Watch as ‘Americans taste Mexican snacks’ (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE May 14, 2015 Cultura
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They taste sort of like Mexican Twinkies, or Cool Ranch Doritos, or chips … until they don’t.

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La Cucaracha: Hillary’s campaign message is clear (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz May 13, 2015 Cartoons
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Watch: Competitive eater Megatoad vs 2-pound ‘Burritozilla’

by MOSCA MEXICAN May 13, 2015 Cultura
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How long will it take competitive eater Matt “Megatoad” Stonie to polish off the 2-pound Burritozilla from Iguanas in San Jose, CA? [POCHO NEWS INTERJECTION: San Jose will soon to be re-named Sanjay, CA.] The last time Megatoad tried to scarf down a Burritozilla, it took him 15 minutes. PREVIOUSLY ON EATING CHALLENGE VIDEOS:

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Latino USA: Favorite Spanglish words and Ilan Stavans (audio)

by Moctezuma Cortés May 13, 2015 Audio
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Like puro pochos, the peeps at Latino USA talk Spanglish. In this episode they talk about their favorite Spanglish vocabulary words and also check in with expert and POCHO amigo Professor Ilan Stavans, who literally wrote the book on Spanglish.

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Pocho Ocho changes to expect after Indios + Chinos > Mexicanos

by Especial Correspondents May 12, 2015 El Now
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China and India now top Mexico as leading sources of new immigrants to the United Estates, new data reveals. What are the Pocho Ocho top changes we can expect from these evolving patterns in immigration? 8. Indian actors will replace Puerto Ricans playing Mexicans on TV 7. San Jose, California will be known as Sanjay, California 6. […]

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Taco Tuesday Video: The Taco Trucks of Los Angeles

by MOSCA MEXICAN May 12, 2015 Cultura
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In Los Angeles, everyone eats at taco trucks. [Video by Ran Zhang.]

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Flaco Jimenez and Ry Cooder: ‘He’ll Have to Go’ (video)

by Soy Capitan May 12, 2015 Cultura
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“Put your sweet lips a little closer to the phone,” Ry Cooder sings. “Let’s pretend that we’re together all alone. I’ll tell the man to turn the juke box way down low. And you can tell your friend there with you HE’LL HAVE TO GO.” And then Flaco Jimenez plays.

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La Cucaracha: School’s out for summer – almost (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz May 11, 2015 Cartoons
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Can Gustavo ¡Ask A Mexican! Arellano finish OC’s hottest burger? (video)

by Comic Saenz May 11, 2015 Cultura
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Can intrepid POCHO Associate Naranjero Gustavo ¡Ask A Mexican! Arellano and OC Weekly colleague Nick Schou make it through the Nuke Burger, said to be the hottest/spiciest hamburger in Orange County? How spicy is it? The OC Weekly’s Charles Lam reports: The Nuke Burger [at Bombburger in Huntington Beach] is quite possibly the spiciest burger […]

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Key & Peele: Everything’s great in ‘Negrotown’ (NSFW video)

by Andalé Mono May 11, 2015 Cultura
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Key & Peele present the Promised Land for People of Color — in Negrotown. [NSFW audio F-bomb, N-word, totally F-in worth it.]

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But what kind of Asian ARE you? (video)

by Lucida Grandé May 11, 2015 Cultura
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Somehow this looks and sounds familiar…. PREVIOUSLY ON STUFF LIKE THIS:

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La Cucaracha: How to explain ‘Sabado Gigante’? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz May 8, 2015 Cartoons

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Pocho Ocho Important Facts for Mexicans about El Ocho de Mayo

by Especial Correspondents May 8, 2015 Cultura
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Our Mexican friends have many misconceptions about today’s American celebration of El Ocho de Mayo. It is NOT the day the British burned the White House, for example, and it is NOT the day Gerry Rivers became Geraldo Rivera. Help a hermano out with the Pocho Ocho Top Facts Mexicans Should Know about El Ocho […]

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Close Up Magic: The ‘Mexican’ Paper Tear (video)

by HABLA K. DABRA May 8, 2015 Cultura
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The Leipzig Torn And Restored Paper Effect is a classic routine for sleight-of-hand parlor magicians. In this new video, Scott Alexander presents the prestidigitation trick “Mexican” estyle, which involves a bad bigote, a sombrero, and is that a zerape? K tricky, no? These magic papeles are for sale — only with a magician’s recommendation, of […]

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Mexican sculptor and his sculpture go to Harvard (video)

by HABLO PICASSO May 8, 2015 Cultura
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How does Mexican artist Carlos Amorales hang a massive mobile sculpture called Triangle Constellation from the glass roof of the courtyard of an art museum at Harvard? Very very carefully. Harvard explains:

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La Cucaracha: Cuco Rocha Slow Jamz the Newz with Ted Cruz (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz May 7, 2015 Cartoons
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Unseen for half a century: Frida Kahlo’s wardrobe (photos, video)

by LOU NASOL May 7, 2015 Cultura
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Selected photos of Frida Kahlo’s wardrobe – locked away for half a century – will go on exhibit in London next week. Dangerous Minds reports: After Kahlo’s death in 1954, her husband Diego Rivera shut her belongings in a bathroom at their Mexico City home, the Blue House, the marvelous house they shared—and then insisted that […]

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Los Mariachi: A song for ‘Señorita’ (#TBT music video)

by Soy Capitan May 7, 2015 Cultura
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This relatively unknown 2011 (or 2013?) video from Mexican rockers Los Mariachi just re-appeared on Vimeo with much better video and audio than the YouTube original and we’re glad it did. Señorita features the band’s awesome sweet Mexican metal – they got the action, they got the motion, yeah, the boys can play! That’s Ian […]

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La Chata’s Ultimate Pocho Ocho Morrissey Trivia Quiz Questions

by La Chata May 6, 2015 Cultura
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POCHO’s free ticket giveaway for the Mexrrissey all-age concert at the Regent Theater in DTLA inspired me to craft this list of the Pocho Ocho Top Ultimate Morrissey Trivia Quiz Questions. Are You Moz Enough to Score 100%? Do not even think about questioning my Moz Luv. I am on the TSA’s extra special handling […]

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If type could talk: ‘Mexican Americans’ by Cheech and Chong (video)

by Soy Capitan May 6, 2015 Cultura

It’s called kinetic (moving) typography and MontenegroMedia uses the technique to re-imagine Cheech and Chong’s Mexican Americans. PREVIOUSLY ON CHEECH AND CHONG’S MEXICAN-AMERICANS:

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