Tia Lencha’s Cocina: My Hot Aphrodisiac Valentine’s Day Salsa

by TIA LENCHA February 12, 2015 Cultura
Thumbnail image for Tia Lencha’s Cocina: My Hot Aphrodisiac Valentine’s Day Salsa

I’m Elena Maria Celina Carrillo Martinez de los Angeles Delgadillo Trujillo…Lopez. But you can call me Lencha. Today my son is in his room reading his Naruto muñequito books, so I can chare with you my special recipe for Valentime’s Day. M’ijo don’t like it when I talk about sexy things because me and his […]

[Mas…]

Classic @Buttronica: ‘Mija Weekly Valentine’ (video)

by Comic Saenz February 12, 2015 Cultura
Thumbnail image for Classic @Buttronica: ‘Mija Weekly Valentine’ (video)

Experience Valentine’s Day with Elise Roedenbeck (AKA @Buttronica on the Twitter) in this 2013 episode of Mija Weekly! Fall in love all over again with drones, skimpy outfits, GOP immigrant-haters and learn the true meaning of Valentine’s Day. And, says Elise, try not to go into a diabetic coma.

[Mas…]

Texas Senator Ted Cruz’ Pocho Ocho top legislative proposals

by Especial Correspondents February 12, 2015 El Now
Thumbnail image for Texas Senator Ted Cruz’ Pocho Ocho top legislative proposals

Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has reintroduced legislation to take away federal benefits from same-sex married couples. But this troglodyte’s penedjitis is too advanced to stop at one stupid and hateful idea. That’s right, there’s more — Ted Cruz’s Pocho Ocho Top Legislative Priorities for 2015: 8. Federal guidelines on subsidized school lunches for poor children […]

[Mas…]

La Cucaracha: Income inequality outrages GOP (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 11, 2015 Cartoons
Thumbnail image for La Cucaracha: Income inequality outrages GOP (toon)

[Mas…]

Black History Video: Gay pioneer Freddy ‘Fruit-Loop’ Jenkins (NSFW)

by GAYLORD P. HARNWELL February 11, 2015 Cultura
Thumbnail image for Black History Video: Gay pioneer Freddy ‘Fruit-Loop’ Jenkins (NSFW)

Today’s Black History Month salute goes 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.]

[Mas…]

‘De Lord of de Rins,’ a stop-motion video the ‘Mexican Wey’

by Verdana Bold February 11, 2015 Cultura
Thumbnail image for ‘De Lord of de Rins,’ a stop-motion video the ‘Mexican Wey’

Middle Earth will never seem the same after this stop-motion animated version of Lord of the Rings. Ooops — we mean De Lord of de Rins, re-imagined the Mexican Wey.

[Mas…]

POCHO Jefe Lalo Alcaraz explains himself to Stanford (audio)

by Andalé Mono February 11, 2015 Audio
Thumbnail image for POCHO Jefe Lalo Alcaraz explains himself to Stanford (audio)

POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz spoke last month with Stanford Hispanic Broadcasting’s Iso Jubes about his nationally-syndicated comic La Cucaracha, his work on FOX’s Bordertown, his books and America’s Latino future. The interview starts like this:

[Mas…]

La Cucaracha: Romney won’t run on ‘poverty’ ticket (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 10, 2015 Cartoons
Thumbnail image for La Cucaracha: Romney won’t run on ‘poverty’ ticket (toon)

[Mas…]

CNN finds ‘underground’ tacos in Los Angeles (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN February 10, 2015 Cultura
Thumbnail image for CNN finds ‘underground’ tacos in Los Angeles (video)

Oh wow! Underground food! Taco trucks! Street vendors! Birria! Secret restaurants in peoples’ homes! CNN’s Nick Valencia has the scoop from the City of Angels.

[Mas…]

The Idiot’s Guide to Smart People: ‘Sex & Relationships’ (video)

by JOE RIZO February 10, 2015 Cultura
Thumbnail image for The Idiot’s Guide to Smart People: ‘Sex & Relationships’ (video)

Relationships are hard, even for smart people, and especially around Valentine’s Day, am I right? Can idiots like us get lucky in love? What if we’re dealing with smart people? Can an internet video offer the answer we’ve been looking for? Can we put another question into this paragraph? [If the words boner and/or vagina […]

[Mas…]

Meet @BurritoPatents, the burrito-oriented bot with a Twitter account

by Comic Saenz February 10, 2015 Cultura
Thumbnail image for Meet @BurritoPatents, the burrito-oriented bot with a Twitter account

Meet @BurritoPatents (aka Burrito Inventions), a bot by @JoeMFox, which reports hourly on developments on the cutting edge of burrito-related patents. This is why Al Gore invented the Internets.

[Mas…]

La Cucaracha: What’s next for Cuba? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 9, 2015 Cartoons
Thumbnail image for La Cucaracha: What’s next for Cuba? (toon)

[Mas…]

What does the farmworker see at the supermarket? (audio)

by Bronco del Camino February 9, 2015 Audio
Thumbnail image for What does the farmworker see at the supermarket? (audio)

You say tomato, I say tomahto, and when a migrant farmworker visits the produce aisle at a local supermarket he sees an entirely different picture. PRI’s Monica Campbell reports: In the produce aisle of a supermarket in Madera, in California’s rural Central Valley, Francisco surveys the fruits and vegetables on display in the produce aisle. […]

[Mas…]

BBC Video: What does it mean to be Mexican-American?

by Moctezuma Cortés February 9, 2015 Cultura
Thumbnail image for BBC Video: What does it mean to be Mexican-American?

The BBC sent a reporter to the Southwest to find out what it means to be a Mexican-American. The answer? It’s complicated.

[Mas…]

Live on Stage: El Chapulin, Pancho Villa, Frida Kahlo, El Santo (video)

by Soy Capitan February 9, 2015 Cartoons
Thumbnail image for Live on Stage: El Chapulin, Pancho Villa, Frida Kahlo, El Santo (video)

Back from the dead and live on stage: El Chapulin Colorado, Pancho Villa, Frida Kahlo and El Santo are El Macheen! [Video by Raul Aguirre, Jr.]

[Mas…]

A gift from Jenny McCarthy (toons)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 6, 2015 Cartoons
Thumbnail image for A gift from Jenny McCarthy (toons)

[Mas…]

For some reason, Friday Night is Taco Night in Norway (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN February 6, 2015 Cultura
Thumbnail image for For some reason, Friday Night is Taco Night in Norway (video)

In Norway, Friday night is Taco Night. Molly Jones of the Norwegian American Weekly explains: When it comes to Friday’s dinner plans, Norwegians seem to have one thing on their minds: tacos! The younger generations in Norway have coined the term “fredagstaco” to describe the cultural phenomenon of starting the weekend off with a serving—or […]

[Mas…]

Wet cleanup on Aisle #3! Look for the dancing cow (video)

by Andalé Mono February 6, 2015 Cultura
Thumbnail image for Wet cleanup on Aisle #3! Look for the dancing cow (video)

A “Vaca Loca” from Mexican dairy company Alpura dances her tetas off in a promotional appearance at a supermarket, but nobody seems to care. We think it’s because a dancing cow from a dairy company needs to be — ahem — anatomically complete:

[Mas…]

[Pocho Stars of Classic Rock] Chris Montez: ‘Let’s Dance’ (video)

by JUAN LANDAU February 6, 2015 Cultura
Thumbnail image for [Pocho Stars of Classic Rock] Chris Montez: ‘Let’s Dance’ (video)

The Los Angeles homie born Ezekiel Christopher Montanez became known worldwide as Chris Montez when his Monarch Records 45 RPM single Let’s Dance became an international hit in 1962.

[Mas…]

La Cucaracha: Republicans love Latinos (en español)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 5, 2015 Cartoons
Thumbnail image for La Cucaracha: Republicans love Latinos (en español)

[Mas…]

Ask A Mexican: Why don’t Mexicans vote? (video)

by Chale Knickerbocker February 5, 2015 Cultura
Thumbnail image for Ask A Mexican: Why don’t Mexicans vote? (video)

Dear Gustavo ¡Ask A Mexican Arellano: Why don’t Mexicans vote?

[Mas…]

Pocho Ocho top rules Republicans think you should be able to ignore

by Comic Saenz February 5, 2015 El Now
Thumbnail image for Pocho Ocho top rules Republicans think you should be able to ignore

Citing the burden of compliance with “big government,” Senator Thom Tills (R-North Carolina) (photo) would let restaurants “opt out” of regulations requiring employees to wash their hands before returning to work. This isn’t the only rule Tills would eliminate, and he isn’t the only Republican with this opinion. These are the Pocho Ocho top rules […]

[Mas…]

I’m Popeye, the (Realistic) Sailor Man! (video)

by Verdana Bold February 5, 2015 Cartoons
Thumbnail image for I’m Popeye, the (Realistic) Sailor Man! (video)

In a world where chivalry and chemistry collide, Popeye the Sailor Man’s quest for true love with Olive Oyl faces an enemy even stronger than Bluto.

[Mas…]

La Cucaracha: GOP wants credit for economic recovery (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 4, 2015 Cartoons

[Mas…]