Cultura

kalbaztacoKalbaz Taco. It’s what’s for snack. From Egypt Foods Group, A World of Snacks. [Mas…]


And that’s how they make fish tacos in Centla, in the state of Tabasco, on the Gulf Coast, in southeast Mexico.


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

quitapenasJust so we’re all on the same page, let’s agree on terminology:

In addition, Quitapenas makes the following assertions about Valle Moreno. Dark Valley is: [Mas…]

They may not be the heroes that Ecuador needs or deserves but they sure do get pissed off when you don’t know where a comma goes.

Since January, vigilantes in Quito, Ecuador have been correcting mistakes in the city’s graffiti.

These guerillas use stencils cut from pizza boxes to add commas, question marks and, ah yes, even accent marks to imperfect street art around town.

The members of Acción Ortográfica Quito take their pseudonyms (or superhero names) from punctuation marks: Diéresis, Tilde and Coma.

Diéresis, a 30-year-old lawyer/vigilante, told The Guardian in an interview, “Grammatical errors cause stress. We only make texts comprehensible that otherwise would not send any message whatsoever.” [Mas…]

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If beating zee caca out of a Donald Trump piñata is too last week, perhaps mademoiselle would like our newest creation, Piñata El Chapo.

In Honolulu, TacoCat pops-up awesome Korean tacos (video)

by Barney Asada July 28, 2015 Cultura
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Welcome to TacoCat, a crowd-funded Korean street pop-up in Honolulu, where everyone enjoys “food, flavor, fun and meow!” On the Twitter, they’re @TacoCatHI.

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La Cucaracha: No justice, no peas (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 27, 2015 Cartoons
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Hello, gringos! Eat like a Mexican (but we won’t say that) [video]

by JEFE BOYARDEE July 27, 2015 Cultura
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Wow. There is this seasoning, Cappy, and you too, Kirsten and Brooke – there is this TAJIN seasoning for your fruit AND veggies! Spicy! Salty! Lime! Totes, like, amazeballs! It adds a ZING! to everything! I wonder where they get these ideas? PREVIOUSLY ON TAJIN:

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Visiting Belgrade, Serbia? Mexico is so close! In Burrito! (photos)

by Barney Asada July 27, 2015 Cultura
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Pictures speak a thousand (very orange) palabras, and when it comes to words, we can’t do any better than the self-penned description of Burrito, a Mexican restaurant in Belgrade, Serbia, in the former Yugoslavia, right by the Nikolai Tesla Museum (see map below):

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Welcome to Hotel Caesar’s, Tijuana! Enjoy your salad (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN July 27, 2015 Cultura
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The family of Caesar Cardini still owns and runs Hotel Caesar’s in Tijuana, where Caesar Salad was invented. Did you know Caesar’s original recipe calls for lime juice, not lemon? Lima, not limon? ¡Que Mexicano!

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Los Lobos live: ‘Good Morning Aztlan!’ (video)

by Soy Capitan July 24, 2015 Cultura
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Good morning, pochos, and Good Morning Aztlan from Los Lobos, LA’s best band evah.

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Cook a hamburguesa or go get one with Salma Hayek? (videos)

by JEFE BOYARDEE July 24, 2015 Cultura
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What will it be? A home-made “Mexican hamburger” or a ride to Burger Boy in Salma Hayek’s convertible for hamburguesas? We embed, you decide. Cook a burger:

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Wassup with San Diego college guys in ‘cholo pantalones?’

by WILLIAM A. NERICCIO July 22, 2015 Cultura

Ozzie Monge unearthed this little tidbit of San Diego State University history — a bizarre attack on Mexican attire that ran in the student newspaper in 1922. Foreshadowing Donald Trump, the students are quite sure about Mexico. “There,” they explain, “poverty is a profession.” In Monge’s words: Racism and Anti-Mexicanism at San Diego State College […]

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South Carolina KKK Confederate flag march is better with tuba (video)

by RON FLOSS July 22, 2015 Cultura
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Earlier this week, in Columbia, South Carolina, Confederate-flag-waving Ku Klux Klan white wingers paraded downtown. The paramilitary-garbed haters were joined by an uninvited sousaphone player who provided ironic musical accompaniment. (A sousaphone is the marching band variety of tuba that wraps around the player, making it easier to carry.) Enjoy the tubalicious music (is that […]

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The secrets of Looney Toons animator Chuck Jones (video)

by Max Fleischer July 22, 2015 Cartoons
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Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, the Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote, and other Warner Bros, Looney Toons and Merrie Melodies cartoon characters were brought to life by artist Chuck Jones. Here’s a short look at how he made his magic. Chuck Jones – The Evolution of an Artist/a> is by Tony Zhou.

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Watch: Mexican Dubwiser: ‘Trouble in My Soul’ (post futuristic cumbia)

by Soy Capitan July 21, 2015 Cultura
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The trancifying Trouble in My Soul from self-described “Post Futuristic Rebajada Cumbia Soul Experimenter” Mexican Dubwiser was released two years ago, before POCHO reappeared online. So in case you missed it, or forgot about it, here it is. You’re welcome.

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Mexican artist Axur Eneas: Videogame icons and mascots (toons)

by EresNerd July 21, 2015 Cartoons
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Comic artist Axur Eneas created a series of illustrations of videogame gear, characters, mascots, logos, icons, and glyphs for a gamer convention in Mexico DF. We captioned them all for your nerdy geeky pleasure.

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Watch Alondra de la Parra conduct the Orchestre de Paris

by Verdana Bold July 21, 2015 Cultura
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Energetic and expressive Mexican conductor Alondra de la Parra — they call her “la jeune chef mexicaine” — rehearses the Orchestre de Paris in Danzon n°2 by Arturo Márquez, a contemporary Mexican composer.

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