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Regular Sour Cream Becomes ‘Mexican Style Sour Cream’ on Amazon Fresh, because Marketing

Remember the YogaDirect Mexican Deluxe Yoga Mat? Well, you can now add another “very special” Mexican product to your Amazon shopping cart. From the Amazon Fresh Grocery and Gourmet Food department, I give you the LALA Mexican Style Sour Cream, which … Continue reading

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Amazon Wants you to Believe this Mexican Blanket is a ‘Deluxe Yoga Mat’ 😂

Amazon, the versatile online retailer where you can get your Hispanic-themed dolls and your Hispanic-flag T-shirts, is introducing yet another ethnic-relevant product. Ladies & Gentlemen, I give you: The YogaDirect Deluxe Mexican Yoga Blanket, which is basically a sarape that my people (i.e. The Mexicans) use to do … Continue reading

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Christmas Gifts Ideas II: Share Your Hispanic Heritage

Don’t know what to give your Anglo friends this Christmas? Worry no more. You can now give the gift of culture — and share all about your Hispanic heritage — with this unique Hispanic “ceremonial costume,” which is still in stock … Continue reading

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Amazon Is Under the Impression there is a ‘Hispanic Flag’

I don’t want to rain on your Hispanic Heritage Month parade, but I felt this urge to let you know there is a Hispanic-Flag-themed thing going on on the Internet. I will NOT name the culprit (OK, it’s Amazon.com) but there are these … Continue reading

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According to Some ‘Bovine Writer,’ there are 14 Species of Latinas in the U.S. [Can you Guess Where I Belong?]

Some “writer” in the United States has written Chicaspotting: A Field Guide to Latinas of the United States, a $17.99 “book” that promises to help gringos “find and identify the right Latina to date, love or marry.” I’m going to spare you … Continue reading

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5 Mexican-Themed Gifts to Spice up Your Christmas

  Have you run out of Christmas gift ideas? Are you looking for something that will show  your love for other cultures and stuff without breaking the bank? Amazon has you covered. Amazon.com has a wealth of “multicultural Christmas stuff,” including tons of … Continue reading

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Amazon Wants you to Have a Mexican Merry Christmas

As soon as I learned that Amazon was partnering with JibJab to release customizable video gift cards, I visited the online retailer to create my very own customizable video gift card. To my surprise, I found the company offers a multicultural … Continue reading

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