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When getting wrapped up in a soft and fluffy, warm from the dryer tortilla is your ComidaCosPlay character, you know you want it, you know you need it, the Tortilla Towel! The only question is — corn or wheat?

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Mexico City got a treat Tuesday when a double rainbow formed over Santa Fe in the western part of the city. A webcam on top of the Hotel Presidente InterContinental captured the arc’s formation as the sun returned following a rainstorm.

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“Build a wall, ese? Hell! I’ve got my wheelbarrow right here,” says Texas-born Donald Trump supporter Pizarrón aka The Chalkboard. He’s the artist formerly known as Ernest Acosta.


Aeromexico First Officer Maria Fernanda is cool as an aguacate as she lands a massive 737-800 at Mexico City’s aeropuerto.


Check out this trailer for Farmworker: How Immigration Feeds America from freelance journalist Diana Prichard. She’s working on a film telling the story of how immigrants are critical to American agriculture.

And always remember who worked hard to get you that next glass of leche or bowl of hot queso.


Summer’s coming, that means beach weather, and that means seafood, like the Baja California favorite, fish tacos. Did you know that the great majority of “native” videos on Facebook are viewed without sound? This is one of those new-fangled recipe videos you can watch without sound, although you’ll miss the perky music. The recipe is pretty good, too.

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I always feel that somebody’s watching me. Could it be La Migra? [Music video by Comedy High.]


Video creator Glen Hunt was just an ordinary guy, microwaving an ordinary burrito (don’t judge) and then THIS happened.

Back from the dead and live on stage! ‘Frida Kahlo In Slow-Mo’ (video)

by Verdana Bold May 10, 2016 Cultura
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Frida Kahlo is back from the dead and live on stage in this slow-motion Portuguese fashion show video from State of the Art.

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Meet Cassandra – Mexico’s big gay luchador (video)

by Verdana Bold April 27, 2016 Cultura
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Cassandra is the “Queen of the Ring,” a champion wrestler in drag – not that there’s anything wrong with that. PREVIOUSLY ON CASSANDRA:

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My name is Vero and I’m a Mexican-American (video)

by Verdana Bold April 18, 2016 Cultura
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Vero Higareda made this video for a class she’s taking at University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Like so many others, she has been told that she doesn’t look Mexican.

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Star Trek Native America: The Prime Directive (mostly SFW video)

by DARMAK N. JALAD April 11, 2016 Cultura
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What happens when indigenous Star Fleet Captain James T. Kirk violates the Prime Directive? Will he create an alternative universe? (Caution: one “adult” word.) Let’s tune in…. Caution May Contain Nuts: AlterNative Universe   PREVIOUSLY ON STAR TREK:

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‘Panama Wash’ detergent gets out the bloodstains (1976 advert)

by LEVON D. RIA April 7, 2016 Cartoons
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[Historical magazine advertisement scanned at Scarfolk Council.]

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Ask your Mexican if Bayer® aspirin is right for you (video)

by MR. MOTA April 6, 2016 Cartoons
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Headache? Cold? Flu? Rheumatism? Is your horse sick and tired too? Surrounded by desert, cacti and vultures? Ask a Mexican cabellero with an English accent if Bayer® aspirin is right for you!

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Mexican artisan preserves, extends tradition of papier-mâché (video)

by Verdana Bold March 30, 2016 Cultura
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Carlos Arredondo is a 24-year-old self-taught artisan who crafts papier-mâché figurines. He sees his creations as counterweights to crime and violence; there is beauty and enchantment in Mexico, he says.

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Is it true what they say about Senator Ted Cruz (R- Pendejo)? [toon]

by Verdana Bold March 29, 2016 Cartoons
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.@tedcruz explain this. pic.twitter.com/TstLruLapJ — eve peyser (@evepeyser) March 26, 2016 Is it true what they say about Texas Senator Ted Cruz? This screen capture looks legit.

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‘Fist of Jesus’ slays! Epic Easter 15-minute zombie flick from Spain

by Verdana Bold March 25, 2016 Cultura
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Jesus slays in this gore-filled zombie video from Spain.  You’ll never think of resurrection the same after witnessing Fist of Jesus!  Happy Easter!

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Versifying in Texas: Rossy Evelin Lima is a poet on a mission (video)

by Verdana Bold March 15, 2016 Cultura
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Rossy Evelin Lima is an award-winning Mexican poet and linguist. She spoke at TEDxMcallen last year about her experience as an immigrant writer in the U.S. Her website is is here.

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Welcome to your future, Citizen Worker Alice. Click here (videos)

by ARTURITO February 19, 2016 Cartoons
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“Machines could take 50% of jobs in the next 30 years,” according to Rice University comp sci professor Moshe Vardi. What will that mean for Alice, holder of the last job on Earth? Do not fear this dystopian future, pochos. The Last Job on Earth is a good thing, at least according to The Guardian. […]

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#TBT Video: When Donald Trump met ‘The Honeymooners’

by Verdana Bold February 11, 2016 Cultura
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Since it’s #TBT Throwback Thursday, we thought you’d enjoy the time Donald Trump appeared on TV’s The Honeymooners.

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Who lives in a piña under the sea? Whale sharks, giant mantas (videos)

by MiRA MARS February 4, 2016 Cartoons
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“Whale sharks and giant mantas swim gracefully in the waters around Isla Mujeres, Mexico. I swim with and photograph these gentle giants as they feed,” videographer Gregory Sweeney explained. “My, what a big mouth you have!” he didn’t say, but could have. PREVIOUSLY ON PINEAPPLES UNDER THE SEA:

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NSFW Black History Month: Gay pioneer Freddy ‘Fruit-Loop’ Jenkins

by STONE WAHL February 2, 2016 Cultura
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Today’s Black History Month salute goes out to Freddy “Fruit-Loop” Jenkins, the passionate trailblazer who broke out of the closet in the early 1900s as the country’s first openly-gay African-American man. Mohammed King reports. [NSFW adult language maybe.]

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Gene genie: Mexico is happier than the average bear because science

by Verdana Bold January 27, 2016 Cultura
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Why are Mexicans happier than the average bear? It’s in their genes, according to a new scientific paper, which asserts that nations with the highest prevalence of the A allele also perceive themselves happiest — countries like Ghana and Nigeria in West Africa, and northern Latin American nations like Mexico and Columbia. Science Daily has […]

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MexiArabian gente know what’s good; y burros tambien (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN January 19, 2016 Cultura
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True story! In a cantina in the deserts of MexiArabia, the customers ate so many Cheetos Flames that their lips turned red. To cover up, they grew mustaches, and the donkeys too. For those keeping track, a donkey in Arabic is “alhimar” الحمار . [Gracias to POCHO amigo BAF in Q8 for the translation help.]

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