Cultura

{ 0 comments }


Opinions are like culos; everybody has one. The Food Network is of the opinion that “taco cones” are the “new tacos,” for example, and Christopher Columbus thought he “discovered” a “new world.” Trump thinks he has the best “taco bowls.” Not so fast, you bad hombres! If you circumcise the tips of the cones, what is gonna keep all the juices inside? #fncravings, huh?

{ 0 comments }

{ 0 comments }


Livie was lost. She thought she was “Hispanic,” a meaningless category created by the U.S. government for the census, but after she tested her DNA with Ancestry, she found out she was — wait for it — all mixed up. Mestizo, so to speak.

Well, I got bad news for you, Livie. Olivia, possibly? You look Mexican to me. In fact, you kinda look like my Tia Chayo from Tijuana. [Mas…]

{ 9 comments }

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! [Mas…]

{ 0 comments }

{ 0 comments }

Moby is tired, feels it’s all been goin’ wrong (Steve Cutts music video)

by Comic Saenz June 21, 2017 Cartoons
Thumbnail image for Moby is tired, feels it’s all been goin’ wrong (Steve Cutts music video)

Moby and the Void Pacific Choir think everything has been going wrong In This Cold Place. Are they pointing out one Orange Cheeto guy as the guilty party? The so-called “alt reich” hates that shit! [The video by Steve Cutts features amazing homages to classic superheroes, animated TV series, old video games, and even modern […]

[Mas…]

Ojos on the back of my cabeza? Yes, I do! (animated GIF)

by Gabriel Tellez Jr. June 21, 2017 Cartoons
Thumbnail image for Ojos on the back of my cabeza? Yes, I do! (animated GIF)

[Mas…]

ZZ Top fan ZZ Tom recreates, eats LP cover Mexican dinner (video)

by BARNEY ASADA Y QUESO QUESEM June 19, 2017 Cultura
Thumbnail image for ZZ Top fan ZZ Tom recreates, eats LP cover Mexican dinner (video)

Greatest LP food photo of all time? The Mexican food porn from ZZ Top’s 1973 Tres Hombres album. Austin chef Thomas ZZ Tom Micklethwait recreated this dinner for the cameras and then ate it. Online commenter KublaConn added these deets:

[Mas…]

Dance your space suits off: ‘Pachanga en la Luna’ (video)

by Soy Capitan June 19, 2017 Cartoons
Thumbnail image for Dance your space suits off: ‘Pachanga en la Luna’ (video)

We like the cover art even more than the tune: It’s Los Autenticos, dancing their Moon landing spacesuits off in Pachanga en la Luna.

[Mas…]

Trump piñata gets gig as carpool lane dummy (photos)

by Especial Correspondents June 16, 2017 Cultura
Thumbnail image for Trump piñata gets gig as carpool lane dummy (photos)

I’m bored bigly and I’m tired of just hanging around! Sad!

[Mas…]

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

by CHALE KNICKERBOCKER, SOCIETY EDITOR June 16, 2017 Cultura
Thumbnail image for Around Our Town: Puro Party Picks for Father’s Day Weekend 2017

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: […]

[Mas…]

Hey, girl: Do you love tacos? Or are you hambre for love? (video)

by Barney Asada June 15, 2017 Cultura
Thumbnail image for Hey, girl: Do you love tacos? Or are you hambre for love? (video)

Video by Juan, the Mexican Pronunciation Guy.

[Mas…]

It’s a classic of Mexican art — La Selfie (toon)

by Jake Prendez June 15, 2017 Cartoons
Thumbnail image for It’s a classic of Mexican art — La Selfie (toon)

La Selfie is one of the newest additions to my contemporary codices series. The series asks: “If we were still creating codices like our ancestors what would they look like? What would our community look like?” [More like this @ JakePrendez.com.]

[Mas…]

La Cucaracha: What does Wonder Woman wonder? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 14, 2017 Cartoons
Thumbnail image for La Cucaracha: What does Wonder Woman wonder? (toon)

[Mas…]

Pittsburgh’s Las Palmas taqueria looks muy rico in Russian (video)

by Barney Asada June 13, 2017 Cultura
Thumbnail image for Pittsburgh’s Las Palmas taqueria looks muy rico in Russian (video)

A Russian voiceover lauds the tacos at Las Palmas in Pittsburgh, PA, which seems to be pretty legit, at least on Yelp. Why is the narration in Russian? Get used to it, covfefe!

[Mas…]

Bang Data is heading to the stars in ‘Galactica’ (lyrics video)

by Soy Capitan June 13, 2017 Cultura
Thumbnail image for Bang Data is heading to the stars in ‘Galactica’ (lyrics video)

Even pocho-level bad Espanish is understandable with this new Galactica lyrics video from Bang Data. Someone — we won’t say who — is lookin’ for a love to call their own. The band plays today at L.A.’s Fonda Theatre.

[Mas…]

La Cucaracha: Sweet dreams are made of piñatas (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 12, 2017 Cartoons
Thumbnail image for La Cucaracha: Sweet dreams are made of piñatas (toon)

[Mas…]

How to make ‘Mexican Chicken’ (Welsh recipe video)

by Barney Asada June 9, 2017 Cultura
Thumbnail image for How to make ‘Mexican Chicken’ (Welsh recipe video)

As we consider the ramifications of the United Kingdom’s election yesterday, let us not lose sight of the fact that the U.K. is comprised of three separate entities — England, Scotland, and Wales. In Wales, they speak and write Welsh, with all those long words and weird consonants, and also make taco casseroles.

[Mas…]

Brown Betty Boop and Bimbo the Dog: ‘Bamboo Isle’ (1932 video)

by Comic Saenz June 8, 2017 Cartoons
Thumbnail image for Brown Betty Boop and Bimbo the Dog: ‘Bamboo Isle’ (1932 video)

“Island music” from the Royal Samoans, a dark-skinned Betty Boop, Bimbo the dog, hot jazz, LOL Yiddish jokes, ooga-ooga natives, this cartoon has it all!

[Mas…]

Mex ex-prez Fox to Trump: Not paying for your wall (NSFW video)

by Moctezuma Cortés June 8, 2017 Cultura
Thumbnail image for Mex ex-prez Fox to Trump: Not paying for your wall (NSFW video)

Dear @realDonaldTrump: Here's a friendly reminder from @VicenteFoxQue that Mexico will not pay for your wall. pic.twitter.com/Osg8ZUYLlG — Super Deluxe (@superdeluxe) June 7, 2017 Mexico’s ex-president Vicente Fox is back with another video message for Donald Trump, just pendejo to pendejo. “You’re fat,” he says, “taco bowls suck, and, by the way, а ты говоришь […]

[Mas…]

High fashion lets you look like a cholo – if you have the dinero

by Memo Nericcio June 8, 2017 Cultura
Thumbnail image for High fashion lets you look like a cholo – if you have the dinero

Thanks to Professor Eliza Rodriguez Y Gibson who pointed my now-scalded eyes, my scarred Mexican-American soul, to this fantabulous atrocity! Haute couture non-mexican “cholos”!!!! Holy Baudrillard meets Eddie J. Olmos’s Pachuco — who would be rolling over in his grave if he weren’t still thriving in Hollywood!

[Mas…]

This video from the Taco Gurú folks is a love letter to tacos

by Barney Asada June 7, 2017 Cultura
Thumbnail image for This video from the Taco Gurú folks is a love letter to tacos

This video is a love letter to tacos from the folks behind the Mexican Taco Gurú app.

[Mas…]

The Trump drama makes a fine (Rossini) opera (video)

by Soy Capitan June 7, 2017 Cultura
Thumbnail image for The Trump drama makes a fine (Rossini) opera (video)

Rebecca Nelsen (soprano) and Eric Stoklossa (tenor) deliver all the fake news about the 45 Regime in the style of composer Rossini and SNL “Opera Man” Adam Sandler. [Video by Operatico Politico.]

[Mas…]