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It’s the Mexican children’s song everyone sings over Christmas. Do you know the words? Here they are! Question: WTH is “tuki tuki”? [Mas…]


The Mexican pop tune Cucurrucucú Paloma has been on and off the charts since the mid 1950s, usually as a vocal number. This new music video, from guitarist Luis Caballero and friends, re-imagines the love story as a sweet instrumental.


Poet Laureate of the United States, Juan Felipe Herrera, tells a story and plays a song for Father’s Day.

vatoselenaEast Los vatos Smiley and Chuy still have a soft spot for Selena, 20 years after her tragic passing. Or is it Salinas? [Mas…]


The Christmas Idol panel of judges is as tough as a grand jury. Santa Claus, Lady Sharoun the Purple, and Jesus H. Christ Himself can make a contestant’s dreams come true or break her heart. Can Shakila (Roberta Valderrama) win them over with her hot hot hot version of Feliz Navidad?


Speaker of the House John Boehner has the sad now that his GOP bromantic buddy Majority Leader Eric Cantor is stepping down. What’s that? Water gushing from Boehner’s ojos? Elise Roedenbeck’s musical dramatization is called Tear Drops for Eric Cantor.

Will Shakila’s ‘Feliz Navidad’ win the next ‘Christmas Idol’? (video)

by JUAN-DMC December 9, 2013 Cultura
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The Christmas Idol panel of judges is a tough one. Santa Claus, Lady Sharoun the Purple and Jesus H. Christ Himself have power to make a contestant’s dreams come true. Can Shakila (Roberta Valderrama) win them over with her hot hot hot version of Feliz Navidad? PREVIOUSLY ON ROBERTA VALDERRAMA:

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Why Goth Latinos love Morrissey and other stories (audio, video)

by MOON GUAC November 13, 2013 Audio
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NPR’s LatinoUSA (with Maria Hinojosa) writes: Goth culture. Is it in? Is it out? Do they even care? Hear the stories of three Latinos who found a sense of community in Goth subculture while we try to answer the question of the ages: Why are Latinos obsessed with Morrissey? It’s not just the Pompadour. Here’s […]

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Live at Temple B’nai Pocho: Yom Kippur musical confession (video)

by HIP HOP JUDIO September 25, 2012 Cultura
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Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, starts at sundown tonight, and Judios all over the world confess their sins and ask forgiveness from each other and God. In this short video, Reform Temple B’nai Pocho‘s Cantor Mindy Raf sings the traditional Yom Kippur confession hymn. RELATED: Blow that funky shofar, bot boy Happy Rosh […]

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Luminous white UFOs turn Mexican skeptics into believers (videos)

by HASSAN BIN LAID April 28, 2012 Cultura
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Up in the sky, it’s a bird, it’s a plane it’s — Marcianos! Mexican investigators Jaime Maussan and Santiago Yturria Garza share exceptional videos of unexplained aerial phenomena that turned them from skeptics into believers. Watch news footage as one Mexican mayor spots the “fleet” of luminous white OVNIs and says, “The Martians have arrived!” […]

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Pocho Ocho best campaign songs for Mexican Mitt Romney

by Victor Payan March 8, 2012 El Now
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Since Mexican Mitt’s nomination is inevitable after his domination on Super Taco Tuesday, we graciously offer our list of the Pocho Ocho campaign songs that would rock his 2012 campaign – Mittchoacan style. 8. Lowrider 7. Stayin’ Alive 6. Volver Volver

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