Chale Knickerbocker


Oz-based taqueria chain Guzman y Gomez sells Mexican food on the other side of the world. Project Wing, a subsidiary of Alphabet (Google’s parent company), is working on local delivery drone copters. It was a match made in heaven. Read more at Guzman y Gomez’ website.

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From the The Roots and crew at black-ish, this Schoolhouse Rock! inspired video celebrates our proud Southern Confederate Heritage through the eyes of a slave.

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N8V jokesters The 1491s go to a Halloween party, and you won’t believe what happens next! [NSFW F-BOMB.]

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I and I all I know
I and I all I say
I and I reconsider
I and I see upfully that
Christopher Columbus is a damn blasted liar
Christopher Columbus is a damn blasted liar
Yes Jah

He’s saying that, he is the first one
Who discover Jamaica
I and I say that,
What about the Arawak Indians and the few Black man
Who were around here, before him
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We asked Google Translate for help with the title of this video –らくのうマザーズCM らくのう牛乳 牛乳ビーム編.

Here’s what we got back: “Ramones no Mothers CM Dairy milk milk milk beam.” The text under the video? “Milk is poured directly from the UFO into the cup which the children have! What? I express taste direct delivery.”

So now you know, too.

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Before Fox News, ‘fake news’ was ‘yellow journalism’ (toons)

by HORATIO GREELEY August 24, 2017 Cartoons
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Nasty lying scoundrels, despicable peddlers of lies, and, mostly, people who published stuff others hoped would never see the light of day, were called “Yellow Journalists” in the 19th Century. Who is the villain in the cartoon above? The sensational newspapers spinning “twaddle” about an election. Public Domain Review, which curates public domain images like […]

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Everything old is new again, like Loteria cards for Millennials (toons)

by Chale Knickerbocker July 19, 2017 Cartoons
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Guatemalan artist Mike Alfaro is the creator of “Millennial Lotería” — updated Lotería cards for a “new generation.”

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Feliz Día de la Bastilla a nuestros amigos franceses en ‘Casablanca’

by CALLE D. CINEMA July 14, 2017 Cultura
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The Nazis are all, “Hey let’s sing our Nazi song!” but the freedom-loving Frenchies hanging out at Rick’s Cafe in Casablanca are all, like, “Non. Non! NON!”

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The French Revolution . . . In A Nutshell (video)

by CHE POUPON July 14, 2017 Cartoons
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You say you want a Revolution? You know you’ll maybe lose your head. In this episode of History in a Pinche Nutshell, the French king, the Nobility, the Clergy and the Peasants move into This Modern World as the Dangerous Ideas of the Enlightenment turn the old order in La France upside down. Also, gillotines.

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And that’s how they make tacos in Tijuana, Baja California (video)

by Chale Knickerbocker July 12, 2017 Cultura
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If this short video featuring the preparation of tortillas and tacos in TJ doesn’t make you hungry, ask your doctor if having Don Jr. jerk your email chain is right for you.

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New ‘Amigous’ cerveza from Mexico trolls Trump (video)

by SIR VEZA June 16, 2017 El Now
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Mexican and U.S. brewers have reinvented Donald Trump as a gun-slinging mariachi to promote a new beer celebrating cross-border cooperation.

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Around Our Town: Puro Party Picks for Father’s Day Weekend 2017

by CHALE KNICKERBOCKER, SOCIETY EDITOR June 16, 2017 Cultura
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Father and Son Chile-Eating Contest: Quién es más macho? The East Pocho Optimists Club once again sets up shop at Fernando Valenzuela Field for their annual chile-eating contest, which pits father-son teams against each other to see who can ascend the Picante Podium of Pain. The winning team wins even more chiles! Sunday, noon. Bronche: […]

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Soup_or_Sara: ‘I stitched my favorite conversation starter’ (photo)

by HABLO PICASSO May 31, 2017 Cultura
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Reddit user soup_or_sara has the right idea!

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Around Our Town: Where to go, what to do on Mother’s Day weekend

by CHALE KNICKERBOCKER, SOCIETY EDITOR May 12, 2017 Cultura
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BRUNCH: Nothing makes for a mellow mom like the All You Can Drink Micheladas Mother’s Day Brunch at stylish Bar Racho at the Ritchie Valens Hilton on East Olmos Boulevard. Executive Jefe Gustaco Naranjero once again promises his extensive buffet featuring a soft and hard taco station, the always-popular Holy Habanero salsa challenge and the […]

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Joseph Campbell: Everyone ❤️ ‘Star Wars’ because myths (video)

by OBI JUAN ELOTE May 4, 2017 Cultura
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Star Wars creator George Lucas re-imagined universal myths, and that’s why the films resonate with audiences, according to Bill Moyer’s 1988 interview with The Power of Myth author Joseph Campbell.

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Reagan tells Mex Prez on Cinco de Mayo: ‘Mi casa es su casa’ (video)

by EDUARDO BURRO May 3, 2017 El Now
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QUESTION: Why are Mexican rapists and drug dealers streaming North to enter the US of A illegally? ANSWER: They were invited by “The Great Communicator.” Check out this video about the 1988 Cinco de Mayo ceremony at the White House when Republican President Ronald Reagan told Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado, “Mi casa […]

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What language is that? Funny, you don’t look Nahuatl (video)

by GUADA FOKTL May 1, 2017 Cartoons
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Languages around the world share similar characteristics, but how do we know if they are related?

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NO MAMES! Mexican slang with Profe. Salma Hayek (NSFW video)

by TEXAS MAN April 28, 2017 Cultura
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Now it’s easy to learn the very same pinches palabras that all the chingonas say — con Maestra Salma Hayek. No mames! [NSFW words en ingles y en español tambien.] PREVIOUSLY ON SALMA HAYEK:

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La Marisoul interviewed Cheech Marin and we’ve got the video

by Chale Knickerbocker April 20, 2017 Cultura
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Two of our favorite pochos — Cheech Marin and La Marisoul Hernandez of La Santa Cecilia — sat down for a talk last month at the Los Angeles Public Library.

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Kelvin Peña, the Dominican ‘deer whisperer’, has a deer squad (video)

by Chale Knickerbocker April 18, 2017 Cultura
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Kelvin Peña — they call him the “Dominican deer whisperer” — has his own deer squad in the woods outside of East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.

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Everybody loves tacos! (animated GIF)

by Chale Knickerbocker April 11, 2017 Cultura
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