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Magali Garcia’s I Need tells the story of a girl who is always looking for something else. Will she ever get what she wants? [Mas…]

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We don’t know where or when this was recorded, but this guy performing a karaoke version of Tequila by The Champs totally nails it. He didn’t even have to look at the lyrics!

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Austin already claims the breakfast taco as a signature dish. But can a taco filled with TORTILLA CHIPS uphold the city’s honor? “Taco journalists” Mando Rayo and Jarod Neece — reporting for IndieLens Storycast — find out that refried beans are “the Mexican mayonnaise.”

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Keep an ear out for POCHO amigas Mariachi Las Coronelas in the video.]

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In San Pablito, a small village in Puebla, in southeast Mexico, the centuries-old tradition of amate paper — paper made from bark — is an important part of the local economy. It also used to part of the resistance to Spanish colonial rule.

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Breathe in. Breathe out. Reiki Master Sondra welcomes you to this week’s TRUMP DETOX MEDITATION:

Do you need to detox from Donald Trump? From the stress of the Kavanaugh hearings and Trump’s inability to pronounce “anonymous?” This Reiki healing meditation video is for you. This week’s mantra: Kamala.

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Talk (And Sing) Like A (Mexican) Pirate Day 2018: ‘Santy Anno’ (video)

by Comic Saenz September 19, 2018 Cultura
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It’s International Talk Sing Like A Pirate Day and we’re please to present not only a “sea shanty” about being a pirate, but one about the Mexican-American war of the 1850s. It’s even in Wikipedia! This video of Santy Anno has music by Forebitter and Lord Cavendish manga-influenced artwork assembled by uploader LordDrakoArakis, probably not […]

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Iconic Chicana Dolores Huerta has been fighting sexism since forever (video)

by Comic Saenz September 18, 2018 Cartoons

Famed labor organizer and activist Dolores Huerta has been fighting sexual harassment and discrimination since forever — when she was working in an office, when she was building the United Farm Workers, and when men tried to take credit for her work. In this video, by Hannah McNally, Huerta tells her story.

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Muscle Taco in Chula Vista looks totally legit because RAJAS! (video)

by Barney Asada September 12, 2018 Cultura
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This is a YouTube promo video for Muscle Taco — caterers in Chula Vista, near San Diego — and they look totally legit. Posts from happy taco eaters on their Facebook page and website indicate that the family-owned business must be doing something right. Everything in the video looks k rico, too. If we were […]

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Ex-con Creeper is back, drops CholoFit for CholoSpin (NSFW video)

by Comic Saenz September 11, 2018 Cultura
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Our favorite ex-con Creeper had some early success with his CholoFit classes, but a quick rise to fame led to some very public meltdowns. Now Creeper returns with CholoSpin and your loud-mouthed Tia and your neighbor’s chihuahua will finally meet their match. [Frankie Quiñones is Creeper. Some NSFW language.] PREVOUSLY ON CREEPER:

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UFOs and ancient Andes ruins: Frank Zappa’s “Inca Roads” (video)

by Comic Saenz September 11, 2018 Cultura
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The supremely weird (what else is new?) Inca Roads was the opening track on Frank Zappa’s 1975 LP One Size Fits All. Zappa and friends explore the racist cable TV theory that ancient illegal space aliens built the civilization of the Incas, because ancient Incas were not smart enough to do it themselves because brown. […]

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Blow that funky shofar, bot boy (Happy Rosh HaShanah 2018 video)

by HIP HOP JUDIO September 7, 2018 Cultura
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A musical shoutout (and Hebrew/Spanish pun) to all our friends at Temple Beth Pocho who, at sundown Sunday, are celebrating Rosh HaShanah, which marks 5779 years since the creation of the world. Happy New Year y Le Shanah Tovah tambien. What is that date on the Mayan Calendar? (Tekiah? One of the traditional four ritual […]

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Pocho Ocho top reasons I’m still scared of taco trucks on every corner

by CARLOS AGUILAR September 6, 2018 Cultura
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Remember that Latinx Trump supporter who told us to be scared, because if Hillary were elected there would be taco trucks on every corner? This vendido:   Dude was right, and here are the Pocho Ocho Top Reasons Why: 8. I’ll be forced into a perpetual cycle of “How many tacos can I eat in […]

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Pete Seeger Plays Pasadena: Oh you can’t scare me, I’m sticking to the union (video, lyrics)

by Comic Saenz September 3, 2018 Cultura
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America’s folk singer, Pete Seeger, tells a dressed-up crowd at Pasadena’s Rose Parade he’s “sticking to the union.” Words and music to Union Maid by Woody Guthrie. Mira los lyrics:

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Always Look for the Union Label: Music vids for Labor Day Weekend 2018

by Comic Saenz August 31, 2018 Cultura
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It’s Labor Day Weekend! ¡Orale! Happy Labor Day Weekend! Sing along with the music that celebrates the ordinary working people who keep this country — and the world — in business: 9 to 5 from Dolly Parton, Look for the Union Label, Workin’ in a Coal Mine, This Land Is Your Land, and Solidarity Forever.

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Danish taqueria teaches Danes how to properly eat a burrito (video)

by Barney Asada August 31, 2018 Cultura
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Mohira Tacoshop — here they are on Facebook — wants you to know there is a right and a wrong way to eat a burrito. Are they right or wrong? Also, have they never encountered a burrito mojado?

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La lucha is real! ‘El Santo’ is ‘a real New-Mexican story’ for ‘real lovers’ (video)

by Bronco del Camino August 30, 2018 Cultura
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El Santo, the Vimeo description says, is a “Real New-Mexican Story for Real Lovers.” We’ve watched it a buncha times and were not sure what it means or if we are one of those “real lovers” in the intended audience, but we like what we see. [Video by K48 PRODUCTIONS … in Milano of all […]

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NAFTA? It sounds something like this … (video)

by José Canusí August 29, 2018 Cultura
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What’s this? A long shot of a factory with three banderas? Videographer No Cinema explains:

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‘Get out of the White House,’ angry citizen yells at Trump (video)

by Comic Saenz August 26, 2018 El Now
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POCHO.COM Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz was across the street from the White House — Lafayette Park — on the evening of August 26, 2018, and recorded some FREEDOM OF SPEECH in action. “Get out of the White House,” this one citizen yelled, echoing the screams of millions of American minds. Also something about Diet Coke, murder […]

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White lady does not like brown family’s birthday party (video)

by Especial Correspondents August 26, 2018 El Now
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DATELINE GLENOAKS PARK, GLENDALE, CA, SATURDAY, AUGUST 25, 2018: Gracie Pinzón de Hernández writes on Facebook: I thought I would share this with you guys… this woman almost got away with robbing us from the joy of celebrating 4 years of life for our little one. We planned and saved to give him the kind […]

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Paco Estrada, Brandon Callies as The Heart of the City: ‘The River’ (video)

by Comic Saenz August 24, 2018 Cultura
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 The River is new video from Brandon Callies (Black Tie Vendetta, Brandon Callies and The American Revival) of Austin and Paco Estrada (SouthFM, Paco Estrada and One Love) of Dallas. But The Heart of the City — as these Texans call themselves — won’t let life get them down.

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Traditional chile lime cricket tacos are good for Mother Earth (video)

by Comic Saenz August 24, 2018 Cultura
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Crickets are very efficient in turning dirt and air and water and other critters into big fat delicious grillos, much more efficient than cattle who drink water like it falls from the sky and fart like they’re not breathing the same damn air as ustedes and me. And grillos are traditional, indigenous, and delicious! Bay […]

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In the Great White North, fish tacos are good FUUD (video)

by Barney Asada August 22, 2018 Cultura
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Canadian meal kit delivery company FUUD wants you to cook up six Chilli Lime Fish Tacos with spicy kimchi and cabbage and cilantro and (flour) tortillas and even the soda water to make the tempura batter. The Vancouver FUUD thang looks way better than this “authentic” Canadian taco kit:

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Samantha Bee: Undocumented immigrants make your food (video)

by Barney Asada August 20, 2018 Cultura
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Samantha Bee stops by the City of Brotherly Love’s South Philly Barbacoa and learns about the vital roles immigrants (undocumented and documented) play in making the food we eat.

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