The Beandocks: Click here to publicly praise Trump some more (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 30, 2017 Cartoons
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La Santa Cecilia y Rebel Cats: ‘Soy Mexico-Americano’ (video y lyrics)

by Soy Capitan June 30, 2017 Cultura
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POCHO faves La Santa Cecilia (Marisoul on vocals) team up with Mexican rockabilly band Rebel Cats on a new, live version of Soy Mexican-Americano. The video was shot at Be Bops, a 1950s-style American diner in Mexico City. If there was a washboard in addition to the cajon, we’d call this zydeco. Here’s Los Cenzontles’ […]

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In Chicago’s Pilsen barrio, gentrifiers destroy beloved murals (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA June 30, 2017 Cartoons
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In Chicago’s Pilsen barrio, the molé is made with love (video)

by Andalé Mono June 30, 2017 Cultura
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The Pilsen neighborhood in Chicago’s West Side — in the middle of a fierce battle against gentrification — is the center of the Windy City’s Mexican-Americam community. The recent Molé de Mayo fiesta highlighted the classic Mexican magical slow-cooked sauce of many ingredients: Molé. [Video by the students at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.]

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The Beandocks: Click here to publicly praise President Trump (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 29, 2017 Cartoons
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Lin-Manuel Miranda ‘Hamilton’ video: ‘Immigrants get the job done!’

by Soy Capitan June 29, 2017 Cultura
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Lin-Manuel Miranda’s powerful new video for Immigrants (We Get The Job Done) is based on a track from The Hamilton Mixtape. Rolling Stone reports:

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Molé is the mero mero magical mezcla madre (video)

by Verdana Bold June 29, 2017 Cultura
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An energetic dreamscape captures Mexico’s passion for molé, a signature celebration dish, through the eyes of Mexican chef Enrique Olvera.

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Los Flintstones en Español: Wait ’til Fred y Barney get home! (video)

by EresNerd June 29, 2017 Cartoons
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Fred and Barney come back from buying frutas frescas — watching out for the bank robbers mentioned in the car radio news alert — and you won’t believe what happens next! Here it is en Ingles: Fred and Barney joke about fresh fruit being wasted on their wives. The guys “nerd shame” another guy building […]

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La Cucaracha: Special Counsel Robert Mueller, showboat nutjob (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 28, 2017 Cartoons

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No ‘taco trucks on every corner’? We’ve got a Taco Truck Playhouse!

by Comic Saenz June 28, 2017 Cultura
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We could have elected Hillary and ended up with the dread TACO TRUCKS ON EVERY CORNER, but no. Resist and teach your children well with this adorable carboard Taco Truck Playhouse, just $69 right here. Now we’re sad. We made this Taco Trucks Anthem and what did it get us? Nada!

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Blueberry mota molé chicken tacos and kale carrot salad (video)

by CHICHI CHONG June 28, 2017 Cultura
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In this episode of Cooking With the Giggles, our munchified host Jim Jensen aka Mr. Giggles shows how molé can be medicine. SPOILER: Mota-infused butter.

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Up in the Argentine sky – it’s a bird, it’s a plane, WTF is it? (video)

by ZORRO MULDER June 28, 2017 El Now
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What is that shiny, solvery thing in the sky near Salta, in Northwest Argentina? The excellent Inexplicata blog explains:

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La Cucaracha celebrates the legacy of Adam West, 1928-2017 (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 27, 2017 Cartoons
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TV chef Chris Oh doesn’t like NYC tacos except for chapulines (video)

by Barney Asada June 27, 2017 Cultura
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Bravo celeb chef Chris Oh brings his L.A. taco-loving Asian chef tastebuds to a table of (anonymous) New York tacos looking for that Los Angeles sabor. Those chapulines (grasshoppers), though!

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Mitch McConnell the Magician pulls healthcare out of a hat (toon)

by Payton Hoegh June 26, 2017 Cartoons
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[Payton Hoegh toons regularly at Weekly Political dot com.]

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Bidi bidi bom bom! Selena wins La Loteria (toons)

by Cartoonistas June 26, 2017 Cartoons

These images have been floating around the interwebs for a year or two and it’s hard to figure out who created them. We grabbed these versions of the loteria cards based on Selena, the Queen of Tex-Mex Musica, from BuzzFeed.

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La Cucaracha: Hollywood still lags in casting Latinos (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 23, 2017 Cartoons
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The Food Network says ‘taco cones’ are the ‘new tacos’ (video)

by Barney Asada June 23, 2017 Cultura
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Opinions are like culos; everybody has one. The Food Network is of the opinion that “taco cones” are the “new tacos,” for example, and Christopher Columbus thought he “discovered” a “new world.” Trump thinks he has the best “taco bowls.” Not so fast, you bad hombres! If you circumcise the tips of the cones, what […]

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Ancestry DNA test shocker: ‘Hispanic’ is not my ethnicity (video)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 22, 2017 Cultura
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Livie was lost. She thought she was “Hispanic,” a meaningless category created by the U.S. government for the census, but after she tested her DNA with Ancestry, she found out she was — wait for it — all mixed up. Mestizo, so to speak. Well, I got bad news for you, Livie. Olivia, possibly? You […]

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Lalo Guerrero: My hyna is named Juana – ‘Marijuana’ (video, lyrics)

by CHICHI CHONG June 22, 2017 Cultura
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Lalo Guerrero, the Father of Chicano Music, loved tortillas and loved to boogie with his chucos suaves homies. He also loved this hyna (jaina) called Juana, as he notes in this 1949 release Marihuana Boogie. She makes him feel like he’s flying!

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