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Our hero Speedy Gonzales, Mexico’s fastest mouse, gets a simplistic but interesting bio in this short video. It’s neat to see the initial cartoon version of the rascally rodent (photo), and his later pairings with Daffy Duck. And the quick coverage of the “offensive stereotype” issue gives us this great screencap of Warner Bros’ Official Cover My Ass Statement: [Mas…]

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In Bridgeport, Texas, near Dallas, the La Campechanita Taqueria trailer (now up on blocks) serves terrific tacos on corn tortillas so you won’t get all bloated and have to poop. Because Texas.

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On this Day in History, 1957, President Dwight D. Eisenhower sent the U. S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division to ensure that black kids weren’t denied access to “white” Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.

As an extra ironic bonus, here’s a photo of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., taking the knee in Selma, Alabama in 1965. (Liberated from the Washington Post): [Mas…]

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Lạ miệng với tacos cá hồi kiểu Mexico
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Công thức nấu ăn:
Hãy thử một lần thưởng thức món tacos cá hồi xem sao nhé, đảm bảo bạn sẽ thích.
Tacos – một món ăn lâu đời của Mexico – được những người Châu Âu đầu tiên trong những cuộc viễn chinh đã khám phá và du nhập khắp Nam Mỹ, Châu Âu, Trung Đông và Châu Á. Giống với sandwich, tacos được tạo nên bằng nhiều loại thức ăn đã được chuẩn bị theo những cách khác nhau và có thể ăn tacos như một món khai vị hoặc bữa ăn nhẹ. [Mas…]

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MR. POCHO’s Cousin Chunky opens taco truck in Indiana (video)

by Barney Asada September 22, 2017 Cultura
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MR. POCHO’S Cousin Chunky has a new taco truck in Valparaiso, Indiana. Check it out! [Video by Carlos Martinez.]

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Feliz Frijol Friday: ¡Fuerza México! #FFF (toon)

by JUNCO CANCHÉ September 22, 2017 Cartoons
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Want to help? Famed DF rescue brigade TOPOS needs your dinero donation.

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La Cucaracha: What’s behind those white wing militias? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 21, 2017 Cartoons
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This music vid goes out to all the Buenos Aires ‘Cuidacoches’

by Soy Capitan September 21, 2017 Cartoons
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Argentina’s Dante Zaballa made this music video for his primo Tall Juan who was born in Argentina but now lives in Queens. CONTEXT: In Buenos Aires, semi-organized squads of cuidacoches — guys who ask for “tips” to “watch your car” — are a way of surviving on the street for some, and an extortion racket […]

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Mariachi Las Coronelas: David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’ (video)

by Comic Saenz September 20, 2017 Cultura
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POCHO favorites Mariachi Las Coronellas — the all-mujeres mariachi band from South Texas — continue their musical odyssey as they channel David Bowie’s 1973 Space Oddity, AKA “Ground Control to Major Tomas.” The band was featured last weekend on Texas Public Radio with an hour long concert broadcast that includes Space Oddity, Theme from the […]

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La Cucaracha: Why are there so many 500-year storms? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 19, 2017 Cartoons
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Amazing Space-Age Trailer: Close Encounters of the Latino Kind (video)

by OBI JUAN September 19, 2017 Cultura

A mountain of mashed potatoes, strange lights in the sky, and a mysterious five-note musical phrase mean life on Earth will never be the same after Close Encounters of the Latino Kind. [Video by Marlon Klug.]

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It All Makes Sense Now! Taxonomy of Mexican Food (toon)

by Barney Asada September 19, 2017 Cartoons
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¡Orale! With the help of this colorful infographic we now understand the taxonomy of Comida Mexicana. The tortilla is connected to the maiz bone, the chalupa is connected to the tortilla bone… [Thanks to PICTOLINE on Facebook for the infographic.]

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La Cucaracha: Latino Heritage Month 2017 Highlights (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 18, 2017 Cartoons
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Eric Holland: It’s time for ‘Amnistia’ again (music video)

by ZACK A. TEXAS September 18, 2017 Cultura
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Eric Holland, a former Arizona ESL teacher who moved to Mexico, writes and sings amazing songs about the border. His Amnistia, which we first featured four years ago, paints a picture we’d all like to see! [Video by Danny Worms.] PREVIOUSLY ON ERIC HOLLAND:

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Happy Rosh HaShana from the Jews of Tijuana! Happy 5778! (video)

by Comic Saenz September 18, 2017 Cultura
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Mexico, like the United Estates, is a “nation of immigrants.” In the 1900s, Tijuana welcomed Jewish refugees fleeing wars, hate, and poverty in Europe, Asia and the Mideast. Tijuana Jews, the story of the extended Artenstein family, has become a POCHO Rosh HaShana (New Year) tradition ever since we noticed rosh-ha-shana rhymed with Tijuana in […]

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La Cucaracha: Latino Heritage Month y Mexican Independence (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 17, 2017 Cartoons
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