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Man, it is hot out here today. Sun of a Beach!


Mexican artist Hector Zamora filled up an exhibit space in the French countryside with empty, boarded-up campers and RVs (they call them caravans over there).

Why, exactly? Julien Zerbone explains: [Mas…]

melbrooks3Academy award-winning filmmaker Mel Brooks recreated the poverty and despair that led to the French Revolution in his 1981 documentary History of the World Part I. [Mas…]


Greg Krehel aka Echinopsis Freak loves Echinopsis Cacti, which are native to South America He hopes you like his cactus video, too:

A montage of a dozen types of Echinopsis cactus flowers blooming. And wilting. And just generally showing off their mind-blowing colors. My favorite cactus flowerings from the 2014 blooming season. [Mas…]


Every day life comes in Colors. Video by Daniel and Katina Mercadante.

frida1Gavin Aung Than aka ZEN PENCILS is a freelance cartoonist from Melbourne, Australia who turns inspirational quotes from famous people into inspirational cartoons, like this illustrated essay based on the words of Frida Kahlo. SPOILER: You are beautiful just the way you are. [Mas…]


She promised she would do it and she did. Venezuelan sports news anchor Yuvi Pallares said she would strip naked after a national victory in the Copa America, and when Venezuela beat Colombia Sunday 1-0, she kept her word. [Potentially NSFW. Naughty, blood-engorged sexy parts blurred out, but at your office, who knows?!]


Valentin Gonzalez, a candidate for mayor of Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl, wheeled out a “Batmobile” to draw attention to his election campaign Saturday. Gonzalez hopes to link the crime-fighting vehicle with “the return of tranquility and order in the municipality.”

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Key & Peele: Everything’s great in ‘Negrotown’ (NSFW video)

by Andalé Mono May 11, 2015 Cultura
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Key & Peele present the Promised Land for People of Color — in Negrotown. [NSFW audio F-bomb, N-word, totally F-in worth it.]

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Guns! Order Now! E-Z Payment Plan! (video)

by Andalé Mono May 5, 2015 Cultura
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Procure the protection you crave with one phone call and 12 easy payments: Gun!

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Latino USA: What would Frida Kahlo eat? [Hint: Mole] (audio)

by Andalé Mono April 27, 2015 Audio
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What would Frida Kahlo eat? Latino USA’s Von Diaz reports.

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Chinese-Mexican food and a side order of history (audio)

by MOSCA MEXICAN April 20, 2015 Audio
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After the United States passed the openly racist Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882, migrants from China went to Mexico instead. And the legacy of those immigrants is still found today on both sides of the border: Chinese-Mexican food. Lisa Morehouse of KQED reports:

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¿Meteorito o OVNI en Bella Vista, Buenos Aires? (video)

by ZORRO MULDER April 7, 2015 El Now
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What was it? A meteorite or an OVNI/UFO? Area kids captured a cellphone video of something hovering over Buenos Aires. Inexplicata explains: Argentina: Alleged UFO over Buenos Aires Excites Social Media A group of kids recording a noctural foray on a cellphone had a surprise. A phenomenon lit up the skies in several districts of […]

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President Jed Bartlet ❤️ César Chávez (UFW video bio)

by Andalé Mono March 30, 2015 Cultura

Martin Sheen, aka President Jed Bartlet, is the narrator in this César Chávez 2006 tribute video from the United Farm Workers (UFW.) César Chávez’ birthday is March 31

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What’s it like to come out as an undocumented immigrant? (video)

by Andalé Mono March 23, 2015 Cultura
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What’s it like to come out of the closet as an undocumented immigrant? POCHO amigo Julio Salgado and friends explain.

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VIDEO: Remote control spray paint tagging quad copter drone?

by Andalé Mono March 18, 2015 Cultura
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What is Tyrone Drone? Is it an app? Is it a drone? Stop — you’re both right, sorta. “Reach new heights of artistic expression with Tyrone Drone,” says the hype. “Dare to tag wherever you couldn’t — or wouldn’t — before. You might not crash the White House, but Tyrone is armed with a couple […]

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Meet Biography.com’s ‘Notable Hispanic Women’ (photos, Frida video)

by Andalé Mono March 10, 2015 Cultura
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Biography.com offers up this Frida Kahlo video and a big list of Notable Hispanic Women for Women’s History Month.   Here’s their big list of mujeres:

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Dear Mom: Don’t worry, everything is great here in New York (video)

by Andalé Mono March 5, 2015 Cultura
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In The Letter, based on a 1947 short story La Carta by Dominican-Boricua-Mexican Marxist author José Luis González, a migrant writes home to Mom. “Everything is super here in New York,” he tells her. Sixty-seven years later and an ocean apart, the story is as true now for the African protagonist of this video as […]

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Cinema sweetie Raquel Torres stole Groucho’s heart (photos, video)

by Andalé Mono March 2, 2015 Cultura
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In the 1933 Marx Brothers classic Duck Soup, Rufus T. Firefly (Groucho Marx) is introduced to the fetching Vera Macal (Raquel Torres), “a famous dancer.” “I could dance with you ’til the cows come home,” Groucho tells her. “On second thought, I’d rather dance with the cows ’til you come home!”

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The Idiot’s Guide to Smart People: ‘Money’ (NSFW video)

by Andalé Mono February 24, 2015 Cultura
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We all know it’s hard to make money, and even hard to hold on to it. That’s why idiots like us need to who’s really picking our pockets and how they do it. And that’s why we recommend The Idiot’s Guide to Smart People: ‘Money’. [This video is NSFW if the word sh!t or however […]

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Spanglish is no Juan E. Come Lately to California (audio)

by Andalé Mono February 19, 2015 Audio
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When Los Angeles was a still a little pueblo in the northern part of Mexico known as Alta California, Spanglish was born. Public Radio International’s Global Nation explains: …living in the a rancho just north of the pueblo was a young Scottish adventurer named Hugh Reid. In the 1830s he left the old world for […]

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POCHO Jefe Lalo Alcaraz explains himself to Stanford (audio)

by Andalé Mono February 11, 2015 Audio
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POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz spoke last month with Stanford Hispanic Broadcasting’s Iso Jubes about his nationally-syndicated comic La Cucaracha, his work on FOX’s Bordertown, his books and America’s Latino future. The interview starts like this:

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Wet cleanup on Aisle #3! Look for the dancing cow (video)

by Andalé Mono February 6, 2015 Cultura
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A “Vaca Loca” from Mexican dairy company Alpura dances her tetas off in a promotional appearance at a supermarket, but nobody seems to care. We think it’s because a dancing cow from a dairy company needs to be — ahem — anatomically complete:

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Welcome to the USA! Please to answer a few questions (video)

by Andalé Mono January 30, 2015 Cultura
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This is your MIGRA on Brazil.

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