Monthly Archives: February 2014

This Sergio Romo Chocolate Ice Cream Only Tastes Illegal

Three Twins Ice Cream, a company I never heard of but I think it’s on an awesome path to success, has partnered with Sergio Romo, a closer for the San Francisco Giants, to launch Sergio Romo’s Mexican Chocolate Ice Cream, which will … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Wants you to Believe this is Pan con Tomate

Upon successfully screwing up Mexican and Colombian food, McDonald’s goes to Europe to ruin Catalan cuisine. Photo: Laura Martínez, Barcelona (2014)

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How do you Say ‘Tamales’ in Japanese? Pues Así

I have no idea what these people are saying, but this spot makes me want to go grab a tamal (tamal, NOT tamale) right now.

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This is the Best Technology-Themed Corrido You’ll Ever Hear

The song is a modern tale of betrayal and sadness in the age of WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter. I feel so bad for the monolingual crowd (i.e. most gringos) who will miss on the awesome lyrics of this jewel, that … Continue reading

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Peña Nieto to Meet Obama, Harper Today. This Blogger Will Secure Proper ‘Subtituleishon’

Enrique Peña Nieto (aka as the Savior of Mexico) will meet today in Toluca with President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. But despite all the good vibes and buena onda around this meeting, I’m genuinely worried about Mr. Peña … Continue reading

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I Got Exclusive Access to the Obama-Peña Nieto Agenda

Unless you’ve been living under a rock –or have lost your body and soul to Flappy Bird— President Barack Obama is to visit Enrique Peña Nieto (aka as the Savior of Mexico) this week in Toluca, Mexico, and –as it has now … Continue reading

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50 Shades of Gray… Hispanic Marketing Edition

The folks over at GrandeLASH products were so eager to peddle its “outrageous” GrandeLASH mascara to Spanish-speaking Latinas, they picked up the first dictionary they came across and looked for the Spanish translation of the word “lash.” Per WordReference: And so … Continue reading

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