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Carmen Miranda (Enchilada Gal) can sing and dance, and Dean Martin (Enchilada Man) can dance and sing, but Jerry Lewis (Enchilada King) steals the show. R.I.P.

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Jose Contreras — the horse racing fan and So Cal taco lover known as Tacos and Trifectas — stops by the Tacos Leo truck, parked at the carwash at Temple Street and Glendale Boulevard. He rates it at 9.4 out of 10. Contreras is @losponies on the Twitter.

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Looks legit and it’s good advice, too. No passing on the right! [Stolen from REDDIT.]

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Don’t Bully Nazis, Please! This Community Advice brought to you by the Scarfolk Council.

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Are these the best places to eat tacos in Mexico City? (video)

by Barney Asada August 17, 2017 Cultura
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Where are the best tacos in Ciudad be Mexico? This video for Unknown Mexican Magazine thinks they know. Are the right?

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Warner Bros vs Fascists: ‘The Ducktators’ (Looney Tunes 1942)

by Cartoonistas August 17, 2017 Cartoons
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The world is a big barnyard in Warner Brothers’ 1942 black and white The Ducktators. When a Hitler-mustachioed duckling hatches, you won’t believe what happens next!

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‘Donald Duck in Nutzi Land’ aka ‘Der Fuehrer’s Face’ (1943 video)

by Comic Saenz August 16, 2017 Cartoons
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Der Fuehrer’s Face (originally titled Donald Duck in Nutzi Land) is a 1943 American animated anti-Nazi propaganda short film produced by Walt Disney Productions and released in 1943 by RKO Radio Pictures. The cartoon, which features Donald Duck in a nightmare setting working at a factory in Nazi Germany, was made in an effort to […]

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I’ve looked at hate from both sides now (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 15, 2017 Cartoons
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Lady Elote lifts her lamp: Send me your hungry, your poor (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 15, 2017 Cartoons
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We will not be denied our rights to elotes! Immigrant street vendors are among the most cherished people in our communities. They bring two things we can’t do without: food and culture. [Hey, pochos: This design is available on t-shirts, too! Women’s in baby blue and men’s in black on sale now. Wear this shirt […]

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Tres de Asada at Taqueria La Mexicana in Long Beach (video)

by Barney Asada August 15, 2017 Cultura
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Jose Contreras of Tacos and Trifectas (he likes “the ponies”) stops by Taqueria La Mexicana at 4th and Coronado, Long Beach, Califas, and picks up tres de asada. Spoiler: He likes ’em, he really really really likes ’em! PREVIOUSLY ON TACOS AND TRIFECTAS:

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Marvel Comic’s Stan Lee: ‘Expose and destroy racism and bigotry’

by Comic Saenz August 15, 2017 Cartoons
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Stan Lee‘s Marvel Comics characters aren’t shy about fighting racists and bigots. And neither is Stan. From “Stan’s Soapbox”, Bullpen Bulletins, December 1970:

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La Cucaracha: Taco Cart Guy vs Bigfoot and El Chupacabra (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 14, 2017 Cartoons
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‘When Mexican Joe Met Jole Blon’ (1953 YouTube music, lyrics)

by Soy Capitan August 14, 2017 Audio
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A story of cross-border romance — a mojado and a Cajun queen — are the stars of country singer’s Hank Snow’s Mexican Joe and Joli Blon, released on 78 RPM disk in 1953. Here are the lyrics and guitar chords (via Genius Lyrics) so you can sing and play along!

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Kids cross Mexican border every day for school in USA (video)

by Especial Correspondents August 11, 2017 Cultura
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These kids — American citizens — live in Mexico but go to school in Columbus, New Mexico, a town of 1,800 across the frontier from their home in Palomas, Mexico. Some Columbus residents support the decades-long arrangement; others, not so much. [Video by Larry Lazo and Alex Brauer.]

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Cómo hacer flores de mango con limon y chile (video)

by Barney Asada August 10, 2017 Cultura
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Mangos cut into flowers and served with lime and Tajin. How do they do that? PREVIOUSLY ON TAJIN:

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#TBT Throwback Thursday: Bert the Turtle stars in ‘Duck and Cover’

by HERO ZIMA August 10, 2017 Cartoons
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Hey, you pochos who are not Baby Boomers: Come with us now to the thrilling days of yesteryear (1951) when Americans worried about a nuclear attack from an evil Commie dictator across the sea. Good times!

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POCHO History 101: Lalo Guerrero’s ‘Ballad of Pancho Lopez’ (video)

by Soy Capitan August 10, 2017 Audio
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A true life story from the Mexican Revolution and a mojado’s migration from Chihuahua to Califas come alive as our Chicano musical hero Lalo Guerrero shares The Ballad of Pancho Lopez.

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La Cucaracha: Do NOT mess with The Taco Cart Guy (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 9, 2017 Cartoons
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The Mural at National and Evans, Barrio Logan, San Diego (video)

by JUNCO CANCHÉ August 9, 2017 Cultura
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On the days where I go to Barrio Logan during a special occasion and parking is tight around Logan Avenue and Sampson Street, I park around the corner at Evans Avenue and National Street. Near my destination I see the mural: small in comparison to the murals in nearby Chicano Park, but in no way […]

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La Cucaracha: Signs of the times (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 7, 2017 Cartoons
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