Category Archives: Marketing & Advertising

The ‘MEXICO WILL PAY FOR THE WALL’ Jumpsuit is Now $29.95 on Amazon

  Remember that infamous Toys R Us store in Portugal? Well, now you can add another wall-related product to a growing list of nonsensical merchandise. Just in time for Christmas 2018, there’s the MEXICO WILL PAY for the wall zip-up jumpsuit, currently on sale … 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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‘Hispanic Santa’ Wears Sombrero, Whacks a Piñata

Marketers are one audacious bunch. Take the people of Festified Holiday Clothing, who took some time this week to send this blogger a sales pitch for their upcoming Feliz Navidad sweater line, featuring “multicultural Santa” (i.e. Hispanic and Black). The $65 Feliz … Continue reading

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The Mexican Hat Chips & Salsa Bowl Is All I Need for Christmas

My birthday is not until May, but if you find it in your heart to give this blogger one of these for Christmas and/or Black Friday, I’ll be forever grateful. See? It’s not only a convenient way to serve your chips … Continue reading

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Netflix Sets Up a ‘Marijuana Maze’ –and Other Drug-Related Adventures in Manhattan. No, really

As part of its ongoing marketing efforts to promote the Nov. 16 premiere of Narcos: México, Netflix thought it would be an awesome idea to set up a marihuana maze –and other narco-related experiences in the heart of Manhattan. Among … Continue reading

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Facebook might be in Crisis, but this Mexican Lonchería Is Thriving

Facebook, the once almighty social media, is undergoing one of the worst crises of its history, with its leadership covering up really bad stuff –and very smart people (i.e. yours truly) just quitting the thing altogether. But none of this … Continue reading

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Urban Outfitters Wants you to Hang an Avocado Toast Ornament on your Christmas Tree 🙄

As if the avocado frozen dessert and the avocado Halloween costume weren’t enough, the nonsensical avocado frenzy that is sweeping America off its feet is already feeling the Christmas spirit. Take the Avocado Toast Christmas Ornament, currently on sale at … Continue reading

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