Public Service Video: Disabled people can be assholes, too

by CRUTCH CARGO August 14, 2014 Cultura
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Disabled people are like everyone else — some are cool, some are assholes. Stop the stereotyping.

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The Bodega: Attention NYC hipsters, get turnt here! (videos)

by Comic Saenz August 14, 2014 Cultura
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Two brothers working in their dad’s New York City Bodega try to get rich quick by turning the store’s back room into an underground “Bodega Bar” night club for hipsters. Will their plan make enough bank get them out of working at the bodega? What happens next? Here’s episode two:

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War on drugs, war on immigrants are racism in action (video)

by Lucida Grandé August 14, 2014 Cartoons
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America’s “mass incarceration and the U.S. deportation machine are deeply intertwined,” according to Colorlines.com. “And black immigrants get swept up in both systems. A new video from the Black Alliance for Just Immigration spells it out.”

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For Robin Williams: Na-nu na-nu! Shazbot? KO!

by Lalo Alcaraz August 13, 2014 Cartoons
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Robin Williams reads Pablo Neruda’s ‘Sonnet XVII’ (video)

by EresNerd August 13, 2014 Cultura
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In the film Patch Adams, Hunter “Patch” Adams — played by the late Robin Williams — “commits himself into a mental institution. Once there, he finds that using humor to help his fellow inmates gives him a purpose in life….” Sonnet XVII By Pablo Neruda I don’t love you as if you were a rose […]

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La Cucaracha: Kid refugees spawn communicable diseases (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 13, 2014 Cartoons
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Cops out of control kill Eric Garner in NYC, Mike Brown in MO (videos)

by POCHOS CON ACTITUD August 13, 2014 Cultura
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#RIPMikeBrown #RIPEricGarner & to all boys/men of color who've lost their lives to ignorance, hate & injustice. pic.twitter.com/GlimbBMhT0 — Veronica Rodriguez (@LaresNYC) August 13, 2014

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Obama and the Terminator sitting in a tree, T-I-M-E traveling (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA August 13, 2014 Cartoons
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Welcome, kid refugees: In GOP’s America, piñata hits you! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 12, 2014 Cartoons
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Canadian NDN group Drezus is on the ‘Warpath’ (music video)

by Moctezuma Cortés August 12, 2014 Cultura
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First Nation band Drezus is on the Warpath in this single from their new album Indian Summer. “When it all goes bad,” they ask, “who’s gonna ride with me?” PREVIOUSLY ON NATIVES:

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X-rays prove Mexican Christ statue has human teeth (videos)

by Verdana Bold August 12, 2014 Cultura
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That awkward moment when an art restorer finds the teeth in an 18th Century Mexican statue of Jesus are human teeth. Y tambien en español:

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Be all that you can be, en la Marina mexicana (video)

by Soy Capitan August 12, 2014 Cultura
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RIP Robin Williams aka Ramon the singing, dancing Mexipenguin (video)

by Comic Saenz August 11, 2014 Cultura
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There will never be another actor and comedian like Robin Williams, and there will never be another Ramon, the animated, singing, dancing Mexican penguin Williams brought to life in Happy Feet. Williams, 63, was pronounced dead at his home by first responders today in Tiburon, north of San Francisco.

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La Cucaracha: Militias on the border — so cute! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 11, 2014 Cartoons
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Orbitas: In space, no one can hear you hug (video)

by Verdana Bold August 11, 2014 Cartoons
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Down on the planet, it’s war. But for two astronauts from “enemy countries,” Orbitas is a trajectory for love. [Short video from Spanish animation school PrimeFrame.]

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What is a burro? ¡Mira! (photo)

by JIMWICH August 11, 2014 Cultura
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At the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, MO, last week, a question for the ages: What is a burro? [Click on the photograph to enlarge.] PREVIOUSLY BY JIMWICH:

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Purritos: Photos of kitties wrapped up like burritos

by Lucida Grandé August 11, 2014 Cultura
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We don’t know what to say, really. People on the Internets wrap their kittens up in towels, paper, socks, cloth, whatever, photograph them, and then upload them to satisfy some kind of twisted craving for “purritos.”

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Can I change my name to ‘Mr. New York Times Best-Selling Author’?

by Lalo Alcaraz August 8, 2014 Cartoons
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I’m going to change my name to Mr. New York Times Best Selling Author Lalo Alcaraz. OK, maybe a name-changing judge won’t agree, but the book I co-created with author Ilan Stavans has been two weeks on the New York Times Best Seller List for Graphic Books, so sue me, I’m just a little excited. […]

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Oklahoma GOP uses jumping bean in a sombrero on fundraising flyer

by Barney Asada August 8, 2014 El Now
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Come for the (Mexican jumping) “GOP Bean Feed,” read the Oklahoma Republican Party fundraising flyer, and maybe you’ll stay for the KKK lecture. No offense, though. Truthyism has the story: Oklahoma democrats were shocked to see the crude racially charged image of a Mexican jumping bean on a GOP fundraising flyer for governor Mary Fallin […]

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La Cucaracha: Border militias say ‘Don’t mess with Texas!’ (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 8, 2014 Cartoons
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Watch: German Boy Scouts make mass quantities of ‘burritos’

by JEFE BOYARDEE August 8, 2014 Cultura
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“Last week we made 90 burritos in about 45 minutes in our Boy Scout tent camp,” video uploader Major Boerns explains: Mexican / Texmex food is hardly known in Germany at all, so it was a bit of a experiment and therefore I posted this here. The children liked it very much… I know this […]

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It’s the latest, it’s the greatest: Coloring book for grownups (toons)

by HABLO PICASSO August 8, 2014 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: Why a militia? Kid refugees mean danger! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 7, 2014 Cartoons
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‘Hey Vato!’: One does not just ENJOY a Doyers game! (video)

by Comic Saenz August 7, 2014 Cartoons
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The Hey Vato! show’s Chuy and Smiley wonder if it’s possible to put away those childish things, like that Corinthian dude said, and enjoy an afternoon of beisbol with Los Doyers. PREVIOUSLY ON ‘HEY VATO!’:

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