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Samantha Bee stops by the City of Brotherly Love’s South Philly Barbacoa and learns about the vital roles immigrants (undocumented and documented) play in making the food we eat.

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(PNS reporting from CENTURY CITY) The area “villain” of a viral video — she was filmed transferring some delicious hot coffee to a Latino contractor at a condo complex here — has denied being a racist. [Mas…]

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La Cucaracha: What can we do with paycheck lenders? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 16, 2018 Cartoons
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PREVIOUSLY ON CRIMES IN THE HOOD:

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The Legend of The Wolf Woman/La Loba, The Bone Woman/La Huesera (video)

by Comic Saenz August 16, 2018 Cultura
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 La Loba, from film student Margarete Laue re-imagines the traditional Mexican folk tale popularized by Clarissa Pinkola Estés in Women Who Run With the Wolves: She creeps and crawls and sifts through the mountains and dry riverbeds, looking for wolf bones.

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La Cucaracha: Chef wanted, apply within (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 13, 2018 Cartoons
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‘I Don’t Like the Comics You Drew’ and ‘The Critic’ (videos)

by Comic Saenz August 13, 2018 Cartoons
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In the brand new music video I Don’t Like the Comics You Drew, Dave draws the first page of his comic book and excitedly shows it to his friend Lei Lei. Lei Lei, however, is not impressed. Hollywood comic hero Mel Brooks was not impressed either. Here’s Oscar-winning The Critic from 1963:

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The U.S. was once known as ‘a nation of immigrants’ — now, not so much (video)

by Comic Saenz August 7, 2018 Cultura
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A Mexican cleaning lady in New York Ctiy learns that the “nation of immigrants” is not so friendly these days. Based on a true story, Let My People Stay is by Olivia G. Jimenez.

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La Cucaracha: Nightmare on Piñata Street (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 6, 2018 Cartoons
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