Monthly Archives: September 2014

EXCLUSIVE: Cuban Lab Preps the Fidel Castro Fragrance

After all, what are we going to do now that the Cuban government has decided to ruin the Ché-Chávez fragrance fun?

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Who Wants to Smell Like Hugo Chávez and Ché Guevara?

From the #NotTheOnion archives of this venerable blog, come the new “Ernesto” and “Hugo” fragrances, created in honor of -who else?- Ernesto “Ché” Guevara, and the late Hugo Chávez himself. “Ernesto” is being described as having a touch of “wood,” while … Continue reading

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‘Cristela’ is a Latin-themed TV Show I Might Actually Watch

Mexican-American comedienne Cristela Alonzo might not be as stunning as Sofía Vergara -and chances are the EMMY Academy will never put her on a rotating pedestal. However, judging from the following trailer -and description- of the upcoming ABC comedy Cristela, she has the potential to … Continue reading

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JLo’s ‘Booty’ Is Proof that Latinas are Proud of their Buttocks

Pay no attention to all the hoopla about stereotyping Latinas as sexy, hot and curvy individuals. In fact, and judging from Booty, the latest artistic creation of our own Jennifer Lopez, we are not only proud of our behinds, but spend quite a bit … Continue reading

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Environmentalists; They’re Just Like us. They Litter

… At least their garbage makes a statement, I guess. Photo: Laura Martínez, NYC. Sep. 21 at the Climate Change March

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Estrella TV Premieres Show Featuring Rich, Desperate Latinas

Latina, Rica, Famosa is Estrella TV’s answer to the Real Housewives franchise, except this new reality show features five “beautiful, successful Latinas that invite you all the way to their living room -and bedroom- to see what they are really made of.” I must … Continue reading

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Gov. Rick Scott -and Wife- Wish us a Happy Hispandering Month

Watch Governor Rick Scott and wife wishing us a happy Hispanic Heritage Month, which according to this, means “living the American Dream in the Sunshine State.” Thanks, but no thanks. I’d rather stay in the Empire State and drown my sorrows in mezcal, hoping … Continue reading

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