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Today is the big game — Roosevelt vs Garfield — the Boyle Heights East/Los Angeles high school football rivalry that has lasted generations. The Roughriders meet the Bulldogs this evening at Weingart Stadium on Avenida César Chávez in Monterey Park.

In this 2013 poetry video, David A. Romero supplied the play by play.


“Build a wall, ese? Hell! I’ve got my wheelbarrow right here,” says Texas-born Donald Trump supporter Pizarrón aka The Chalkboard. He’s the artist formerly known as Ernest Acosta.

elvishaircutToday marks the day in 1958 when Elvis Presley (for you kids: he was the Justin Bieber of his day, including the hair) entered the United States Army.

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The Leipzig Torn And Restored Paper Effect is a classic routine for sleight-of-hand parlor magicians. In this new video, Scott Alexander presents the prestidigitation trick “Mexican” estyle, which involves a bad bigote, a sombrero, and is that a zerape? K tricky, no? These magic papeles are for sale — only with a magician’s recommendation, of course — but if you buy them, ask the company to make the stereotypes disappear, OK?

‘Testimonios’ of the undocumented (Lalo Cura music video)

by Soy Capitan January 20, 2015 Cultura
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Testimonios tells the stories of undocumented immigrants and the “American Dream” — soulful rock en español from Lalo Cura. No one is illegal. Lalo Cura is Sonny Carreño on drums, Adam Carter on guitar and backup vocals, Rafael Chávez y Moreno on guitar and vocals, Adam Hartung on bass and Sam Que on sax and […]

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East L.A. Play by Play: ‘Undocumented Football’ (poetry video)

by GUILLERMO CHESPIR October 8, 2014 Cultura
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It’s the fall football classic — Garfield versus Roosevelt — the East Los high school football rivalry that has lasted generations; David A. Romero supplies the play by play.

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Reality check at the Sierra Blanca, Texas border checkpoint (video)

by EresNerd August 5, 2014 El Now
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At the Sierra Blanca, Texas, border checkpoint, even La MIGRA has realized that immigrants have rights. PREVIOUSLY ON THE BORDER:

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Sprechen Sie Deutsch? The Border Patrol says ‘Willkommen!’ (video)

by Barney Asada July 8, 2014 Cultura
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Just like President John F. Kennedy who charmed the world with this line in the 1960s, “Ich bin ein berliner” is magic. PREVIOUSLY ON BORDER PATROL:

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American Jews: Maybe your grandparents were ‘illegals’ too (audio)

by Comic Saenz May 28, 2014 Audio
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In my family, they say that Abuelo Abraham Saenz, wearing his WWI U.S. Army uniform, “smuggled” one of his sisters (photo, above) into the country via the Port of Philadelphia, wrapping the girl up in a fur coat so she looked like a rich lady. The scheme was “dress to impress” so the MIGRA wouldn’t […]

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Flaco Jimenez vs Los Gabachos: ‘El Mojado Sin Licencia’ (music video)

by GUERILLA ICE August 16, 2013 Cultura
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The wetback drove from Laredo to San Antonio to see his girl — and that’s when the trouble started.

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New how-to video from MigraDate.com: ‘Immigration Flirtation’

by Lucida Grandé January 28, 2013 Cultura
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Is that a green card in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?

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This just in: Apparently I am an ‘obvious American!’ Happy July 4!

by Elise Valderrama July 3, 2012 El Now
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I’ve been trying to make light of the Arizona “show me your papers” law in my stand-up but I don’t think people get it. And I don’t think it’s because I’m a terrible comic (although that’s open to interpretation) but because people in general don’t really grasp what the law implies. As a South American […]

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Happy July 4, fashionistas! May I see your papers, please?

by Yuppie Chicana July 2, 2012 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from ARIZONA) For fashionistas, this July 4 holiday season is less about parades and barbecues and more about flashing your passport, if you have one. The new patriotic papers fashion flair follows the Supreme Court’s recent decision to uphold the “show me your papers” provisions of SB1070. And now everybody wants those papers. […]

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Obama Justice Department to Arizona’s Jan Brewer: STFU

by Lalo Alcaraz June 27, 2012 Cartoons
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Florida voter fraud crackdown finally snares a live one

by Elise Roedenbeck June 1, 2012 El Now
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(PNS reporting from LA FLORIDA) Even as the U.S. Department of Justice seeks to shut down Florida’s effort to disenfranchise voters, state officials are overjoyed that their purge of voter role has finally nabbed a real fraud, even if their case is a dog. Much to the relief of Republican witch-hunters who were under fire […]

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Dear GOP Lawyers: MR. POCHO has a question for you

by Gabacho Borracho March 27, 2012 Cartoons
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GOP to José Hernández: Where’s your space certificate? Meet America’s first Latino astronaut: José Jiménez Pocho Ocho tips for Latino astronauts (like José Hernández) Ground Control to Major Juan (song and video for a Latino astronaut)

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Ground Control to Major Juan (song for a Latino astronaut)

by Victor Payan March 27, 2012 Cultura
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Astronaut José Hernández is not getting much love from the GOP. Party lawyers insist the Democratic candidate for U.S. Congress needs to show his space papers before he can call himself an “astronaut.” MR. POCHO doesn’t play that. He commissioned this song and music video to honor Astronaut José Hernández, an American hero. The complete […]

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