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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?

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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…]

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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…]

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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 anime (especially mecha).]

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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.

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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. [Mas…]

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New ‘Amigous’ cerveza from Mexico trolls Trump (video)

by SIR VEZA June 16, 2017 El Now
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Mexican and U.S. brewers have reinvented Donald Trump as a gun-slinging mariachi to promote a new beer celebrating cross-border cooperation.

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General ‘Stonewall’ Jefferson Beauregard Sessions testifies (video)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 15, 2017 Cartoons
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Hey, girl: Do you love tacos? Or are you hambre for love? (video)

by Barney Asada June 15, 2017 Cultura
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Video by Juan, the Mexican Pronunciation Guy.

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

by Barney Asada June 13, 2017 Cultura
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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!

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

by Barney Asada June 9, 2017 Cultura
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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.

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Got popcorn? Trump vs Comey vs Wonder Woman (toons, video)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 8, 2017 Cartoons
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Or maybe we need Wonder Woman’s Lasso of Truth:

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

by Comic Saenz June 8, 2017 Cartoons
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“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!

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

by Barney Asada June 7, 2017 Cultura
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This video is a love letter to tacos from the folks behind the Mexican Taco Gurú app.

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

by Soy Capitan June 7, 2017 Cultura
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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.]

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Los Lobos Live: Kiko and the Lavender Moon (video, lyrics)

by Soy Capitan June 6, 2017 Cultura
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Is Kiko and the Lavender Moon the best song from Los Lobos best LP? If you’re wondering why the band looks so young in this video — that’s because it’s over 20 years old. Mira los lyrics:

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Saudi Arabia’s FireGrill Mex Kitchen Speed Eating Contest (video)

by Barney Asada June 2, 2017 Cultura
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They’re one part Mexico, one part California and rolled in Arabia where SIZE MATTERS.

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Hipster ‘Palm Pies’ or culturally-appropriated empanadas? (video)

by Barney Asada June 1, 2017 Cultura
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In the second episode of Welcome to the Northside, a Denver hipster brings his Palm Pie food cart to the hood, but our hero Mikey Gonzales is skeptical. Gonzales, a Chicano young professional, just bought a house in this gentrifying neighborhood, but still finds himself searching for home. See all the episodes of Welcome to […]

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Mariachi Entertainment System: ‘Hopelessly Devoted to You’ (video)

by Soy Capitan May 31, 2017 Cultura
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The classic oldie from Olivia Newton John and Grease gets a new sound and new look from Mariachi Entertainment System. MES’ Kickstarter is here.

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Gentrification: Stop complaining, STFU, and GTFO (NSFW video)

by Andalé Mono May 30, 2017 Cultura
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The Latino Comedy Project has selflessly written, produced, and uploaded Gentrification Explained, just so you’ll understand why you need to STFU and GTFO. [NSFW language.] PREVIOUSLY ON GENTRIFICATION:

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This may be the prettiest tamales video ever

by Barney Asada May 25, 2017 Cultura
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Evenuelto en Hojas in Quintana Roo specializes in tamales made with amor, and atole. How can you go wrong? [Video by Mariana de la Rosa.]

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Making tacos de lengua at Tacos Rocha in Nuevo León, MX

by Barney Asada May 24, 2017 Cultura
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In this pilot for a web series called Micro Bites spotlighting “unusual” Mexican dishes, we watch the preparation of beef tongue tacos. Eduardo Ramirez takes us along for tacos de lengua at Tacos Rocha, in Sabinas Hidalgo, Nuevo León, in northeast Mexico, an hour south of Laredo. Flour or corn, with a side of borracho […]

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Little Pedro and the Street Singers explain ‘Spanish America’ (video)

by Soy Capitan May 22, 2017 Audio
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In “Spanish America”, supposed kid singers explain how tortillas are corn bread and frijoles are what’s for lunch: From the Children’s Record Guild 78, released circa early 1950s. With David Pfeffer as Pedro, also with Sally Sweetland, Earl Rogers, Lee Sweetland, Denise Alexander and David Anderson. Music by Miguel Sandoval. Story by L. Paris.

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