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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.

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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.

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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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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 BBQ, un lugar que preparara auténtico barbecue estilo tejano y donde además puedes pagar con tu smartphone.

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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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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.

At the beginning a word of gentrification was unfamiliar to us, but after we did research on gentrification and kept questioning about the factors that actually occur in Silver Lake. Our group tried to refer Juliet’s opinion she claimed but she does not have specific position, which can be either support the original residents or the gentrifying phenomenon. [Mas…]

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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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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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Pre-Hispanic ingredients like bugs make Mexican food special (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN October 16, 2014 Cultura
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Long before the European invasion, the original inhabitants of Mexico were making amazingly complex food and taking complete of advantage of every creature that flew, swam, wriggled or crawled. That’s right. We’re talking edible insects. Correspondent Aissa García reports from Mexico, DF for Conexión Global on Caracas, Venezuela network teleSUR:

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Stephen Colbert exposes the ‘Attack on Columbus Day’ (video)

by Barney Asada October 13, 2014 Cultura
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“Secular progressive factions” are getting some traction as they re-examine the real history of Christopher Columbus’ invasion of the New World and the disease, destruction, devastation and depopulation he inflicted. “Why do these people hate America so much?” asks Stephen Colbert.

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MexicanPeopleMeet.com: A big-ass Facebook – for Mexicans! (video)

by Barney Asada October 10, 2014 Cultura
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Dating has never been easier — and more Mexican! MexicanPeopleMeet.com has the hookups you’ve been waiting for. It’s like a big-ass Facebook — for Mexicans! [NSFW adult language, F-bombs, etc.]

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Las Clikas de L.A. according to El Popo (1970s docuvideo)

by JOE LOW October 6, 2014 Cultura
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Public affairs documentary producer Charles Cahill presents Street Gangs: Challenge to Law Enforcement a 1970s training movie digitized from a 16mm film purchased on eBay, according to YouTube uploader GuilfordGhost. Who are the OG’s in the video? Recognize anyone? Has anything changed?

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Presley’s Pantry: Halloween Mexican poutine smashers (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE October 2, 2014 Cultura
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Nicole Presley smashes up potatoes and barbacoa for a scary MexiCanadian Halloween recipe. Kids: You SHOULD try this at home! PREVIOUSLY ON MEXICANADA:

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Flashback Friday: Where are they now? (video)

by Barney Asada September 26, 2014 Cartoons
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Sure, they’re older now, but are they obsolete? Our childhood heroes: Where are they now?  Popeye is apparently no longer “strong to the finish,” for example. What’s up with that? Is spinach too expensive for retired sailors on a fixed income?

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Latino Heritage Month Hero Video: Dick Tracy’s sidekick Go Go Gomez

by P. D. GONZALEZ September 22, 2014 Cartoons
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Dick Tracy’s 1961 TV cartoon partner Go Go Gomez saves the day in The Copy Cat Caper.

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‘Latinos. We are all over the f___ing place’ (music video)

by Barney Asada September 17, 2014 Cultura
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It’s Latino Heritage Month, and that means Latinos. We Are All Over the Fucking Place!

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1900 sing ‘Cielito Lindo’ in Jalisco = Guinness World Record (video)

by R. U. SLEEPING September 11, 2014 Cultura
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Over 1900 people in Jalisco, the official-looking English-sounding allegedly Guinness World Records guy says in the video, set a new world record this week for the most people singing a “round.” The round in question was Cielito Lindo, and the town was Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico. Some news channel from Indonesia reports, you decide. PREVIOUSLY ON […]

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When ‘Joe’ became ‘José’ his life changed forever (NSFW video)

by Barney Asada September 8, 2014 Cultura
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Out-of-work Joe Sullivan was having a hard time finding a job until he decided to change his name to José. You won’t believe what happened next! [NSFW adult language.] PREVIOUSLY ON JOBS:

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