Tag Archives: Hispanic media

Netflix Readies Show about Rich, Scandinavian-looking Mexicans 🙄

I’m sure at this point you’re well aware of Mexico’s Scandinavian-looking talent, the ones that get all the TV gigs and –unsurprisingly– hail from FRFs (Filthy Rich Families.) Add one more to the list, as Netflix this week will premiere Made … Continue reading

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Univision to Donald Trump: ‘Hasta la Vista, Baby!’

Well, that was fast. Barely five months after Donald Trump announced he was dumping Telemundo to join forces with Univision for the Miss Universe pageant, the Hispanic media giant decided it was just too much to partner with such a … Continue reading

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Netflix Adds Univision, and that Means One thing…

…. Soraya is BAAAAAAAACK! Per a Univision press release: Netflix will now offer many hours of some of the most beloved and highly-rated shows from the Univision classics such as Teresa, Maria la del Barrio, Lo Que La Vida Me … Continue reading

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Armed with a Good Pair of ‘Cojones,’ Jorge Ramos Asks Enrique Peña Nieto to Resign

I know this video has been going around for several days now, and that many of you have already seen it, tweeted it, instagramed it, facebooked it, etc. Still, this blog had to make sure this footage also lives here, not only for ‘posterity’ … Continue reading

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The perks of winning Univision’s ultimate beauty contest…

Aleyda Ortiz [center] on Sunday was crowned Univision’s 8th Nuestra Belleza Latina, a title I’m sure comes with tons of responsibilities but also many perks, including cash prizes and jumping into a hot tub with a 50-plus married Cuban-American man: … Continue reading

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Dating a Latina Will Make you Fat [and Other Insights from Univision’s Millennial Channel]

Looks like Univision decided NOT to listen to me, so it went ahead to launch Flama, an English-language video channel, which according to ADWEEK, has “an eye on Hispanics between ages 15 and 30,” (aka Hispanic millennials.) The channel, which … Continue reading

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¡No Chinguen! Pizza Patrón and the Double Standard of U.S. Hispanic Media

Earlier today, a couple of friends forwarded me a press release put out by Dallas-based Pizza Patrón pizza chain and urged me to do -or rather, write- something about it. The headline was attractive enough for me to pay attention: … Continue reading

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New Hispanic Venture Launches in Lorem Ipsum-Language

Hispanic online media has grown to be so sophisticated, that we have web properties targeting English-dominant, Spanish-dominant and even Spanglish-dominant Latinos. But a new contender, http://www.LatinaMadre.com, wants to disrupt the whole industry by launching a page in Lorem Ipsum, which is great, really, considering … 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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BREAKING: Disney’s Princess Sofía is not Latina; Just a Regular non-Latina Fake Princess

Ay, caramba! I just got word from Alex Nogales over at the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) and this is what he had to say about the whole Disney Latin Princess Non-News News: “Yesterday we met with Nancy Kanter, Senior … 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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