Category Archives: Print media

The ‘Miami Herald’ is About to Get Muy Caliente…

Ah… Hispanic Heritage Month is not even here and marketers and publishers are already getting very excited. Take the Miami Herald, which is already hyping up interest for Caliente, a free Spanish-language tabloid featuring stories that most concern my people (i.e. … Continue reading

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‘El Tiempo Latino:’ What Jeff Bezos Was Really After…

As usual, the so-called “mainstream media” missed the boat on this one. For all the hoopla around Jeff Bezos buying the Washington Post, most media writers failed to point out that the Post is the proud publisher of El Tiempo Latino, … Continue reading

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‘Three Die After Being Killed.’ Lessons in Print Journalism

Print is not dead. It will only be dead when somebody actually goes and shoot it to death. Got it? Hat tip: @tropicarlitos    

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‘Cosmopolitan’ Wants you to Know Latin Sex is Spicier than Regular Sex

Wanna know what’s worse than 50 Shades of Grey? A Cosmpolitan for Latinas review of 50 Shades of Grey. Written by Ariel Nagi, the review aims at giving a “Latin twist” to the inexplicably Best-Selling book about bondage and spanking. … Continue reading

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And you Thought ‘El Chavo’ and Romney Had Nothing in Common

  Brilliant cover by my peeps over at @eldiariony on Mitt Romney’s oops Latino moment of the week.

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So, Here is what Happened Friday in NYC [en Español] ‘Tiroteos Kill 2 y Terminó 8’

Call me crazy, but I think newspapers that use Google Translate to provide Hispanics with fresh, up-to-the-minute information are totally awesome. Otherwise, where would this blogger get her kicks? Take the Hartford Courant, which in an effort to appeal to the budding Latino … Continue reading

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‘Time’ Magazine Wants you to Believe There are Legal -and Illegal- ‘Americans’

I’m sorry, Time Magazine, but last time I checked, America was a continent, and as far as I can tell, I’m pretty legal. Osea, I’m legally brunette -and as American as Mexican tamales. I just feel like singing this song outloud … Continue reading

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Jessica ‘Simspon’ Sells Her Daughter to ‘People en Español’ –Or Something Like That

Judging by this headline in “Spanish,” Jessica Simspon [SIC] just had a daughter who happens to be a “bienvendida” LOL… LOL.. Have these people ever heard about these underpaid and under appreciated professionals known as proofreaders? Can I send you guys my … Continue reading

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And Speaking of Clothing and Talented Latinas….

There are those who don’t really need to wear jeans –or much else for that matter– to get ahead.

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A Valentine’s Gift That Will Make Your Girlfriend Wrap Her Legs -Not Arms- Around Your Neck

The creators of the Partner ES900, a portable translator that would seduce your girlfriend into opening her legs, are back at it, with a new marketing blitz pitching the device as the sole “linguistic method” that would make your girl … Continue reading

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Unshocking Revelation: Rich Latin Americans Have Maids [Black, Indian, Same Difference]

It is so interesting when news of racism outside the U.S. reach the U.S., simply because it is a historically-charged, sensitive issue. The picture above -first published in HOLA! magazine, has reportedly caused some “outrage” in several media outlets, mainly … Continue reading

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Today in Hispanic Media: Penis’ Sizes and Stuff

Hat tip (NO PUN INTENDED:) José Simián

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Quick! Get Your Copy of ‘Gente Latina’ so You’ll Be Able to Shoot Me an Email

Hispanic print media continues to impress me beyond words. This time, the June edition of Gente Latina brings readers some super valuable information, such as How to send an email, which is like, super cool, because as everybody knows we Latinos like to … Continue reading

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Is Obama Dead or Still at Large?

  Somebody is going to have to help this over-informed blogger. On the one hand, a newspaper in Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas is telling me the U.S. has killed Obama. But some “journalist” on this side of the border, informs me … Continue reading

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A Latina Has been Named the World’s Most Beautiful Woman. [And No, it’s Not Me]

This is getting annoying: Not content with snubbing me for its 15 Most Influential Hispanics edition, Time Inc.-owned People magazine this year failed to consider this blogger among the candidates to the title of the Most Beautiful Woman in the Whole … Continue reading

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