La Cucaracha: Donald Trump’s secret sauce (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 25, 2015 Cartoons
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How gringas, gringos, gabachas y gabachos can pass as poch@s

by Yuppie Chicana August 25, 2015 Cultura
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If there’s one thing I’m pretty experienced at, it’s navigating between Gringolandia and Mi Raza. “Osea,” being pocho. As the racial landscape of our country darkens, for the better, and Latinos become the majority, proving your pocho-ness will become a valuable skill for all gringos, whether Trump likes it or not. Follow these three simple […]

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That time when Sylvester Stallone was a Mexican cover boy (toons)

by Memo Nericcio August 25, 2015 Cartoons
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With all the press he is getting, you would think that Pendejo-of-the-Century Donald Trump had invented all the twisted tales of Mexicans floating on the interwebs. But our pasty-faced, combover fatboy is not the first and not the last of the foolios who will get rich (and famous) for spouting hate-laced bon mots on the […]

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La Cucaracha: Huge, classy project needs construction workers (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 24, 2015 Cartoons
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Archaeologists unearth ‘Aztec skull rack’ beneath Mexico City (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés August 24, 2015 Cultura
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A ceremonial Aztec trophy rack for displaying the skulls of vanquished enemies has been discovered underneath the Templo Mayor Aztec complex in Mexico City’s historic center. Reuters reports:

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SPONSORED: Take the worry out of gentrification – with GENTRÍFIA®

by Comic Saenz August 24, 2015 Cultura
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Gentrification is TERRIFIC with GENTRÍFIA®! “I used to worry about gentrification squeezing out local businesses,” says Monica Galvanes of Eagle Rock, a Los Angeles neighborhood in transition. “And then I heard about GENTRÍFIA®. Now I don’t give a shit!” Her reaction explains the great success of GENTRÍFIA®, according to its manufacturer, STFU PHARMA. Carlos Robles […]

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Los Hollywood: ‘Hasta Mañana’ (music video)

by Soy Capitan August 24, 2015 Cultura
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San Diego’s Los Hollywood says they’ll see you tomorrow. Heidy Flores is singing and playing bass. Remember her name.

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Donald Trump builds a wall (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 21, 2015 Cartoons
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Why did the Border Patrol show up at a Latino music festival? (video)

by Soy Capitan August 21, 2015 El Now
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The Buenas Vibras (Good Vibes) festival last weekend in Lake Elsinore was a benefit for cancer patients. Why did the U.S. Border Patrol show up? Leticia Juarez of ABC7 Los Angeles reports:

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In Martinez, CA, Pablo Martinez repairs shoes, shares wisdom (video)

by Mister Geppetto August 21, 2015 Cultura
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Pablo Martinez, owner of Carlos Shoe Repair, learned the trade growing up in Mexico from his father. Will his shop, in the East Bay community of Martinez, survive the glut of cheap imported shoes? Does a family business like his matter? [Video by Rachel Aston for the Martinez News Gazette.]

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Yes, this woman threw a quinceañera for her cat (photos)

by Verdana Bold August 21, 2015 Cultura
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San Francisco-based photographer Kira Stackhouse’s cat Ponette recently turned 15, and Ponette was all like I CAN HAZ QUINCE? so Kira threw Ponette a party.

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Area man relieved Ashley Madison was hacked, not Ashley Mamon

by José Canusí August 20, 2015 El Now
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(PNS reporting from SAN BERNARDINO) A local Christian conservative anti-immigration blogger is relieved that the AshleyMadison.com adultery website was hacked, not the Latino gay hookup site AshleyMamon.com. “Whoa I almost crapped my pantalones when I heard about Ashley Madison on a car radio some beaner was blasting in the next lane,” the 43-year-old insurance agent […]

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La Cucaracha: We have discontinued one menu item (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 20, 2015 Cultura
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Cops make San Bernardino safer by busting guy selling fruit (video)

by Lucida Grandé August 20, 2015 El Now
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We can all sleep easier now that a guy selling fruit from a little carrito on a street corner in San Bernardino has been busted by the cops. Facebook member Jason Gomez was there:

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Trump represents the real GOP: Xenophobic, mean-spirited, pro top 1%

by Dr. Alvaro Huerta August 20, 2015 El Now

It’s not true that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump only represents the extreme wing or “crazies” of the GOP. As a leader in numerous polls, Trump exemplifies the true colors of the GOP: xenophobic, mean-spirited and pro one-percent. Despite how the other GOP presidential candidates or Republican leadership view him or distance themselves from his […]

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#TBT 2005: Arizona Minuteman makes a shocking confession (audio)

by Comic Saenz August 20, 2015 Audio
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THROWBACK THURSDAY #TBT August 2005 (found on our answering machine): Aaron Judgement, a (former?) member of the Arizona border Minutemen anti-immigration vigilante group, makes a shocking confession:

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La Cucaracha: Things more popular with Latinos than Trump (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 19, 2015 Cartoons
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Meet Orlando Holguin, the littlest lowrider in Los Angeles (video)

by RON FLOSS August 19, 2015 Cultura
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Third-generation lowrider Orlando Holguin, six years old, was riding low and slow before he could walk. [Video by Shannon Cottrell for the L.A. Weekly.]

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Good morning, Guadalajara! ‘Una mañana en la ciudad’ (video)

by Chale Knickerbocker August 19, 2015 Cultura
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As the sun comes rises over Guadalajara ♬ ♫ Guadalajara, the city wakes up, cleans up, and gets to work.

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We’re from the Federal Government and we’re here to help (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA August 19, 2015 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: Check out our Shark Taco Week Specials (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 18, 2015 Cartoons
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Pochos With Attitude: Straight Outta Tacos (NSFW video trailer)

by Andalé Mono August 18, 2015 Cultura
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In the war to control the lucrative market for street food in South Central Los Angeles, one crew fought their way Straight Outta Tacos. Video by DESMADRE. [NSFW in several languages.]  

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Lets get tacos de suadero at Taqueria Jalisco in Mexico, DF (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN August 18, 2015 Cultura
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Even at 10:30 at night, at the Taqueria Jalisco – located in the car park behind the American Embassy in Mexico DF – you can get a killer plate of tacos de suadero (a cut of beef like flank steak) for $2.40. Our British guide TrueMexico takes us out to eat.

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Tortillas y tacos come in colors with these natural tricks (video)

by Barney Asada August 18, 2015 Cultura
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Bay Area popup caterers ThinkSalsa make colorful tortillas using natural ingredients. You can, too!

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