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Tonia Jo Hall has some words of encouragement in She’s that kind of woman. “Shout out to all the beautiful strong native women,” she writes: [Mas…]

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We bet this looks familiar! Yamelith made tamales with her mom over the Thanksgiving weekend and shared her experience in this student video, uploaded by the Charles W. Harris School in Phoenix, AZ.

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[TechnicallyRon, from London, England, is an idiot, author, and human disaster.]

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Roberto Pelayo aka El Niño is one of the world’s top sneakerheads, with a collection of over 1000 pairs. He started out as a collector is Mexico City; now he buys and sells for himself and his retail operations, Globstore.

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The word “Nazhé” means “seed” in the Mexican Zapotec indigenous language and inspired this short animation about the cyclical nature of life and death. [Video by Chilango artist Fafer Reyes.]

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charityhandsIt’s #GivingTuesday 2016, when all good pochos y pochas should donate dinero to the non-profit organization of her/his choice.

Here’s where Los Pochodores are sending money this year: [Mas…]

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From France: Creamed potatoes, red onions, and cheese ‘tacos’ (video)

by Barney Asada November 29, 2016 Cultura
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Home fries, red onions, cream sauce and Pont-L’Evêque cheese are the stars of this one-minute recipe video for “tacos” from Elle&Vire, a diary conglomerate in France’s Normandy region. But this begs the critical tortilla-based question: Corn or wheat? Also note that they call tortillas “galettes fajitas,” which translates as fajita pancakes. Unclear on the concept, […]

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It’s CyberCholo Monday: Buy my 2017 Cartoon Calendar, please!

by Lalo Alcaraz November 28, 2016 Cartoons
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Today is CyberCholo Monday at the Lalo Alcaraz Cartoon Studio Empire, and that means I am doing my annual plug for my hilarious and historical date-packed cartoon calendar. This is possibly the 20th Cartoon Calendar I have made, but I have so much fun making it that I’ve lost track of how many there have […]

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La Cucaracha: It’s a gentrified day in the neighborhood (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 28, 2016 Cartoons
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For Cyber Monday (or not): Happy Hipster Holidays! (photos)

by JAI LIGA NOCHE November 28, 2016 Cultura
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Tired of the same old same old Nativity with the holy homeless Jewish family and the animals in a manger and Los Tres Reyes Magos? So 2000 years ago, am I right? What you need is the new Hipster Nativity Set, an actual product, available from ModerNativity.com for $129 plus taxes and shipping.

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¡Orale! We’re getting $5.2 million for Christmas! (audio)

by MR. UDEAGHA OLUCHUKWU November 28, 2016 Audio
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OMG! We’re getting a $5.2 million ATM Card for Christmas! Here are the deets: GOOD DAY MY FRIEND. How are you, and with your family, All the arragement is done about your ATM CARD,there is no problem again but i let you know that . Our ATM DEPARTMENT OFFICE Benin republic here are delivery your […]

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La Cucaracha: The Pilgrims wanted religious freedom (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 25, 2016 Cartoons
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Witchi Tai To: Water spirit feeling springing round my head (video)

by Soy Capitan November 25, 2016 Cultura
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Hypnotic. Uplifting. Native American jazz saxophonist and songwriter Jim Pepper’s 1969 version of traditional peyote song Witchi Tai To got a slight remix and a Native dancer in this mesmerizing YouTube fan video. #NoDAPL! Mira los lyrics:

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Breaking: Kellogg’s debuts new Christmas cereals for Latinos

by JEFE BOYARDEE November 25, 2016 Cartoons
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Look for Jesu Krispis, Guada Loops and Tade0s on store shelves soon! [Click to enlarge.]

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This happened backstage today at a big store near you (video)

by Chale Knickerbocker November 24, 2016 Cultura
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It takes a tough team of retail warriors to work at the Big Store in the Big Mall on Thanksgiving Day, and a tough manager to keep ’em in the game. [Video by Más Mejor.]

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‘Happy Asian Thanksgiving’ from the Fung Brothers (video)

by WONG GUEY November 24, 2016 Cultura
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American children of immigrants are all the same when it comes to dealing with Thanksgiving. Y digamos: “Amén​​.”

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La Cucaracha: What did they talk about at the first Thanksgiving? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 23, 2016 Cartoons
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Tia Lencha’s Cocina: Oh jes! Thanksgiving turkey al pastor tacos

by TIA LENCHA November 23, 2016 Cultura
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Happy Mexican Thanksgiving Day! Is Tia Lencha here. Gwhat is Mexican Thanksgiving Day you ask? Is Thanksgiving but with all Mexican food. What?!?! My gringo frends say. Oh no! How you can do that! Is crazy! And Tia Lencha say, no really. When I help mijo with his homeworks, I learn that Thanksgiving come from […]

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De Nalgas: We’re here to help you stop ‘f-ing up’ (NSFW music video)

by Soy Capitan November 23, 2016 Cultura
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Mexican punks De Nalgas are the f*ckers that have come to wake you up. Although the song is ostensibly directed at music business posers, we think it has a wider application. 😉 [NSFW lyrics in Español, adult images.] Mira los lyrics and [official] translation:

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John F. Kennedy in Houston and Dallas, TX November 21-22, 1963

by RUSSELL CONTRERAS November 22, 2016 Cultura
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Tina Adame couldn’t stop smiling hours after meeting President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jackie Kennedy the next morning. The First Couple surprised Mexican American guests at a LULAC gala in Houston, and Tina went over every detail to anyone who listened at the engineering firm where she worked. The president spoke about the […]

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La Cucaracha: Squanto, have you ‘vetted’ our dinner guests? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 22, 2016 Cartoons
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POCHO’s @SaraChicaD wishes you a Happy Mexican Sansgiven (video)

by Sara Inés Calderón November 22, 2016 Cultura
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POCHO’s Subcommandanta del Ñews, Sara Inés Calderón, shares everything you need to know about Sansgiven, the Mexican Thanksgiving. She’s @SaraChicaD on the Twitter.

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La Cucaracha: It’s beginning to look a lot like tacos (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 21, 2016 Cartoons
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Superman’s 1960 Refugee Policy: ‘Lend a friendly hand’ (toon)

by HABLO PICASSO November 21, 2016 Cartoons
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Help the refugees, kids, said Superman in this 1960 one-page PSA. Lend a friendly hand! is from DC’s World’s Finest #111, August 1960. It was World Refugee Year on a distant planet just like Earth where people just like Americans cared about others.

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