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Dave Chapelle doesn’t hate poor white people who voted for Trump; he does feel sorry for them, though. [NSFW excerpt from Chapelle’s upcoming New Year’s Eve streaming special on Netflix.]

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Her mom’s and abuela’s recipes are the secret sauce at Liz Sanchez’ Casa de Ta males in Fresno. She uses fresh corn for the tortillas and tamales and serves micheladas tambien! What could be bad? [Fresno booster Jason Farris made the video.] It’s interesting that Sanchez switches back and forth between saying “tamal” and “tamale.” Que pocha! [Mas…]

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It’s not just Machu Picchu and women in traditional Andean dress and penguins and llamas and/or alpacas. Peru is amazingly beautiful. Also our MiJA, Elise Valderrama, is from there. PRO TRAVEL TIP: Summer’s just starting in Peru! Andale!


Claire from the Human Resources department (Cecily Strong) wants to make sure that SNL Weekend Update anchor Colin Jost knows what exactly constitutes sexual harassment in the workplace.


The Smithsonian’s Latino Virtual Museum is there as a beautiful Monarch butterfly completes its annual migration to the Sierra Madre in Mexico.


Originally proposed as an international peace park with Mexico, Big Bend, Texas has a unique relationship with its southern neighbor. For the past 40 years, Mike Davidson — the Ferryman at the Wall — has been ferrying tourists across the Rio Grande for a little taste of Mexican life. He’d like to keep it that way, but some orange pendejo wants to build a great big border wall to divide the park.

Paola crossed the border as a 5-year old – this is her story (video)

by Andalé Mono July 20, 2017 El Now
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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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History of the World Part I: The French Revolution (Mel Brooks video)

by EL CHAPEAU July 14, 2017 Cultura

Academy 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.

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Argentina’s Fernando Livschitz has a new ‘Perspective’ (video)

by CGI JOE July 11, 2017 Cultura
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Argentine film magician Fernando Livschitz reports that “one day I woke up and I saw everything in perspective.” PREVIOUSLY ON FERNANDO LIVSCHITZ:

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Doug Fernandez, KOAT/Albuquerque, keepin’ it real (video)

by Andalé Mono July 10, 2017 El Now
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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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In Chicago’s Pilsen barrio, the molé is made with love (video)

by Andalé Mono June 30, 2017 Cultura
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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: My hyna is named Juana – ‘Marijuana’ (video, lyrics)

by CHICHI CHONG June 22, 2017 Cultura
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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!

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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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