Outer Espace

Three tall, blonde-haired space aliens kidnapped her and took her for a ride in their UFO, which was controlled by quartz rocks, she said. Now Republican entrepreneur Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera (pictured with non-alien tall blonde — we think) is seeking the GOP nomination for Florida’s 27th Congressional District.

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We asked Google Translate for help with the title of this video –らくのうマザーズCM らくのう牛乳 牛乳ビーム編.

Here’s what we got back: “Ramones no Mothers CM Dairy milk milk milk beam.” The text under the video? “Milk is poured directly from the UFO into the cup which the children have! What? I express taste direct delivery.”

So now you know, too.

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POCHO favorites Mariachi Las Coronellasthe all-mujeres mariachi band from South Texas — continue their musical odyssey as they channel David Bowie’s 1973 Space Oddity, AKA “Ground Control to Major Tomas.”

The band was featured last weekend on Texas Public Radio with an hour long concert broadcast that includes Space Oddity, Theme from the Godfather, La LLorona, some Johnny Cash music, and lots more from bandleader Vanessa Del Fierro and the gang.

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A mountain of mashed potatoes, strange lights in the sky, and a mysterious five-note musical phrase mean life on Earth will never be the same after Close Encounters of the Latino Kind. [Video by Marlon Klug.]

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Got tortillas? Avocados? Galaxy slime? Hydra steak? Let’s make burritos!

by Barney Asada July 18, 2017 Cultura
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Mexican creator Evelyn Ramsburgh shows us how a green space alien makes burritos. Tortillas we have. Avocados ditto. The slime may be hard to source locally however.

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Up in the Argentine sky – it’s a bird, it’s a plane, WTF is it? (video)

by ZORRO MULDER June 28, 2017 El Now
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What is that shiny, solvery thing in the sky near Salta, in Northwest Argentina? The excellent Inexplicata blog explains:

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

by Soy Capitan June 19, 2017 Cartoons
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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.

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

by Soy Capitan June 13, 2017 Cultura
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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.

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Happy Star Wars Day: May the Fourth Be With You! (toons y videos)

by OBI JUAN ELOTE May 4, 2017 Cartoons
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A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz brought Star Wars into the La Cucaracha universe. And the Fourth was with him…and with you!

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Joseph Campbell: Everyone ❤️ ‘Star Wars’ because myths (video)

by OBI JUAN ELOTE May 4, 2017 Cultura
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Star Wars creator George Lucas re-imagined universal myths, and that’s why the films resonate with audiences, according to Bill Moyer’s 1988 interview with The Power of Myth author Joseph Campbell.

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Report an alien! 408-POCHO-28 is waiting for your call

by José Canusí April 27, 2017 El Now
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Have you spotted an alien? Make America Great Again by phoning in your report to the POCHO hotline. We’ll share the most compelling reports online Friday. Long-time listeners first-time callers OK. CALL NOW! 408-POCHO-28408-746-4628

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La Cucaracha: No sanctuary for freeloading illegal aliens (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 28, 2017 Cartoons
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Fleet of OVNIs/UFOs shuts down Lima, Peru airport (video)

by ZORRO MULDER March 22, 2017 El Now
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The OVNIs are coming the OVNIs are coming! Two recent sightings of UFOs in formation over Lima, Peru resulted in Jorge Chávez International Airport shutting down twice. Mysterious Universe reports:

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La Cucaracha: Taco Trucks in Every Orbit? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 6, 2017 Cartoons
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