Monthly Archives: March 2012

Peruvian Teens Drink Milk Directly From Their Mom’s Breast. Yeah, That’s Right.

Here’s a spot you won’t see on Univision anytime soon. Perú is part of the viral campaign created by Austin, TX.-based LatinWorks to hype up the upcoming Cine Las Américas film festival in Austin. The video this spot is referring to is … Continue reading

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Latinas to Shine in Primetime [As Maids, of Course]

Not long ago, this was only a dream. But now the dream has come true! Famed TV producer Marc Cherry is finally working on the pilot for Devious Maids, which will follow the “adventures” of four Latina housekeepers in Beverly Hills. … Continue reading

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Mexican Marketing Knows no Boundaries….

For the monolingual crowd: This stuff is almost as un-translatable as it is brilliant. Look it up. Do your homework!

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LOL: Walmart Thinks a 7.9 Earthquake is Funny

For all of those who have experienced the horrors of a 7.9 earthquake in Mexico, there is really nothing much to say here, except: What the hell was Walmart thinking? This blogger is all up for “funny” and quirky stuff, … Continue reading

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And Speaking of Clothing and Talented Latinas….

There are those who don’t really need to wear jeans –or much else for that matter– to get ahead.

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You Don’t Need to Dress Like This to Get Ahead

In the latest celebrity/fashion trend, weather woman extraordinaire Jackie Guerrido has launched her own line of jeans, which according to MTVtr3′ Blogamole: “… are designed for every occasion and for women like me, who work every day to get ahead.” I … Continue reading

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¡Órale! ‘The New York Times’ Wants You to Believe “Ora” is Spanish for “Now”

Carlos Slim is so rich that he is buying Larry King and putting him on the Internet. Yea, Mexico’s super-archi-recontra-billionaire is the guy behind Ora.TV, an Internet venture that is set “to create high-quality video content on phones, laptops, tablets … Continue reading

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Salma Hayek Will do Anything for a Gallon of Milk

Not sure if I’m buying this, but apparently one of the richest women in the Whole Wide World can run out of milk in the middle of the night, and would do the impossible for a gallon of milk. The … Continue reading

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Awesome Mexican Stuff For Sale on Sears.com

As soon as AdAge.com revealed this week a list of some of the filthiest items still on sale at Sears.com, this blogger promptly scourged the site for a peak at some Mexican-themed products -filthy or not. Here are some of the … Continue reading

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Sadly, McDonald’s Denies Being Behind Awesome Stop & Frisk Meal Giveaway

UPDATE: Predictably (i.e. sadly) McDonald’s denied being behind this awesome idea. This blogger continues to urge the NYPD to launch such an effort and include Mexican fare in their meal offering (I mean, in case the stopped and frisked happen … Continue reading

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JLo, JuanGa Pay Tribute to Chespirito

If you thought Mexican luminaries are the only ones paying tribute to Roberto Gómez Bolaños, Chespirito, think again. In a sign that El Chapulín Colorado knows no borders, JLo picked to wear this for her latest V Magazine cover shoot. ¡No … Continue reading

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Tonight is ‘Noche Latina’ Over at the Éne-Bé-A [NBA]

March 1st is the kick off date for this year’s NBA’s Noche Latina, a program launched a few years ago by the NBA, ahem, the éne-bé-a to “celebrate the growing support of NBA fans and players across Latin America and U.S. Hispanic … Continue reading

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