The Good: George Washington’s birthday is a federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday of February in honor of George Washington, the first President of Los United Estates, aka The Father of Our Country. Some people call it Presidents Day (sometimes spelled Presidents’ Day or President’s Day.) Schools and banks and government offices will be closed.
The Not So Good: Dave Chappelle isn’t so sure about George’s special day, right there in the middle of Black History Month (NSFW language): [Mas…]
Some Twitter users are just unclear on the concept, especially when it comes to the appropriate use of the #JeSuisCharlie hashtag, the most popular ever (“heat map,” above). The viral slogan — coined after the massacre at Paris satire magazine Charlie Hebdo — affirms support of free expression.
French-deficient? “Je suis Charlie” means “I am Charlie.”
The Pochodores combed the Internets for these Pocho Ocho top Twitter #JeSuisCharlie hashtag fails:
[Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story included a Norman Rockwell spoof from 2010’s “Draw Mohammed Day.” With the death of the cartoon killers in Paris, we decided to replace the cartoon with an image that may or may not be a target. #satirematters]
It’s already a bad day for El Bandido in the scorching hot Sonoran desert, but bad turns to worse when he decides to mess with a four-year-old niña. PRO TIP: Never make El Terror angry. [Video by Franco E.]
When pesky Sylvester El Gato crashes the Cinco de Mayo fiesta, our hero has to act quickly to save the party and get the girl. Luckily, our hero is pinche Speedy Gonzalez, Mexico’s fastest mouse. You’ll ♡ his excellent singing voice, too, as he croons Cielito Lindo to his honey in a canoe on the […]
Does your video animation project need stereotyped cartoon actors? How about a Latina? How about we name her “Maria,” oh, and get this, she’s a “housemaid!” Maria is ready to say “¡Si, Señora!” in all your corporate video, web avatar and/or white privileged productions. Sure we could have made Maria the “cool girl” character (above), […]
When country cousin Slowpoke Rodriguez comes to visit Speedy Gonzales, our favorite Mexican meece has to use every tool at his disposal to fight off Sylvester the Cat in this Looney Toons cartoon from 1961, Mexican Boarders. H/t to POCHO amigo Memo Nericcio, who literally wrote the book on Speedy Gonzales. PREVIOUSLY ON SPEEDY GONZALEZ:
Cumbia de Piedra is an abstract chillaxed electro-cumbia video by Benetton’s Fabrica, for MOHS, the second album from violinist Jhon William Castaño Montoya. Animation by by Tomás Pichardo, from the Dominican Republic.
Sure, they’re older now, but are they obsolete? Our childhood heroes: Where are they now? Popeye is apparently no longer “strong to the finish,” for example. What’s up with that? Is spinach too expensive for retired sailors on a fixed income?
New Young Adult/YA Dora the Explorer on the Horizon: Dora and Friends: Into the City to Debut! What’s Next? Dora, the Sad College Years? Never one to say no to a good thing, Nickelodeon has opted to cash-in on their Latina golden goose! The morning mail finds our old friend Dora the Explorer all grown […]