Monthly Archives: November 2019

Kia Latino Wants us to Be Thankful… for our Car Specs

Kia Latino, which is like regular Kia but Latino, has given us some marketing jewels in the past, including the use of female mariachis to show they really, really, care about my people (i.e. The Hispanics) and diversity. And now, … Continue reading

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Tired of ‘Regular Thanksgiving?’ Make it a Latino Thanksgiving

Let’s be honest: Just as any other holiday, Thanksgiving has become mostly another good reason to eat and drink in excess (at least in my case.) But if a 3 pm “dinner” of turkey, pumpkin pie and cranberry sauce seems a little boring … Continue reading

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Texas Water Agency Thinks this Poster Is in Spanish

A small brouhaha erupted this week on Twitter after @LeChanclé posted this image (left) and tagged the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTWD) with the following message: “With so many Spanish speaking people in Texas, the @ntmwd  thinks it’s better … Continue reading

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This Company Wants you to Celebrate the Holidays with Vegan, Make-Believe Buñuelos

Some company in Texas wants you to celebrate the holidays with the ultimate Latin-inspired treat: Cinnamon crisp “mini-buñuelos,” which are not only cooked in 100% avocado oil, but are also paleo, vegan and gluten free… Just like the ones my … Continue reading

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Laugh Tracks Make AMLO’s Speeches Bearable —and Very Entertaining

AMLO’s long pauses make you nervous? Worry not. I give you “Sitcom AMLO” where canned laughter will make everything so much better… Via: Reddit Mexico

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Evo Morales Flies to Mexico Wrapped in Mexican Flag; Hilarity Ensues

Evo Morales, the former president of Bolivia who resigned under pressure from protesters and the military, flew to Mexico City on November 11th after the country’s top foreign official confirmed he had been granted asylum in the country. In a … Continue reading

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Job Opportunity in Mexico! –Millennials, Please Abstain

Per the above sign, a Mexican small business owner is seeking an “experienced” female employee for a nondescript position. Applicants must be adults and not addicted to social media, including Whatsap [SIC] and [Facebok.] Filing under: Mexicans, How can anyone not like us?

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Is this Mexican Taquería Peddling Vegan Tacos or Guacamole with no Green Peas? 🤔

Taco Inn, one of Mexico City’s many ubiquitous taquerías, has jumped on the vegan bandwagon with what looks to be meat-looking meatless tacos. A promo image posted recently by a Twitter user looks to promote a set of vegan tacos … Continue reading

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Shanti Ananda Is Dead: RIP Walter Mercado

Famed astrologer Walter Mercado passed away on the night of Nov. 2, 2019 in his natal Puerto Rico. According to multiple press reports, the flamboyant astrologer/actor/writer was in a bad shape for some time and finally perished from an apparent … Continue reading

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This Beer Wants to Pay Homage to Aguas Frescas –for Some Reason 🙄

Just when you thought marketers couldn’t get any more creative, a new partnership is here to bring us Mural, a “joint homage to the classic agua fresca that also pushes the boundaries of what a beer can be.” Mural is … Continue reading

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