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lenchatacosHappy Mexican Thanksgiving Day!

Is Tia Lencha here. Gwhat is Mexican Thanksgiving Day you ask? Is Thanksgiving but with all Mexican food. What?!?! My gringo frends say. Oh no! How you can do that! Is crazy! And Tia Lencha say, no really.

When I help mijo with his homeworks, I learn that Thanksgiving come from a Puritan holiday in Englands. When it was the Reformation the Protestantes wanted to throw away all the Catholic holidays, even Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny! [Mas…]

See this painting that is supposed to depict the first Thanksgiving? It’s wrong wrong wrong. What really went on at that epic feast so long ago? We’ve got eight little-known factoids right here:

8. The frozen string beans in the casserole were past their sell-by date

7. Pilgrim Zephaniah Winslow = silent but deadly

6. Squanto’s “Mezcla de Maiz” was really esquites from the barrio elotero. [Mas…]

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Yes, you can do Thanksgiving makeup without ripping off the 566 Federally-recognized American Indian tribes. Sailor J and the Center for American Indian Research & Native Studies explain in this NSFW (F-bomb) video.

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POCHO History 101: Undocumented Pilgrims’ first Thanksgiving (video)

by JUAN DON GAMERA November 21, 2017 Cultura
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The Pilgrims, after all, were boat people fleeing religious oppression, ordinary families seeking freedom in a new land. But no one expects the Algonquin Migra. [Video by the 18 Mighty Mountain Warriors.]

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La Cucaracha: This Thanksgiving, we’re serving … (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 20, 2017 Cartoons
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POCHO’s Lalo Alcaraz: From Disney critic to COCO consultant (NPR audio)

by Especial Correspondents November 20, 2017 Audio
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This is how they begin the story about POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz and the Disney/Pixar film COCO over at NPR’s LatinoUSA:

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First Person True Story: My Holiday at the Laundromat

by FRANKIE FIRME November 20, 2017 Cultura

Happy holidays to all. Turkey, ham, tamales, eggnog y todo, this is the time of the year where you put a lot of stuff “on hold” till next year, while we get together with familia and friends. It’s a beautiful time of the year, where putting something on the back burner for awhile isn’t such […]

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The Beandocks: Trump hates ‘diversity’ immigration program (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 17, 2017 Cartoons
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Argentina restaurant Planet Taco features Tex-Mex and mojitos (video)

by Barney Asada November 17, 2017 Cultura
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Stuck in Argentina with a craving for Tex-Mex food and mojitos? Have we got a deal for you — at Planet Taco. Planet Taco is on the Feisbuk too.

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La Cucaracha: The numbers are bad news for Latina wage earners (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 16, 2017 Cartoons
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Enjoy a breakfast burrito with Chef Choy Jung In (video)

by Barney Asada November 16, 2017 Cultura
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Watch along as Chef Choy Jung In prepares a “morning burito” with paprika, onion, bacons, Tabasco®, eggs and pizza cheese. Whatever you call it, we’d gobble one right now. Thanks, Chef!

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Mario Batali grills steak tacos with Tabasco® Sauce (video)

by Barney Asada November 15, 2017 Cultura
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Sure he’s a famous chef known for cooking Italian cuisine and wearing Crocs, and sure this is a commercial for Tabasco® Sauce, but Mario Batali does know how to cook! What do you think of his sweet (the honey) and spicy (the Tabasco®) tacos?

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La Cucaracha: What can we learn from just-released JFK files? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 14, 2017 Cartoons
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Claire from HR: ‘Sexual harassment in the workplace’ (SNL video)

by Humbert Humbert November 14, 2017 Cultura
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Claire from the Human Resources department (Cecily Strong) wants to make sure that SNL Weekend Update anchor Colin Jost knows what exactly constitutes sexual harassment in the workplace.

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La Cucaracha: When is the best time to build a wall? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 13, 2017 Cartoons
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