Category Archives: Marketing & Advertising

JLo’s 25th Fragrance [Yes, 25th!] Was Inspired by Warren Buffet –for Some Reason

Not content with making us jealous of her $3,000 coat and being booked to perform at the 2020 Super Bowl’s halftime, Jennifer Lopez (aka Jenny from the Block) is launching her 25th fragrance (yes 25th!) which –according to Lopez and … Continue reading

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Owners of this Music Shop in Mexico Could Use a Crash Course in History

As a guitar enthusiast (and not very good player) I’m always looking around for music and guitar-related stuff online, but I honestly wasn’t ready for this. Mexican music shop Holocausto Music is being around for over 20 years and –apparently– … Continue reading

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The Avocado Duvet Cover Is a Hipster’s Dream Come True –and I’m Dead Now

If you thought the avocado craze in America had peaked at the avocado Halloween costume and the avo-romantic engagement stunt, think again. The folks over at Urban Outfitters are proudly peddling the Avocado Duvet Cover set, a “summer-perfect duvet in … Continue reading

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Who Needs Zucaritas when you Can Have ‘Zuscarnitas?’

Leave it to Mexican taqueros in New York City to reimagine Frosted Flakes (Zucaritas, in Latin America) and turn them into something truly delicious: Tacos de Carnitas. Chomp, chomp! Hat tip: Queens Taco Correspondent Juan Diego Ramírez Photo: Eat the … Continue reading

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Not All Latinos Are Created Equal –and Goya Knows it

So much for the bad blood between this blogger (i.e. yours truly) and Hispanic Heritage Month. Goya has launched a new campaign which is actually a fun way to show America what I HAVE BEEN SAYING, like, FOREVER: That not … Continue reading

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Did you Lose a Loved One? Worry Not; America Has you Covered

Lost your abuelita to old age? Did your tío just get deported? Worry not. There’s a greeting card for that! *Everything is cool, but would it hurt them to put that accent over the “o”

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Mexican Independence Day is Around the Corner: Show Some Respect and Dress Accordingly

I don’t know about you, but I do take national holidays very seriously, especially when it comes to drinking and eating like there’s no tomorrow. So, in celebration of my very recent double-citizenship bonanza, I am pulling all my U.S.-based resources … Continue reading

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