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Amarillo by Ana Pérez López considers the banana, a fruit that has been part of our cultural history for centuries and is now threatened by extinction through monocropping and a looming epidemic. López is an MFA candidate at CalArts.

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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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The National Pork Board wants you to eat more of “the other white meat” and got Puerto Rico-born, Miami-based, Asian-gastropub-owning chef José Mendín to share how he makes Michoacan-style pork carnitas. We’re surprised by his use of condensed milk in the recipe, but that shows why we’re not a five-time James Beard Award nominee and he is!

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Oz-based taqueria chain Guzman y Gomez sells Mexican food on the other side of the world. Project Wing, a subsidiary of Alphabet (Google’s parent company), is working on local delivery drone copters. It was a match made in heaven. Read more at Guzman y Gomez’ website.

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Students walked out of class after an ignorant high school teacher in New Jersey told a Latina student to “speak American” last week.

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From the The Roots and crew at black-ish, this Schoolhouse Rock! inspired video celebrates our proud Southern Confederate Heritage through the eyes of a slave.

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Los Cenzontles, David Hidalgo: Robert Palmer’s “Every Kinda People”

by Soy Capitan October 16, 2017 Cultura
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Los Cenzontles (The Mockingbirds) and David Hidalgo of Los Lobos team up for a fresh Chicano version of Robert Palmer’s Every Kinda People. PREVIOUSLY ON LOS CENZONTLES: Los Cenzontles: Soy Mexico-Americano (video) PREVIOUSLY ON LOS LOBOS: LOS LOBOS: Will the Wolf Survive? (original 1989 music video)

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The 1491s: Hell, no! My culture is not your Halloween costume (video)

by ELLEN DIO October 13, 2017 Cultura
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N8V jokesters The 1491s go to a Halloween party, and you won’t believe what happens next! [NSFW F-BOMB.] PREVIOUSLY ON THE 1491s:

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Food Network 60 second video: How to make ‘chocolate tacos’

by Barney Asada October 12, 2017 Cultura
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They’re really half-moon shaped taco-folded ice cream sandwiches but we’re not complaining.

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Worst taco recipe ever has thyme, mustard, sugar, and pickles (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN October 11, 2017 Cultura
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In Lyon, France, the folks at Bnin claim to make tacos with mustard, ketchup, thyme, sugar, mayonnaise, pickled cucumbers, “pomme frites” and “sandwich cheese” then wrap them up in flour tortillas like a burrito and toast them in a panini press. Unclear on the concept, don’t you think? Their ingredients: Taco bread or tortillas 250 […]

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Mississippi Mojado: A Mexican immigrant opens a ‘Taco Shop’ (video)

by Barney Asada October 10, 2017 Cultura
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He crossed the river several times to find work in the United States — and got sent to jail or sent back. Now Zacatecas native Pedro Leyva is a citizen and a business owner of The Taco Shop in his adopted town of Oxford, Mississippi. Link via pocho Profe Chastillez.

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Que spooky! Mira ‘Los Jinetes en el Cielo/Ghost Riders in the Sky’

by Soy Capitan October 10, 2017 Cultura
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The surf guitar cowboy classic Ghost Riders in the Sky/Jinetes en el Cielo lives to ride again in this new version by Los Baby’s.

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Christopher Columbus Was A Murderous Moron (video)

by Especial Correspondents October 9, 2017 Cultura
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Turns out Christopher Columbus wasn’t brave, he was just really bad at math. Adam Ruins Everything explains.

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Burning Spear: ‘Christopher Columbus is a damn blasted liar’ (video)

by RASTA REFRIED October 9, 2017 Cultura
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I and I all I know I and I all I say I and I reconsider I and I see upfully that Christopher Columbus is a damn blasted liar Christopher Columbus is a damn blasted liar Yes Jah He’s saying that, he is the first one Who discover Jamaica I and I say that, What […]

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The border is a river and there’s a ‘Ferryman at the Wall’ (video)

by Andalé Mono October 6, 2017 Cultura
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Originally proposed as an international peace park with Mexico, Big Bend, Texas has a unique relationship with its southern neighbor. For the past 40 years, Mike Davidson — the Ferryman at the Wall — has been ferrying tourists across the Rio Grande for a little taste of Mexican life. He’d like to keep it that […]

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Tacos de guisado? Don’t mind if I stew! (video)

by Barney Asada October 5, 2017 Cultura
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These tacos de guisado — in a restaurant? at home? — sure look delicious. We’ve asked video creator Miriam Rdz for more information. Tengo hambre!

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Cocina Para Chicos: How to make a ‘Baby Taco’ (video)

by Barney Asada October 4, 2017 Cultura
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When you’re cooking for kids, what’s a dish your niñas y niños will be sure to like? Consider the Baby Taco. [Video by Nan Moróco] PREVIOUSLY ON STOP MOTION COOKING VIDEOS:

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I shot ‘The Arrow’ into the air, it fell to Earth, I knew not where (video)

by GUILLERMO TELL October 3, 2017 Cartoons
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Be careful where you shoot! The Arrow is by Spaniard Emilio Yebra.

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Mexico City After Dark: The Search for El Trompo (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN October 3, 2017 Cultura
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After the sun sets, Chilangos walk the darkened streets of Mexico D.F. in search of …. El Trompo! [Video by Urban Plane Media.]

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#TBT ThrowBackThursday: When Yugo-Mex ruled (audio, video)

by Soy Capitan September 28, 2017 Audio
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In the mid-’60s, Mexican mariachi music ruled the airwaves in Yugoslavia. Singers sported charro suits and sombreros, typical mariachi garb, with typically Slavic names. Public Radio International has the story:   Here’s a video example:

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Got Leche? Ask your doc if UFO cow nipple is right for you! (video)

by EL GOJIRO September 27, 2017 Cultura
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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 […]

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The History of Mexico’s Fastest Mouse, Speedy Gonzales (video)

by EL GATO RUDO September 26, 2017 Cartoons
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Our hero Speedy Gonzales, Mexico’s fastest mouse, gets a simplistic but interesting bio in this short video. It’s neat to see the initial cartoon version of the rascally rodent (photo), and his later pairings with Daffy Duck. And the quick coverage of the “offensive stereotype” issue gives us this great screencap of Warner Bros’ Official […]

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Texas taco trailer lets you order corn tortillas, so no poop (video)

by Barney Asada September 26, 2017 Cultura
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In Bridgeport, Texas, near Dallas, the La Campechanita Taqueria trailer (now up on blocks) serves terrific tacos on corn tortillas so you won’t get all bloated and have to poop. Because Texas.

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60 Years Ago Today: President sends Army to enforce Civil Rights (video)

by Especial Correspondents September 25, 2017 Cultura
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On this Day in History, 1957, President Dwight D. Eisenhower sent the U. S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division to ensure that black kids weren’t denied access to “white” Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. As an extra ironic bonus, here’s a photo of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., taking the knee in […]

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