Tag Archives: Coca-Cola

‘Tis the Season… to Battle Coke’s Mexican Christmas Spirit

Here we go again. Barely one year after Coca-Cola unleashed the fury of this blogger — and many, many more people — with a ridiculous holiday commercial set in Oaxaca, the beverage giant is on the hot seat again. The reason? Mexico … 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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Mainstream Media ‘Discovers’ Coke’s Embarrassing Mexico Ad; Coke Takes Video Down, Refuses to Make Comments

Remember this blog’s posting from Nov. 26, 2015? Not many people paid attention then, I know. It kind of went unnoticed for a while, as I suspect a lot of you, people, were busy eating turkey or crushing fellow shoppers to get … 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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White Mexican Kids Bring Coke, a Smile, and a Pat on the Shoulder to Indigenous Community

This is wrong in so many levels, that I’m just going to leave it here. I am speechless. I am without speech. WATCH. CRINGE. DON’T REPEAT

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Cuba’s Answer to Coca-Cola: Refreshing ‘Your Ass’

Cubans might not have access to Coca-Cola, but who cares when you can enjoy a refreshing beverage called TuKola? I am sure my advertising and marketing peeps will help me come up with a great tagline for this awesome product. … Continue reading

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Mexico Is so Independent, Even Its Coke Bottles Feature Native-Looking Women and Colorful Stuff

Oh dear. I wish I could say this is just a bad Internet joke but, well, it isn’t. Starting this weekend, you will start to see a lot of marketing crap stuff around Mexico’s Independence Bicentennial, including the Coca-Cola Special … Continue reading

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