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In Hot Thrills Warm Chills, a 1967 movie advertised as “Wild Madness That Will Make Your Innards Sizzle,” Rita Alexander shimmies to Mama a Go Go by Perez Prado (credited as Dario De Mexico.)

Then there’s this 60s surf guitar mashup version: [Mas…]

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POCHO Migrant Editor Al Madrigal – who admits to not being a very good Mexican – will never forget the parents he met when he took his kid to the park.

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Food Fix host Zakir shows how to prepare “Mexican Chicken Steak,” at least that’s what he says. Brought to you by the Malaysian Palm Oil of Pakistan people, which is why there is a lot of environmentally-suspect palm oil in the recipe: [Mas…]

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Yo, dude. Yes, you, Mr. Hard-Working Macho Guy! Have trouble getting to sleep after a hard day in the coal mines? None of that Sleepytime® tea for you. You’re not a professor or a poet. You need a real man’s sleep aid — the new Sleepytime® Burrito.

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Oakland’s Bang Data puts a contemporary political spin on this remake of Creedence Clearwater’s Fortunate Son.

“Some folks are born made to wave the flag,” they sing. “Ooh, they’re red, white and blue. And when the band plays Hail to the Chief, ooh, they point the cannon at you.”

Bang Data wants you to register to vote.

POCHO does too.

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Creeper, home from San Quentin, shares his ‘Cholofit Workout’ (video)

by Comic Saenz August 23, 2016 Cultura
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Creeper is back in the barrio — home from la pinta — and wants to share his workout tips with the neighborhood. [Video by POCHO amigo Frankie Quiñones via Funny Drop.] PREVIOUSLY ON FRANKIE QUIÑONES:

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La Cucaracha: WikiLeaks has somehow turned into WikiLocos (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 23, 2016 Cartoons
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City calm after white male terrorist Pokémon Go ban (video)

by María Purísima August 23, 2016 Cartoons
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(PNS reporting from SANTA CHANCLA, CA) Streets were quiet here overnight as the city’s emergency ban on Pokémon Go went into effect at midnight. Santa Chancla is the first city in California to ban Pokémon Go players within city limits, a ban authorized in response to widespread threats by white male terrorists. “Every time you […]

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LA restaurant’s horchata cocktail has a very special garnish (video)

by Bronco del Camino August 23, 2016 Cultura
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When you get a horchata cocktail at Salazar Los Angeles, a little chapulin tops off your drink with special sabor. PREVIOUSLY ON CHAPULINES: Munchies in Oaxaca? This video tells you where to go

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It’s Taco Bell Tuesday in Japan with Yuka Kinoshita (video)

by Barney Asada August 23, 2016 Cultura
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Kawaii cutie Yuka Kinoshita, or Kinoshita Yuka, (it depends) taste tests a Taco Bell “quesarito” and a 12-taco party pack. Taco Bell? It’s a popular American restaurant chain that specializes in Mexican food, according to her smart phone. Click on [CC] to see the English subtitles.

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Mexican food without those Mexicans: Tamales, $110, delivered

by EresNerd August 22, 2016 Cultura

Got a hankerin’ for authentic Mexican tamales made with stone ground corn, top quality meats, lard, spices and natural flavoring? How would you like those little “Mexican power bars” delivered to your door all frozen and stuff? Got $110? There are three colors to choose from, all for just under $20 a pound! Here’s your […]

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La Cucaracha: The economy keeps on trickling down (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 22, 2016 Cartoons
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Cristina Martinez: Don’t mess with this Chicana! (NSFW poetry video)

by Verdana Bold August 22, 2016 Cultura
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This Latinx does not want your stereotyping BS. Cristina Martinez performing Chicana at the Cherokee Man and the Mockingbird graffiti mural at Decatur Station in Decatur, Georgia. [NSFW F-bomb.]

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The day my Mexican father met Cesar Chavez

by Alvaro Huerta, Ph.D. August 22, 2016 Cultura
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Long live the farmworkers! My late father, Salomón Chavez Huerta, first arrived in this country as an agricultural guest worker in the mid-1900s, during the Bracero Program. The Bracero Program represented a guest worker program between the United States and Mexico. From 1942 to 1964, the Mexican government exported an estimated 4.6 million Mexicans to […]

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Austin city councilman to Latino kids: ‘Do something useful’ (video)

by María Purísima August 19, 2016 El Now
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Ughhhhhhhh. There goes another crazy Texas politico saying something crazy. This time it’s Austin City Councilman Don Zimmerman, who told a group of Latino parents and students who testified in front of the council, some in Spanish, to stop being moochers (basically).

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For Donald Trump, every day is a bad herr day (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 19, 2016 Cartoons
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Ruben Pardo has been an elevator operator for 40 years (video)

by Andalé Mono August 19, 2016 Cultura
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Ruben Pardo, 75, is the oldest manual elevator operator in Los Angeles. Six days a week for 40 years, Pardo has helped the patrons of the Art Deco Wilshire Tower building “up and down” while sharing his positive musings on the simple joys of life.

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Hola! I’m the ghost of Frida Kahlo and I have some advice (video)

by LUNA SOL August 18, 2016 Cultura
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Frida Kahlo is back from the dead, live on video, and has some advice for you! [Mature content.]

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UCLA Study: American Latinos live longer than Anglos because blood

by WISHIN VIEJO August 18, 2016 El Now
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Latinos age slower — and live longer — than other ethnic groups in America, according to a new study from the University of California, Los Angeles. Why? Their blood ages more slowly. The Daily Mail reports: Scientists refer to the phenomenon as the ‘Hispanic paradox’, since Latinos typically have higher rates of diabetes and other […]

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