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POCHO amiga Bernadette Rivero — top cookie at Cortez Brothers, a creative broadcast production company — shared two concepts for the #MyOreoCreation contest on the Twitter.

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(PNS reporting from EAST LOS) Ruben Covarrubias (photo) astounded family and friends here Sunday night when he admitted that the history of Cinco de Mayo didn’t concern him and he’d always thought “May 5 was Mexican Independence Day, so like so what?!”

“I don’t care what it’s about, yo!” he told everyone within earshot of the backyard grill. “I just always celebrated it with MEChA and at school. Partay!” [Mas…]

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Donald Trump Tweets his feels about MLK (toon)

by PAYTON HOEGH January 16, 2017 Cartoons
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[Payton Hoegh toons regularly at Weekly Political dot com.]

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La Cucaracha: All I want for Christmas is … (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 23, 2016 Cartoons
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New issue out! ‘Furious Twitter Egg, the Magazine for Idiots’ (toon)

by TECHNICALLY RON December 2, 2016 Cartoons
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[TechnicallyRon, from London, England, is an idiot, author, and human disaster.]

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The Beandocks: This is your Trump on Twitter (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 29, 2016 Cartoons
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Religious figures to Guadalupe: You’re a ‘miraculous appearance hog’

by María Purísima October 6, 2016 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from MEXICO CITY) Leading Catholic personalities gathered here this week to address a simmering controversy in the official Divine Advent & Manifestation Union (DAMU): members claim that La Virgen de Guadalupe (photo, center) is a publicity hog when it comes to miraculous appearances. “Can’t the Son of God just miraculously appear on a slice of […]

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BREAKING: Pals fret as local man fails to thank God it’s Friday

by Comic Saenz September 30, 2016 El Now
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(PNS reporting from PHILADELPHIA) Friends and neighbors of Daniel Cardenas are frantically texting each other this morning after his ex-girlfriend Flora Moreno noticed the 28-year-old regional insurance manager didn’t share a new TGIF meme on his Facebook, something he had done weekly since 2010. “He’s usually reliable as clockwork,” Moreno noted in a group chat. […]

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The ‘Taco Nazi’? Unknown artist: No tacos for Trumpistas (toon)

by Comic Saenz June 20, 2016 Cartoons
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We don’t know who created this image — do you? Was it the TACO NAZI? [This “found object” was uncovered and shared on the Twitter Saturday by author Cory Doctorow.] BONUS VIDEO! Seinfeld Soup Nazi supercut:

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Pocho Ocho Best Ways to #MakeMoviesMexican (via Twitter)

by Comic Saenz May 27, 2016 Cultura
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Very late Wednesday night, I created a Twitter hashtag — #MakeMoviesMexican — and asked the Tuiteros if they had suggestions. Huh? What do you mean? Like this: #MAKEMOVIESMEXICAN. Gone With the Migra. White Men Can’t Cumbia. Get the idea? (It turns out I wasn’t the first with this idea. Superstar pocho comic Felipe Esparza tried this […]

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La Cucaracha: Did you hear that [rock star name here] died? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 28, 2016 Cartoons
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Hollywood producer’s Twitter feed highlights sexism in scripts

by Comic Saenz February 11, 2016 Cultura
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Film producer Ross Putman’s new Twitter feed @FemScriptIntros shares the lines from film scripts where female characters are introduced. To protect the innocent(?), Putman has changed all their names to JANE. The excerpts speak volumes about how “The Industry” thinks about women. Unlike all the women, it’s not a pretty picture. Here is his Twitter […]

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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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Hillary: I’m like your abuela! Twitter: #NoMames #NotMyAbuela

by Verdana Bold December 23, 2015 El Now

Hillary Clinton’s campaign shared the “7 Ways Hillary Clinton Is Just Like Your Abuela” on her website Tuesday (photo), after daughter Chelsea announced that she was pregnant. “[Hillary] isn’t afraid to talk about the importance of el respeto,” the site proclaimed, and “she knows what’s best.” Also, we learned, “she reacts this way when people […]

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Hey Vato! Chuy needs to go but Angie is all ‘Chola Selfie’ (video)

by Comic Saenz June 9, 2015 Cultura

It’s time for old girlfriends, secret tears and family dynamics in the latest episode of Hey Vato! When Chuy’s sister Angie hogs the bathroom taking selfies, Smiley interrupts the subsequent sibling discussion with insight from author, artist and poet e.e. cummings.

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Area man doesn’t care what Cinco de Mayo is all about, yo!

by María Purísima May 4, 2015 El Now
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(PNS reporting from EAST LOS) Ruben Covarrubias astounded family and friends here Sunday night when he admitted that the history of Cinco de Mayo didn’t concern him and he’d always thought “May 5 was Mexican Independence Day, so like so what?!” “I don’t care what it’s about, yo!” he told everyone within earshot of the backyard […]

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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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