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Ever wonder what communism smells like?

Ahhh, nothing smells as fresh and sensual as communism in a bottle. It makes for a perfect stocking stuffer during Christmas–unless you lived in Fidel Castro’s atheist Cuba of previous decades, where Christmas was banned. 407 more words


Che Guevara and Hugo Chavez Perfumes Meet Resistance

As Peter Jordens indicates, it seems like my previous post ‘Cuba: Hugo Chávez and Ernesto “Che” Guevara Perfumes’ needs a follow-up. It seems that the Cuban government has reacted against the use of revolutionary figures for perfume sales. 134 more words


Che perfume manufacture banned as a counter-revolutionary action

Che Guarera remains an iconic figure in Cuba. The government has banned disrespectful perfumes named Ernesto Che Guevara and Hugo Chavez.

According to media reports… 131 more words

Cuba: Hugo Chávez and Ernesto "Che" Guevara Perfumes

The heroism and bravery of Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez and Argentina’s Ernesto “Che” Guevara will now be translated into two perfumes named in their honor: Hugo and Ernesto. 404 more words


Perfuming the Culture Red

This site has been relying on a visual metaphor for cultural emanations of communism. We never thought of the sense of smell.

We’re thinking again, what with the products that a Cuban company called Labiofam has just brought out, in hopes that the wafting aroma of Marxist-Leninist heroes will attract the cologne-buying public. 308 more words