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It was just another evening, just another Mexican Dinner with la familia, until the son decided it was time to make an announcement that would rock the house.

makemeasaintAfter his mother screams abuse because he won’t go to sleep, a Mexican niño’s prayer requesting God to Make Me A Saint gets answered in a ghoulish nightmare. [This video by Victor Orozco contains some NSFW adult language — pero en español.] [Mas…]

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chanclaszapatero(PNS reporting from CHICAGO) Chuy’s Choo Repair on Ashland has been fixing heels, stretching boots and giving new soles to tired oxfords since 1956, but owner Eddie Calderon doesn’t know how long he can keep his shop open.

Calderon (photo, right), whose father opened the business when he returned to Chicago after the Korean War, says he can’t keep up with cheap imported shoes flooding the country.

“Look at the pinches chanclas on sale at the Dollar Store!” Calderon told PNS as we toured the neighborhood (photo, top.) “If people can buy new Chinese chanclas for 60 cents at the stupid Dollar Store, why would they want to get them repaired if a strap breaks? It’s not worth it!” [Mas…]

laloandmomMy mom, María de Jesús Alcaraz de López (or “Chuy,” as most of the Alcaraz family called her) was born in 1929 in Villa Union, Mexico, in the fertile Sinaloa land outside of Mazatlán.

She grew up as the youngest sister of five: Maria Luisa, Cany, Juanita and Esther. Their father, Inocencio, a ranchero, died young and left his widow Cirila and the five girls to farm their land.

My mom once described her father as having blue eyes and an extremely bald head. She told me about how he once had severely whipped a man who had injured her with his horse. Oh, the idyllic ranchero lifestyle…. [Mas…]

No joke! Kid gets la chancla after pranking his mom (NSFW video)

by Soy Capitan February 20, 2014 Cultura
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Rico thinks it would be funny to turn on his web cam and tell his mother he got his girlfriend pregnant. Mom thinks Rico needs la chancla. [NSFW adult language.] PREVIOUSLY ON LA CHANCLA:

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¡Mira! Meet ‘Mi Madre’ (Vine video)

by Lucida Grandé January 21, 2014 Cultura
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Rudy Mancuso wants you to meet his mom. No moms were tortured in the making of this video. [With these Vine videos, there’s an audio/speaker/volume icon that pops up when you hover over the top-left corner on the video.] PREVIOUSLY ON RUDY MANCUSO:

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A message on ‘El Contestador (The Answering Machine)’ (NSFW video)

by Barney Asada December 26, 2013 Cultura
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WTF? It’s an old answering machine — a gift from Mom — with a disturbing voicemail message from Abuelita. What to do? [NSFW adult language en Espanish.]

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Flash*Back: The day Shakira went to McDonald’s (video)

by Soy Capitan January 23, 2013 Cultura
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Felicidades to new mom Shakira! No more McDonald’s drive-thru window for you! (Video by Roberta Valderrama.) MORE ROBERTA VALDERRAMA:

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