Category Archives: Print media

The Pro-Trump Mob Assault on the Capitol in One Word

The day after a pro-Trump mob assaulted the nation’s Capitol, Metro, a Mexico City tabloid, printed what this blogger declares the best headline ever on the whole messy situation. Please also note the wonderful use of the word zafarrancho, a … Continue reading

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Biden Beats Trump and this Is the Tabloid Cover for the Ages

I’ve spent many, MANY, years on this blog trying to explain “Latin things” or “Mexican things” to a mostly monolingual, crowd and I believe I’ve been pretty good at it. Until now. The above cover by a Mexican tabloid perfectly … Continue reading

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The Philadelphia Inquirer launches Spanish-language site called –what else?– El Inquirer

And here it is

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‘Hola México’ Photoshops Yalitza Aparicio; Hilarity Ensues

Hola México jumped on the Yalitza Aparicio bandwagon with a colorful splash –and cover story honoring the Oscar-nominated indigenous actress. But Hola México being Hola México, decided to give Yalitza the not-so-indigenous look, going a little heavy on the Photoshop, … Continue reading

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If there Was any Doubt the Oscars 2018 Were a ‘Mexican Affair’

Sombrero tip: Oscar Gutiérrez

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This Image of Beyoncé and Twins Only Belongs in a ‘Carnicería’

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Hispanic TV Upfronts 2017: The Good, the Bad, the Beautiful

May is my favorite month of the year, and not only because it is my birthday, and spring is blooming and all that crap. It is because in addition to the very serious journalistic work I do everyday, I get to attend … Continue reading

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BREAKING: John F. Kennedy to Visit Mexico Real Soon

Forget El Nacional mistaking one version of Donald Trump with another one. Mexico’s El Sol de Hermosillo today embarked in one of the world’s most beautiful fuck ups in the history of print media fuck ups. However, for the purpose of this … Continue reading

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‘Hola’ Magazine Puts the Clintons on Cover Because Gringos Love Royalty, Too…

    Via: Hola USA

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‘El País’: Mobile Services Move Slowly in Latin America, Because my People Ride Horses –or Something

Yes, the above image (via Getty) was the image of choice by the editors of El País to illustrate an otherwise unremarkable story about mobile services and access in Latin America. I think this is all great, but I have one question: … Continue reading

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‘The New York Times’ Launches Spanish-language Edition; Sadly not Called ‘El New York Times’

Monday, February 8, 2016 was a good day for Spanish-language media. The New York Times officially announced what had been the worst kept secret in town: The launch of a Spanish-language Website to “offer the best of our journalism for a Spanish-speaking … Continue reading

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Speaking of ‘Ethnic Mexicans’ and their Love for Coca-Cola…

The above is a tweet by The Economist regarding my people’s* penchant for sugary drinks. *By ‘my people’ I mean tiny clowns clad in sarapes and big hats.

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This Rental Company Sure Knows How to Lure Mexicans to Paris

Are you dying to visit and experience other countries but are too scared to leave your poncho or sombrero behind? Worry no more! Rental company Paris Attitude has the perfect solution: A rental in Paris that will make us feel right at home*. … Continue reading

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This is What I Call ‘Product Dis-Placement’: Mr. Chevy Chase Does Not Seem to Like My Book

Ok, Ok, I might not be a fan of NBC’s Community (in fact, I never watched it before today.) But in a recent episode the character portrayed by Mr. Chevy Chase was featured falling asleep, bored out of his mind … Continue reading

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Sofía Vergara Transitions from ‘Rotating’ to ‘Leaning In’

Last time the Colombian (not Columbian) bombshell was featured on this blog, she had been put to rotate 360 degrees during the annual EMMY’s award ceremony, because apparently that’s what you are supposed to do with hot, Latin women onstage. This time, … Continue reading

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