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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