Andalé Mono


Paola crossed the border into America at the age of 5, wading through the deep Rio Grande river with strangers and being arrested by ICE. She talks about the challenges of growing up undocumented in America, and the increasing tension immigrants are facing since the election.

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melbrooks3Academy award-winning filmmaker Mel Brooks recreated the poverty and despair that led to the French Revolution in his 1981 documentary History of the World Part I. [Mas…]


Argentine film magician Fernando Livschitz reports that “one day I woke up and I saw everything in perspective.”

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News vato Doug Fernandez of KOAT/ABC7/Albuquerque was all chill with the technical glitch – until he wasn’t.

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The Pilsen neighborhood in Chicago’s West Side — in the middle of a fierce battle against gentrification — is the center of the Windy City’s Mexican-Americam community. The recent Molé de Mayo fiesta highlighted the classic Mexican magical slow-cooked sauce of many ingredients: Molé. [Video by the students at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.]

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Lalo Guerrero, the Father of Chicano Music, loved tortillas and loved to boogie with his chucos suaves homies. He also loved this hyna (jaina) called Juana, as he notes in this 1949 release Marihuana Boogie. She makes him feel like he’s flying! [Mas…]

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Gentrification: Stop complaining, STFU, and GTFO (NSFW video)

by Andalé Mono May 30, 2017 Cultura
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The Latino Comedy Project has selflessly written, produced, and uploaded Gentrification Explained, just so you’ll understand why you need to STFU and GTFO. [NSFW language.] PREVIOUSLY ON GENTRIFICATION:

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London’s Mestizo Mexican Market: Serapes, calacas, y salsas (video)

by Andalé Mono May 15, 2017 Cultura
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Stuck in London without a rebozo? Salsa-less in Soho? Caught without a calaca? Stop by the Mestizo Mexican Market — next door to Mestizo Restaurant & Tequila Bar on Hampstead Road in Kings Cross — for all your arte, comida, y ropas requirements.

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It’s in Spring in Teotihuacán: Let’s play (Mesoamerican) ball! (video)

by BARRY GUDTUME April 19, 2017 Cultura
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Mexicans organized and participated in a national championship for the Mesoamerican Ballgame in Teotihuacán, the pre-Hispanic city outside of Mexico DF, on Saturday, Euronews reports. “The pre-Colombian Mesoamerican Ballgame dates back to around 1500 BCE.”

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So you think YOUR job is bad? Watch ‘El Empleo’ (video)

by Andalé Mono April 4, 2017 Cartoons
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El Empleo/The Job by opusBou is an award-winning short animation from Argentina. Please don’t watch this before you leave for work, or you’ll be late for the bus.

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Chocolatl’s history is not so sweet (TedEd animated video)

by Andalé Mono March 20, 2017 Cartoons
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Before the 16th Century, chocolatl only existed as a bitter, foamy drink in Mesoamerica. How did we get from there to today’s chocolate candy bars? Deanna Pucciarelli traces the fascinating and often cruel history of chocolate.

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(I love) Being Mexican-American [video]

by Andalé Mono March 13, 2017 El Now
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Pocha Tatiana Maya ❤️ Being Mexican-American.

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Craigslist Austin Missed Connection W4M: ‘Sex and Tacos’ (NSFW video)

by CALLE DU CINEMA March 1, 2017 Cultura
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Craigslist Austin W4M Missed Connection: “…We met at the park…” [NSFW F-bomb.] PREVIOUSLY ON CRAIGSLIST:

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With apologies to Van Halen: ‘Might As Well DUMP TRUMP’ (video)

by Andalé Mono February 24, 2017 Cultura
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Might as well DUMP TRUMP. [Video by SAVE AMERICA.]

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Swinging saloon doors lead a cowboy to his destiny in ‘La Bota’ (video)

by CISCO KID February 21, 2017 Cultura
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A wandering vaquero meets his destiny in a dusty desert saloon called La Bota — The Boot.

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Watch the commercial that won the Super Bowl: 84 Lumber

by Andalé Mono February 6, 2017 Cultura
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You didn’t see this on FOX! A mother and daughter make their way to El Norte in the long version of the commercial that won the Super Bowl. Thank you, 84 Lumber!

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The poetry of J. Arceo: “I’m Mexican” (video)

by CHESS PERRITO February 3, 2017 Cultura
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I’m Mexican is a short video based on the words of poet J. Arceo. [Video by Es Barrio.] We’ve got the text:

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Single Girl Life Alert: End those worries about being alone (video)

by Andalé Mono November 18, 2016 Cultura
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With Single Girl Life Alert from Sarah Hartman, you don’t have to worry about being alone. [Video by Hot Buffet Sketch Comedy.]

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Hola! My Mexican-American family and I don’t speak Spanish (video)

by Andalé Mono November 11, 2016 El Now
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It’s not easy being a pocho. That’s the premise of The Loteria, by Santa Cruz, CA film student Joseph Cueto-Araiza. He grew up in a Mexican-American family where nobody could speak Spanish, and that includes Joseph Cueto-Araiza.

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Casting Call: Do it again, but this time act ‘Mor Mexican!’ (video)

by CALLE DU CINEMA October 25, 2016 Cultura
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In Mor Mexican! Mexico City-born actor Ricardo “Pekas” Aranda eats a McXican Burger for the casting director. But is he acting Hispanic enough? Maybe makeup and wardrobe can help.

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What do real Americans say about Donald Trump? (video)

by Andalé Mono October 17, 2016 Cultura
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Forget the conspiracy of (((International Bankers))) and the (((Media Elite))) who are ganged up on Donald Trump. What do real voters have to say?

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That time Trump bulldozed Sesame Street to build a Starbucks (video)

by Andalé Mono October 4, 2016 Cultura
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The corporate media won’t show this devastating documentary footage but POCHO is not afraid to expose how Donald Trump’s ruthless business tactics led to the destruction of a cherished, historic New York City neighborhood called Sesame Street.

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UNESCO-recognized Tucson promotes ’23 Miles of Mexican Food’ (video)

by Andalé Mono September 23, 2016 Cultura
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Tucson, Arizona, is so proud of its Mexican food it made a video to share the love.

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Google tests drone delivery of burritos at Virginia Tech (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN September 14, 2016 Cultura
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The future arrived in Blacksburg, Virginia, Monday as Google tested its small-package drone delivery system, lowering Chipotle Mexican Grill burritos in boxes to clipboard-carrying engineers on the Virginia Tech campus. The #GoogleDronesOnEveryCorner test flight program appeared successful, making ten uneventful drops. The Roanoke Times reports:

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