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The song started out in 1947 as Quizás, Quizás, Quizás by Cuban songwriter Osvaldo Farrés. In 1964, Doris Day had a hit with an English version Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps. And now we have Doris’ version sung by an Aztec-looking animated head and Monarch butterflies in this new music video The Time Has Come. What a great time to be alive! [Video by Jose Rene Trevino.]

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Take a tour of Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico and meet the local tacos, the local tequila and the local perros. [Video by the Tres Agaves tequila people.]

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The inspiration flows as Rocky Mountain Mike (plus Steve and Mary on backup vocals) channel the 1967 Tremeloes hit Silence Is Golden in this tribute to the PEE-OTUS.

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In this clip from the old Merv Griffin show, comic Moms Mabley, known mostly for her “blue” stage act, sings an emotional version of Dion’s classic, Abraham, Martin and John. Moms had a Top 40 hit with the song in 1969. Her version includes Bobby Kennedy.


In 1991, Public Enemy‘s epic By the Time I Get to Arizona spotlighted the Hate State of Arizona’s failure to implement the Martin Luther King Day national holiday.

Contrast and compare with PEE-OTUS Donald Trump’s weekend Twitter attack on civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis, draw the necessary conclusions, and prepare to take appropriate action: [Mas…]

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(PNS reporting from Москва) Stepping in to fill an entertainment lineup devoid of anyone artistic, famous, or beloved, Donald Trump backer Vladimir Putin is sending his country’s top singer to perform at next week’s Inauguration Ball. [Mas…]

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Video: Peep this ‘Thai-Mex Street Food’ – in the Philippines!

by Barney Asada January 13, 2017 Cultura
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It’s Thai food! It’s Mexican food! It’s in the Philippines! Step right up for your pad thai nachos at El Phante Thai-Mex Street Food, #12 1st Street, Kapitolyo, Pasig, Philippines. You can’t miss it: It’s the only place that has a logo showing an elephant wearing a sombrero. But if you do, here’s a map […]

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They say this taquero has the best food truck in New York (video)

by Barney Asada January 12, 2017 Cultura
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Is this taco truck The Best Food Truck in NYC? New York’s Vendy Awards are local Oscars for food, especially for food trucks. Meet Felix, the owner of 2016 Vendy Award winner Tacos El Rancho in Brooklyn. [Video by Columbia University journalism grad student Belén Smole.]

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…and that’s how they make tortillas in Mexico City, D.F. (video)

by Barney Asada January 11, 2017 Cultura
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Ritual ordinario mixes the sounds of Mexican streets with visuals of the process of making, baking, and selling tortillas. This video was shot and the ambient audio recorded in Mercado Cartagena in Mexico City, D.F. [Video by Ricardo Martinez Roa.]

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Unclear on the concept? Two vids for Tink-A-Tāko Mexican Food & Bar

by MOSCA MEXICAN January 11, 2017 Cultura
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Tink-A-Tāko? TAY-KOH? What the heck is a tāko? Is it a San Antonio accent thing? Here’s a second Tink-A-Tako commercial with the same pronunciation:

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What are they smoking? Israeli bands want to ‘Legal Eyes’ it (video)

by MR. MOTA January 10, 2017 Cartoons
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Two top Israeli bands — HaDag Nahash (snake fish) and Infected Mushroom — have One Love: Marijuana. In Legal Eyes, an animated, live-action mashup, they invoke marijuana mavens Snoop Dogg*, Bob Marley*, and Barack Obama.* [NSFW adult lyrics, “drug” use.] * Animated versions of.

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In Oaxaca, the Zapotecs include a third gender: Muxes (video)

by Chale Knickerbocker January 9, 2017 Cultura
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In the indigenous communities around the town of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, the world is not divided simply into males and females. The local Zapotec people have made room for a third category, they call Muxes – men who consider themselves women and live in a socially-sanctioned limbo between the two genders. [Video by Ivan […]

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Joan Miró art, Federico García Lorca words: The Sleepwalker (video)

by HABLO PICASSO January 5, 2017 Cartoons
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A surrealist journey through colors and shapes inspired by the poem Romance Sonámbulo by Federico García Lorca. Visual poetry in the rhythm of fantastic dreams and passionate nights inspired by the biomorphism of Joan Miró. [short film by Theodore Ushev.] Jeffrey Bowers writes:

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Mexico fears Trump means deportations, end of remittances (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés January 4, 2017 El Now
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As the inauguration of Donald Trump gets closer, our friends and families south of the border are getting increasingly concerned. Euronews reports:

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Watch: Are these the cheesiest tacos in NYC (Brooklyn, actually)?

by Barney Asada January 4, 2017 Cultura
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The Guadalupe Inn in Brooklyn is all about the Queso Fundido.

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Houston: We have tacos! (‘Tacos en el espacio’) [video]

by Barney Asada January 3, 2017 Cultura
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Houston: We’ve got tacos — in space!

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What is it? Huge 3-fingered ‘alien’ hand found in Peru (videos, photos)

by ROD ESTERLING January 3, 2017 Cultura
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First the Peruvians found an elongated unearthly skull. And now comes an astonishing new discovery: A strange, huge, 3-fingered hand. MysteriousUniverse reports: Less that two months after the revelation of the discovery in Peru of a tiny humanoid head comes another strange finding that is less humanoid and more alien-like. The hand has only three […]

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Los Villalobos: ‘Auld Lang Syne, El Corrido Del Año’ (video)

by Soy Capitan December 31, 2016 Cultura
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Have A Corrido New Year!

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51 Years Ago in East Los: ‘Happy New Year Baby’ from The Sisters

by Soy Capitan December 29, 2016 Cultura
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Fifty-one years go – 1965 – big hair and girl groups were what all the cool kids dug in East Los Angeles. Sisters Rosella, Ersi, and Mary Arvizu believed they could be the next Supremes — even before there were Supremes. They called themselves The Sisters. Mark Guerrero, son of Chicano music legend Lalo Guerrero, […]

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‘Highland Park’: Binge-watch all the episodes right here! (NSFW videos)

by Comic Saenz December 29, 2016 Cultura
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Have you been watching Highland Park on the YouTube? We’ve got all the episodes right here for your binge-watching convenience. You can start with this trailer (above), or dive right in (below). [NSFW. Adult situations, language.] In Episode 1, Los Angeles locals Juanita and Diego had a holy vision in Highland Park. Who knew Tonantzin, […]

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A star is born…and then: ‘Forgotten Heroes’ (video)

by Lucida Grandé December 28, 2016 Cultura
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Stars are born … and then they fade. Forgotten Heroes by Pudim is a short film made for Comic Con Brazil, produced by Stink São Paulo.

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Is this the worst taqueria video of 2016? Spoiler: It’s from France

by Comic Saenz December 27, 2016 Cultura
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Is this the worst online taqueria video of 2016? Spoiler: No tacos were filmed in the making of this O’tacos video. P.S.: It’s from France. It looks like O’tacos offers a “Philly” taco (suspiciously burrito-looking) which includes provolone cheese and grilled onions. How do they say “cheesesteak” in France?

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Hey Vato! What do you really, really want for Christmas? (video)

by EL SANTO CLAUS December 23, 2016 Cultura
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Vatos Chuy and Smiley made up a Christmas wish list, but they’re checking it twice! PREVIOUSLY ON NIKE CORTEZ:

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I’m dreaming of a ‘Pulp %&*^$#$ Christmas’ (NSFW video)

by FRANCIS FORD GONDOLA December 23, 2016 Cultura
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Do you know what they call frackin’ Santa Claus in Italy? [NSFW adult language.]

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