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Wow. There is this seasoning, Cappy, and you too, Kirsten and Brooke – there is this TAJIN seasoning for your fruit AND veggies! Spicy! Salty! Lime! Totes, like, amazeballs! It adds a ZING! to everything! I wonder where they get these ideas?

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burrito12vPictures speak a thousand (very orange) palabras, and when it comes to words, we can’t do any better than the self-penned description of Burrito, a Mexican restaurant in Belgrade, Serbia, in the former Yugoslavia, right by the Nikolai Tesla Museum (see map below): [Mas…]


limonThe family of Caesar Cardini still owns and runs Hotel Caesar’s in Tijuana, where Caesar Salad was invented.

Did you know Caesar’s original recipe calls for lime juice, not lemon? Lima, not limon?

¡Que Mexicano!

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Good morning, pochos, and Good Morning Aztlan from Los Lobos, LA’s best band evah.

trumpheadroomAfter POCHO’s Dennis Wilen AKA Comic Saenz finally came clean about his history with UPenn classmate Donald Trump, we’ve learned more about the events that turned a Child of the 60s into the bitter meng he is today.

Here are the Pocho Ocho Top Reasons Child of the 60s The Donald is so Donald:

8. Still heartbroken and resentful after the end of a passionate love affair with UPenn boyfriend, Afro-Mexican exchange student Mumia Abu-Fuentes.

7. Childhood backyard “fort” overrun by kids playing “Viet Cong.”

6. Kicked out of Wharton School MEChA for attempted “firing” of Cesar Chavez. [Mas…]

salmaburgerWhat will it be? A home-made “Mexican hamburger” or a ride to Burger Boy in Salma Hayek’s convertible for hamburguesas? We embed, you decide.

Cook a burger:
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La Cucaracha: Donalds Sterling and Trump walk into a bar

by Lalo Alcaraz July 23, 2015 Cartoons
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MundoFox: Get to know your narco cartel leaders (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés July 23, 2015 El Now
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What’s the difference between Medellin cartel jefe El Patron Pablo Escobar and Sinaloa cartel leader El Chapo Guzman? MundoFox has the answers.

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Argentine hunter shoots four-fingered ‘gray’ ET, gets abducted

by ZORRO MULDER July 23, 2015 El Now
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It was a day in the country Alberto Tavernise will never forget. First he shot an alien and then he got snatched. Inexplicata reports:

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La Cucaracha: Bring me the head of Donald Cortez (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 22, 2015 Cartoons
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Wassup with San Diego college guys in ‘cholo pantalones?’

by WILLIAM A. NERICCIO July 22, 2015 Cultura

Ozzie Monge unearthed this little tidbit of San Diego State University history — a bizarre attack on Mexican attire that ran in the student newspaper in 1922. Foreshadowing Donald Trump, the students are quite sure about Mexico. “There,” they explain, “poverty is a profession.” In Monge’s words: Racism and Anti-Mexicanism at San Diego State College […]

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South Carolina KKK Confederate flag march is better with tuba (video)

by RON FLOSS July 22, 2015 Cultura
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Earlier this week, in Columbia, South Carolina, Confederate-flag-waving Ku Klux Klan white wingers paraded downtown. The paramilitary-garbed haters were joined by an uninvited sousaphone player who provided ironic musical accompaniment. (A sousaphone is the marching band variety of tuba that wraps around the player, making it easier to carry.) Enjoy the tubalicious music (is that […]

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The secrets of Looney Toons animator Chuck Jones (video)

by Max Fleischer July 22, 2015 Cartoons
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Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, the Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote, and other Warner Bros, Looney Toons and Merrie Melodies cartoon characters were brought to life by artist Chuck Jones. Here’s a short look at how he made his magic. Chuck Jones – The Evolution of an Artist/a> is by Tony Zhou.

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La Cucaracha: Donald Trump and the Confederate flag (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 21, 2015 Cartoons
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Watch: Mexican Dubwiser: ‘Trouble in My Soul’ (post futuristic cumbia)

by Soy Capitan July 21, 2015 Cultura
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The trancifying Trouble in My Soul from self-described “Post Futuristic Rebajada Cumbia Soul Experimenter” Mexican Dubwiser was released two years ago, before POCHO reappeared online. So in case you missed it, or forgot about it, here it is. You’re welcome.

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Mexican artist Axur Eneas: Videogame icons and mascots (toons)

by EresNerd July 21, 2015 Cartoons
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Comic artist Axur Eneas created a series of illustrations of videogame gear, characters, mascots, logos, icons, and glyphs for a gamer convention in Mexico DF. We captioned them all for your nerdy geeky pleasure.

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Watch Alondra de la Parra conduct the Orchestre de Paris

by Verdana Bold July 21, 2015 Cultura
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Energetic and expressive Mexican conductor Alondra de la Parra — they call her “la jeune chef mexicaine” — rehearses the Orchestre de Paris in Danzon n°2 by Arturo Márquez, a contemporary Mexican composer.

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