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lenchatacosHappy Mexican Thanksgiving Day!

Is Tia Lencha here. Gwhat is Mexican Thanksgiving Day you ask? Is Thanksgiving but with all Mexican food. What?!?! My gringo frends say. Oh no! How you can do that! Is crazy! And Tia Lencha say, no really.

When I help mijo with his homeworks, I learn that Thanksgiving come from a Puritan holiday in Englands. When it was the Reformation the Protestantes wanted to throw away all the Catholic holidays, even Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny! [Mas…]

See this painting that is supposed to depict the first Thanksgiving? It’s wrong wrong wrong. What really went on at that epic feast so long ago? We’ve got eight little-known factoids right here:

8. The frozen string beans in the casserole were past their sell-by date

7. Pilgrim Zephaniah Winslow = silent but deadly

6. Squanto’s “Mezcla de Maiz” was really esquites from the barrio elotero. [Mas…]

Happy holidays to all.

Turkey, ham, tamales, eggnog y todo, this is the time of the year where you put a lot of stuff “on hold” till next year, while we get together with familia and friends. It’s a beautiful time of the year, where putting something on the back burner for awhile isn’t such a bad idea.

Some things, however, can’t be procrastinated upon, lest other problems be incurred. Keeping oneself in clean clothes is one of them. [Mas…]

tijuanaMexico, like the United Estates, is a “nation of immigrants.”

In the 1900s, Tijuana welcomed Jewish refugees fleeing wars, hate, and poverty in Europe, Asia and the Mideast.

Tijuana Jews, the story of the extended Artenstein family, has become a POCHO Rosh HaShana (New Year) tradition ever since we noticed rosh-ha-shana rhymed with Tijuana in 2012. [Mas…]

‘Happy Asian Thanksgiving’ from the Fung Brothers (video)

by WONG GUEY November 24, 2016 Cultura
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American children of immigrants are all the same when it comes to dealing with Thanksgiving. Y digamos: “Amén​​.”

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Tia Lencha’s Cocina: Oh jes! Thanksgiving turkey al pastor tacos

by TIA LENCHA November 23, 2016 Cultura
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Happy Mexican Thanksgiving Day! Is Tia Lencha here. Gwhat is Mexican Thanksgiving Day you ask? Is Thanksgiving but with all Mexican food. What?!?! My gringo frends say. Oh no! How you can do that! Is crazy! And Tia Lencha say, no really. When I help mijo with his homeworks, I learn that Thanksgiving come from […]

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Something about that Thanksgiving turkey looks wrong (toon)

by SERG HERNANDEZ November 15, 2016 Cartoons
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Happy Rosh HaShana from the Jews of Tijuana! Happy 5777! (video)

by Comic Saenz September 29, 2016 Cultura
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Mexico, like the United Estates, is a “nation of immigrants.” In the 1900s, Tijuana welcomed Jewish refugees fleeing wars, hate and poverty in Europe, Asia and the Mideast. Tijuana Jews, the story of the extended Artenstein family, has become a POCHO Rosh HaShana (New Year) tradition ever since we noticed rosh-ha-shana rhymed with Tijuana in […]

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2016 keeps on truckin’ *sad emoji goes here* (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 18, 2016 Cartoons
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Pocho Ocho amazing little-known first Thanksgiving factoids

by Especial Correspondents November 26, 2015 Cultura
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See this painting that is supposed to depict the first Thanksgiving? It’s wrong wrong wrong. What really went on at that epic feast so long ago? We’ve got eight little-known factoids right here: 8. The frozen string beans in the casserole were past their sell-by date 7. Pilgrim Zephaniah Winslow = silent but deadly 6. […]

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La Cucaracha: Happy Annual Holiday Terror Alert (2007 toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 25, 2015 Cartoons
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The Cluttered Mind of @buttronica: Thanksgiving social anxiety (video)

by Comic Saenz November 25, 2015 Cultura
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Back when our MiJA Elise Valderrama was on Fusion, she shared her Thanksgiving survival tips. You say you’ve never explored The Cluttered Mind of Elise, aka @buttronica on the Twitter? You’ll be glad you did.

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Tia Lencha’s Cocina: Thanksgiving turkey al pastor tacos

by TIA LENCHA November 25, 2015 Cultura
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Happy Mexican Thanksgiving Day! Is Tia Lencha here. Gwhat is Mexican Thanksgiving Day you ask? Is Thanksgiving but with all Mexican food. What?!?! My gringo frends say. Oh no! How you can do that! Is crazy! And Tia Lencha say, no really. When I help mijo with his homeworks, I learn that Thanksgiving come from […]

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Enchiladas, quesadillas, burritos, pupusas – just no more pinche tacos

by MOSCA MEXICAN November 5, 2015 Cultura
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Whatever you decide to prepare for Thanksgiving dinner, the latest glossy issue of GOUT magazine has one simple plea. We’d love some enchiladas, pupusas, burritos, or quesadillas – just no more tacos!

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Tacos (?) from Turkey (?) made with mackerel (?) and mango (?) [video]

by Barney Asada October 29, 2015 Cultura
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Dutch Chef Bianca Janssen makes what she calls tacos with smoked mackerel (according to Google Translate), mango, and, well, you’ll see. Why this Dutch-language video gets a Turkish voiceover and Vimeo description, we don’t know. Maybe we’ll ask the chef on her Twitter.

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Happy Rosh HaShanah from the Jews of Tijuana! Happy 5776! (video)

by Comic Saenz September 11, 2015 Cultura
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Mexico, like the United Estates, is a “nation of immigrants.” In the 1900s, Tijuana welcomed Jewish refugees fleeing wars, hate and poverty in Europe, Asia and the Mideast. Tijuana Jews, the story of the extended Artenstein family, has become a POCHO Rosh HaShanah (New Year) tradition ever since we noticed rosh-ha-shanah rhymes with Tijuana. The […]

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Video: Best (and longest) death scene ever in the history of cinema?

by CALLE DU CINEMA March 23, 2015 Cultura
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Now that poor Turkey, the sick man of Europe, is under the control of an egomaniacal historically ignorant Ottoman wannabe, it’s comforting to look back on the glory days of Turkish cinema with 1974’s Karate Girl. We love Karate Girl’s film making genius since we discovered this excerpt — the “best death scene ever”:

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How to make a ‘Mexican Nazi’ in 1:03 (video)

by Barney Asada January 9, 2015 Cultura
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It’s easy to make a Mexican Nazi. But drink responsibly — we don’t want to see you trying to start your Chevy Nova later tonight.

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La Cucaracha’s characters are thankful, tambien (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 28, 2014 Cartoons
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The Fung Brothers hope you had a ‘Happy Asian Thanksgiving’ (video)

by WONG GUEY November 28, 2014 Cultura
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American children of immigrants are all the same when it comes to dealing with Thanksgiving. Y digamos: “Amén​​.”

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Ask A Mexican: Why do Mexicans love Thanksgiving so much? (video)

by Comic Saenz November 27, 2014 Cultura
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Is there one question you can ¡Ask A Mexican! that you can’t get an answer for? Gustavo Arellano always has something to say, and inquiries about Thanksgiving are a good example.

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The pilgrims? Morons! Remembering the first Thanksgiving (video)

by EDUARDO BURRO November 26, 2014 Cultura
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Elise (@buttronica on the Twitter) Roedenbeck clears up all the old misconceptions about the first, OG, Thanksgiving. Did you know Ms. Roedenbeck has her very own content section here on POCHO? Click here for the immersive Buttronica Experience.

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