La Cucaracha: Vote Tacos in 2016 (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 21, 2016 El Now
Thumbnail image for La Cucaracha: Vote Tacos in 2016 (toon)

[Mas…]

This DF family has been making piñatas for generations (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés September 21, 2016 El Now
Thumbnail image for This DF family has been making piñatas for generations (video)

Hugo Mena and his family make and sell piñatas in Mexico City, a family tradition for generations

[Mas…]

Ramen vegan tacos with wasabi mayo? Reply hazy try again (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE September 21, 2016 Cultura
Thumbnail image for Ramen vegan tacos with wasabi mayo? Reply hazy try again (video)

Just a few easy ingredients and a strong stomach are all you need to make and enjoy these fantastic fusion vegan fandangos! Or not. Start with a block of dried ramen noodles dipped in vegan egg-like goop, stew them in ramen juice, cut them into circles, fold them like tacos, then fill these little impersonators […]

[Mas…]

La Cucaracha: Here are my plans for a border wall (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 20, 2016 El Now
Thumbnail image for La Cucaracha: Here are my plans for a border wall (toon)

[Mas…]

DEPLORABLES! Gay Latino at a right wing press conference (video)

by Verdana Bold September 20, 2016 El Now
Thumbnail image for DEPLORABLES! Gay Latino at a right wing press conference (video)

Look! It’s crooked Hillary libtard propaganda from a sinner. Shameless! Or, as Media Matters, who made this video explains:

[Mas…]

Anup Bajracharya makes chicken tacos (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN September 20, 2016 El Now
Thumbnail image for Anup Bajracharya makes chicken tacos (video)

San Francisco’s Anup Bajracharya has his own Nepali take on homemade chicken tacos, and we like what we see — ginger, orange juice — except for the flour tortillas. of course. 😉 Nepali tacos on every corner!

[Mas…]

Unsung Heroes of Hispanic Heritage Month: Berkowitz the tailor

by Comic Saenz September 20, 2016 Cultura
Thumbnail image for Unsung Heroes of Hispanic Heritage Month: Berkowitz the tailor

They were ordinary people living ordinary lives, until one singular sensation of circumstance conspired with fate to make them UNSUNG HEROES OF HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH. In 1978, a young Chicano actor from Montebello, CA went to tailor Yossi F. Berkowitz to try on a new suit custom-made for his starring role in a Los Angeles […]

[Mas…]

La Cucaracha: The day that Trump lost the election (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 19, 2016 Cartoons
Thumbnail image for La Cucaracha: The day that Trump lost the election (toon)

[Mas…]

Neil Young vs the Dakota Access Pipeline: ‘Indian Givers’ (video,lyrics)

by Soy Capitan September 19, 2016 Cultura
Thumbnail image for Neil Young vs the Dakota Access Pipeline: ‘Indian Givers’ (video,lyrics)

OG activist Neil Young stands up for the Standing Rock Sioux and against the Dakota Access Pipeline in this new song and video — Indian Givers. The lyrics include the story of Dale “Happy” American Horse Jr., a Native activist who was busted after chaining himself to a digger machine at the site. Mira los […]

[Mas…]

He made a new GIF about L.A. every day for a month (video)

by HABLO PICASSO September 19, 2016 Cartoons
Thumbnail image for He made a new GIF about L.A. every day for a month (video)

Artist James Curran explains the method behind his madness in creating LAGifAThon: In July I spent a month in Los Angeles where I animated a new GIF every day for 30 days inspired by something that happened during my stay. See all the looping GIFs on Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram with #LAGifathon or follow me […]

[Mas…]

Talk and Sing Like a Mexican Pirate Day: ‘Santy Anno’ (music video)

by MOON GUAC September 19, 2016 Cultura
Thumbnail image for Talk and Sing Like a Mexican Pirate Day: ‘Santy Anno’ (music video)

It’s International Talk Sing Like A Pirate Day and we’re please to present not only a “sea shanty” about being a pirate, but one about the Mexican-American war of the 1850s. It’s even in Wikipedia! This video of Santy Anno has music by Forebitter and Lord Cavendish manga-influenced artwork assembled by uploader LordDrakoArakis, probably not […]

[Mas…]

La Cucaracha: These Latino Heritage Month activities never clicked (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 16, 2016 Cartoons
Thumbnail image for La Cucaracha: These Latino Heritage Month activities never clicked (toon)

[Mas…]

Pocho Ocho Top GOP Picks for Latinx Heritage Month 2017

by Especial Correspondents September 16, 2016 Cultura
Thumbnail image for Pocho Ocho Top GOP Picks for Latinx Heritage Month 2017

“Hispanic” Heritage Month, the officially-approved celebration of Latinx and their contributions to the United Estates of America, started Thursday. Donald Trump’s GOP has proposed their own list of praise-worthy Hispanix for next year’s fiesta — assuming Trump wins — and POCHO has gotten a sneak peek at their nominations. Peep this Mexclusive list of the […]

[Mas…]

Hey, Trump! Come down to my barrio and say that again

by Dr. Alvaro Huerta September 16, 2016 El Now
Thumbnail image for Hey, Trump! Come down to my barrio and say that again

On the first day of class, I always inform my university students that I hold two PhDs — one from a premier research institution, UC Berkeley, and the other from one of the toughest neighborhoods in the country, East Los Angeles’ Ramona Gardens housing project or Big Hazard projects (named after the notorious gang). While […]

[Mas…]

Hispanic survival at Texas ‘Christian’ college: White wash (video)

by Lucida Grandé September 16, 2016 Cultura
Thumbnail image for Hispanic survival at Texas ‘Christian’ college: White wash (video)

Why did Samantha Granado cover herself with white wash and post the video online? Here’s the explanation she shared on Vimeo: I was inspired by the idea of an institutional critique based on my personal experience as a Hispanic female student at TCU. My performance was documented as a short film in which emphasizes the […]

[Mas…]

Donald Trump’s “Basket of Deplorables” looks like this (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 15, 2016 Cartoons

[Mas…]

Ex Mex President Fox eats truck tacos, beats Trump piñata (video)

by Verdana Bold September 15, 2016 El Now
Thumbnail image for Ex Mex President Fox eats truck tacos, beats Trump piñata (video)

Mexican President Vicente Fox beat a Donald Trump piñata after eating at a taco truck last week in Los Angeles. “Tacos will make America great,” Fox said. Business Insider has the story: During an appearance on El Show de Piolín in Los Angeles, former Mexican President Vicente Fox found a new way to demonstrate his […]

[Mas…]

Surveillance Video: Mexican invaders jump border wall (GIF)

by Barney Asada September 15, 2016 Cultura
Thumbnail image for Surveillance Video: Mexican invaders jump border wall (GIF)

Mexicans are invading America — crossing the border wall in their taco trucks. Recent surveillance video catches these ill eagles in action.

[Mas…]

Tamaleros on every corner are a good idea, too (videos)

by Comic Saenz September 15, 2016 Cultura
Thumbnail image for Tamaleros on every corner are a good idea, too (videos)

See the guy with the tamales in the hot box on wheels? He’s well-known in San Pedro, home of the Port of Los Angeles, on the south side of the City of Angels. This vato — The Tamale Guy — even has his own reviews (good ones!) on Yelp: Legalizing street vendors like the Tamale […]

[Mas…]

Latinos for Trump, circa 1520 (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 14, 2016 Cartoons
Thumbnail image for Latinos for Trump, circa 1520 (toon)

[Mas…]

Taco trucks on every corner? America reacts (video)

by Barney Asada September 14, 2016 Cultura
Thumbnail image for Taco trucks on every corner? America reacts (video)

Americans are united in their reaction to the imminent threat of #tacotrucksoneverycorner if Hillary Clinton is elected. We saw it on the Internets, so it must be true!

[Mas…]

Google tests drone delivery of burritos at Virginia Tech (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN September 14, 2016 Cultura
Thumbnail image for Google tests drone delivery of burritos at Virginia Tech (video)

The future arrived in Blacksburg, Virginia, Monday as Google tested its small-package drone delivery system, lowering Chipotle Mexican Grill burritos in boxes to clipboard-carrying engineers on the Virginia Tech campus. The #GoogleDronesOnEveryCorner test flight program appeared successful, making ten uneventful drops. The Roanoke Times reports:

[Mas…]

Gigantic 30-ton meteorite unearthed in Argentina (video)

by ROD ESTERLING September 14, 2016 El Now
Thumbnail image for Gigantic 30-ton meteorite unearthed in Argentina (video)

It came from Outer Espace and landed in Gancedo, Argentina, 674 miles north of Buenos Aires, 4000 years ago. And now the 30-ton meteorite is seeing the light of day. The Daily Mail explains:

[Mas…]

This just in from Standing Rock, North Dakota (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA September 14, 2016 Cartoons
Thumbnail image for This just in from Standing Rock, North Dakota (toon)

[Mas…]