Monthly Archives: November 2009

Coca-Cola Lays Out Hispanic Marketing Plan for 2020: Soccer is for Men. Novelas are for Women

If you thought the soft drink giant a.k.a. The Coca-Cola Company couldn’t care less about the growing multicultural crowd, think again. The company this week laid out its vision for the future, which means a “strong focus” on multicultural marketing … Continue reading

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Lou Dobbs to Telemundo: Leprosy Was Brought to the U.S. by South East Asians, not Hispanics. Duh!

Don’t believe everything you hear: Lou Dobbs is actually our BFF and he wants us to know we are not the ones responsible for bringing leprosy to this country… it was -who else?– those damn South East Asians…! So, in … Continue reading

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And Now… a Shiraz for the Fine Hispanic Palate

Tired of your same old Yellow Tail? Here is a 2007 Shiraz that will lift your spirits and will probably leave you wrestling a mortal resaca the following morning. Introducing Australia’s Luchador Shiraz. According to wine enthusiasts, the Luchador Shiraz … Continue reading

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Ready to Cross the Border? Don’t Forget to Bring your TIT [Transborder Immigrant Tool]

Ready to cross the Rio Grande but have no idea what direction to take? Worry no more, vatos! Ricardo Domínguez, a Mexican activist, hacker and -from this day on- this blogger’s favorite person ever, has come up with a tool … Continue reading

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Paulina Rubio Wants “U Guys” to Know She’s Been to Some Place Called ‘Cartejena’

In a recent tweet post, La Chica Dorada tells us about her really fascinating trip to what we believe is Cartagena de Indias, Colombia.

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Eva Longoria Named ‘Philanthropist of the Year.’ Perhaps She Can Treat me to Some Tortilla Española

You might not know this but The Hollywood Reporter this week named Eva Longoria (a.k.a. La Prieta Fea) “Philanthropist of the Year,” reportedly… “For her relentless dedication to giving back to her community and serving others as well as for … Continue reading

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Having Annihilated Lou Dobbs, ‘El Diario la Prensa’ is Out to Get “La Puerca”

Upon rejoicing over Lou Dobbs’ departure from CNN, New York City’s El Diario La Prensa graces its cover with yet one more wonderful headline, this time dealing with the potentially deadly H1N1 virus, from now on also known as “La … Continue reading

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OMG You Guys! Nestlé Opens a Water Market in the Bronx [And Cristina Will be There to Greet You]

Question: How does Nestlé Waters North America celebrate “its commitment to the Hispanic community?” Answer: Opening a Nestlé Pure Life Mercado del Agua in the Bronx. [Duh!] And no, this is not a joke, nor an hallucination of this blogger. … Continue reading

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‘El Diario’ Says ‘Adiós’ to Our Favorite Hate Monger

Under an op-ed piece titled Good-bye to an anti-hispanic, New York City’s El Diario La Prensa today applauded CNN for the decision to oust Lou Dobbs, who -among other things- had claimed immigrants are responsible for “an increase in leprosy … Continue reading

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¡Oh, Dios! What are We Going to do Without Lou?

Upon hearing the news of Lou Dobbs departure from CNN to go and save the whales, fight climate change and engage in constructive problem solving, I decided to re-post this, his finest interview. Ever. And Ever. What will we do … Continue reading

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Wondering What ‘Real Latinos’ are Watching on TV?

Forget George Lopez and his jokes about Mexican food and flatulence. This, my friends, is what us, the not-yet-acculturated, Spanish-dominant, Univision junkies are actually watching every so often on Spanish-language television. [Oh, and this is what I call late night … Continue reading

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Is Sammy Sosa Trying to Pull a Michael Jackson?

Something very strange seems to be happening to Sammy Sosa, who was spotted last week in Vegas, while attending the Latin Grammys. Rebecca Polihronis, a former Clubs employee, told the Chicago Tribune that Sosa’s lighter skin is nothing but the … Continue reading

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Julio César Chávez to Launch Restaurant [I Only Hope I Will be Able to Afford it]

Julio César Chávez, the famous Mexican boxer who brought us the Energía de Campeones energy drink, is making his debut as a restauranteur with Campeones, a 30,000 square-foot eatery in Mesa, Arizona. The new restaurant -scheduled to open Nov. 10th- … Continue reading

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Vince Offer Wants you to Have a Very ‘Excitante’ Time in the Kitchen. ¡Mira su Huevo!

If you thought Spanish-language TV was all about Columbian telenovelas and ass competitions, think again. Our favorite TV salesman, Vince Offer, is here to cheer you -and your spiceless food- up… in Spanish and while talking about his balls and … Continue reading

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Tired of your Lousy Job? Just Say you Were Stabbed by Some Crazy Hispanic People

Attention, workers! Can’t stand your lousy job anymore? Worry no more. Now, you can get away from it all in 3 simple steps: 1) Get knife 2) Stab yourself 3) Blame a bunch of Latinos (or skinheads, whatever) That is … Continue reading

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