chris-rock-700Hollywood needs Mexicans.

Chris Rock just pointed that out to “the industry” in the Hollywood Reporter:

…but forget whether Hollywood is black enough. A better question is: Is Hollywood Mexican enough? You’re in L.A, you’ve got to try not to hire Mexicans. It’s the most liberal town in the world, and there’s a part of it that’s kind of racist — not racist like “F— you, nigger” racist, but just an acceptance that there’s a slave state in L.A. There’s this acceptance that Mexicans are going to take care of white people in L.A. that doesn’t exist anywhere else. I remember I was renting a house in Beverly Park while doing some movie, and you just see all of the Mexican people at 8 o’clock in the morning in a line driving into Beverly Park like it’s General Motors. It’s this weird town. [Mas…]

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Hundreds of devotees of La Virgen de Guadalupe formed a clown procession in Mexico City Tuesday, with a carnival promenade to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

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Recent eyewitness reports, still photos and videos of UFO/OVNIs over Colombia have some observers wondering if this South American country is a top space alien tourist destination while other, more skeptical, observers cry “shenanigans!”

Open Minds TV reports:

The media has picked up on a few alleged UFO videos from Colombia, prompting some to ask whether it is a new UFO hotspot. Many of the facts regarding the videos have been misreported by UFO websites, causing confusion and dubious conclusions on their part. Furthermore, some researchers think the objects in the videos are likely very terrestrial in origin. [Mas…]

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Does tamarindo cause duck face? Are elotes better on or off the cob? They don’t eat this stuff in Panama? YouTube video stars The Fung Bros try the exotic Mexican treats at Garcia’s Fruit in South El Monte and live to vlog the tale.

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Uncle Sam, financier of Mexican ‘war on drugs,’ looks away (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA December 17, 2014 Cultura
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Los Hip Hop Hoodíos light ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ for Hanukkah 2014 (videos)

by SOY VEY December 16, 2014 Cultura
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Feliz Hanukkah from POCHO and the Hip Hop Hoodíos! Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, begins at sunset tonight and ends at sunset on December 24: Ocho noches, ocho kandelikas.

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I killed that African-American kid in self defense (1876 toon)

by Cartoonistas December 16, 2014 Cartoons
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This editorial cartoon, In Self-Defense, by cartoonist A. B. Frost, ran in Harper’s Weekly on October 28, 1876, on page 880. The HarpWeek blog explains: This image dramatically condemns the brutal racism of some white Southerners against blacks. The white man has killed a black child, and his plea of “self-defense” exemplifies the perspective among […]

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Watch: Teeny Chihuahua has first encounter with European snow

by ZORRO MULDER December 16, 2014 Cultura
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LiveLeak video uploader pologne gives his location as Rzeszow, Poland but he speaks in Italian and has a perrito mexicano. The Internets are magic.

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PETA: Quinoa vs chia cartel wars hurt Fido, Fluffy over Christmas

by Lucida Grandé December 16, 2014 El Now
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(PNS reporting from AUSTIN) Fido and Fluffy have become collateral damage in the war between the rival QuinoaTraficante and ChiaTraficante agricultural cartels. Recent attacks on Mexican chia seed production — apparently at the hands of rival-cartel-affiliated quinoa growers — have left thousands of local seed-deprived Chia Pets cold, shivering and hairless this Yuletide season, Texas People for the Ethical Treatment of […]

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La Cucaracha: Little-known immigration facts #2 (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 15, 2014 Cartoons
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Accusations, controversy doom first Spanglish grammar conference

by Especial Correspondents December 15, 2014 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA) Factional fighting among Spanglish speakers, academics, and Raza activists doomed the first Spanglish grammar conference, held here Sunday. “The idea was to create some foundational principles and ground rules for our people’s language,” co-organizer Lourdes Cervantes-Borges of the Professional Organization of Chican@s Oppressed by Society (POCHOS) told PNS. “We […]

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Orange County patriots protest Obama’s immigration actions (video)

by Lucida Grandé December 15, 2014 El Now
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YouTube user nauiocelotl was out with his camera last week in Santa Ana, California, filming a group protesting President Barack Obama. These demonstrators have met citizen videographer nauiocelotl before, it seems, and they weren’t too pleased to see him again. The “vendidos” were extra pissed off.

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Los Hebrew Homies make Hanukkah potato latkes (NSFW video)

by SOY VEY December 15, 2014 Cultura
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The Jewish festival of Hanukkah חנוכה starts Tuesday night, so Hebrew hermanos Jaquann and Luis prepare potato latkes (pancakes) one of the season’s signature treats. (Totally NSFW adult language.) PREVIOUSLY ON HOMEBOY HEBREWS:

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Those amazing, invisible, disappearing torturers (2004 toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 12, 2014 Cartoons
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Grand OM: ‘FOR THOSE’ who protested, for those they arrested (video)

by MOON GUAC December 12, 2014 Audio
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This song and video is FOR THOSE, for those 43 kids who were “disappeared” in Mexico. It was filmed at their college, Rural Normal School Ayotzinapa, in Guerrero. Participants in the project, organized by graphic artists Grand OM, were musicians Lengualerta (México), Wally Warning (Aruba-Alemania), Ana Sol (Argentina), Dj Saeg (México) and Eduardo Morris (Argentina-Suiza). […]

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Ricardo Caté’s ‘Without Reservations’: I can’t breathe (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 12, 2014 Cartoons
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Native cartoonist Ricardo Caté of the Kewa Pueblo is a friend of POCHO and the author of the hilarious non-PC comic strip Without Reservations, which runs in the Santa Fe New Mexican and soon all over Turtle Island, from beak to tail. Here one of his characters sports an “I Can’t Breathe” tshirt in support […]

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DF hipsters eat Pinche Gringo BBQ, pay with smartphones (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN December 12, 2014 Cultura
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At Mexico City’s famous Pinche Gringo BBQ, there may be lines for food all the time, but when it’s your turn to pay, you can cough up the cash with PayPal. Pagar sin efectivo ni tarjetas sólo podría ser mejor si te regalaran algo y eso fue precisamente lo que PayPal hizo en Pinche Gringo […]

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Tia Lencha’s Cocina: My heart is so broke, I make Heartbreak Buñuelos

by TIA LENCHA December 11, 2014 Cultura
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Hola. Is Tia Lencha here. My heart is broke. I no have a novio anymore. My comadre say there is something wrong with all the mens on the Google. Is true. In this case, I wasn’t enough of a man for him. Oh gwell. I oso a little heartbreak because my carro (thas car for […]

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Ask A Mexican: Why do Mexicans eat tamales during Christmas? (video)

by Comic Saenz December 11, 2014 Cultura
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♫ ♬ Masa roasting by an open fire… ♫ ♬ Wait; that masa thing doesn’t sound right. Dear Gustavo ¡Ask A Mexican! Arellano: Why do Mexicans eat tamales during Christmas? Previously on tamales:

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When Los Doyers give out jerseys, Mexicans be like… (toon)

by GALAC TICO December 11, 2014 Cartoons
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