebrities … Continue reading

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A Hot Potato and Lots of Bulls Star in Mike Bloomberg’s Latest Hispanic Campaign Push

You gotta appreciate the efforts done by Michael Bloomberg, who wants to be re-elected, like, forever as mayor of New York City. And in his relentless push to attract Spanish-language voters (and presumably Spanish people too) he is actually telling … Continue reading

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Mario Lopez Has Written a Book. And It’s Got Something to Do with Tacos

If you thought Geraldo and Niurka were the only infamous Latin “luminaries” entering the world of Literature, think again. Our favorite Mexican-American not-out-of-the-closet-yet TV host Mario Lopez has found the time in his busy agenda to write a book. No … Continue reading

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CNN Poll: Non-Latinos Acknowledge Having Some Form of Contact With Latinos

On the same week that CNN is giving us the much-a-do-about-nothing Latino in America, CNN/Opinion Research Corp. is releasing some shocking revelations about non-Latinos and the Latinos around them. According to the poll: “Two-thirds of those surveyed say they have … Continue reading

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KFC Wants You to Know That Eating Junk Food is Better, Cheaper than Cooking at Home

Watch as a presumably-single, working Hispanic mom challenges her kids to cook a 7-piece meal with less than $10 and then -wisely- conclude they are all better off eating junk, Kentucky Fried Chicken. Because, really, how else are you going … Continue reading

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Target Pulls ‘Illegal Immigrant’ Halloween Costume. You Can Still Dress as a ‘Mexican Muchacha’

After a very brief Brouhaha, Target.com and other retailers agreed to pull the Illegal Alien costumes they were selling online as part of their Halloween offer. But don’t despair. If you are still looking for a Hispanic-themed costume to impress … Continue reading

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