Happy Take Your President to Work Day! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 13, 2017 Cartoons
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Pittsburgh’s Las Palmas taqueria looks muy rico in Russian (video)

by Barney Asada June 13, 2017 Cultura
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A Russian voiceover lauds the tacos at Las Palmas in Pittsburgh, PA, which seems to be pretty legit, at least on Yelp. Why is the narration in Russian? Get used to it, covfefe!

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Bang Data is heading to the stars in ‘Galactica’ (lyrics video)

by Soy Capitan June 13, 2017 Cultura
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Even pocho-level bad Espanish is understandable with this new Galactica lyrics video from Bang Data. Someone — we won’t say who — is lookin’ for a love to call their own. The band plays today at L.A.’s Fonda Theatre.

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La Cucaracha: Sweet dreams are made of piñatas (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 12, 2017 Cartoons
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The Beandocks: Oh nothing, just texting with Leaky Trump (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 9, 2017 Cartoons
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How to make ‘Mexican Chicken’ (Welsh recipe video)

by Barney Asada June 9, 2017 Cultura
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As we consider the ramifications of the United Kingdom’s election yesterday, let us not lose sight of the fact that the U.K. is comprised of three separate entities — England, Scotland, and Wales. In Wales, they speak and write Welsh, with all those long words and weird consonants, and also make taco casseroles.

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Got popcorn? Trump vs Comey vs Wonder Woman (toons, video)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 8, 2017 Cartoons
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Or maybe we need Wonder Woman’s Lasso of Truth:

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Brown Betty Boop and Bimbo the Dog: ‘Bamboo Isle’ (1932 video)

by Comic Saenz June 8, 2017 Cartoons
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“Island music” from the Royal Samoans, a dark-skinned Betty Boop, Bimbo the dog, hot jazz, LOL Yiddish jokes, ooga-ooga natives, this cartoon has it all!

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Mex ex-prez Fox to Trump: Not paying for your wall (NSFW video)

by Moctezuma Cortés June 8, 2017 Cultura
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Dear @realDonaldTrump: Here's a friendly reminder from @VicenteFoxQue that Mexico will not pay for your wall. pic.twitter.com/Osg8ZUYLlG — Super Deluxe (@superdeluxe) June 7, 2017 Mexico’s ex-president Vicente Fox is back with another video message for Donald Trump, just pendejo to pendejo. “You’re fat,” he says, “taco bowls suck, and, by the way, а ты говоришь […]

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High fashion lets you look like a cholo – if you have the dinero

by Memo Nericcio June 8, 2017 Cultura
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Thanks to Professor Eliza Rodriguez Y Gibson who pointed my now-scalded eyes, my scarred Mexican-American soul, to this fantabulous atrocity! Haute couture non-mexican “cholos”!!!! Holy Baudrillard meets Eddie J. Olmos’s Pachuco — who would be rolling over in his grave if he weren’t still thriving in Hollywood!

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The Beandocks: Trump is tough on terror (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 7, 2017 Cartoons
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This video from the Taco Gurú folks is a love letter to tacos

by Barney Asada June 7, 2017 Cultura
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This video is a love letter to tacos from the folks behind the Mexican Taco Gurú app.

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The Trump drama makes a fine (Rossini) opera (video)

by Soy Capitan June 7, 2017 Cultura
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Rebecca Nelsen (soprano) and Eric Stoklossa (tenor) deliver all the fake news about the 45 Regime in the style of composer Rossini and SNL “Opera Man” Adam Sandler. [Video by Operatico Politico.]

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La Cucaracha: Trump’s overseas trip – is it over yet? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 6, 2017 Cartoons
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Los Lobos Live: Kiko and the Lavender Moon (video, lyrics)

by Soy Capitan June 6, 2017 Cultura
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Is Kiko and the Lavender Moon the best song from Los Lobos best LP? If you’re wondering why the band looks so young in this video — that’s because it’s over 20 years old. Mira los lyrics:

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Do cops have what it takes to be superheroes? (toon)

by Cartoonistas June 6, 2017 Cartoons
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Artist Agustín Martinez writes: Sometimes I wonder what would happen if the lethargy, and corrupt nature of some police were to rub off onto the superheroes….

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La Cucaracha: The world’s first Sanctuary Comic Strip (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 5, 2017 Cartoons
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Chingones and Chingonas: You’ve got to see ‘Wonder Woman’

by DOLORES QUINTANA June 5, 2017 Cultura
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Chingones and Chingonas, here’s a movie you’ve got to see. Mujer Maravilla! FOR REAL. Follow me on this. The original Wonder Woman, Lynda Carter, if you know your Pocho Historia, is a Latina. In fact she’s a lot like another rarely acknowledged Latina goddess of the screen, Rita Hayworth aka Margarita Cansino. You like comic […]

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L.A. movie money gives Hamilton chola eyebrows (photo)

by La Chata June 5, 2017 Cartoons
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Bro: if you’re gonna slip a fake ten at least don’t give Hamilton chola brows. Nice try, though. [Spotted at The Echo Saturday night.]

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La Cucaracha: There’s something sketchy about Trump’s WiFi (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 2, 2017 Cartoons

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Saudi Arabia’s FireGrill Mex Kitchen Speed Eating Contest (video)

by Barney Asada June 2, 2017 Cultura
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They’re one part Mexico, one part California and rolled in Arabia where SIZE MATTERS.

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Nancy Sanchez y Marisa Ronstadt: Love as big as the ‘Ocean’ (audio)

by Soy Capitan June 2, 2017 Audio
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Los Angeles singer-songwriter Nancy Sanchez’ new album release American Novio includes this perky love song, Ocean, which features sweet harmonies from (Linda’s cousin) Marisa Ronstadt. Check it out.

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