As I write this blog entry with just a few days to go until the NGLC Conference, I'm remembering the last piece I wrote about five years ago entitled "Time to Bake a Bigger Pie."  It touched upon the importance of our industry embracing

Edoardo Chavarin — NaCo — Continuing our conversation about trends in music and fashion among the urban culture,  we sat down with cultural guru, Edoardo Chavarin, Chief Creative officer of NaCo, to dig in a li

Good news.

On the TV screen that is.  And it only cost him $80.  And he doesn't work for an ad agency.

Those of you who are familiar with my rants will recall a similar post last year.  But seriously folks, something is very wrong with the white female-dominated New York-based Women in Communications (

    The current edition of LatinCast, we’ll be exploring the hot, trend setting consumer segment marketer call “urban youth”.

     By Chiqui Cartagena

Faces of America, a new look at race and immigration in America!

   There is something very interesting that happens when you visit Barcelona (or Catalunya for that matter).  Most residents are bilingual and live in that bilingual world with ease…not very different from Latinos in the US.  Now, I am very cle

    As part of the semi-idyllic period that is the sabbatical between Christmas and New Year’s I read a clever book by Mexican writer Jorge Volpi entitled “El Insomnio de BolÃvar,” which loosely translates to “BolÃvar’s Insomnia.” In this tome

You gotta love this.  A few years ago Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor got Major League Baseball to say Uncle.  Now, another wise Latina, Congressman Linda Sanchez of California did the same to the NFL. 

There's no doubt, as was pointed out in a recent analysis of Hispanic news stories, that a Puerto Rican was the Hispanic highlight of 2009--Sonia Sotomayor.  But if we can point to one Latin nationality that has

    Horacio Salgado — AKA — “Pelos Parados” is one of the most popular DJs in the DFW area.  In the business for the last 9 years, Horacio has made quite a name for himself.

I thought it was interesting that this year's Hispanic Heritage Month seemed to stretch into two months--Latinos were all over the news in November.  And that's a good thing.  But in looking at the events of this

   Jaime Maussan, Mexican journalist who has dedicated his career to investigating the extra-terrestrial phenomena. We spoke with him about his investigation, his findings and his opinion of our future.

   On October 4th, 2009 I was lucky enough to be in attendance at the 3rd annual ADCOLOR Awards which took place in Phoenix, AZ at the Biltmore hotel amongst a record setting crowd of roughly 500 guests.  In my opinion, the main highlight of th