Monthly Archives: February 2012

A Valentine’s Gift That Will Make Your Girlfriend Wrap Her Legs -Not Arms- Around Your Neck

The creators of the Partner ES900, a portable translator that would seduce your girlfriend into opening her legs, are back at it, with a new marketing blitz pitching the device as the sole “linguistic method” that would make your girl … Continue reading

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Want More Latinos to Watch the News? Pitch the News as a Steamy Telenovela

And to stay in the subject of sh*t this blogger couldn’t make up even if she tried… a local NBC affiliate in San Antonio, WOAI-TV, has found an awesome way to attract more Latino viewers to its 6:30 PM newscast. How??!! Just … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico to be Renamed Gulf of America

Remember the Absolut brouhaha? Remember the Alamo? Well, none of those contentious binational wars would ever come close to what’s looming behind a moronic proposition to rename the Gulf of Mexico as Gulf of America. The brilliant idea popped into … Continue reading

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Denny’s Wants you to Think of Dogs When You Eat a Delectable Sizzling Skillet

And speaking of innovative marketing ideas, Denny’s has decided it is a good idea to link dogs with a sizzling meat fajita. In what this blogger considers a marketing –and gastronomical– faux pas (I grew up eating tacos al pastor outside my … Continue reading

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Target Thinks Diversity is Awesome. Introduces ‘Bodega’ to Sell Hispanics Cheap Stuff

Please tell me I am delirious or suffering from some kind of exhaustion-fueled maladie and none o this is true. Turns out some great marketing mind over at Target Stores has come up with the Bullseye Bodega, offering not only … Continue reading

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