Monthly Archives: July 2010

Justin Timberlake’s Approach to Tequila Not Quite What You’d Expect From a 40-Percent Alcohol Spirit

I’m not sure you care, but turns out the overrated multi-talented Justin Timberlake is the CEO and founder of some concoction known as 901 Tequila, which may or may not be the real thing. So…. to show us that Agave-based … Continue reading

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Beware Paisanos! Google Maps is the New Big Brother

Remember the English couple’s first kiss caught by Google Maps? That is nothing compared to what my people (i.e. Mexicans) have to endure… being caught while breaking into a pick-up truck. Shame on you, Google! [Click on the picture above … Continue reading

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As Arizona’s Passage of the SB1070 Becomes Imminent, I Worry for the Future of Miss Caliente

With Arizona’s sb1070 set to take effect Thursday, nobody has been able to inform this blogger what will become of the state’s annual Miss Caliente pageant, that “unforgettable event that places the strength of Latina woman in the spotlight.” I’m … Continue reading

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Paulina Rubio & Mom Get Milk Moustache. Someone [And This Blogger] Ruins the Surprise

La Chica Dorada (aka Paulina Rubio) and her fabulous mom, Susana Dosamantes, are scheduled to appear on the next Got Milk campaign, out August 3rd. However, a Paulina Rubio fan site spoiled the surprise for everybody and -of course- this … Continue reading

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¡Santos Demonios! The Complete Collection of ‘Hispanic Batman’ is Finally Out

Didn’t make it to Comic Con this past weekend? Do not worry. You can still get your hands on the complete collection of Hispanic Batman, the one and only action hero “with a DNA of a Mexican wrestler thrown in … Continue reading

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Shame on You, Immigrant Haters! Even Burritos Know No Borders

Photo taken by Laura Martínez, who came across this “eatery” at Newark’s International Airport, but wisely decided to have her fix of fake Mexican food at next door’s Chili’s.

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Young Director Calls Her Abuela an Idiot, Shoots Her in NY Latino Film Festival Promotional Clip

So much for the Waka-Waka controversy. The latest thing that -apparently- has many Latino really pissed off is New York’s Latino Film Festival’s promotional video (click on the photo below to watch), which shows a young girl as the director … Continue reading

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