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Hot under the collar in Mexico City? Tizne Tacomotora has ice cream tacos!

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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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Pocha’s Guide to CDMX: Where to go, how to get robbed, what to eat

by Tanya Zelaya February 2, 2018 Cultura
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Last Sunday night my dad picked me up at the San Diego Airport after my nine-hour, one stop in Houston, flight from Mexico City, and my uncle called over the Bluetooth and started chatting about his recent visit to my city of residence. “At first I was afraid to be walking around el Centro, but […]

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Natalie Scenters-Zapico: Poems about La Migra and more (video, text)

by Chale Knickerbocker November 3, 2017 Cultura

Profe and poet Natalie Scenters-Zapico, with violinist Ernesto Villalobos (of the Villalobos Brothers), served up some powerful music and poignant poemas at a recent perfomance in CDMX. [Video by Di/Verso Encuentro de Poemas en la Ciudad de México, a program from the city government.] Here are the palabras:

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Mexico City After Dark: The Search for El Trompo (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN October 3, 2017 Cultura
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After the sun sets, Chilangos walk the darkened streets of Mexico D.F. in search of …. El Trompo! [Video by Urban Plane Media.]

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Feliz Frijol Friday: ¡Fuerza México! #FFF (toon)

by JUNCO CANCHÉ September 22, 2017 Cartoons
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Want to help? Famed DF rescue brigade TOPOS needs your dinero donation.

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Are these the best places to eat tacos in Mexico City? (video)

by Barney Asada August 17, 2017 Cultura
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Where are the best tacos in Ciudad be Mexico? This video for Unknown Mexican Magazine thinks they know. Are the right?

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Mexico City science teacher uses his Spidey Sense (video)

by Especial Correspondents July 10, 2017 Cultura
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Mexico City science teacher Moises Vazquez has found a great way to lighten the mood in his classes and get students more relaxed and focused. He dresses up as Spider-Man.

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This video from the Taco Gurú folks is a love letter to tacos

by Barney Asada June 7, 2017 Cultura
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This video is a love letter to tacos from the folks behind the Mexican Taco Gurú app.

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Tacos are for everyone – paisas, gueros, y morenos tambien (video)

by Barney Asada May 26, 2017 El Now
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The tacos at Taqueria El Califa in Mexico City are for everyone – paisas, gueros y morenos tambien. All together now: WORLD PEACE AND TACO GREASE!

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It’s in Spring in Teotihuacán: Let’s play (Mesoamerican) ball! (video)

by BARRY GUDTUME April 19, 2017 Cultura
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Mexicans organized and participated in a national championship for the Mesoamerican Ballgame in Teotihuacán, the pre-Hispanic city outside of Mexico DF, on Saturday, Euronews reports. “The pre-Colombian Mesoamerican Ballgame dates back to around 1500 BCE.”

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Live from Mexico City: It’s Chilango Street Art (photos)

by Especial Correspondents April 3, 2017 Cultura
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POCHO amigo Professor Equis and his family were in Ciudad Mexico last week and he sent us these photos.

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Why there a ‘Penis Seat’ in the Mexico City metro? (videos)

by Verdana Bold March 31, 2017 Cultura
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The Mexico City Metro has installed a “penis seat” in one of its subway cars, featuring a molded likeness of a man’s torso and penis. Por que? They hope to get men thinking about the sexual harrassment Mexico City mujeres have to put up with every pinche day. Trade magazine Adweek reports:

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Que Taco in San Antonio serves it up Mexico City style (video)

by Barney Asada March 22, 2017 Cultura
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Que Taco taqueria on the north side of San Antonio takes its flavors from the heart of Mexico.

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Mexican Dubwiser wants you to ‘Lecture Me’, babe (video)

by Soy Capitan February 27, 2017 Cultura
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Shot in Los Angeles and Mexico City, Mexican Dubwiser‘s latest “Post Futuristic Rebajada Cumbia Soul Experiment” is this chingon video with Spanglish rhymes with a mad house vibe. We like it. PREVIOUSLY ON MEXICAN DUBWISER:

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…and that’s how they make tortillas in Mexico City, D.F. (video)

by Barney Asada January 11, 2017 Cultura
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Ritual ordinario mixes the sounds of Mexican streets with visuals of the process of making, baking, and selling tortillas. This video was shot and the ambient audio recorded in Mercado Cartagena in Mexico City, D.F. [Video by Ricardo Martinez Roa.]

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DREAMer from Georgia, back in DF, tries to fit in (NPR audio)

by Moctezuma Cortés December 12, 2016 Audio

Yovany Diaz was brought to the U.S. without papers when he was only seven, and he grew up in Georgia, speaking English. When his mom’s health issues required him to move “back” to Mexico City, this all-American ice hockey loving pocho found himself in a strange new world, even though it was “home.” James Frederick […]

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