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Cassandra is the “Queen of the Ring,” a champion wrestler in drag – not that there’s anything wrong with that.

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Vero Higareda made this video for a class she’s taking at University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Like so many others, she has been told that she doesn’t look Mexican.

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What happens when indigenous Star Fleet Captain James T. Kirk violates the Prime Directive? Will he create an alternative universe? (Caution: one “adult” word.) Let’s tune in….

 

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[Historical magazine advertisement scanned at Scarfolk Council.]

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Headache? Cold? Flu? Rheumatism? Is your horse sick and tired too? Surrounded by desert, cacti and vultures? Ask a Mexican cabellero with an English accent if Bayer® aspirin is right for you! [Mas…]


Carlos Arredondo is a 24-year-old self-taught artisan who crafts papier-mâché figurines. He sees his creations as counterweights to crime and violence; there is beauty and enchantment in Mexico, he says.


Is it true what they say about Texas Senator Ted Cruz? This screen capture looks legit.


Jesus slays in this gore-filled zombie video from Spain.  You’ll never think of resurrection the same after witnessing Fist of Jesus!  Happy Easter!

Versifying in Texas: Rossy Evelin Lima is a poet on a mission (video)

by Verdana Bold March 15, 2016 Cultura
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Rossy Evelin Lima is an award-winning Mexican poet and linguist. She spoke at TEDxMcallen last year about her experience as an immigrant writer in the U.S. Her website is is here.

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Welcome to your future, Citizen Worker Alice. Click here (videos)

by ARTURITO February 19, 2016 Cartoons
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“Machines could take 50% of jobs in the next 30 years,” according to Rice University comp sci professor Moshe Vardi. What will that mean for Alice, holder of the last job on Earth? Do not fear this dystopian future, pochos. The Last Job on Earth is a good thing, at least according to The Guardian. […]

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#TBT Video: When Donald Trump met ‘The Honeymooners’

by Verdana Bold February 11, 2016 Cultura
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Since it’s #TBT Throwback Thursday, we thought you’d enjoy the time Donald Trump appeared on TV’s The Honeymooners.

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Who lives in a piña under the sea? Whale sharks, giant mantas (videos)

by MiRA MARS February 4, 2016 Cartoons
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“Whale sharks and giant mantas swim gracefully in the waters around Isla Mujeres, Mexico. I swim with and photograph these gentle giants as they feed,” videographer Gregory Sweeney explained. “My, what a big mouth you have!” he didn’t say, but could have. PREVIOUSLY ON PINEAPPLES UNDER THE SEA:

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NSFW Black History Month: Gay pioneer Freddy ‘Fruit-Loop’ Jenkins

by STONE WAHL February 2, 2016 Cultura
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Today’s Black History Month salute goes out to Freddy “Fruit-Loop” Jenkins, the passionate trailblazer who broke out of the closet in the early 1900s as the country’s first openly-gay African-American man. Mohammed King reports. [NSFW adult language maybe.]

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Gene genie: Mexico is happier than the average bear because science

by Verdana Bold January 27, 2016 Cultura
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Why are Mexicans happier than the average bear? It’s in their genes, according to a new scientific paper, which asserts that nations with the highest prevalence of the A allele also perceive themselves happiest — countries like Ghana and Nigeria in West Africa, and northern Latin American nations like Mexico and Columbia. Science Daily has […]

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MexiArabian gente know what’s good; y burros tambien (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN January 19, 2016 Cultura
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True story! In a cantina in the deserts of MexiArabia, the customers ate so many Cheetos Flames that their lips turned red. To cover up, they grew mustaches, and the donkeys too. For those keeping track, a donkey in Arabic is “alhimar” الحمار . [Gracias to POCHO amigo BAF in Q8 for the translation help.]

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I wear black lucha libre chonies because that’s how I feel inside

by Verdana Bold January 12, 2016 Cultura

Speaking of underwear, I wear black lucha libre chonies because that’s how I feel inside. This is a real product, as manufacturer WrassleRoos esplains:

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Chilean TV reporter loses bikini top on live broadcast (video)

by Verdana Bold January 8, 2016 El Now
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When Chilean TV reporter Bernardita Middleton was challenged to take a dip in chilly ocean during a live shot, she lost her bikini top in the Pacific. The Daily Mail reports:

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New Year’s Eve: Bizarre Transmissions from The Bermuda Triangle

by Verdana Bold December 31, 2015 Cartoons
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Bizarre Transmissions from The Bermuda Triangle — hosted by Funk Overlord Buddha Gonzalez — features wild and one-of-a-kind music videos from all genres mashed up with classic horror and sci-fi themes, an artist spotlight, special guests and demented humor. Tonight’s New Year’s Eve Special features Jerry Moore (Karlos Borloff) of Monster Madhouse TV, Butch “Eddie […]

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Battle of the Clowns: Mexico’s Payaso Platanito vs Donald Trump (video)

by Verdana Bold December 28, 2015 Cultura
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Battle of the Clowns/Payasos: Payaso Platanito clowns around with Donald Trump with helpful captioning in English and Español tambien. PRO TIP: Platanito means “Little Banana.”

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Hillary: I’m like your abuela! Twitter: #NoMames #NotMyAbuela

by Verdana Bold December 23, 2015 El Now

Hillary Clinton’s campaign shared the “7 Ways Hillary Clinton Is Just Like Your Abuela” on her website Tuesday (photo), after daughter Chelsea announced that she was pregnant. “[Hillary] isn’t afraid to talk about the importance of el respeto,” the site proclaimed, and “she knows what’s best.” Also, we learned, “she reacts this way when people […]

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Sra. Antiga’s 3rd grade kids make a Mexican Christmas star (video)

by HABLO PICASSO December 17, 2015 Cultura
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Ms. Antiga’s students at a Chesterbrook Academy somewhere, show and tell how to make a Mexican-style paper Christmas star, en Español.

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This gato is puro pari (GIF)

by HOLA GATITA November 23, 2015 Cartoons
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Day of the Dead M-A-C makeup video has TMI but no skull *UPDATED

by Verdana Bold October 29, 2015 Cultura
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* UPDATE #4 1:50 PM PST 11-02-2015: What’s wrong with this picture? [Hint: Got diversity? IG photo via @IncludeLatinos.] Remember that time when #Legend @patricia_field styled you in #VintageCouture and the one and only @officialdanilohair styled your hair into a sculpture for your very own @maccosmetics #PhotoShoot, where #JamesGager watched the entire filming from the […]

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So Frida Kahlo: This Halloween you’re going as a boy? (1924 photos)

by Verdana Bold October 26, 2015 Cultura

The many faces of Frida Kahlo include a somber Frida, all of 17, in a three-piece suit.

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