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Cathy Camper of PDX writes:

OK, I confess, I’m Lebanese American often mistaken for Latina, Native American, Jewish, terrorist…no one in the US knows who anyone is!

I wrote 2 graphic novels with Raúl III (Raúl Gonzalez) called Lowriders in Space (2014) and Lowriders to the Center of the Earth (just came out this summer, July 2016). Raúl illustrated them all in Bic pen, because that’s what kids draw with in school, right? The books are aimed at kids, but adults are loving them too.

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Food Fix host Zakir shows how to prepare “Mexican Chicken Steak,” at least that’s what he says. Brought to you by the Malaysian Palm Oil of Pakistan people, which is why there is a lot of environmentally-suspect palm oil in the recipe: [Mas…]

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This Latinx does not want your stereotyping BS. Cristina Martinez performing Chicana at the Cherokee Man and the Mockingbird graffiti mural at Decatur Station in Decatur, Georgia. [NSFW F-bomb.]

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Hoe vouw je een burrito? Good question!

[Relax. You’re not going crazy. How do you fold a burrito? is a silent video. In Dutch. From Belgium. They speak two languages there. The other one is … French.]

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POCHO amigo Chris Garcia — a Cuban-American — is going public with the Cuban Life Hacks that turned his family’s hard life in a Commie dictatorship into Heaven on Earth, with arroz con pollo.

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Planning to video some police brutality? Do you need extra battery life because the popo are out of control? Police badge number recognition? Instant posting to Facebook? Jerrod Carmichael has the perfect phone for you!

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The country music legend Jim Reeves had a lot of big records, but we like this “half-fast” April 16, 1964 live-in-Norway version of his hit Adios Amigo. He died later that year behind the controls of a small plane that crashed in Tennessee during a violent thunderstorm. He was 40 years old.

You can ‘Reach for the Stars’ with a plastic grabber thingy (video)

by Lucida Grandé July 5, 2016 Cultura
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TAPE RECORDING: Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to write, shoot, cut and complete a short comedy video in 48 hours including this line of dialogue –“Am I missing something here?” — a character named Lee or Leah Gregory, and a plaster grabber thingy as a prop. SERGIO AND JULIO GONZALEZ OF […]

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Something fishy going on with pescadillas – fried tuna tacos (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE July 1, 2016 Cultura
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Maybe you don’t want hotdogs and hamburgers and micheladas and carne asada and elotes on July 4. It’s OK. We’re here to help with a short video on How to Make Mexican Pescadillas (or Fried Tuna Tacos) from Spicie Foodie. Here’s their recipe:

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Flying over the sacred lands of the Navajo Nation (video)

by Lucida Grandé June 17, 2016 Cultura
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The Navajo Nation is a stunning aerial tour of southwest scenery by Cancun-based photographer and videographer Agata Lanz Faura Enjoy “un viaje aéreo por las tierras sagradas de los pieles rojas,” she writes. “Monument valley, Mexican Hat, Archies, son algunos de los paisajes, que representan parte del hermoso y enigmatico wild west.”

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Japanese fans made this Donald Trumpトランプ2016commercial

by RIO HONDA June 16, 2016 El Now
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トランプ2016 Donald Trumpu for World President 2016, the J-Pop way! So kawaii!

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Elotes for clueless gabachos … from RONCO (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE May 27, 2016 Cultura
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RONCO, the company that sells weird-ass single-use food prep gizmos via infomercials, wants you to buy their weird-ass single-use gizmo that makes elotes, which they call “Mexican Street Corn.” Actual street not included. PREVIOUSLY ON ELOTES:

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ThingStarter Presents: The iNotRacist app (video)

by Comic Saenz May 25, 2016 Cultura
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Can a smartphone app eliminate racism? That’s what ThingStarter wants to know. ThingStarter is a startup that develops products and takes them into the real world to get real feedback from real people. Today’s focus group considers iNotRacist — the app that checks your privilege. PREVIOUSLY ON INOTRACIST:

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Persian food peeps prep pretty chingon carne asada tacos (video)

by RIK BAYLEZZADEH May 24, 2016 Cultura
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Aashpazzi, a Persian food portal, knows how to make some righteous American food, like carne asada tacos, and this video is proof.

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Potty protestors crazier than Michele Bachmann on bath salts (video)

by Andalé Mono May 20, 2016 El Now
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Liberal Redneck Trae Crowder is sortly over hearin’ people carry on about their personal beliefs as it relates to civil rights [NSFW language]: Nobody’s trying to take your rights. We’re just trying to keep you from doing that to other people. I know you’re a white person in America, so I can see why you’d […]

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Looks legit: How to make fish tacos (one-minute video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE May 20, 2016 Cultura
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Summer’s coming, that means beach weather, and that means seafood, like the Baja California favorite, fish tacos. Did you know that the great majority of “native” videos on Facebook are viewed without sound? This is one of those new-fangled recipe videos you can watch without sound, although you’ll miss the perky music. The recipe is […]

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Swedish sweet potato tacos with chipotle sauce bernaise (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE May 17, 2016 Cultura
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Italian pecorino cheese, sauce bernaise a la chipotle, oyster mushrooms, Berber spices, sweet potatoes and kohlrabi (a cabbage cousin) are the ingredients in this Swedish veggie taco recipe video. Lohmanders, the sauce people, are responsible for this abomination creation. We generated a Google translation of the recipe for your convenience. Note that the recipe contains […]

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The Cholo Whisperer helps Steve and Lucy rescue ‘Creeper’ (video)

by Comic Saenz May 12, 2016 Cultura
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NEW EPISODE! Good-hearted couple Lucy and Steve brought home a “rescue cholo” named Creeper, but he didn’t work out the way they planned. That’s why they called Ignacio de la Cruz, The Cholo Whisperer. [Bay Area POCHO amigo Frankie Quiñones stars as the cholo.] PREVIOUSLY ON THE CHOLO WHISPERER:

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Ordinary guy microwaves a burrito and then THIS happens! (video)

by RICK PAYLESS May 12, 2016 Cultura
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Video creator Glen Hunt was just an ordinary guy, microwaving an ordinary burrito (don’t judge) and then THIS happened.

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Back from the dead and live on stage! ‘Frida Kahlo In Slow-Mo’ (video)

by Verdana Bold May 10, 2016 Cultura
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Frida Kahlo is back from the dead and live on stage in this slow-motion Portuguese fashion show video from State of the Art.

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MashiMachine makes Ecuador’s president say what you want

by Lalo Alcaraz May 2, 2016 El Now
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Check out this web app where you can make a video with the words you put in the mouth of Rafael Correa, the anti-free speech President of Ecuador. And here he thought he was the only person allowed to say anything without fear of repression. Not on our Internet, amigo. I’d love to see a […]

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Los Cenzontles: David Bowie’s “Young Americans” (video, lyrics)

by Soy Capitan April 4, 2016 Cultura

Bay Area collective Los Cenzontles’ (The Mockingbirds) interpretation of David Bowie’s Young Americans highlights the genius and poignancy of the lyrics. PREVIOUSLY ON LOS CENZONTLES:

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Mexico’s Popocatepetl volcano spews large column of ash (video)

by TERRY MOTO March 31, 2016 El Now
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Mexico’s Popocatepetl volcano spewed a large column of ash and vapor Tuesday afternoon. The eruption took place at 16:40 PM (22:40 GMT) and reached a height of 3,500 metres (11,482 feet), according to Luis Felipe Puente, the national coordinator of civil protection. Mt. Popo lies just 50 miles (80 kilometres) southeast of Mexico City, and […]

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