La Cucaracha: Good guys with guns, up close and personal (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 29, 2017 Cartoons
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Los Tres Garcias Taco Truck at the car wash on Alameda: 8.1 (video)

by Barney Asada November 29, 2017 Cultura
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New Compton location at the Crystal Auto Spa means plenty of parking at night for Los Tres Garcias Taco Truck. Jose “Tacos y Trifectas” Contreras (@LosPonies on Twitter) gives them an 8.1.

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Is my slip showing? Gender and vulnerability in stand-up comedy

by Elise Valderrama November 28, 2017 Cultura
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What does it mean to be vulnerable? This question comes up quite a bit in comedy. You might hear someone say, “oh, he’s so raw, so vulnerable…” It’s a common form of praise, usually for male comedians. Former Late Show booker, Eddie Brill, named vulnerability as his favorite quality in a comedian. He seldom, if […]

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A two-year old’s Chicano Christmas

by FRANK SOLIS November 28, 2017 Cultura
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You’re not going to believe this, but I was born sitting at the kitchen table with a tamale already in hand. Of course, some say, that I was born on a pool table, but that’s another story. I still remember the hogs head simmering in a pot as my uncle Louie and his buddies sat […]

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Where have all the brown folks gone? I’m In love with ‘Coco’ that is

by Jesenia Chávez November 28, 2017 Cartoons

Where have all the brown folks gone? I sit at a bar and I count how many are like me, I count two in a room of 30, one is a bar back Latinx and one is an African American bartender, I’ve done this since I realized that I am the other, and I need […]

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La Cucaracha: Border wall prototypes are big and beautiful (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 27, 2017 Cartoons
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This one family has been making piñatas for 50 years (video)

by Bronco del Camino November 27, 2017 Cultura
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On the outskirts of Mexico City, over 50 years ago, a family began making and selling piñatas to the local community. Nowadays, the whole town is involved. The Piñata King takes a look inside the life of this town, and the head of the family who started it all.

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‘Remember Me’ from ‘Coco’ by Miguel y Natalia Lafourcade (video)

by QUESO QUESEM November 27, 2017 Cartoons
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R&B singer Miguel and beloved Mexican icon Natalia Lafourcade join forces on Coco’s signature song Remember Me.

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Happy Thanksgiving and don’t go near the water (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 24, 2017 Cartoons
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Pocho Ocho top tips for surviving Black Friday 2017

by Especial Correspondents November 24, 2017 Cultura
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It’s brutal out there, pochos — it’s cut or be cut to save $20 on an iPhone X — and that’s why we’ve compiled the Pocho Ocho Best Ways to Survive Black Friday: 8. In the event store security confiscates your Mace®, pick up some Aqua Net™ on Aisle 3. 7. Shoppers who carry their own […]

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POCHO’s @SaraChicaD says ‘Happy Mexican Sansgiven!’ (video)

by Sara Inés Calderón November 23, 2017 Cultura
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POCHO’s Subcommandanta del Ñews, Sara Inés Calderón, shares everything you need to know about Sansgiven, the Mexican Thanksgiving. She’s @SaraChicaD on the Twitter.

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Pump up the volume! It’s Turkey Day! (GIF)

by ERIC J. GARCIA November 23, 2017 Cartoons
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Tia Lencha’s Cocina: Mi Thanksgiving Day turkey al pastor tacos

by TIA LENCHA November 22, 2017 Cultura
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Happy Mexican Thanksgiving Day! Is Tia Lencha here. Gwhat is Mexican Thanksgiving Day you ask? Is Thanksgiving but with all Mexican food. What?!?! My gringo frends say. Oh no! How you can do that! Is crazy! And Tia Lencha say, no really. When I help mijo with his homeworks, I learn that Thanksgiving come from […]

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Pocho Ocho amazing little-known first Thanksgiving factoids

by Especial Correspondents November 22, 2017 Cultura
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See this painting that is supposed to depict the first Thanksgiving? It’s wrong wrong wrong. What really went on at that epic feast so long ago? We’ve got eight little-known factoids right here: 8. The frozen string beans in the casserole were past their sell-by date 7. Pilgrim Zephaniah Winslow = silent but deadly 6. […]

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