Monthly Archives: July 2013

The $19.95 Quesadilla; Proudly Endorsed by the NY Times

Photo: Laura Martinez

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Doritos Dinamita: Your Key to the Elusive Hispanic Millennial

Are you trying to reach the elusive Hispanic millennial but not sure how to go about it? I don’t blame you… After all, Hispanic millennials, while similar to regular, non-Hispanic millennials are a “dynamic group of individuals with diverse backgrounds … Continue reading

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Colombia Will not Win Spelling Medal at ‘Word’ Games

Now, this is awkward. According to Colombian (not Columbian) newspaper El Tiempo, the country’s organizing body of this year’s World Games has recalled the 1,221 gold, silver and bronze medals that were supposed to be handed to athletes at this year’s competition. … Continue reading

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In Latest Sign of Commitment to U.S. Hispanics, Dish Goes ‘Google Translate’

IMPORTANT UPDATE: On 07/29/2013 Dish responded to this post by a Tweet presumably written by a human being with very, very poor writing skills in Spanish. One does not have to be a genius to realize Dish Networks is very … Continue reading

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Mexican Courier Service Picks Best Name Ever

In an era dominated by iPods, iPads, iPhones, iTunes and iMacs… how else were you going to call your Mexico City-based budding courier service, offering speedy deliveries nationwide?  This is Mexican ingenuity at its best. iCaramba! Photo and h/t: Enrique … Continue reading

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‘Betty la Fea’ in Arabic is ‘Heba Regel -El Ghorab’

Great news coming from crisis-ridden Egypt, you guys! A Sony production office in Cairo today announced the upcoming premiere of an Arabic version of Yo Soy Betty la Fea, the famed Colombian telenovela that has seen hundreds of versions worldwide -and … Continue reading

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The ‘New York Times’ Exposes Our Plan to Sneak into the U.S.

We didn’t plan for this to go public, but ‘The New York Times’ had to go and ruin it for us. Yes, part of Latinos’ master plan to sneak into this country is by disguising ourselves as movie mascots. What the … Continue reading

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