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bennyblancMel Blanc, the amazing voice artist who brought our hero Speedy Gonzales to life, is the man behind this November 1957 novelty record, The Hat I Got for Christmas is Too Beeg: [Mas…]

mexiconaziSeventy-some years ago, Mexico joined the Allies (AKA the United Nations) to fight against Nazi Germany. Contrast and compare with 2016 when the U.S.A. will soon be “led” by its very own homegrown fascist.

Back in the good old days, the U.S. Office of Inter-American Affairs produced and released the propaganda flick Mexican Moods praising our new World War II BFFs south of the border, the place where cheeto boy wants to build his wall. [Mas…]


In Mor Mexican! Mexico City-born actor Ricardo “Pekas” Aranda eats a McXican Burger for the casting director. But is he acting Hispanic enough? Maybe makeup and wardrobe can help.


In Suffer, from GastarBetter, repeats a valuable lesson: Keep your eyes on the road, especially if you are wearing a crazy sombrero and driving a rocket bike across the desert.

Headache? Cold? Flu? Rheumatism? Is your horse sick and tired too? Surrounded by desert, cacti and vultures? Ask a Mexican cabellero with an English accent if Bayer® aspirin is right for you! [Mas…]

BERNIEMEX[There’s lots more from Alex Garcia de Aztlan on the Instagram.]

Speedy Gonzales: ‘The Hat I Got for Christmas is Too Beeg’ (videos)

by Soy Capitan December 24, 2015 Cultura
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Mel Blanc, the amazing voice artist who brought our hero Speedy Gonzales to life, is the man behind this November 1957 novelty record, The Hat I Got for Christmas is Too Beeg:

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This gato is puro pari (GIF)

by HOLA GATITA November 23, 2015 Cartoons
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Five ways to get your tio to stop wearing that stupid pinche ‘fedora’

by Estefania Zavala October 2, 2015 Cultura
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You roll up to your tio’s carne asada ready to down some truly inhuman amount of your tia’s arroz rojo when suddenly, you realize that your uncle has traded in his authentic sombrero for a weird plaid fedora. What will you do? WHAT WILL YOU DO? First of all, don’t be scared. Just choose one […]

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Taco Tuesday Sale: Taco Costumes Just £300 ($465) [video,photos]

by Barney Asada September 22, 2015 Cultura
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Stuck in England on Halloween without your trusty taco costume? No worries, governor! SpotSound.co.uk has you covered, as long as you have £300 ($465). For some reason we don’t think the Queen’s English is their first language. Check it out:

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Celebrate ‘Mexican Week’ – Romanian-style – with Lidl (video)

by Lucida Grandé August 11, 2015 Cultura
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Euro-wide discount supermarket chain Lidl is celebrating “Mexican Week” (it started Monday) at its stores in Romania. We’ve traveled the world and the seven seas; who are we to disagree? Cliches and stereotypes included at no extra charge.

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Close Up Magic: The ‘Mexican’ Paper Tear (video)

by HABLA K. DABRA May 8, 2015 Cultura
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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 […]

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Mel Blanc/Speedy Gonzales: Hat I Got for Christmas is Too Beeg (videos)

by Comic Saenz December 24, 2014 Cultura
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Mel Blanc, the amazing voice artist who brought cartoon hero Speedy Gonzales to life, is the man behind this November 1957 novelty record, The Hat I Got for Christmas is Too Beeg:

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White people: Stop the racist Halloween costumes! (NSFW video)

by Barney Asada October 30, 2014 Cultura
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Attention white viewers, especially sorority sisters getting ready for a Halloween party: Don’t get dressed up as a taco — or worse. [This NSFW public service announcement is from Frank Legend, who is not Mexican.]

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Latino Heritage Month Hero Video: Dick Tracy’s sidekick Go Go Gomez

by P. D. GONZALEZ September 22, 2014 Cartoons
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Dick Tracy’s 1961 TV cartoon partner Go Go Gomez saves the day in The Copy Cat Caper.

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He’s been to the desert on a banana with one name: Bonito (video)

by Barney Asada June 19, 2014 Cartoons
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A wrenching tale of a desert crossing: A lone banana on a mission to el otro lado. Can Bonito make it?

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TGIF POCHO Personals: Nathan, 21, is looking for love (photo)

by Especial Correspondents May 30, 2014 Cultura
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Love in the hood? He’s only 41 miles away and comes equipped with sombrero, maracas and is a big fan of soft-shell tacos. TGIF from all the Pochodores and good luck.

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La Cucaracha: What is the real problem at MSNBC? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz May 21, 2014 Cartoons
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Hello, Egypt: Enjoy our delicious ‘Mexican’ chips! (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN April 2, 2014 Cultura
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Cairo, Egypt’s Impact BBDO advertising agency has ‘Mexican’ chips for you! Our question: If this is Mexico, why is the WANTED sign on the sheriff’s office (and the sheriff’s sign) in English? PREVOUSLY ON ‘MEXICAN’ COMMERCIALS:

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Our quest for photos of cactus cakes and cupcakes

by MOSCA MEXICAN March 11, 2014 Cultura
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Alana Jones-Mann’s DIY: House Plant Cupcakes (photo) were the first to prick our interest when we saw them last week, so we went on a quest for more cactus cupcake photos. (Alana, by the way, is unsurpassed in capturing the true desaturated green-blue color nuances of actual cacti.) This succulent-looking delectable is on Craftsy.com via […]

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White people! No more racist Halloween costumes (NSFW video)

by Barney Asada October 23, 2013 Cultura
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The is a public service announcement from Frank Legend, who is not Mexican: Attention white viewers, especially sorority chicas getting ready for a Halloween party: Don’t get dressed up as a taco — or worse. [NSFW language.]

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A Tribe Called Quest: I Left My Wallet in El Segundo (music video)

by L. PEQUENO June 18, 2013 Cultura
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True story! My mom went on a game show and won a cruise vacation and left me home alone so I took the 1974 Dodge Dart with my crew and went cruising. Across the country. We paid our turnpike tolls and hit the road, taking turns driving so people could sleep in the back. Then […]

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Kelly Miller’s 35th birthday party in Bondi: To Mexico with love (video)

by Barney Asada April 3, 2013 Cultura
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Kelly Miller lives in Bondi, Australia, a suburb of Sydney, famous for Bondi Beach and “bondi blue,” a Steve Jobs iMac color. Kelly has never been to Mexico and has no “Mexican heritage,” but she wants to visit. In February, she used Facebook to organize a “Made In Mexico” 35th birthday bash that somehow involved […]

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Welcome to Mexico in fabulous color and Cliché-O-Vision (video)

by Comic Saenz January 22, 2013 Cartoons
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Everything you need to know about Mexico in 72 seconds, courtesy of filmmaker Chui Galvan of Morelia, D.F., MX. Cliché, you say?

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