I can only imagine what went on at the marketing pitch meeting for the above Tweet:
— Prudential Executive 1: We need to connect with Spanish-speaking latinos *and* let them know we can help them be prepared and get financially fit.
– Prudential Executive 2: Yeah, but the Prudential brand has to be prominent, and top of mind.
– Marketing Dude: No se diga más. I got it!
The mariachi version of Daft Punk’s Get Loqui is only the tip of the iceberg, as this video shows.
South African standup comic Trevor Noah wasn’t sure what to expect the first time he ate at a taco truck in downtown Los Angeles. [NSFW language.]
Ai, yai, yai yai! The late great Tex-Mex music superstar Freddy Fender has his way with the 1882 ranchera classic Cielito Lindo. But do you know the words? ¡Ajua!
*UPDATED WITH (POTENTIALLY NSFW) VIDEO 4:40 PM PDT Sept. 19, 2013:
WTF? Your cable company doesn’t carry GTA5? Huh? You have a Glock, don’t do you? This is Los Santos, holmes.
Take a look at these exclusive screen grabs to see how Paco the Taco makes learning Espanol easy AND fun!
When you have to go, you have to go. Let’s dance!
Yamil (“I’m Hispanic”) Piedra doesn’t like the shows, doesn’t think the comedies are funny, hates the dubbing and thinks everyone who does the Spanish voices sounds like they were recorded while sitting on the porcelain convenience. YMMV.
(PNS reporting from LA FLORIDA) As the Newt Gingrich campaign fights to win votes in the upcoming GOP primaries, his campaign has reached out to the Sunshine State’s Spanish-espeaking voters. As a public service, the former Freaker of the Spouse has prepared this version of the commercial with subtitles for voters who don’t habla Espanol. Mitt Romney’s campaign released a similarly-subtitled video last week.
The back story is that when Soviet linguist Yuri Knorozov deciphered the classic Mayan glyphs in 1952, a mini Mayan craze swept Red artistic circles. Propaganda subtext? Your code is not safe, comrade. A deck of playing cards was the result. Meet the Queen of Hearts, a lovely Д is for “dama” (dame or Дама) indeed. And her little chihuahua.
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