Monthly Archives: May 2011

Starz to Launch Hispanic Net, NOT Called ‘Estrellaz’

Turns out everybody now wants a piece of the U.S. Hispanic market. And the latest to join the craze is Starz Entertainment, which today announced the launch of Encore en Español, an all Spanish-language version of its premium Encore movie channel. … Continue reading

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¡Síganlo los Buenos! Chespirito is on Twitter

I guess it is never too late to start tweeting. Take 82-year-old Roberto Gómez Bolaños (aka Chespirito) who on May 28 sent out a very amusing first tweet ever: “Hi, I am Chespirito. I am 82 years old and this is the … Continue reading

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Univision’s Nastassja Bolívar is Proof that You Can be Beautiful and Read Books, Consult Dictionaries

Nastassja Bolivar, the winner of Univision’s Nuestra Belleza Latina 2011 contest is proof that no matter how statuesque you are, there is always time for literature and language learning. Throughout the competition, Bolivar had to grapple with a huge obstacle: Her … Continue reading

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AXE Shoots Last Spot Before End of World

The much anticipated Apocalypse (which has now been rescheduled) was very good for all sorts of stuff, including peddling Unilever’s male deodorant in Spanish language. Because… why not?

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Arnie’s Mistress Not Really into Hispanic People

With all the talk about the gazillions of dollars The Governator (aka as The Fornicator) will have to pay for his imminent divorce, few people have paid attention on yet a more interesting debate going on behind the scenes of … Continue reading

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Heineken Helps Mexicans Reunite with Old Friends in Tarrytown, NY

Tarrytown is not a place that immediately springs to mind as a Latino hotbed. But I was pleasantly surprised this weekend to find out the U.S. population has exploded in and around Westchester County. Of course, most Latinos are still … Continue reading

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Being Univision’s COO is No Walk in the Park

Mr. Randy Falco experiences first hand one of the most challenging tasks of being Univision’s COO: Keeping his cool while constantly being surrounded by serious cleavage. Univision Network’s President César Conde joins Falco in the daunting task of posing with … Continue reading

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Cristina Saralegui Thanks Don Johnson for the Opportunity to Work at Telemundo: LOL

OK this is one of those situations in which you had to be there to enjoy the moment… Fortunately for you, readers, I was there, when Cristina Saralegui took to the state at the Telemundo upfront this week in Manhattan … Continue reading

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SiTV Wants you to Know nuvoTV is Amerca’s Nu Voice

If you are going to re-launch a television network and call it something really unusual (say, nuvo TV) you might as well want to position it as the voice of the new “Amerca,” because that would just make perfect sense. … Continue reading

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U.S. to Visa Lottery Winners: ¡Lástima, Margarito!

If you were among the 22,000 chosen people to receive a green card through the process known as the U.S. visa lottery, you’d better put that bottle of champagne down. Due to a “computer glitch,” the results of a green card … Continue reading

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Cocaine, Tortilla Dough… Same Difference

Are you planning on wondering about the U.S. with a sack full of tortilla dough? Be ready to spend some days in the slammer. Take Antonio Hernandez, 45, who last week was arrested and charged with possession of 91 pounds of cocaine … Continue reading

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The Beatles Pay Homage to El Chicharito [Sort of]

I always thought El Chicharito would be big in England, but I never imagined he would be THIS big…

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Guadalajara Goes Gaga With the Lady

God know what language this is, but it’s called Americano; it sounds cool and hey! she’s against Arizona’s SB1070 so that’s all that matters. Watch her singing it for the first time.

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Gmail Wants me to Find Some Mexican Nalgas

Sure, I correspond often with Mexican people and write tons of emails about Mexican stuff with my Mexican buddies, but I don’t think I have ever been in need of Mexican nalgas, as Gmail is so eager to help me … Continue reading

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Gaga Goes to Mexico. Hates U.S. Immigration Laws

Say what you will about the Gaga Lady. She knows her politics. During a recent news conference in Mexico City, where she is promoting her new album, the singer made sure to speak her mind about her country’s immigration laws, … Continue reading

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