Posts tagged "day of the dead"

Disney Tries, Fails To Trademark Dia De Los Muertos

Disney filed several trademark applications for the phrase “Dia de Los Muertos,” a holiday celebrated in Mexico and other Latin countries to honor the deceased, for a Pixar film. But after an outcry on the Internet, Disney put the kibosh on the project. [Southern California Public Radio]
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Jessica Wakeman / May 8, 2013

10 Products Inspired By Dia De Los Muertos

I don’t know about you, but I feel like Halloween always leaves something to be desired. Every year, it’s preceded by the usual hype, promising a debaucherous night for all involved. But, um, I find that it’s never really that good. I’m always glad when Halloween is over, and it makes me especially happy that…

Rachel Krause / November 1, 2011

Grannies Get Panties

While sexy paper underwear may seem impractical, they’ve been selling like hot cakes in Kuala Lampur! The Chinese population in Malaysia just celebrated their “day of the dead”, the Qingming Festival, this past Friday. The holiday is commemorated with burnt offerings made at the graves of deceased relatives. And apparently this is the only time…

Simcha / April 9, 2008