Monthly Archives: April 2012

Should We Be Called ‘Hispano Latinos’? Univision [And Myself] Really Want to Know

I don’t always watch TV on Sunday, but when I do, I watch Al Punto… Yeah, yeah, this phrase just sounded like a Dos Equis commercial, but it isn’t. I did watch this morning and, among other very relevant information … Continue reading

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Kelloggs Wants you to Know Cinco de Mayo Is Some Sort of Mayan Celebration. LOL

UPDATE: CRUNCHY NUT’S CINCO DE MAYO PROMOTION HAS BEEN TAKEN DOWN FROM NUT CRUNCH’S FACEBOOK PAGE, APPARENTLY BECAUSE IT WAS NOT REALLY FUNNY, NOR RELEVANT. HOWEVER I MADE SURE TO SAVE THE COPY -AND GRAPHICS- FOR YOUR ENJOYMENT…  Oh no, … Continue reading

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Target to Feature ‘Emilio’s Picks.’ Expect no Milanés, Maradona Stuff Among Such Picks

Target, the store that brought you the Target Bodega, is now introducing an innovative, Latino-targeted concept: Emilio’s Picks, as in the stuff picked by Emilio Estefan as cool. According to the Miami Herald, Emilio’s Picks is: A selection of music, movies … Continue reading

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Burger King Taps Sofía and Salma Because That’s the Only Way to Make their Salads Sexy

Burger King has a secret weapon to sell more salads. They are hot and they are Latinas. Watch Sofía Vergara and Salma Hayek flaunt their cute accents and other attributes to get men go crazy for some greens. And here’s … Continue reading

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Jessica Perez Says it All: “You Don’t Have to Have Big Boobs to be a Latina”

Thank you, Jessica Perez, thank you!!!! Sports Illustrated stunning Costa Rican model Jessica Perez has a thing or two to teach you about the horrible stereotypes surrounding Latinas in the U.S. For example, that not all Latinas (like Jessica Pérez … Continue reading

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More on the Growing Career Choices for Latinas

With Latinas rapidly making it as star maids in Hollywood, it was only natural that other professional opportunities would arise. Enter the Lubbock Fantasy Maid Service, in Lubbock, Texas, offering “nude and topless maid services.” How much are these sexified maids, … Continue reading

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Latino Moms Dress up Kids in Nestlé Parafernalia for no Apparent Reason

Remember when Facebook was this fun place to hang out with friends and family? Well, it looks like Mark Zuckerberg has succeeded in turning his social network into a fun place to hang out with friends, family…. and a bunch … Continue reading

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