Monthly Archives: May 2012

French’s Mustard is so Spicy, You’ll Want to Wear a ‘Sombrero’ and Shake Some Maracas Around

Remember French’s Mariachi serenade? Well, the makers of this made believe mustard fine product are at it again, this time doning a pair of maracas and Mariachi hat to some white chick who seems to be so excited about the mustard, … Continue reading

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It’s Downtown vs. Uptown: ‘Men in White’ are not All Created Equal

It is Fleet Week in Manhattan, señores, and this blogger went out to flirt do some serious research about sailors and the like. The city was taken May 23 with men and women in uniform, wandering New York City’s streets … Continue reading

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¡Órale! Here’s How to Get a Free Pizza in the States

Remember Pizza Patrón? the Texan pizzeria that caused a major brouhaha for saying it would accept Mexican pesos as payment? Well, the marketing geniuses behind the pizzeria’s fabulous success are at it again, this time offering a free large pepperoni pizza for … Continue reading

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Are you a Hispanic Graduate? Go Get your Hispanic Stole and Show your Pride: ¡Ajúa!

Is your name Mario, Lupita or José and you’re about to graduate in the U.S.? Worry no more! Prime Heritage offers a wide range of graduation ‘serapes’ [SIC] for the Latino achiever in you. According to Prime Heritage’s website, the … Continue reading

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Lucy? Betty?… No, Says MundoFox, ¡Es Lutty!

When MundoFox executives took up the stage Wednesday afternoon to unveil programming initiatives, they knew the audience had had enough: “My department did a little research, and it concluded that -by now- you have been exposed to about 320,000 hours … Continue reading

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Which TV Network is the ‘Hispanic Hollywood’? Executives Managed to Confuse this Blogger

Hispanic TV upfront week is a wonderful thing, especially when you get the chance to hear all kinds of wonderful pitches by competing networks. Tuesday morning, for example, I learned from Univision’s President César Conde that Televisa is actually the … Continue reading

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Kate del Castillo Looooves Animals…. And She Says so in an Awesomely Cute Mexican Accent

Paisana and fellow heavy-accented Mexican Kate del Castillo is the latest celebrity to support PETA. Watch her saying how much she loves theeese cute aneeemals.

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Latino Business Owners in NYC Would Do Anything to Please their Clientele

New around town? Just visit any local bodega, restaurant, hairdresser or cafetería, and you’ll find a hard-working Latino willing to do anything [I mean, ANYTHING] for you to feel at ease… Heck, they will even force their “employes” [SIC] to wash … Continue reading

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Are you a Fan of Pleonasms and Redundancies? There’s an ‘App’ for that!

I love it when creators go out of their way to find catchy names for their innovative products. Take Biblioteca de Libros [sic] an iTunes app that lets you download tons of -what else?- books! This blogger just got a fantastic idea … Continue reading

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Politics Meet Cleavage at Mexico’s Presidential Debate Sunday Night

You mean to tell me you DID NOT watch Mexico’s presidential debate on Sunday? Shame on you!! Well, I didn’t either, but my journalistic skills made me get up really early in the morning and go hunt for some of … Continue reading


Jessica ‘Simspon’ Sells Her Daughter to ‘People en Español’ –Or Something Like That

Judging by this headline in “Spanish,” Jessica Simspon [SIC] just had a daughter who happens to be a “bienvendida” LOL… LOL.. Have these people ever heard about these underpaid and under appreciated professionals known as proofreaders? Can I send you guys my … Continue reading

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