Monthly Archives: June 2011

Univision’s Randy Falco Faces Tough Job Ahead

You should always trust this blogger when she tells you someone is onto something. Not sure you remember this, but Univision’s COO Randy Falco was hard at work May 19th posing for the cameras and showing Univision’s owners he was … Continue reading

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What to Call a Mexican Ice Cream Chain in New York

If you are remotely familiar with La Michoacana, and its über successful chain of ice cream parlors throughout Mexico, you’d understand why this is one of the most brilliant monikers, like, ever. Photo: Laura Martínez. Chelsea, NYC. June 26 (Gay … Continue reading

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Tom Hanks Does Univision’s ‘Despierta América’… Proves Gringos Can’t Dance

…And speaking of Hispanic media and Chiquinquirá Delgado, watch as Tom Hanks spices up Univision’s weather segment during a fleeting visit to the network on June 21, the longest and most caliente day of the year.

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Quick! Get Your Copy of ‘Gente Latina’ so You’ll Be Able to Shoot Me an Email

Hispanic print media continues to impress me beyond words. This time, the June edition of Gente Latina brings readers some super valuable information, such as How to send an email, which is like, super cool, because as everybody knows we Latinos like to … Continue reading

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John McCain Wants You to Know Immigrants are not Only Evil, They are Also Arsonists

Next time you want to blame God for your misfortunes, you might want to turn to undocumented immigrants instead. After all, that might be more convenient and will eventually make you feel better for not spitting all over God and … Continue reading

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Why Carstens Might Not be Ideal for IMF Top Job

I always thought that one good thing about having Mexico’s Finance Minister Agustín Carstens replace Dominique Strauss-Kahn as head of the IMF, is that he would spend more time eating than groping chambermaids in hotel rooms. But upon refreshing my memory … Continue reading

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U.S. Airports Will Be Screening Your ‘Mexicanness’

One thing I’ve always loved about Americans is their penchant for specialization. Take a special unit at Newark Airport that is becoming so adept at racial profiling that they have come to be known as the “Mexican Hunters.” According to … Continue reading

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Here’s Your Chance to See Jorge Ramos in Tanga! Well, Maybe Not

As soon as I heard the news of Univision launching a summer campaign featuring its entire talent, I grabbed a mojito and a good pair of reading glasses, ready to see for the first time a scantily-clad news anchor…man. Alas, while … Continue reading

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Pro-life Latinos Just as Scary as Pro-life Non-Latinos

If you thought the most dangerous place for a Latino was Arizona or a meatpacking plant in Minnesota, think again. According to Latino organization Unidos por la Vida the most dangerous place for a Latino is, well, in the womb of their evil … Continue reading

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Clorox Wants You to Know Cleaning is ‘Rite of Passage’ for Latinas

I always knew my mom was onto something truly cultural every time she scolded me and my sisters about our messy rooms. Thanks to Clorox now I know this was nothing but a rite of passage; something grandmothers and mothers … Continue reading

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Who Said There Are No High Paying Jobs in NYC?

Got a knack for preparing ‘sanwiches’? Wanna make $600 a week? No speak mucho English? No problem! Hurry, muchachos! A Manhattan food entrepreneur is hiring… and want’s you badly. [This blogger would apply if she could… alas, I am a … Continue reading

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Puerto Ricans Offended by Coor’s Light Ad. This Blogger Offended by Bad Beer

UPDATED: It didn’t take long. Coor’s Light late Thursday decided to pull the Emborícuate campaign. Uy ni aguantan nada! As if New Yorkers didn’t have enough worries, with the Weinergate at its peak (no pun intended) and all, now we … Continue reading

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Palin Honors Legal Immigration by Visiting ‘Statute’


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Kraft Wants More Hispanics to Drink their Kool Aid

It is a good thing there are now more than 50.1 million Hispanics in this country, so that companies unable to grow their brands among healthy-minded Americans can now turn to the so-called minorities to peddle their fast foods and … Continue reading

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