Video: Best (and longest) death scene ever in the history of cinema?

by CALLE DU CINEMA March 23, 2015 Cultura
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Now that poor Turkey, the sick man of Europe, is under the control of an egomaniacal historically ignorant Ottoman wannabe, it’s comforting to look back on the glory days of Turkish cinema with 1974’s Karate Girl. We love Karate Girl’s film making genius since we discovered this excerpt — the “best death scene ever”:

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Fill out your brackets for Presidential Election Madness (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 20, 2015 Cartoons
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Ex-teacher Rep. Mark Takano gives Sen. Marco Rubio an ‘F’

by Comic Saenz March 20, 2015 El Now

Net Neutrality Showdown! MARCO RUBIO vs MARK TANAKA IN THIS CORNER: Mark Allan Takano (born December 10, 1960) is the United States Representative for California’s 41st Congressional District. A Democrat, former Inland Empire school teacher Takano is the first openly gay person of color in Congress. IN THAT CORNER: Marco Antonio Rubio (born May 28, 1971) […]

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New Enrique Peña Nieto video reaffirms shared values

by Lucida Grandé March 20, 2015 El Now
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El Presidente Enrique Peña Nieto supports traditional Mexican values and he wants you to know it.

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Mariachi El Bronx on Conan O’Brien: ‘Wildfires’ (video)

by Soy Capitan March 20, 2015 Cultura

Everyone’s favorite alt.neo.electro.fusion.cumbia.mariachi conjunto, Mariachi El Bronx, burned down the house on Conan O’Brien with Wildfires.

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This is your anti-immigrant GOP House of Representatives on GIFs

by Comic Saenz March 19, 2015 El Now
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From the party who brought you REPUBLICAN LETTER TO IRAN! No shit. We grabbed all the text and images from your House Judiciary Committee’s website as soon as we saw it so we could present it to you in all its animated GIF-y wonder. We made it better, though, since the GOP geeks apparently don’t know […]

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La Cucaracha: The Aztecs — where are they now? (#TBT toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 19, 2015 Cartoons
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Ask A Mexican: Why do Mexicans play the radio so damn loud? (video)

by Comic Saenz March 19, 2015 Cultura
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Dear POCHO Associate Naranjero Gustavo ¡Ask A Mexican! Arellano: Why do Mexicans play the pinche radio so damn loud?

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Hey, Superman! Hey, Superman! Do you smell fire? (toon)

by Comic Saenz March 19, 2015 Cartoons
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[Toon mashed up from the Internets. Original source unknown.]

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Yo, New Yorkers! Don’t buy any gun, buy a ‘Gun With History’ (video)

by JOHN WILKES LEE HARVEY HUCKABEE March 19, 2015 Cultura
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There’s a new gun shop open in Manhattan where you don’t have to just settle for a newbie, inexperienced lethal weapon. The guns on sale here have a history!

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La Cucaracha: Now serving tacos on GMO corn tortillas (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 18, 2015 Cartoons
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Diego Rivera’s Wife Frida Kahlo ‘Gleefully Dabbles’ in Works of Art

by HABLO PICASSO March 18, 2015 Cultura
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In the early 1930s, Frida Kahlo joined her (at the time) much more famous husband Diego Rivera in Detroit, Michigan, where he was prepping murals. The Detroit News caught up with the couple and the resulting feature story is in a new exhibit at the Detroit Institute of Art. “Senora Diego Rivera,” as she’s called […]

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Turn it up! Mexican Institute of Sound: ‘Yo Digo Baila (I Say Dance)’

by Soy Capitan March 18, 2015 Cultura
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When Mexican Institute of Sound is all about Yo Digo Baila, well, all you can do is dance! [From the album Soy Sauce.]

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VIDEO: Remote control spray paint tagging quad copter drone?

by Andalé Mono March 18, 2015 Cultura
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What is Tyrone Drone? Is it an app? Is it a drone? Stop — you’re both right, sorta. “Reach new heights of artistic expression with Tyrone Drone,” says the hype. “Dare to tag wherever you couldn’t — or wouldn’t — before. You might not crash the White House, but Tyrone is armed with a couple […]

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La Cucaracha: Yay! An Irish pub on St. Patrick’s Day (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 17, 2015 Cartoons
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Have the most kick-butt Taco Tuesday ever at Taco Town! (video, recipe)

by JEFE BOYARDEE March 17, 2015 Cultura
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Before the churro dog, before the taco donut, before the taco inside a gordita, there was Taco Town, home of the most kick-butt Taco Tuesday ever!

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day from President Barry O’Bama (photo)

by Comic Saenz March 17, 2015 Cartoons
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Around Our Town on St. Patrick’s Day: Where to go, what to do

by CHALE KNICKERBOCKER, SOCIETY EDITOR March 17, 2015 Cultura
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LUCK OF THE IRISH: Look for a pot o’ gold at the end of the rainbow today at Gustavo O’Grady’s Bar y Grill on East Olmos Boulevard. The popular hangout will serve corned beef tacos, potato-stuffed chiles rellenos and beer-marinated enchilada irlanda sliders at $1 each during Happy Hour. Happy Hour, you lucky leprechauns, lasts all […]

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La Cucaracha: Hollywood discovers GMO casting (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 16, 2015 Cartoons
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The San Patricio Batallón: The Irish heroes of Aztlan (music videos)

by Comic Saenz March 16, 2015 Cultura
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This corrido by Orange County Celtic-rock homies The Fenians tells the tragic story of the San Patricios, the St. Patrick’s Battalion. The unit of 200 mostly Catholic Irish immigrants deserted the United States Army and fought with the Mexican Army against the U.S.A. in the Mexican–American War. Scots-British post-punk The Wakes Band offer their version […]

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A Day in the Life of a Woman: Las Cafeteras: ‘Mujer Soy’ (video)

by Soy Capitan March 16, 2015 Audio
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In Mujer Soy, by Las Cafeteras, we see a day in the real life of Maryann Aguirre, a woman from East Los Angeles. Happy Women’s History Month! (Remixed by YUKICITO.)

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Nom Nom Video: How do they make Sriracha hot sauce? (video)

by Barney Asada March 16, 2015 Cultura
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Huy Fong Sriracha is the official POCHO salsa picante — we love you too Tapatio and Cholula and Valentina but so sorry — and this is how it’s made. PREVIOUSLY ON SRIRACHA:

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La Cucaracha: Improving economy means more ‘Green Jobs’ (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 13, 2015 Cartoons
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What’s for breakfast? Breakfast tacos or breakfast burritos?

by Barney Asada March 13, 2015 Cultura

Here in Los Angeles, we like breakfast burritos. We like the breakfast burritos so much that breakfast burritos can be enjoyed in Jewish delis, Chinese restaurants, Greek diners, burger stands, sushi joints, lunch trucks, Mexican restaurants, old-school coffee shops and fancy places near the beach. LA.Eater, for example, just published a list of three dozen […]

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