It’s International Talk Sing Like A Pirate Day and we’re please to present not only a “sea shanty” about being a pirate, but one about the Mexican-American war of the 1850s. It’s even in Wikipedia! This video of Santy Anno has music by Forebitter and Lord Cavendish manga-influenced artwork assembled by uploader LordDrakoArakis, probably not his real name.

Here’s the some of what Wikipedia says about this traditional song: [Mas…]

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When the pinche Impala isn’t available to drive to the car show, actors Daniel Villarreal and Danny De La Paz, aka Big Puppet and Lil Puppet of American Me, use their elite Method Acting skills to turn a minivan into The Ranfla. [Mas…]

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¡Feliz Hispanic Latinx Heritage Month!

I thank God for helping me identify a previously-unrecognized Hispanic icon, a man who always embodied rebel cool, and my personal hero in that corny-ass show, Happy Days.

Gente, here are the Pocho Ocho Top Reasons I’m Quite Sure The Fonz Was Mexican-American:

8. Everybody calls him by a nickname

7. Panache

6. Leather jackets from Leon

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I spent the weekend to Kansas City paying tribute to Lee Salem, the comic strip editor and syndicate president who discovered so many groundbreaking comic strips that he changed the comics page forever.

I joined a memorial where Cathy creator Cathy Guiswhite and Doonesbury creator Garry Trudeau spoke, along with Lee’s son and young grandaughter. [Mas…]

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La Cucaracha: Can Trump’s Doral Resort bedbugs ‘be best’? (toon)

by LALO ALCARAZ Y JUNCO CANCHÉ September 13, 2019 Cartoons
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The notorious Hip Hop Hoodíos are “Knishin’ in the Mission” (video)

by Comic Saenz September 13, 2019 Cultura
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Knishin in the Mission is the first new single in 10 years from Latino-Jewish collective Hip Hop Hoodíos.

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Thoughts and Prayers (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 12, 2019 Cartoons
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Happy Taco Thursday from DJ Lechero: ‘Cuatro Tacos’ (music video)

by Barney Asada September 12, 2019 Cultura
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DJ Lechero’s Cuatro Tacos serves up all the fun of Ambjaay’s UNO without the cusswords and misogyny.

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La Cucaracha: If you can vote for a chicken sandwich, you can also vote to save the world (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz Y Junco Canché September 10, 2019 Cartoons
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Can true love win in the end? Mom and Dad aren’t so sure! ‘Susana’, new video from The Mariachi Ghost, shows and tells (with lyrics)

by Soy Capitan September 10, 2019 Cultura
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In the new music video from Winnipeg’s The Mariachi Ghost, Susana, mom and dad seek to separate young lovers. But cutting heart strings is a dangerous approach. Mira las palabras:

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Oakland’s Bang Data is all about the ‘Amor Califas California ❤️’ (video)

by Soy Capitan September 5, 2019 Cultura
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East Bay’s Bang Data is sure loves California, and if your city didn’t get a shout out in this video, go back and listen again. PREVIOUSLY ON BANG DATA:

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La Cucaracha: Comic superhero creators ‘ethnic’? Who knew? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz Y JUNCO CANCHÉ September 4, 2019 Cartoons
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