Stephen Colbert exposes the ‘Attack on Columbus Day’ (video)

by Barney Asada October 13, 2014 Cultura
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“Secular progressive factions” are getting some traction as they re-examine the real history of Christopher Columbus’ invasion of the New World and the disease, destruction, devastation and depopulation he inflicted. “Why do these people hate America so much?” asks Stephen Colbert.

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Clip & Save: La Cucaracha’s Hispanic Heritage Calendar

by Lalo Alcaraz October 13, 2014 Cartoons
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La Santa Cecilia: It’s a ‘Losing Game’ (performance video)

by QUESO QUESEM October 13, 2014 Cultura
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Grammy winnners La Santa Cecilia recorded this live performance of Elvis Costello’s Losing Game for KCRW radio last week and Marisoul’s smokey vocal and evocative accordion made for musical magic. PREVIOUSLY ON LA SANTA CECILIA:

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Breaking Ñews: Biologists ID the gene behind white male hate

by Victor Payan October 13, 2014 El Now
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(PNS reporting from CHICAGO) They think they’ve finally figured it out: A single gene — passed from father to son — is responsible for the hateful words and actions perpetrated by white males. A 20-year-long Northwestern University study on male aggression, released this morning, backs their conclusion. The report, Male Pattern Whiteness: Genesis or Genetics, […]

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New Mexico petroglyphs: Headlines from the past (photos)

by RUSSELL CONTRERAS October 13, 2014 Cultura
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There’s lots to see in Placitas, a small New Mexico community north of Albuquerque between the Sandia and Santa Ana Pueblos. If you take a stroll through the foothills, chances are you’ll spot ancient petroglyphs amid the hoof prints of wild horses. And that’s what I found on a jog Sunday near my home. On […]

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The Daily Show: For the GOP, Latino is the new gay (video)

by Comic Saenz October 10, 2014 El Now
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With the Republican realization that exploiting homophobia can no longer bring their hate base to the polls, the GOP is looking for a new group they can use to scare potential voters. POCHO Migrant Editor Al Madrigal explains to Jon Stewart why Latino is the new gay.

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La Cucaracha: Let’s make English our official language (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 10, 2014 Cartoons
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MexicanPeopleMeet.com: A big-ass Facebook – for Mexicans! (video)

by Barney Asada October 10, 2014 Cultura
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Dating has never been easier — and more Mexican! MexicanPeopleMeet.com has the hookups you’ve been waiting for. It’s like a big-ass Facebook — for Mexicans! [NSFW adult language, F-bombs, etc.]

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Hey, you kids in Australia: Don’t cut class or else! (video)

by JOAQUIN MATILDA October 10, 2014 Cultura
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The Land Down Under offers this public service announcement urging high school kids to stay in school and don’t be a slacker. We don’t care if it’s a perfect day to cut class and enjoy skimpy swimsuits and sexytime surfing. If you mates and sheilas go walkabout, you’ll have no one to blame for the […]

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Bienvenidos a McAllen, Texas! Hablamos Spanglish (photo)

by Especial Correspondents October 10, 2014 Cultura
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At the Trenton Crossing Shopping Center in McAllen, TX, they espeak Spanglish.

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How to pronounce ‘pocho’ (audio)

by Comic Saenz October 9, 2014 Audio
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It’s on the Internetz so it’s got to be right! Here’s how to pronounce “pocho,” according to Forvo.com. It’s a Spanish word, don’t you know. “What exactly IS all this pocho talk?” you might ask. Click for the answer.

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California long-term forecast: Baby, it’s dry outside (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 9, 2014 Cartoons
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Latino Field Studies: ‘Differing Perceptions of Time’ (video)

by Margarita Mead October 9, 2014 Cultura
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This Latino Field Study anthropology video examines a culturally-distinctive mannerism many Anglos find confusing – the difference in the way Latinos perceive time. The experts also show you how to calculate when to expect a Latino for a 5 PM appointment – so-called “Latino Time.” PREVIOUSLY ON LATINO FIELD STUDIES:

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Day laborers sing ‘Ese Gúey No Paga’ (That dude doesn’t pay)

by L. SCROOGE October 9, 2014 Cultura
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Not only is getting the work really fracking hard – you have to hang outside Home Depot and chase contractors’ trucks – but lots of times day laborers work all day and then get ripped off for their pay. This cumbia music video from Los Jornaleros del Norte (The Day Laborers of the North) and the National […]

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In the name of Jesus! This Mexican kid is harassing me! (video)

by Andalé Mono October 9, 2014 Cultura
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Too much caffeine? A “Christian” lady in an Oklahoma coffee shop has hella angry feels. “In the name of Jesus!” she exclaims. “This Mexican kid is harassing me!” We’re confused. Do you think his name might be Jesús? The video is from 2011, but crazy H8RZ are forever.

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Saturday Night Live: What’s next for ‘Whites’? (video)

by Lucida Grandé October 8, 2014 Cultura
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White people are the country’s dominant racial group, but their long reign of power is coming to an end. What’s next on the bucket list for Whites?

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Sex change operation helps Sarah Silverman close wage gap (video)

by Comic Saenz October 8, 2014 Cultura
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My girlfriend, self-admitted vagina owner Sarah Silverman, finds a way to close the wage gap between men and women – with a sex change operation. [TOTALLY NSFW VIDEO.] If you don’t think a penis transplant is right for you, help working women close the wage gap here. PREVIOUSLY ON NSFW SARAH SILVERMAN VIDEOS:

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Why is ‘Columbus Day’ still a thing? (NSFW video)

by Moctezuma Cortés October 8, 2014 Cultura
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Why do we still honor this cruel racist thief? There are so many more worthy Italians, like Frank Sinatra, Al Pacino and Mario Batali. [NSFW adult audio.]

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Latino Field Studies: Understanding ‘Emotional Loudness’ (video)

by Margarita Mead October 8, 2014 Cultura
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This second Latino Field Study anthropology video examines a culturally-distinctive mannerism many Anglos find confusing – what the researchers refer to as Emotional Loudness. PREVIOUSLY ON LATINO FIELD STUDIES:

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East L.A. Play by Play: ‘Undocumented Football’ (poetry video)

by GUILLERMO CHESPIR October 8, 2014 Cultura
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It’s the fall football classic — Garfield versus Roosevelt — the East Los high school football rivalry that has lasted generations; David A. Romero supplies the play by play. Romero goes on a national tour starting next week. Here’s his schedule.

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Latino Field Studies: Understanding the ‘Lip Purse’ (video)

by EDUARDO BURRO October 7, 2014 Cultura
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This short Latino Field Study video examines a culturally-distinctive mannerism many Anglos find confusing – the often hard-to-discern and sometimes confusing Lip Purse mouth gesture.

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Morrissey: Why do I wear red? (photo)

by MORRISSEY October 7, 2014 Cultura
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Based on a photo by Tim Griffin © 2014

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