Barney Asada


Contra is just trying to get through his day, ya know, and it’s hard enough without pinche Tetris blocks dropping from the sky. What’s a poor action hero to do? [2010 video from those rock-n-roll Rooski revolutionaries @ Red Medusa Studios. Don’t stare at the Medusa, whatever you do.]

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Fed up with ignorant cat-calls, lewd, rude and suggestive remarks from sexist men on the street, women in Lima set up hidden cameras and — dressed up as “MILFs” — went for a stroll down the calle…walking right by their ignorant, lewd, rude and suggestive…WAIT FOR IT…sons.

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zappaESTRANGE BUT TRUE:

It was the tail end of the 1960s and Frank Zappa of the Mothers of Invention was making Public Service Announcements for “underground radio.” Few examples survive, but this short audio segment warns impressionable young people about a popular Chicano-themed cartoon that had not even been invented yet — a subversive cartoon that could “rot your mind!” Let’s listen in to see what Zappa has to say…

 

 

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The Chicken Brothers use only the finest pollos and hermanos. One taste and you’ll know!

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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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popoclimbA Mexican mountain rescue team has photographed giant creatures climbing the slopes of Popocatepetl faster than humanly possible.

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It’s already a bad day for El Bandido in the scorching hot Sonoran desert, but bad turns to worse when he decides to mess with a four-year-old niña. PRO TIP: Never make El Terror angry. [Video by Franco E.]

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Cleaning up afterwards was a drag, though.

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This Tweet just in from @MexicanMitt Romney (photo)

by Barney Asada December 30, 2014 Cultura
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BUY MY BOOK BEECHES, IT'S FINALLY PRICED FOR MEXICANS pic.twitter.com/wwf6AT0V7q — Mexican Mitt Romnee (@MexicanMitt) December 29, 2014

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Cheech and Chong: Santa Claus and His Old Lady (video)

by Barney Asada December 22, 2014 Cultura
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Santa Cleese? The vato with bony knees? Sure, I know him, man. We used to gig together.

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In Mexico City, clowns go on parade for Our Lady of Guadalupe (video)

by Barney Asada December 18, 2014 Cultura
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Hundreds of devotees of La Virgen de Guadalupe formed a clown procession in Mexico City Tuesday, with a carnival promenade to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe. PREVIOUSLY ON LA VIRGEN:

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The Fung Bros go to East Los for ‘Mexican Refreshments’ (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN December 17, 2014 Cultura
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Does tamarindo cause duck face? Are elotes better on or off the cob? They don’t eat this stuff in Panama? YouTube video stars The Fung Bros try the exotic Mexican treats at Garcia’s Fruit in South El Monte and live to vlog the tale. PREVIOUSLY ON THE FUNG BROS:

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Watch: Teeny Chihuahua has first encounter with European snow

by ZORRO MULDER December 16, 2014 Cultura
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LiveLeak video uploader pologne gives his location as Rzeszow, Poland but he speaks in Italian and has a perrito mexicano. The Internets are magic.

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DF hipsters eat Pinche Gringo BBQ, pay with smartphones (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN December 12, 2014 Cultura
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At Mexico City’s famous Pinche Gringo BBQ, there may be lines for food all the time, but when it’s your turn to pay, you can cough up the cash with PayPal. Pagar sin efectivo ni tarjetas sólo podría ser mejor si te regalaran algo y eso fue precisamente lo que PayPal hizo en Pinche Gringo […]

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This is how you do it: Los Angeles Taco Company makes tacos (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE December 8, 2014 Cultura
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Food porn meets taco porn as the Los Angeles Taco Company (available for bookings now!) shows how they do it in Session. Cumbia available for an additional fee; ask your server.

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Is this the best video about gentrification in Los Angeles ever?

by MOSCA MEXICAN December 2, 2014 Cultura
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Gentrification plus tacos in trendy Silver Lake (East of Hollywood) means Tacotrification: The project, which I am involved in, collarborates with a PHD student King’s College London is about gentrification in Silver Lake, Los Angeles. In the first term, my group, Michelle, Wenqing, Ferdinand and I, had discussion with Juliet, PHD student about her project. […]

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Sarah Silverman wishes you turkeys a Happy Thanksgiving (NSFW video)

by Barney Asada November 25, 2014 Cultura
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Sarah Silverman, everyone’s favorite potty-mouthed cutie, recalls the day when, as a six-year-old, she picked out a turkey at the neighboring farm…picked it out FOR SLAUGHTER. (Totally NSFW language.) Special guest star: Sarah’s NSFW dad Donald.  

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A Patriot Asks: Why did Obama turn his back on America? (photo)

by Barney Asada November 21, 2014 El Now
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Mexico sets Diet Coke + Mentos mass eruption record (video)

by Barney Asada November 17, 2014 El Now
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Cheering throngs in the Mexican city of Leon, Guanajuato, set a new Guinness world record Saturday as 4,334 simultaneous “geysers” erupted, caused by combining Mentos breath mints with Diet Coke. The previous record was 2,865 diurnal emissions, set in the Philippines.

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The Geronimo Hotshots are on the front line of fire (video)

by Barney Asada November 14, 2014 Cultura
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“That’s what we want them to remember. ‘Those guys are Apaches. And they came in here and put the fire out.’” The Geronimo Hotshots are on the Front Line of Fire combines hot GoPro fire footage with interviews of the forest firefighters from the San Carlos Apache Reservation in southeastern Arizona.

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For the Vets: Anti-war poetry from WWI: ‘Dulce et decorum est’

by Barney Asada November 11, 2014 Cultura
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Today we observe Veterans Day, AKA Armistice Day, which marks the end of the first World War. The conflict started 100 years ago last Summer. Dulce et Decorum est was written by poet Wilfred Owen in 1917, and published posthumously in 1920. Owen’s poem is known for its horrific imagery and condemnation of war. They don’t use poison […]

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His Royal Highness Prince Charles busts a move in Mexico (video)

by Barney Asada November 7, 2014 Cultura
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Heir to the British throne His Royal Highness Prince Charles joined a group of dancers Wednesday in the picturesque Mexican coastal town of Campeche. El Chaz danced the Sarao Campechano dance, twirling his handkerchief above his head. PREVIOUSLY ON BRITISH PRINCES:

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White people: Stop the racist Halloween costumes! (NSFW video)

by Barney Asada October 30, 2014 Cultura
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Attention white viewers, especially sorority sisters getting ready for a Halloween party: Don’t get dressed up as a taco — or worse. [This NSFW public service announcement is from Frank Legend, who is not Mexican.]

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Presley’s Pantry: Day of the Dead Bread (Pan de Muerto) [video]

by JEFE BOYARDEE October 20, 2014 Cultura
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Nicole Presley of Presley’s Pantry shows off her recipe for Day of the Dead Bread (Pan de Muerto), using her sponsor’s Idaho potatoes, of course.

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