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La Selfie is one of the newest additions to my contemporary codices series. The series asks: “If we were still creating codices like our ancestors what would they look like? What would our community look like?”

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East Los Homies Cambalache takes the traditional son jarocho sound, adds futuristic costumes and settings for the stunning new video Butaquito Lindo.

What’s it all about? The YouTube page explains: [Mas…]


(PNS reporting from SANTA CHANCLA, CA) Streets were quiet here overnight as the city’s emergency ban on Pokémon Go went into effect at midnight.

Santa Chancla is the first city in California to ban Pokémon Go players within city limits, a ban authorized in response to widespread threats by white male terrorists.

“Every time you turn around some crazy young white guy is murdering someone — and these kids are running around in groups together? I don’t think so. Not in my town,” Mayor Juan Lopez told a press conference at City Hall this morning. [Mas…]

Good Friday particularly disappointing for ambitious Facebook post

by SYDNEY PRESLEY March 25, 2016 El Now
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(PNS reporting from RANCHO CUCAMONGA) The clock is ticking for Pope Franciss’ Facebook post, which is 50 AMEN comments short of its 10k goal and the promised resurrection and triumphant return of Jesus Christ. The photo posted by the FB account using the Pontiff’s image has garnered thousands of “likes” and “shares” but was shy of […]

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In Paris, it’s #1PHOTOPOUR1TACO @ the Old El Paso taco truck (videos)

by MOSCA MEXICAN January 29, 2016 Cultura
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The French arm of Old El Paso, the Tex-Mex style food people, asked ad agency Rosbeef! to generate buzz for their new premium Restaurante brand around late Paris last year. Rosbeef! (Slogan: We’re creative and we have common sense; how cool is that!?) came up with a marketing combo plate of an Old El Paso […]

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La Cucaracha: So Hillary is like my abuela? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz January 15, 2016 Cartoons
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Where to get tacos? In Mexico, there’s an app for that (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN November 10, 2015 Cultura
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Don’t spent another Taco Tuesday lost in Mexico, dazed and confused about where to grab a bite. Taco Guru has an app for that.

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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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La Cucaracha: Modern love in the age of social media (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz April 6, 2015 Cartoons
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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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The first fitness facility just for Millennials: @#TheGym (video)

by Barney Asada February 4, 2015 Cultura
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Millennials — this means you! Whether you need a fitness regime for your swiping fingers, interval training for Instagram, improved low-impact Twitter technique or advanced aerobic Facebook, you need to be @ #TheGym. Ask about February special prices for Mega-Gigabyte Torrent Training™, Skiing with Skype™, and Building Better Abs with Bitcoin™.

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A tale told by an idiot, full of sound, fury and selfies (video)

by Lucida Grandé January 30, 2015 Cartoons
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He’s Mr. Selfie. He lives in London and apparently sleeps alone. Does he resemble anyone you know?

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Pocho Ocho top Tweets Dave & Buster’s planned to send next

by Especial Correspondents November 19, 2014 El Now
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The Twitterverse exploded with charges of racism yesterday following pork-pushing restauranteurs Dave & Buster’s #TacoTuesday Tweet fail. (Photo of Tweet, since deleted from the company’s timeline.) Even pimp-my-product professional journal AdWeek was pained by the chain’s gigantic boner: And your massive brand Twitter fail of the day goes to … Dave & Buster’s!

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New app DVRSE: Black friends in photos when you need them (video)

by Soy Capitan October 31, 2014 Cultura
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What do you do when a social media photo needs black friends and none of your many African-American amigos are around? There’s an app for that, new DVRSE. [NSFW F-bombs, etc.]

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Will social media F*ckyer hashtag un-f*ck social media? (NSFW video)

by Soy Capitan August 28, 2014 Cultura
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That symbol we used to call the “number sign” or “pound sign” that they now call as “hash sign” — # — is ruining social media. All the cool kids have switched over to what we used to call the “percent sign” — % — to make social media a better place for you and […]

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Scary kid immigrants from Japan: ‘Emoji Among Us’ (video)

by XAVIER MURRIETA July 18, 2014 Cultura
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They entered our God-Blessed America via smartphones and social media, and now these pint-sized Japanese are everywhere. Were these yellow-skinned child-like emo pictograms invited? Do they even have documents, bro?

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[Sponsored] NSA cyber spy gear on sale now — big post-Xmas savings!

by POCHO ADVERTISING SALES January 3, 2014 Cartoons
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It’s after Christmas and everything must go — and our prices are INSAAAAANE! There’s nothing wrong with any of these state-of-the-art electronic spying devices we picked up at the NSA year-end auction. They’re new, they’re still in the original packaging and they are the very best in the world, except for one thing: They are […]

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MEX A&E suspends ‘Guac Dynasty’ jefe after hate Tweet

by Especial Correspondents December 22, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from MEXICO CITY) Felipe Roberto, star of the reality show Guac Dynasty, which follows the Roberto clan of rude and crude avocado wranglers through their struggle with weeds, bugs and family dysfunction, has been suspended by the Mexican Arte y Entretenimiento TV network (MEX A&E) after his hateful Tweet about Americans went viral, […]

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