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Eric J. Garciathe New Mexico-born, Chicago-based artist whose toons frequently appear here — has a book of his toons — Drawing On Anger: Portraits of U.S. Hypocrisy — coming out in September. [Mas…]

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[See more Payton Heogh toons at WeaklyPolitical.com]

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I get along well enough with my neighbors, but we really don’t talk. That’s why it was surprising to me when I got a knock on my door one night from the lady across the street.

She had never talked to me before, even though she and her family have lived in my hood for years. But now, la vecina was all smiles and excitement.

“So is that a Chevrolet Traverse in front of your house?” she asked. Why yes, it was!

“Did you buy it?”

Nope, it was a test drive.

“When you’re done with it, can you let me know what you thought?” she said. “Because I want to get one, but my husband wants to go with a Toyota.

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La Cucaracha: Live from inside an ICE detention center (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 10, 2018 Cartoons
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Menudo Pops: This delicious popsicle is abuela-approved! (audio)

by Chale Knickerbocker July 10, 2018 Audio
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Raza Comida is your source for traditional cuisine with a modern flair, like the new and delicious Sunday morning menudo pops. [Audio via our friends @ Librotraficante.. Check out Tony and friends tonight on the radiola!]

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La Cucaracha: Is this the worst desert island ever? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 9, 2018 Cartoons
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Hey, USA! It’s time to change your ‘Dirty Diaper’ (video, lyrics)

by Comic Saenz July 9, 2018 Cultura
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POCHO amigo Eric Holland thinks something smells funny in the United Estates. (Eric is a new dad which may account for the diaper analogy.) Mira los lyrics:

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Dave Alvin, Flaco Jimenez, David Hidalgo y Los Cenzontles: ‘Hey, Baby, It’s the Fourth of July’

by Comic Saenz July 4, 2018 Cultura
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Roots rock singer/guitar slinger and East Los homie (Downey) Dave Alvin sings a classic ode to America, folky roots, broken hearts, independence and Mexican kids shooting fireworks Hey, baby, it’s the Fourth of July! Alvin is backed in this version by Los Cenzontles, Tex-Mex accordion superstar Flaco Jimenez and David Hidalgo of Los Lobos. Here’s […]

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¡Mira! El Cuarto De Julio (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 4, 2018 Cartoons
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Around Our Town: Where to go, what to do over the July 4 break

by CHALE KNICKERBOCKER, SOCIETY EDITOR July 3, 2018 Cultura

FIREWORKS: Mission Pocho Viejo American Legion Post 536 once again presents their Annual Fireworks Extravagonzo tomorrow at sunset. This year the pyrotechnics come from Los Light & Loafers Sparklistas with their presentation Rainbows of Love. Watch out for the confetti and glitter bombs! Moms: Bring your blankets and sit the kids on the grass at Sotomayor Stadium. […]

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Today’s Special: Nachos and a side of history at SARAPE’s GRILL (toon)

by ARNIE BERMUDEZ July 3, 2018 Cartoons
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POCHO amigo Arnie Bermudez’ new cartoon series follows events at your favorite local taqueria, SARAPE’s GRILL. Let’s take a look ….

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