La Cucaracha: In ancient Tenochtitlan, Chepe y Pepe use the ATM (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 2, 2018 Cartoons
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PREVIOUSLY IN ANCIENT TENOCHTITLAN:

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‘Carmelita’ by Warren Zevon: Life, death, mariachis, and heroin in Echo Park (live video, lyrics)

by Comic Saenz August 2, 2018 Audio
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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. Mira los lyrics:

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This LA-born Mexican-American hero voluntarily joined his Japanese-American neighbors in the WWII Manzanar internment camp

by Comic Saenz August 2, 2018 Cultura
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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 […]

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La Cucaracha: Chepe finds love in ancient Tenochtitlan (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 1, 2018 Cartoons
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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 1963, the Fantastic Four fought THE HATE-MONGER (toons)

by Comic Saenz August 1, 2018 Cartoons
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In 1963, Marvel Comics’ Fantastic Four confronted a sinister politician who sought to divide the people. They called him THE HATE-MONGER. He seemed familiar somehow.

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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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La Cucaracha: Chepe and Pepe time travel to Tenochtitlan (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 31, 2018 Cartoons
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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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La Cucaracha: Daughter and son of the beach (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 30, 2018 Cartoons
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Attention, People of Color: Do you have your body cam yet? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 27, 2018 Cartoons
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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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It’s raining drugs, thanks to the opioid-industrial complex (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA July 25, 2018 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: Check out ALT-EXA, our new virtual assistant (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 24, 2018 Cartoons
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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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About those all-gender restrooms at SARAPE’s GRILL (toon)

by ARNIE BERMUDEZ July 24, 2018 Cartoons
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POCHO amigo Arnie Bermudez’ new cartoon series follows events at your favorite local taqueria, SARAPE’s GRILL. Let’s take a look ….

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La Cucaracha: I love the smell of tacos in the morning (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 23, 2018 Cartoons
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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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At San Diego Comic-Con and Chicano Con, a good toon was had by all (photos)

by Comic Saenz July 23, 2018 Cartoons
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San Diego Comic-Con International 2018 is one for the books — a glorious cosplay and comics extravaganza. A personal highlight for POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz was his first-ever spot on the Quick Draw panel, said to always be the funniest panel at Comic-Con. This year’s group featured the rapid-fire Sharpies of comics god Sergio Aragones […]

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