Category Archives: Marketing & Advertising

Mexican Daily Jumps on the ‘White Supremacy’ Bandwagon, Because Nothing Makes Sense Anymore

Not Photoshop. Not an Internet meme. This is the actual front page of today’s sports section of Reforma, one of Mexico’s largest daily newspapers. In case you were wondering, the “white supremacy” (in this instance) is that of the Real … Continue reading

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Taco Bell Launches the Naked Egg Taco, Because there’s not Enough Misery in America

And just when I thought life couldn’t be more miserable, Taco Bell today announced the national rollout of the “Naked Egg Taco,” a “thing” that for a while was only available to the poor souls of Flint, Michigan. “The Naked … Continue reading

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New York City Salon Will Give you the ‘Indian Virgin’ Look

I have no idea what this salon is up to, but in addition to a “refrigerio” Wednesday, they’re offering to implant you with the hair of an Indian virgin — for some reason. Photo: Jessica Solt Inwood, NYC

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Kate Spade Wants to Make Mariachis Great Again!

Mexican immigrants are not precisely popular these days –and I’m pretty sure we’ll all get deported real soon. But local mariachis are making their way to the world of high fashion, thanks in part to Kate Spade New York. The … Continue reading

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Watch Out, Geico! Here Comes El Martillo Tejano

Who cares if switching to Geico can save you 15 percent or more on car insurance? If I were to have a car — or live in Texas — (both very unlikely scenarios) I’d totally call Jim Adler, aka El … Continue reading

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Ever Wanted to Drive Like an Inca from Baja? Go Get Your ‘Ethnic-Style’ Wheel Cover Today!

From the online retailer that brought us the Mexican Deluxe Yoga Mat, the Hispanic Flag and — of course — the DIY Tacos al pastor, now comes the Baja Inca Blanket Steering Wheel Cover Plush Poncho , an “ethnic, fun, fashionable” … Continue reading

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Mexican Veganism Is Veganism I Can Actually Embrace 🐷

Are you a MEAT lover, but want to get into the whole healthy-vegan-kale-gluten-free hipster BS trend thing? Worry not. My people have come up with an amazing idea! I give you Vegan Bread Crumbs, a gluten-free, vegan product you can … Continue reading

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