Andalé Mono


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

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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.” [Mas…]


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.


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.


Pocha Tatiana Maya ❤️ Being Mexican-American.


Craigslist Austin W4M Missed Connection: “…We met at the park…” [NSFW F-bomb.]

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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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From Michoacan to LA: ‘Chef Al Pastor’ and his American Dream (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN September 7, 2016 Cultura
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His father wanted him to stay in Michoacan, work on the family farm, and do construction, but Raul Morales crossed over from Mexico at 17 to pursue his culinary dreams. Now, at 44, he’s his own boss, and a master of tacos al pastor. “Chef Al Pastor” was interviewed at his Los Angeles restaurant Taqueria Vista […]

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Ruben Pardo has been an elevator operator for 40 years (video)

by Andalé Mono August 19, 2016 Cultura
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Ruben Pardo, 75, is the oldest manual elevator operator in Los Angeles. Six days a week for 40 years, Pardo has helped the patrons of the Art Deco Wilshire Tower building “up and down” while sharing his positive musings on the simple joys of life.

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CNN video: ‘Remittances’ from the U.S. keep this Mexican town alive

by Andalé Mono August 8, 2016 Cultura
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After a son leaves his small, impoverished Mexican town of Francisco Villa to find a better life in Chicago, he sends money to help his family — and hometown — alive. Racist Donald Trump says he would stop these “remittances.”

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Guitarist Luis Caballero: ‘Cucurrucucú Paloma (Call of the Dove)’ [video]

by Andalé Mono August 1, 2016 Cultura
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The Mexican pop tune Cucurrucucú Paloma has been on and off the charts since the mid 1950s, usually as a vocal number. This new music video, from guitarist Luis Caballero and friends, re-imagines the love story as a sweet instrumental.

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New stamp honors Profe Jaime Escalante (‘Stand and Deliver’)

by Andalé Mono July 14, 2016 Cartoons
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The United States Postal Service picked the 87th conference of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Wednesday in Washington, D.C. to premiere its stamp honoring Jaime Escalante, the East Los high school math teacher who was the hero of the film Stand and Deliver. Edward J. Olmos played Escalante in the film (video […]

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Deported moms in Tijuana long for families, work for reform (video)

by Andalé Mono June 28, 2016 El Now
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In Dreaming in Tijuana deported mothers fight for immigration reform in the United States. The anguish of family separation has turned them into activists who promote the U.S. Latino vote from the Mexican side of the world’s “most transited” border. [Video via Univision.]

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Visit Mexico! It’s easy, inexpensive and pleasant! (#TBT 1930s toons)

by HABLO PICASSO June 23, 2016 Cartoons
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Crank up your art deco time machine and set it for the 1930s, because Mexican tourism officials want you to come on down! There are 3 three THREE Mexicos to visit, tu sabes: Indian Mexico Spanish Mexico and Modern Mexico!

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