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In Hot Thrills Warm Chills, a 1967 movie advertised as “Wild Madness That Will Make Your Innards Sizzle,” Rita Alexander shimmies to Mama a Go Go by Perez Prado (credited as Dario De Mexico.)

Then there’s this 60s surf guitar mashup version: [Mas…]

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POCHO Migrant Editor Al Madrigal – who admits to not being a very good Mexican – will never forget the parents he met when he took his kid to the park.

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Food Fix host Zakir shows how to prepare “Mexican Chicken Steak,” at least that’s what he says. Brought to you by the Malaysian Palm Oil of Pakistan people, which is why there is a lot of environmentally-suspect palm oil in the recipe: [Mas…]

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Yo, dude. Yes, you, Mr. Hard-Working Macho Guy! Have trouble getting to sleep after a hard day in the coal mines? None of that Sleepytime® tea for you. You’re not a professor or a poet. You need a real man’s sleep aid — the new Sleepytime® Burrito.

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Oakland’s Bang Data puts a contemporary political spin on this remake of Creedence Clearwater’s Fortunate Son.

“Some folks are born made to wave the flag,” they sing. “Ooh, they’re red, white and blue. And when the band plays Hail to the Chief, ooh, they point the cannon at you.”

Bang Data wants you to register to vote.

POCHO does too.

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Creeper is back in the barrio — home from la pinta — and wants to share his workout tips with the neighborhood. [Video by POCHO amigo Frankie Quiñones via Funny Drop.]

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(PNS reporting from SANTA CHANCLA, CA) Streets were quiet here overnight as the city’s emergency ban on Pokémon Go went into effect at midnight.

Santa Chancla is the first city in California to ban Pokémon Go players within city limits, a ban authorized in response to widespread threats by white male terrorists.

“Every time you turn around some crazy young white guy is murdering someone — and these kids are running around in groups together? I don’t think so. Not in my town,” Mayor Juan Lopez told a press conference at City Hall this morning. [Mas…]

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When you get a horchata cocktail at Salazar Los Angeles, a little chapulin tops off your drink with special sabor.

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It’s Taco Bell Tuesday in Japan with Yuka Kinoshita (video)

by Barney Asada August 23, 2016 Cultura
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Kawaii cutie Yuka Kinoshita, or Kinoshita Yuka, (it depends) taste tests a Taco Bell “quesarito” and a 12-taco party pack. Taco Bell? It’s a popular American restaurant chain that specializes in Mexican food, according to her smart phone. Click on [CC] to see the English subtitles.

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Cristina Martinez: Don’t mess with this Chicana! (NSFW poetry video)

by Verdana Bold August 22, 2016 Cultura
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This Latinx does not want your stereotyping BS. Cristina Martinez performing Chicana at the Cherokee Man and the Mockingbird graffiti mural at Decatur Station in Decatur, Georgia. [NSFW F-bomb.]

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Austin city councilman to Latino kids: ‘Do something useful’ (video)

by María Purísima August 19, 2016 El Now
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Ughhhhhhhh. There goes another crazy Texas politico saying something crazy. This time it’s Austin City Councilman Don Zimmerman, who told a group of Latino parents and students who testified in front of the council, some in Spanish, to stop being moochers (basically).

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Ruben Pardo has been an elevator operator for 40 years (video)

by Andalé Mono August 19, 2016 Cultura
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Ruben Pardo, 75, is the oldest manual elevator operator in Los Angeles. Six days a week for 40 years, Pardo has helped the patrons of the Art Deco Wilshire Tower building “up and down” while sharing his positive musings on the simple joys of life.

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Hola! I’m the ghost of Frida Kahlo and I have some advice (video)

by LUNA SOL August 18, 2016 Cultura
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Frida Kahlo is back from the dead, live on video, and has some advice for you! [Mature content.]

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In Tijuana, Javier is el super taquero recargado! (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN August 18, 2016 Cultura
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In Tijuana, Chef Javier of Tacos El Poblano on Boulevard Diaz Ordaz las Huertas serves up tacos with style and flair. [Recargado (“recharged”) is slang for “kick-ass” or “awesome”.]

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Beck vs Mexican Institute of Sound: ‘WOW/GUAU’ (YouTube audio)

by Soy Capitan August 17, 2016 Audio
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The cumbia-flavored remix of Beck’s WOW aka GUAU by Mexican Institute of Sound is now on YouTube and we’re sharing here so you don’t have to deal with pinche Spotify. You’re guelcome. 🙂 POCHO MEXCLUSIVE PHOTO:

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This is how you do it! Kid cleans nopales like a boss (video)

by Barney Asada August 17, 2016 Cultura
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This kid scraping the spines from nopales (cactus paddles) knows what’s up! PREVIOUSLY ON NOPALES:

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Wall of Voodoo: ‘Mexican Radio’ (music video)

by Soy Capitan August 16, 2016 Cultura
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Three and a half million viewers can’t be wrong, right? Wall of Voodoo released Mexican Radio in 1982.

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Renee Goust live music video: ‘La Cumbia Feminazi’

by Soy Capitan August 15, 2016 Cultura
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Brooklyn-based Mexican singer-songwriter Renee Goust wrote La Cumbia Feminazi in response to online abuse suffered by women. “I’ve considered myself a feminist ever since I learned the actual meaning of the word,” she says:

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What’s that smell? Is somebody roasting Hatch Chiles? (video)

by Barney Asada August 15, 2016 Cultura
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It’s that time of the year — Hatch Chile Season.

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Take pounds off and keep them off with the all-new Churro Diet (video)

by LA FLACA August 12, 2016 Cultura
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Santa Monica celebrity lifestyle guru Marisol Weaver shows how you can eat all the churros you want and still lose weight — if you follow her Churro Diet.

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Spicy Latina Mom scrambles huevos for a ‘Mexican Breakfast’ (video)

by Barney Asada August 11, 2016 Cultura
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Laura Muller — aka Spicy Latina Mom — demonstrates her Mexican-style scrambled huevos.

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Na-nu na-nu! Shazbot? KO! We miss Robin Williams (toon, videos)

by Chale Knickerbocker August 11, 2016 Cartoons
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America’s favorite funny man, Robin Williams, died on this day in 2014.

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Why we fight for immigration reform and a ‘path to citizenship’ (video)

by Comic Saenz August 10, 2016 Cultura
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Donald Trump and the GOP haters want to split this beautiful family up and send the parents back to Mexico. We can’t let that happen. The President’s DAPA (Deferred Action for Parents of Americans) initiative is now stalled because the Republicans won’t vote on the Obama’s nominee to the Supreme Court, a judge who could […]

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Trump’s ‘Supply-Side Jesus’ will make America great again (video)

by Comic Saenz August 9, 2016 Cartoons
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Donald Trump’s economic policies, unveiled yesterday in Detroit, would erase whatever meager protections we have left against out-of-control corporations, let polluters ruin our air, spoil our water, and boil our endangered planet, kill Obamacare, give rich people a tax break and ruin whatever progress we have made since George W. Bush and his Wall Street […]

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