LatinoUSA: The mysterious origins of Navajo fry bread tacos (audio)

by MOSCA MEXICAN August 5, 2016 Audio
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What is the deal on these so-called Navajo tacos, anyhow? NPR’s Anne Hoffman and Maria Hinojosa of LatinoUSA are looking for answers:

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La Cucaracha: How is Donald Trump doing with Latinos? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 4, 2016 Cartoons
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Hoe vouw je een burrito? Watch this video to learn hoe!

by Barney Asada August 4, 2016 Cultura
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Hoe vouw je een burrito? Good question! [Relax. You’re not going crazy. How do you fold a burrito? is a silent video. In Dutch. From Belgium. They speak two languages there. The other one is … French.]

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What’s the hot punk rock hair style this summer? (toon)

by JUNCO CANCHÉ August 4, 2016 Cartoons
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Xenia Rubinos: Brown people do it all in ‘Mexican Chef’ (video)

by Soy Capitan August 2, 2016 Cultura
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New York City alternative whirlwind Xenia Rubinos makes quite an exhaustive list of things that brown people do, including Mexican Chef. Brown cleans your house, for example, and brown takes the trash, brown even wipes your granddaddy’s a$$. PREVIOUSLY ON XENIA RUBINOS: Xenia Rubinos live in a lowrider “Just Like I” (video) Xenia Rubinos is […]

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Welcome to 2040 and life on ‘The Other Side’ (video)

by Obeah Juan Xenobi August 2, 2016 Cultura
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Exterior, day: Destitute desert town in the year 2040. Audio: Spanish newsradio tells the story — unemployment is 86%, gangs are everywhere and food and water are getting scarce. There’s only one thing a father can do — smuggle his family across the border to the prosperous country on The Other Side.

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La Cucaracha: Sometimes it’s hard to do the write thing (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 1, 2016 Cartoons
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Massive Attack and Hope Sandoval: ‘The Spoils’ (YouTube audio)

by QUESO QUESEM August 1, 2016 Audio
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Our favorite East Los singer, Hope Sandoval, teams up with Massive Attack in this (so far audio only) release of The Spoils. The new music is officially available via the band’s smartphone app. Sandoval and Massive Attack also collaborated on this 2010 song, Paradise Circus:

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NEW SPONSOR: Bill O’Reilly’s White House Slave Diet (audio)

by Comic Saenz August 1, 2016 Audio
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Guitarist Luis Caballero: ‘Cucurrucucú Paloma (Call of the Dove)’ [video]

by Andalé Mono August 1, 2016 Cultura
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The Mexican pop tune Cucurrucucú Paloma has been on and off the charts since the mid 1950s, usually as a vocal number. This new music video, from guitarist Luis Caballero and friends, re-imagines the love story as a sweet instrumental.

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La Cucaracha: Is Trump really the ‘law and order’ candidate? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 29, 2016 Cartoons
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A woman in the White House is just the start: ‘Madam President’

by Verdana Bold July 29, 2016 El Now
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Democrat Hillary Clinton is already making history. And come November, she could achieve another milestone: Becoming America’s first Madam President. Yet behind the groundbreaking nature of her candidacy lies an absence of women in elected office. The U.S. lags behind the rest of the world in female representation at the national level,

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From the Library of Congress: The sky is now her limit (1920 toon)

by HABLO PICASSO July 29, 2016 Cartoons
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In August of 1920, American women finally got the right to vote. Cartoonist Elmer Andrews “E.A.” Bushnell used the occasion to predict that a woman could/would/should become President of the United States. [Click on the image to enlarge.] Here’s the Library of Congress listing for this image: Title: [The sky is now her limit] / […]

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You can’t deport me! I’m Scotch-Irish, like President Obama! (toon)

by MR. POCHO July 29, 2016 Cartoons
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Herr Trump can’t deport me! I’m of Scotch-Irish descent, just like President Obama. Here is my official CLAN POCHO tartan if you don’t believe me.

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La Cucaracha: On the GO with that new smartphone game? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 28, 2016 Cartoons
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Betty Boop for President: ¡Competent, sane and lista! (videos)

by Comic Saenz July 28, 2016 Cartoons
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Made of pen and ink, she can win you with a wink. Ain’t she cute? Boop-Boop-a-Doop. Sweet Betty! Betty Boop for President is a musical Fleischer Studios cartoon from 1932. Betty’s campaign promises a better, caring tomorrow, while her evil opponent Mr. Nobody blatantly offers a mess of malarkey to potential voters. Make sure to […]

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POCHO HISTORY 101: Los Pachucos Indigenas (toon)

by JAKE PRENDEZ July 28, 2016 Cartoons
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[You can see lots more from JAKE PRENDEZ — and buy prints — at his website.]

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Donald and Vladimir, sitting in a tree, H-A-C-K-I-N-G (toon)

by DAN MCCLINTOCK July 28, 2016 Cartoons
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[Dan McClintock is an artist, animator and illustrator.]

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