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Gentrification is TERRIFIC with GENTRÍFIA®!

“I used to worry about gentrification squeezing out local businesses,” says Monica Galvanes of Eagle Rock, a Los Angeles neighborhood in transition. “And then I heard about GENTRÍFIA®. Now I don’t give a shit!”

Her reaction explains the great success of GENTRÍFIA®, according to its manufacturer, STFU PHARMA.

Carlos Robles up in the East Bay is also enthusiastic: [Mas…]

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The Del Monte® tomatoes travel to Mexico to become pico de gallo but not before the obligatory burros, sombreros y gritos. This begs the question: Where are the cacti and serapes?

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Latinos y gringos in Buenos Aires? Eat tacos, watch futbol here (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN June 11, 2014 Audio
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Attention assorted Latinos and gringos: Are you stuck in Buenos Aires far away from home when you’d rather be watching the World Cup with your amigos? Come on down to La Fábrica del Taco (LFDT) at either Gorriti 5062 Palermo or Baez 246 Cañitas for comida, cerveza and futbol! Maybe you’ll miss home a little […]

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And now a generic commercial from some brand (video)

by Barney Asada March 26, 2014 Cultura
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At [insert company name here] we care about the __________, the __________ and the ___________ so you and your family can ____________ and the world _______________. [Your mileage may vary. This product is meant for educational purposes only. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead is purely coincidental. Void where prohibited. Some assembly required. […]

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OK tablets are cool, but sometimes you just need paper (video)

by PUPI CACAPETL March 14, 2013 Cultura
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Self-consciously cool French dudes sure love their iPads, but sometimes, as the mademoiselles know, one must squeeze Le Charmin, or Le Trefle, as they say in France. D’accord, Monsieur Whipple? Or do we have to mansplain it to you? RELATED: Yes, we have another video with a toilet scene: Don Cheto totally does it ‘Puro […]

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Craig Romney’s Spanish ad for dad now with English subtitles (video)

by ROSETTA ESTONE July 13, 2012 El Now
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Craig Romney narrated a new Spanish-language advertisement for his dad, GOP nominee wannabe Mitt Romney. Here’s a version with English subtitles/captions for folks who don’t espeak Spanish. Here’s our translation of an Spanish-language Craig Romney commercial from earlier this year:

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Here’s the winner of our ‘caption this POCHO photo contest’

by Lalo Alcaraz June 5, 2012 Cultura
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The response was huge after we posted a snapshot from the notorious American Apparel California Farmer ad that has been decried and debated, and even spoofed by artist Julio Salgado. This pic is striking, regardless of what you think of it, making it a prime candidate for CAPTION THIS POCHO PHOTO. The judges had to […]

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Romney’s new Spanish TV ad now available with English subtitles

by Pocho Ñews Service May 21, 2012 El Now
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(PNS reporting from GUACHINGON) As the Mitt Romney works to grow support before the GOP convention, his campaign has reached out to Spanish-espeaking voters with a new ad, Dia Uno. POCHO translated the commercial for voters who don’t habla Español. Pocho Ñews Service PNS is a wholly-fictitious subsidiary of Pochismo Inc., a California corporation, who […]

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Video: The ‘Sheriff Babeu for @MexicanMitt’ TV spot

by Moss Kratloff February 20, 2012 El Now
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(PNS reporting from ARIZONA) It’s the commercial the Mexican Mitt Romney campaign didn’t want you to see — an explosive TV endorsement by anti-immigrant Sheriff Paul Babeu calling for the erection of a GAYDAR border fence. The six-figure TV buy on local stations was cancelled over the weekend after Babeu faced hard questions about how […]

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