Tag Archives: Advertising

Kate Spade Wants to Make Mariachis Great Again!

Mexican immigrants are not precisely popular these days –and I’m pretty sure we’ll all get deported real soon. But local mariachis are making their way to the world of high fashion, thanks in part to Kate Spade New York. The … Continue reading

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Ever Wanted to Drive Like an Inca from Baja? Go Get Your ‘Ethnic-Style’ Wheel Cover Today!

From the online retailer that brought us the Mexican Deluxe Yoga Mat, the Hispanic Flag and — of course — the DIY Tacos al pastor, now comes the Baja Inca Blanket Steering Wheel Cover Plush Poncho , an “ethnic, fun, fashionable” … Continue reading

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Two Apparently Nice Ladies Want you to Cover Your Pet’s A-Hole with a Talking Donald Trump

Speaking of pussy assholes, a duo of advertising ladies are launching the Trump Hole Covers, some sort of weird device to cover your pet’s a-hole with a talking Donald Trump — because the world has definitely gone mad. Behind this contraption (no pun … Continue reading

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Going to Vegas? Look out for a Trio of Latina Swindlers

It took me a while to realize this was not an ad touting the latest Latina-escort service, but a regular daytime TV commercial to entice you to Visit Las Vegas. Watch as a trio of apparently-innocent señoritas set out to trick a bunch of gringos into believing … Continue reading

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Mucus Loves Taco Tuesday; Vows to Wear Sombrero to Go out

I am not really a fan of mucus or mucus-related marketing, but this disgusting creature has earned a spot on this venerable blog, mostly because of his apparent love of tacos. Watch mucus as he gets ready for Taco Tuesday only to … Continue reading

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Indigenous Community in Oaxaca Responds to Coca-Cola: ‘We Didn’t Use to Have Diabetes’

This happened. On the heels of Coca-Cola pulling its controversial ad featuring a group of white Mexican kids bringing hope — and sugary drinks — to an indigenous community in Oaxaca, a group of mixe indians from the town of Totontepec came … Continue reading

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Wash Away Latino Stereotypes Using Ketchup and Tide Pods

In an unusual (mostly bizarre) new marketing effort, Procter & Gamble has partnered with the National Council of La Raza “to celebrate the contributions of Latinos and fight stereotypes.” And how do you fight stereotypes? Easy! Just follow these simple steps: Take bottle of … Continue reading

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