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Gracias, José Guadalupe Posada, for ‘La Calavera Catrina’ (video)

by Lucida Grandé October 27, 2017 Cartoons
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La Calavera Catrina (‘Dapper Skeleton’, ‘Elegant Skull’) is a 1910–1913 zinc etching by famous Mexican printmaker, cartoon illustrator and lithographer José Guadalupe Posada.. The image depicts a female skeleton dressed only in a hat befitting the upper class outfit of a European of her time, a satirical portrait of those Mexican natives who, Posada felt, […]

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Freaky Frightful Friday #FFF: The Tzitzimitl (toon)

by JUNCO CANCHÉ October 27, 2017 Cartoons
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Today’s creature is the tzitzimitl. Tzitzimitl (plural: tzitzimimeh) is a feminine spirit that looks like a skeleton with disheveled hair, sharp talons on its hands and feet, and a vicious personality.

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‘Hey Vato!’: One does not simply ENJOY a Doyers game! (2014 video)

by Comic Saenz October 24, 2017 Cartoons
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The Hey Vato! show’s Chuy and Smiley wonder if it’s possible to put away those childish things, like that Corinthian dude said, and enjoy an afternoon of beisbol with Los Doyers.

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La Cucaracha: Check out our new bare bones menu! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 23, 2017 Cartoons
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Annual Migration: A Monarch butterfly returns to Mexico (video)

by Andalé Mono October 23, 2017 Cartoons
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The Smithsonian’s Latino Virtual Museum is there as a beautiful Monarch butterfly completes its annual migration to the Sierra Madre in Mexico.

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In the Corn vs Flour World Series, we’re down with Los Doyers! (toon)

by Jake Prendez October 23, 2017 Cartoons
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[You can buy a shirt or print featuring this brand-new character from Jake’s modern Mexican codex at the chingon Jake Prendez website.]

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La Cucaracha: ‘Drain the Swamp’ with Trump® Paper Towels (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 20, 2017 Cartoons
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Video: ‘Amarillo’ explores the history, future of (yes, we have no) bananas

by Cartoonistas October 20, 2017 Cartoons
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Amarillo by Ana Pérez López considers the banana, a fruit that has been part of our cultural history for centuries and is now threatened by extinction through monocropping and a looming epidemic. López is an MFA candidate at CalArts.

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Freaky Frightful Friday #FFF: The Chaneque (toon)

by JUNCO CANCHÉ October 20, 2017 Cartoons
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Mexico has its share of stories about the little people known as chaneque (Nahuatl) and alux (Maya). Their appearance varies; sometimes they look like children, other times they have animal-like or deformed extremities, or are reported wearing traditional garb native to the area.

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Is that a rodent on your head or are you just ratty to see me? (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA Y LUIS MAYORGA October 20, 2017 Cartoons
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Another one rides the bus (toon)

by Cartoonistas October 18, 2017 Cartoons
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[We’re not positive, but we think this mashup is by I AM CRAVING YOU. So thanks!]

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La Cucaracha: No one had better come for my guns! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 17, 2017 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: Latino Heritage Month Highlights 2017 (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 16, 2017 Cartoons
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Schoolhouse Mock! Music Video: I am a slave, yes I’m only a slave

by FREDERICK DOUGLASS October 16, 2017 Cartoons
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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. PREVIOUSLY ON SCHOOLHOUSE MOCK:

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Imagine if you will … America without immigrants (1997 toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 13, 2017 Cartoons
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Freaky Frightful Friday #FFF: The Ahuizotl (toons)

by JUNCO CANCHÉ October 13, 2017 Cartoons
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Today’s featured creature is the ahuízotl. In the Florentine Codex, written years after the Conquista, it is described as an amphibious, medium-sized dog with a dark pelt, hands like a monkey, and a long tail with a human-like hand at the end.

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Make America Great Again – with Kid Trump! (toon)

by DAVE MACDOWELL October 13, 2017 Cartoons
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[Click here for Dave MacDowell’s excellent online gallery and arte shoppe.]

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FEMA sends its top 2-ply tech to Puerto Rico (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 12, 2017 Cartoons
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