Category Archives: Marketing & Advertising

Conan Goes to Mexico, Handles Street Tacos Like a Boss

You might not be aware of this, but Conan O’Brien is in Mexico City, thus having much better food — and fun — than the rest of us. This week, as part of his ongoing Mexico City adventure, the famed TV presenter … Continue reading

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Sorry, Folks, the $40 Burrito Yoga Bag Is Sold Out, but…

Fear not: I’m pretty sure the folks over at Brogamats are working on it. In the meantime, you can always use your tortilla towel  or — of course — a Deluxe Mexican Yoga Blanket as an OK substitute to wrap your existing yoga mat. … Continue reading

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Mexicans Welcome Conan with Conan-themed Pancakes

Ok, there’s a lot more going on with Conan O’Brien’s upcoming Mexico visit, but the only truly cool thing this blogger found in an otherwise long welcome video is the fact that “Conando” will get his own hot-cakes made at El Castillo … Continue reading

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Regular Sour Cream Becomes ‘Mexican Style Sour Cream’ on Amazon Fresh, because Marketing

Remember the YogaDirect Mexican Deluxe Yoga Mat? Well, you can now add another “very special” Mexican product to your Amazon shopping cart. From the Amazon Fresh Grocery and Gourmet Food department, I give you the LALA Mexican Style Sour Cream, which … Continue reading

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The ‘Spanish Feminist T-shirt’ Fails to Speak Proper Spanish

Human, an online retailer that “believes that every printed object can be a mechanism to declare identity and belonging,” would be well advised to double check their Spanish copy before plastering whatever on their t-shirts, mugs and other accessories. Take the Spanish Feminist T-shirt, which features … Continue reading

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Mexican Entrepreneurship Knows no Limits, Part VIII: How Good are These Elotes?

Mexico, the land that brought us El Chapo’s special gourmet coffee and original escape T-shirt, continues to foster local entrepreneurship. Take this small-business owner, who claims his 100% Mexican corn cobs and corn niblets are “so good even Trump buys from us.” … Continue reading

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Amazon Wants you to Believe this Mexican Blanket is a ‘Deluxe Yoga Mat’ 😂

Amazon, the versatile online retailer where you can get your Hispanic-themed dolls and your Hispanic-flag T-shirts, is introducing yet another ethnic-relevant product. Ladies & Gentlemen, I give you: The YogaDirect Deluxe Mexican Yoga Blanket, which is basically a sarape that my people (i.e. The Mexicans) use to do … Continue reading

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