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Bodegas are a National Treasure; Just Don’t Ask the Owner for the Bathroom Key

It is no secret that bodegas are a wonder of sorts. No matter the time of day you will surely find all your basics. Late night-condoms? a Guadalupe Virgin candle? Emergency tampons? Terrible coffee? …. The bodeguero has your back. … Continue reading

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The Wait is Over: ‘Telenovela’ Premieres December 7 on NBC

Eva Longoria (aka La Prieta Faya and this blogger’s favorite retroacculturated Latina) is like super excited, because NBC on Monday Dec. 7 will premiere Telenovela, a 13-episode comedy that promises a lot of drama along with “passion, betrayal and raw sexuality.” As this blog reported … Continue reading

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Spanish-Dubbed Chinese Telenovelas Are Way Better than Regular Telenovelas

This is a story of love, passion and betrayal, but its main protagonists do not boast names like Camila Valentina, or Eduardo Alberto Manuel. Meet Xie An Zhen and Wen Rui Fan, the protagonists of Esposa valiente (Xi Li Ren Qi in Chinese, … Continue reading

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Estrella TV Premieres Show Featuring Rich, Desperate Latinas

Latina, Rica, Famosa is Estrella TV’s answer to the Real Housewives franchise, except this new reality show features five “beautiful, successful Latinas that invite you all the way to their living room -and bedroom- to see what they are really made of.” I must … Continue reading

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Today in ‘Geographically-Challenged CNN News Anchors”

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Univision Boasts -in English- that is Now Beats NBC With Spanish Programming

Univision was so happy that its flagship Spanish-language network beat NBC in the February sweeps, it launched an English-language TV spot to spread the news. The ad features some of the network’s most popular shows; a mix of music, soccer … Continue reading

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Lucy? Betty?… No, Says MundoFox, ¡Es Lutty!

When MundoFox executives took up the stage Wednesday afternoon to unveil programming initiatives, they knew the audience had had enough: “My department did a little research, and it concluded that -by now- you have been exposed to about 320,000 hours … Continue reading

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Univision CEO Joe Uva Leaves Post to ‘Be Able to Seek Other Opportunities,’ Namely Unemployment

Univision CEO Joe Uva has left the company to “be able to seek other opportunities,” Univision announced today. But what’s really weird is that they don’t want to tell me where the hell it is that he is going, and … Continue reading

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