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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 beans.

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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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As near as we can tell from this minute-long video, Super Burrito is coming soon to Rockaway Beach, Queens, on the south shore of Lon Gisland.

Rockaway Beach? That’s where the Ramones used to party: [Mas…]

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On Cinco de Mayo, Sealy, the mattress company, shared this video about how a new mattress (from Sealy, of course) can help you fight the dread Taco Bed.. Srsly. You need an Al PastorPedic Mattress!

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Stuck in London without a rebozo? Salsa-less in Soho? Caught without a calaca? Stop by the Mestizo Mexican Marketnext door to Mestizo Restaurant & Tequila Bar on Hampstead Road in Kings Cross — for all your arte, comida, y ropas requirements.

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Dutch reporters from the ZEMBLA TV program have been studying the Cheeto Bandito and his ties with shadow Russki figures. Here’s what they found: [Mas…]

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These are tacos al pastor, en estilo Boricua (video)

by Barney Asada May 11, 2017 Cultura
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Check out the tacos al pastor at Uikú de Boriken, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico (Boricua).

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POCHO Rock History: The Blendells ‘La La La La La’ (video)

by Soy Capitan May 10, 2017 Cultura
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In 1964, East Los Angeles pochos The Blendells had a hit with a Latin-tinged cover of Stevie Wonder’s La La La La La.

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So you want to turn avocados into guacamole? Watch this video!

by EresNerd May 10, 2017 Cultura
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Hey kids! Here’s a video about how to make guacamole, with your host and chef Tio Choko.

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Looks legit! Tacos al pastor in Copenhagen, Denmark (video)

by Barney Asada May 9, 2017 Cultura
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When you’re serving up tacos al pastor in the meat packing district (Kødbye) of old town Copenhagen, Denmark, they’ve got to be delicioso, amiright? These look legit. Also that word “Kødbye” means brown, so it’s all good. [Video by Gabriel Miranda.] PREVIOUSLY IN COPENHAGEN:

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Party too much on Cinco de Mayo? This workout is for you! (video)

by Barney Asada May 8, 2017 Cultura
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Feeling stuffed and disgustingly fat after Cinco de Mayo? All those tacos, chips, salsa, cerveza, y tequila add up! We recommend crunches. [Video by Adam Rozanski.]

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¡Ask a Mexican! How should Mexicans celebrate Cinco de Mayo? (video)

by Comic Saenz May 5, 2017 Cultura

POCHO’s Associate Naranjero Gustavo ¡Ask a Mexican! Arellano dons traditional garb to esplain How REAL Mexicans Should Celebrate Cinco de Mayo.

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L.A. OGs WAR (the ORIGINAL band): ‘Cinco de Mayo’ (1981 complete)

by Comic Saenz May 5, 2017 Audio
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This 1981 single from WAR was the first time many non-Latinos heard of Cinco de Mayo. This photo shows the original guys at the Sunset Grill (7439 Sunset, next to their offices (Far Out Productions) at 7417 Sunset. The Guitar Center swallowed up 7417 a while back. L-R: Charles Miller (sax, RIP), Lonnie Jordan (keyboards, […]

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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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Hey Vato! Smiley is really sick. Can Vicks® VapoRub™ help? (NSFW video)

by Comic Saenz May 3, 2017 Cultura
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In this new episode of the Hey Vato! show, Smiley is sick as hell and friends Chuy and sister Angie don’t know how to help. Vicks® VapoRub™? Aloe vera? Yerba buena? [NSFW language.]

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Mexican-American Studies 101: The History of Cinco de Mayo (video)

by José Canusí May 2, 2017 Cultura
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5-Second Films is all about explaining things in 5 seconds, like their 5-second video The History of Cinco de Mayo.

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Will babosos pay $25K to eat gold-flecked tacos in Cabo? (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN May 2, 2017 Cultura
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RUPTLY, the Russian fake news and propaganda video channel, features endless news clips about how everything that’s not Russia is going to Hell in a hoopty. This new video introduces a publicity-savvy chef who seeks to entice rich assholes into paying $25,000 for gold-leaf-garnished tacos (Kobe beef, lobster, Beluga caviar, foie gras, extra pretension included, […]

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What language is that? Funny, you don’t look Nahuatl (video)

by GUADA FOKTL May 1, 2017 Cartoons
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Languages around the world share similar characteristics, but how do we know if they are related?

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Ozomatli does ‘La Bamba’ reggae style (official and live videos)

by Soy Capitan May 1, 2017 Cultura
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POCHO amigos and SoCal homies Ozomatli put a reggae spin (with some topical lyrics) on La Bamba. Ozomatli plays La Bamba in Solana Beach:

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Happy May Day 2017 from the Workers of the World (video, lyrics)

by Comic Saenz May 1, 2017 Cultura
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Enjoy the Internacional, the world-wide (Get it? It’s international!) anthem of those commie cabrones in Cuba and Venezuela and China and North Korea (and lurking in secretive Sanders cells here in the Homeland but the libtard lamestream media sheeple won’t tell you that). Today, May 1, is May Day AKA International Workers’ Day, when the […]

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NO MAMES! Mexican slang with Profe. Salma Hayek (NSFW video)

by TEXAS MAN April 28, 2017 Cultura
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Now it’s easy to learn the very same pinches palabras that all the chingonas say — con Maestra Salma Hayek. No mames! [NSFW words en ingles y en español tambien.] PREVIOUSLY ON SALMA HAYEK:

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WHOA! IF TRUE! How to pronounce ‘taco’ (shocking video)

by Barney Asada April 28, 2017 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON) Top officials in the Intelligence Community have confirmed to PNS that the shocking video just released by the whistleblowers at HowToProunce.org — How to Pronounce “Taco” — is totally legit and is only the first of many shockers to come. Check back here for further developments as we follow up on […]

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Para las mujeres: Ovarian Psycos raise hell on wheels in East Los (video)

by DOLORES QUINTANA April 27, 2017 Cultura
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The Ovarian Psycos bike through East L.A. and Boyle Heights, women of color patrolling the streets to show their power, for themselves and all las mujeres. Their slogan? Ovaries so big we don’t need no fuckin’ balls!

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