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La Loba, from film student Margarete Laue re-imagines the traditional Mexican folk tale popularized by Clarissa Pinkola Estés in Women Who Run With the Wolves:

She creeps and crawls and sifts through the mountains and dry riverbeds, looking for wolf bones.

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Hot under the collar in Mexico City? Tizne Tacomotora has ice cream tacos!

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In the brand new music video I Don’t Like the Comics You Drew, Dave draws the first page of his comic book and excitedly shows it to his friend Lei Lei. Lei Lei, however, is not impressed.

Hollywood comic hero Mel Brooks was not impressed either. Here’s Oscar-winning The Critic from 1963: [Mas…]

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A Mexican cleaning lady in New York Ctiy learns that the “nation of immigrants” is not so friendly these days. Based on a true story, Let My People Stay is by Olivia G. Jimenez.

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The late musical genius Warren Zevon was in Ensendada, no maybe he was in Echo Park. And maybe he OD’d on heroin, or not. He did hear “mariachi static on his radio,” however. The live video is from 1977.

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Seventeen year old Los Angeles-born Ralph Lazo (photo) voluntarily entered the Manzanar Japanese-American internment camp after learning his neighbors were being locked up by the government. He later joined the military and helped liberate the Philippines and spent his life “discouraging the occurrence of similar injustices and violations of civil liberties in the future.” [Video by Velshi and Ruhle for MSNBC.]

Did you ever ask yourself WHAT YOU WOULD DO if the time came when the Trump regime’s troopers came to round up your neighbors? THAT TIME IS NOW.

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We used to have a man in the White House we could be proud of; Joan Baez explains in ‘The President Sang Amazing Grace’ (video)

by Comic Saenz August 1, 2018 Cultura
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At the memorial service in Charleston, S.C. for the victims of a white wing racist terrorist, Barack Obama, the last real President of the United States, joined the congregation of mourners. What he did on that day became a song by Zoe Mulford, performed here by Xicana OG activist Joan Baez and animated in pastel […]

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In ‘Welcome to America’, undocumented Yeni González crosses the country to be reunited with her kids stolen by La Migra (video)

by Comic Saenz August 1, 2018 El Now
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Yeni González is one of the mothers who suddenly found herself thousands of miles away from her children this spring, after the alt-white regime’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy went into effect. This TIME Red Border Film documentary shows how grassroots activists banded together to transport González from a detention center in Eloy, AZ, to New York […]

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Prehistoric hunger? We’ve got your Nachosaurus right here! (video)

by Barney Asada July 31, 2018 Cultura
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Serve your snacks in style before we all get wiped out by climate change (like the dinosaurs) with this plastic, dishwasher safe Nachosaurus chips and dip ensemble by BARBUZZO.

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Tia Rosa ‘Taco Kit’ that’s ‘loved in Mexico’ comes to Canada (video)

by Barney Asada July 27, 2018 Cultura
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We feel sorry for the people of Canada and for Tia Rosa commercial character Anna too, if the tacos she misses so much came from a kit and were made with flour tortillas like this:

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Tracey Ullman: Welcome to the overly-woke support group (BBC video)

by Lucida Grandé July 25, 2018 Cultura
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Can you be TOO “woke”? Tracey Ullman leads a support group in this BBC video. And check out this archetypal support group comedy sketch group video, from Israel. It’s in Hebrew with English subtitles, and was uploaded a dozen years ago and copied a zillion times since:

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Regarde ça: ‘Le Taco’ is Mexican cuisine’s most representative dish

by Barney Asada July 24, 2018 Cultura
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A sweet and accurate video love letter to Le Taco — in French! [Directed by Mike and Pablo from Big Deahl Productions Inc.]

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Looking for a career with guns and hate and anger? ICE IS FOR YOU! (video)

by Chale Knickerbocker July 23, 2018 Cultura
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Do you have anger issues, love guns, and enjoy hate? ICE IS looking for you! [Video by Michelle Wolf.]

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How do Elmer’s Restaurants’ cooks make a breakfast burrito? (video)

by Barney Asada July 19, 2018 Cultura
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Training Video – Breakfast Burrito from Oregon restaurant chain Elmer’s Restaurants. We checked the menu on the website but they don’t list this item. Is it new, do you think? Also it appears that there are both potatoes INSIDE the burrito (the first two ingredients look like bacon and taters) and a block of hash […]

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Double down, Texas style, with a ‘Migas Breakfast Taco’ (video)

by Barney Asada July 18, 2018 Cultura
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Hungerlust: The Migas Breakfast Tacoo takes us to Austin, Texas, called by many the American home of the breakfast taco. Veracruz All Natural Tacos doubles down for breakfast by filling their freshly-made corn tortillas with MIGAS — the homestyle breakfast dish that combines leftover fried tortillas with eggs, cheese and salsa. What could be malo? […]

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Hey, USA! It’s time to change your ‘Dirty Diaper’ (video, lyrics)

by Comic Saenz July 9, 2018 Cultura
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POCHO amigo Eric Holland thinks something smells funny in the United Estates. (Eric is a new dad which may account for the diaper analogy.) Mira los lyrics:

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Dave Alvin, Flaco Jimenez, David Hidalgo y Los Cenzontles: ‘Hey, Baby, It’s the Fourth of July’

by Comic Saenz July 4, 2018 Cultura
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Roots rock singer/guitar slinger and East Los homie (Downey) Dave Alvin sings a classic ode to America, folky roots, broken hearts, independence and Mexican kids shooting fireworks Hey, baby, it’s the Fourth of July! Alvin is backed in this version by Los Cenzontles, Tex-Mex accordion superstar Flaco Jimenez and David Hidalgo of Los Lobos. Here’s […]

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Sacre Bleu! French commercial for taqueria has no tacos (video)

by Barney Asada June 15, 2018 Cultura
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There’s something that might be a square burrito, but we’re not so sure. Nevertheless, bon appetit! TacosChickenLand’s website is here.

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Just for White People! Mind Your Own F**king Business (NSFW video)

by Comic Saenz June 11, 2018 Cultura
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Hello, White People! Are you having a sad because there’s a family enjoying a picnic in the park while being Black? Did the customer in front of you just speak a language that makes you irrationally angry? Ask your doctor if Mind Your Own F**king Business is right for you. [NSFW language. Video by Cat […]

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Merrie Melodies: Two Crows from Tacos (videos)

by Comic Saenz June 6, 2018 Cartoons
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Two Mexican singing crows are starving and try to catch a grasshopper in this 1956 animated short from Merrie Melodies/Warner Bros. What could possibly go wrong? It’s like a toon starring our hero Speedy Gonzales, Mexico’s fastest mouse, except no Speedy. Substitute crows for gatos and a grasshopper for Speedy and you get the idea. […]

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In Michoacan, the Hernandez Garcia family makes art from clay (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés June 4, 2018 Cultura
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In the southwestern Mexican state of Michoacan, the Hernandez Garcia family takes local clay and water and transforms it into stunning glazed pottery, just like their ancestors before them. [Video by Mariano Rentería Garnica.]

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Anthony Bourdain visits ‘Little Guatemala’ in L.A.’s Westlake District (video)

by Barney Asada May 24, 2018 Cultura
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Multi-ethnic sanctuary city Los Angeles is full of ethnic neighborhoods — Little Tokyo, Little Armenia, Tehrangeles, and more. In this episode of his CNN series, Anthony Bourdain stops by the nighttime food market in L.A.’s Westlake District – Little Guatemala.

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Nixtamalization means fresh tortillas at South Philly Barbacoa (video)

by Barney Asada May 23, 2018 Cultura
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When you bite into a taco, you are tasting the results of an ancient chemical process called nixtamalization. It’s a technique that hasn’t changed much since 1500 BCE, and along the way it helped the Aztecs rise to power and made tortillas softer, tastier, and much more nutritious. Today, Benjamin Miller and Christina Martinez are […]

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Mother and daughter finally get to hug at the border (video)

by Comic Saenz May 16, 2018 Cultura
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In Great Big Story: Love Beyond Borders: Mom and Daughter by haimy assefa, a mother and daughter get a rare chance to hug when the border fence is briefly opened. I’m not crying you’re crying

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