Monthly Archives: February 2011

Thank you, mun2 for the Salsa, But…

For a television network that is great at doing away with stereotypes, why not treat your guests to something less picante? How about a nice little bottle of Dom Perignon or a couple cans of fine Beluga? I mean, I’m … Continue reading

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A Portable Translator that Will Seduce Your Valentine Into Opening Her Legs, Ahem, Heart

You gotta love Spanish-language media. Not only you get to read stuff in your own language, but you are exposed to some marketing gems like this one found on today’s El Diario la Prensa, pitching the PartnerES900: A translation machine … Continue reading

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Pepe el Toro Knocks Out Rocky Balboa in Never-Before-Seen Boxing Bout

Hat tip: Hazme el Chingado Favor

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U.S. Hispanics Brace for the Ominous Advent of Laura… [And it’s not Me]

U.S. Hispanics, rejoice: Starting today (Feb. 7) Laura Bozzo’s Laura talk show will launch on the TeleFutura network. Bozzo has been torturing entertaining Latin American families for years, first in her native Peru (where not even a three-year house arrest … Continue reading

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Do you Love Metal and Mariachi? Meet Metalachi

When it comes to world music fusions, there are only a very few things that get my attention. Metalachi is one of them. Simply put: Metalachi is a heavy metal mariachi band hailing from -where else?- Los Angeles. The band, … Continue reading

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Greg Creed Stands by His ‘Beef’…Even in Spanish

Taco Bell’s president Greg Creed did not want to miss the opportunity to include U.S. Hispanics in his staunch defense of his restaurant’s “beef.” But instead of embarrassing himself pretending to speak Spanish like some people we know, he took … Continue reading

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David Bisbal Tweets His Way to Public Shame

Poor David Bisbal. Not even in his wildest dreams could he have imagined an innocent tweet would turn him quickly into the laughing stock of the World Wide Web. The Spanish singer this week took to Twitter to lament the … Continue reading

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