Category Archives: Marketing & Advertising

Got Milk? Too Bad. This Texas Shop Wants to Know if you Got Papers Instead

As if things were not already difficult for Hispanics living in America these days, local businesses are now trolling us with a supposedly funny t-shirt that takes a jab at Hispanics by questioning their legal status. The above t-shirt –that … Continue reading

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This Christmas Commercial for Funeraria López is the Best Thing Ever

This commercial is the best thing ever. I repeat. The. Best. Thing. Ever. Merry Christmas

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This Parisian Restaurant Specializes in Latin American Food –Whatever that Means

This only proves what I’ve been saying, like, forever: The farther you go from Latin America, the more generic our food becomes. Photo: Laura Martínez, Paris. 2019.

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Pablo Escobar’s Brother Launches Foldable Phone; its Marketing Is Something Else

Roberto De Jesús Escobar Gaviria, the brother of late Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, has joined the foldable phone fever with the Escobar Fold 1, a $350 device that comes unlocked and claims to be compatible with “all networks” worldwide. I … Continue reading

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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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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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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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