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Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam is an iconic Latino group.  At the forefront of “freestyle,” Lisa Velez fronted the group, which released the album Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam with Full Force.  [Mas…]

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Yolanda Corpus 2(PNS reporting from SAN ANTONIO) During his morning coffee break, local accountant, Lawrence “Lencho” Flores, completed a survey that appeared on his Facebook timeline called, What Selena Character are You? According to sources, Flores was deeply disappointed with the result of Yolanda Saldivar as his character.

According to the quiz, Flores is Yolanda Saldivar who “when you feel slighted, watch out!” [Mas…]

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Lighter Shade of Brown is an iconic group for Latino Hip-Hop.  The Southern California duo of Robert Gutierrez and Bobby Ramirez entered into the Chicano consciousness in 1990 with their album, Brown and Proud. Featuring the singles, On a Sunday Afternoon and Latin Active, the album is a modern day classic.

oldhandsDear Mijo:

Muchas gracias for the regalos de mi Cumple! I thought the libros were great. Is this the book about that show on HBO con los lobos? We don’t watch HBO much porque tu Mom sees her Novelas y esa muchacha Rachel Maddow. Se enoja after watching her program. Va hacer volunteer con la guera, Wendy Davis. Dice qu no vieno a este país para que sus hijas no tenga oportunidades.

Pero, tu sabes I like leyendo better than seeing la Tele. Mijo, internet surfing counts as reading! A mi me gusta leer los periódicos en Mexico y el New York Times. Si, tambien leo el Perez Hilton. Mijo, I don’t have to be reading Enrique Krauze todo el tiempo. [Mas…]

bigotesign¡Peligro! ¡Bigote! From two years ago, photographer and location unknown, found on Imgur

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Student film? Bad Accent Video Theatre? Whatever! El Amor de Mi Amante is mini-telenovela brought to you by Taco Bell and this year’s hottest new fragrance – Twist!

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zapataMexican revolutionary hero Emiliano Zapata shows off his new look in an oil painting posted on Facebook by artist Cahirez Ch.

Must be something in the air! Frida Kahlo just got a makeover too.

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Trail cam in Maine captures mystery Chimichanga beast? (photo)

by EresNerd November 22, 2013 El Now
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Did a trail cam in Bangor, Maine photograph the elusive, mythical goat-sucking Mexican monster known as the Chimichanga? That’s the question on the front page of the Bangor Daily News. It’s not a typo, according JimRomenesko.com:

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Area couple survives loud radio station promo van at grocery store

by EresNerd November 21, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from EDINBURG, TX)  They just about went deaf, but Alcario and Isela Garza braved a radio station’s sonic assault and managed to safely enter the Rancho Sinaloa grocery store here yesterday. The Garzas — who had just left their yoga class — entered the relatively-quiet food market after surviving 150 decibels of banda […]

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Mom puts cross on son’s front lawn to mark another failed relationship

by EresNerd October 14, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from HOUSTON) Sara Maestas placed a two-foot-high cruz on her only son’s lawn early this morning — a cross in remembrance of his latest failed relationship. The 32-year-old transactional lawyer got dumped Saturday night by his novia, less than 20 minutes after he blew off a dinner date. And now his mother’s white […]

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[Breaking] Back to School: Boys named ‘José’ get new names

by EresNerd September 5, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from SAN ANTONIO) All across America, elementary school teachers performed a traditional back-to-school ritual this week — the ceremonial renaming of thousands of boys named “José.” The annual ritual is performed when teachers take roll in the morning: First, teachers call the boys named “José” by new “American” names, typically “Joe,” “Joey,” or […]

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Breaking: TX boy, 9, slays Mexican boogeyman El Cucuy, 521

by EresNerd August 14, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from SEGUIN, TX) A nine-year-old boy killed El Cucuy Tuesday night. El Cucuy, AKA the Mexican Boogeyman, was pronounced dead at 10:30 PM at the Balli family residence here.  The legendary monster was said to be 521, with a birth date pegged in 1492. It was a more or less typical evening for the […]

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Chicano concludes ‘Pacific Rim’ is not a movie about his MEChAs

by EresNerd July 18, 2013 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from EL PASO) Fabian Ramirez expressed deep disappointment Wednesday night as he left the 7PM showing of Pacific Rim at the Premiere Cinema 18 at Bassett Place Mall. The 42-year-old father of three teenagers told PNS he heard the “movie was about MEChA” and “wanted to expose my kids to a movie about […]

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Texas Senate to ban ‘non-traditional’ colored sneakers on floor

by EresNerd July 3, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from AUSTIN) The Texas Senate is set to pass legislation to ban “non-traditional” colored sneakers on the chamber floor. Sen. Dan Ireland (R-Dallas) introduced Senate Bill 5 to “raise sartorialism of the chamber by mandating the use of traditional colors of sneakers.” The Texas legislature has begun its second special session to push […]

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Dr. Gonzo Oscar Zeta Acosta sees shadow, will hide for another year

by EresNerd June 10, 2013 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from MEXICO) Famed Chicano attorney Oscar Zeta Acosta — who “disappeared without a trace” in Mexico 40 years ago — has once again seen his shadow while sitting on the wharf in San Blas, Nayarit. Now he’ll have to live a life of secret exile for another year. Acosta, now 78, sits on a […]

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Flash: Worker slips into Canada, becomes first NAFTA mojado

by EresNerd June 3, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from CANADIA) David Pérez became the first NAFTA mojado when he crossed illegally into Canadia Saturday. The undocumented worker from Jalpa, Zacatecas first crossed the Rio Grande into the United States near San Elizario, TX, 10 years ago seeking employment in El Norte. After working in El Paso for a year doing construction, […]

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Not everyone hates GMO foods; Itty Bitty Mexicans back GMO frijoles

by EresNerd May 31, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from AUSTIN) A rainy day failed to damper the spirits of people marching against Genetically Modified Organisms in downtown Austin Thursday. With signs proclaiming JUST SAY NO TO GMO, the crowd rallied on the steps of the Capitol to protest the “seeds of destruction” they say GMO foods present to society. Not all the people […]

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Raza in Espace: Commander Chakotay, indigenista Starfleet officer

by EresNerd May 28, 2013 Cultura
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  The future includes brown. We’ve seen Raza captain spaceships, battle real aliens, and go where no mestizo has gone before. They invent and create. In Raza in Espace, we will highlight Latino characters in science-fiction. Pues, Engage!   How do you rebel when you’re raised on an indigenista planet with a traditional tribal culture? […]

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Stoner Latino student calls woman’s mom a ‘wetback’ on Facebook

by EresNerd May 13, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from  SAN MARCOS, TX) Seventeen-year-old San Marcos High School senior Byron Chavez called someone’s mother a “wetback” in a comment on a Facebook photo yesterday — Mothers Day. Chavez, the grandson of Mexican immigrants, used the W-word in response to a widely-circulated picture of a young woman at an immigration reform rally holding […]

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Corn tortilla achieves enlightenment on unattended Texas comal

by EresNerd May 1, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from Edinburg, TX) A corn tortilla was released from its physical shell and achieved enlightenment last night when it was inadvertently consumed by fire during Gil Trejo’s dinner preparations. The University of South Texas assistant professor of Latin American literature was heating the traditional Mexican flat bread to accompany leftover frijoles con queso […]

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Angry Tejanos demand British Museum return Freddy Fender’s wig

by EresNerd April 23, 2013 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from TEXAS) Tejanos want singer Freddy Fender’s wig back. The Música Committee of the Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center in San Benito last week demanded the British Museum effect “the immediate return of this important Tejano cultural item.” The salt-and-pepper Afro-style toupee, called “Freddy’s Fro,” disappeared from the singer’s home shortly after his death […]

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Breaking: Immigration plan includes MIGRA clone army

by Eres Nerd April 17, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON, D.C.) The “Gang of Eight” immigration reform plan revealed yesterday mandates a Border Patrol Agent Clone Army, according to details released by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL.) “Two hundred thousand clones are immediately available for deployment on the border” when the bill passes, a jubilant Rubio said at a Capitol Hill press […]

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PNS*Hot*Flash: Sheriff Joe ‘damn sure’ Pope Francis is Latino

by EresNerd March 28, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from PHOENIX) The media may question the newly-elected pontiff’s ethnicity, but Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio firmly believes that Pope Francis is Latino. “His real name is Jorge and he speaks Spanish. I’m damn sure he is a Latino; he’s probably a Mexican, ” Arpaio told the monthly breakfast meeting of the Sons of the Arizona […]

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