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Hot sexy salsa dancers! A party — or is it a fiesta? Hopping lowriders! Flags of many nations! Something for the kids! Did Charter/Spectrum/TimeWarner/RoadRunner miss any Latinx cliches?

We asked our favorite ad maven Bernadette Rivero what was missing and what was happening in this spot:

“Missing?” she emailed back. “An abuela kicking a soccer ball with her feet while batting a piñata with one hand and making a call to Latin America.”

mashiCheck out this web app where you can make a video with the words you put in the mouth of Rafael Correa, the anti-free speech President of Ecuador.

And here he thought he was the only person allowed to say anything without fear of repression. Not on our Internet, amigo.

I’d love to see a Trump version of MashiMachine!

Dear Donald: Here’s my audition tape for your Internet video

by Bronco del Camino March 14, 2016 Cultura
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Remember how Donald Trump or somebody like him put out a casting call for a Latina to play the Donald’s executive assistant in an internet video? SoCal actor Diana Burbano sent in this audition tape.

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Casting Call: Latina actress to play Donald Trump’s assistant (photo)

by LUKES LEGIT March 6, 2016 El Now
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Are you an attractive and passionate Latina actress, 21-35, with perfect English and a slight Hispanic accent who wants to deliver scripted monologues talking straight to the camera about your experiences working as an executive assistant for Donald Trump for an Internet video of some sort? Don’t apply if you’re in the Screen Actors Guild, […]

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Does God have flan for me? Yes, mija, God has several flans! (photos)

by JEFE BOYARDEE September 23, 2015 Cultura
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Abuela with iPad terrorizes area family via Facebook

by Estefania Zavala June 12, 2015 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from CHICAGO) Rigoberto “Rigo” Chavez, 15, cringed in horror when he logged into Facebook Thursday morning and received a notification that his abuelita had once again commented on his status. The high school junior had posted a status that read “$waaaag$” and Abuelita replied in ALL CAPS: CACHORRITO ERES LA LUZ DE MI VIDA. […]

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Meet @BurritoPatents, the burrito-oriented bot with a Twitter account

by Comic Saenz February 10, 2015 Cultura
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Meet @BurritoPatents (aka Burrito Inventions), a bot by @JoeMFox, which reports hourly on developments on the cutting edge of burrito-related patents. This is why Al Gore invented the Internets.

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Heavy Rain to Hit Houston, Texas, Thursday, January 22, 2015 (video)

by Lucida Grandé January 21, 2015 Cultura
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Here’s Thursday’s weather forecast for Houston, Texas, via Nova Scotia, Canadia, provided by Internetz Weather Expert FRANKIE: Heavy Rain is on its way for Houston Texas on Thursday January 22, 2015 and it will bring 30+ mm of rain and the Heaviest Rain will be in Southeastern Texas Including Houston and Galveston and the Center […]

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A message from your local cable/internet provider (NSFW video)

by MO NAPOLI July 21, 2014 Cultura
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Your local cable and internet provider wants to make a few things clear. [NSFW language.]

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Throwback Thursday: Lalo Alcaraz’s ‘Virtual Varrio’ (1996) ;-{>

by José Canusí June 26, 2014 Corporate
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In 1996, The Daily Pennsylvanian, the student newspaper of the University of Pennsylvania, reported on a presentation by POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz at the 14th annual Festival Latino de Penn. You won’t believe what happened next! Actually, nothing happened next — it happened a few years before 1996. Que? POCHO Jefe-de-Content Comic Saenz was Managing Editor […]

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Too busy to make new enemies? Try MyNemesis·com (video)

by 4CHAN COOKE June 17, 2014 Cultura
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With work, family and just plain living, it can be real hard to make enemies. Ready and willing to help you with that problem is brand new MyNemesis·com, where someone to hate is only a click away. Here’s their introductory video:

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Do it right or don’t do it at all! How to throw a pie in the face (videos)

by Comic Saenz June 4, 2014 Cultura
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The act of throwing a pie in someone’s face is not a mission to be undertaken lightly, and it’s a mission we certainly do not recommend, advocate nor encourage, according to our attorneys. A poorly thought-out pieing plan can backfire, leaving the pie thrower to deal with unintended consequences (see video, above.) Helpful, illustrated hypertext pie […]

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Losing your religion on the Internets and Pocho Ocho other things

by Especial Correspondents April 23, 2014 Cultura
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The more you use the Internets, the more likely you are to lose your religion, according to a new study. NPR explains: America is less religious than ever before. The number of Americans who reported no religious affiliation has been growing rapidly, doubling since 1990. That kind of rapid change matches another societal trend — […]

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Turkey cracks down, stuffs Twitter (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 27, 2014 Cartoons
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Dear Photoshop Experts: Can you turn the background black? (photos)

by PAPA ROTC March 19, 2014 Cultura
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It starts at PhotoshopRequest.com. An innocent netizen asks for help with a photo, like Danilo here, who writes in requesting the Photoshop experts insert a black background into a snapshot: req. help help guys i would like to turn black background this photo but i don’t how T-T pls anyone help me heres the picture […]

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Where the clicks are: Top websites by country (infographic)

by Verdana Bold October 4, 2013 Cartoons
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Google or Feisbuk? This cool infographic from the people at Information Geographies at the Oxford Internet Institute shows which website is most popular in each country in the Western Hemisphere. It looks like Cuba is still hanging out on MySpace. Here’s the full world map:

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