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We Are America — black, white, brown, gay, straight, bi, old, and young. [Video by Martin De Leon and friends.]


Los Hollywood — from San Diego and Tijuana — do the Time Warp again as they mashup the past (cassette tapes, Polaroid cameras) with modern pop and selfies in the new video Cucu. Los Hollywood es la visión artistica de una banda dinámica conformada por Heidy Flores (voz/bajo) [POCHO ❤️ HEIDY], Gustavo Mojica (batería), y Marcos Mondragon (guitarra). That’s actor Stephanie Miranda with the pink hair and the camera..

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Stars are born … and then they fade. Forgotten Heroes by Pudim is a short film made for Comic Con Brazil, produced by Stink São Paulo.

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nuevo_paradigmafOut with the old paradigms, in with the new. Argentina’s EmprendedoresNews.com (EntrepreneursNews) explains:

Un nuevo paradigma es el comienzo de un nuevo camino, una nueva forma de hacer las cosas. Generalmente un nuevo paradigma no va a hacer inmediatamente más eficientes todos los procesos al 100%, pero si mejor el modelo que está remplazando.

It is not our responsibility to finish the work of perfecting the world, but we are not free to desist from it either. [Click on the image to enlarge.] [Mas…]


YouTuber Parmesana (did someone cut the cheese?) shares the enigmatic and wondrous Legend of the Mexican Musician.

Beetles with rhinestones are the living jewelry of Mexico (videos)

by EDUARDO BURRO, FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT April 28, 2015 Cultura
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Bugs. Bugs with backpacks of rhinestones. Bugs with backpacks of rhinestones on gold-plated chains. Bugs with backpacks of rhinestones on gold-plated chains you wear as jewelry. Does Mexican PETA know about this? “Meet the Makech, the Bedazzled Beetles Worn as Living Jewelry,” writes The Smithsonian.com. “The unusual bugs from the Yucatán have a backstory as […]

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Flashback Friday: Where are they now? (video)

by Barney Asada September 26, 2014 Cartoons
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Sure, they’re older now, but are they obsolete? Our childhood heroes: Where are they now?  Popeye is apparently no longer “strong to the finish,” for example. What’s up with that? Is spinach too expensive for retired sailors on a fixed income?

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X-rays prove Mexican Christ statue has human teeth (videos)

by Verdana Bold August 12, 2014 Cultura
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That awkward moment when an art restorer finds the teeth in an 18th Century Mexican statue of Jesus are human teeth. Y tambien en español:

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Cold war chills Rio Grande Valley town as raspa rebellion heats up

by THE VALLEY LEMON July 18, 2014 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from EDINBURG, TX) Eddie’s Raspas, the sunny yellow shack out on Sprague, used to be the place to be on a scorching Valley afternoon. “People would come from all around and say, ‘Eddie, which of your five delicious flavors shall I have today?’” Eddie Cardenas recalled fondly. “It was great.” Until six weeks […]

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Pocho Ocho ways the GOP can lure back young voters

by Especial Correspondents June 4, 2013 El Now
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It’s no secret: The Grand Old Party needs some new blood. If the Republican Party, formerly the “Party of Lincoln,” is to succeed nationally, it needs more women, “minorities,” and younger voters. Old angry reactionary white people is not a growing constituency. Here are Pocho Ocho ways the GOP can bring more young voters aboard: […]

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Pocho Ocho reasons the Oscars sucked

by Al Carlos Hernandez February 27, 2012 Cultura
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8. The French pooch got more air time then all Latinos. 7. They made Sheila E play timbales in the balcony. 6. Meryl Streep has been nominated more than all the Latinos since the Aztecs. 5. The Spanglish animated feature Puss in Boots got pimp-slapped by a Johnny Depp cartoon lizard.

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Organizations just about as diverse as the Oscars Academy of 2012

by Lalo Alcaraz February 26, 2012 Cultura
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), commonly known as “the Academy,” has been recently profiled in the Los Angeles Times and, not surprisingly, exposed as one of the most exclusionary organizations in the United States. The Academy is 94% white, 77% male and the average age of its voters is 62. Basically the […]

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