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Mainstream media is full of Latinos — Latino criminals, Latina maids and exotic Latino sex machines. Ordinary people just like you? Not so much. [Video by David Viramontes.]

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fdahuevosTechnically, the word I should have used above, in the headline, is “Manipulates.” As in, “Safely Manipulate Your Balls When You Celebrate!”

That’s what the Federal Drug Administration advises this season, anyway. (Screen capture, above.)

But I’m a writer who has spent a lifetime in both advertising and journalism, and I know the value of good clickbait when I have it in my hands.

Er… Line of sight. Sorry, I’m distracted by the FDA advising me to fondle one’s nether regions for Easter. [Mas…]

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Biography.com offers up this Frida Kahlo video and a big list of Notable Hispanic Women for Women’s History Month.


 


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La Cucaracha Anchor Baby News: Kindergarten coup (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 17, 2015 Cartoons
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BBC Video: What does it mean to be Mexican-American?

by Moctezuma Cortés February 9, 2015 Cultura
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The BBC sent a reporter to the Southwest to find out what it means to be a Mexican-American. The answer? It’s complicated.

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What are America’s Pocho Ocho Top Brownest Jobs?

by Especial Correspondents January 27, 2015 Cultura
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The Atlantic analyzed the stats and guess what!? Some professions in the United Estates are positively teeming with white people — jobs like veterinarian, espeech sangwich pathologist and meelrye (chart excerpt, above). Hurm, we said, perhaps we can fabricate a similar list of America’s brownest jobs. “So let it be written, so let it be […]

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La Cucaracha: Dear Mr. Cartoonist (cartoon)

by Lalo Alcaraz January 16, 2015 Cartoons

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La Cucaracha: Ju got mail! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz January 15, 2015 Cartoons
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Al Madrigal is a coconut on a quest for identity: ‘Half Like Me’ (video)

by Comic Saenz January 14, 2015 Cultura
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POCHO Migrant Editor Al Madrigal’s epic quest for identity — Half Like Me — debuts on FUSION next Thursday. Coconut Madrigal (white inside, brown outside) knew turning an intensely personal journey into a docu-comedy wouldn’t be one easy trick, but he never anticipated what happened next. “I set out to dial down my pocho level from a […]

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La Cucaracha: Ridley Scott presents ‘Mexodus’ (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz January 5, 2015 Cartoons
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This GOP Latino outreach telenovela didn’t go viral because _____

by María Purísima December 29, 2014 Cultura
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So big the plans! Such wow! Much viral with the veggies that talk, or so they thought. We just found out about this project, which The Federalist explained over the summer: Businesswoman Clara Del Villar [photo, right] wants to help the GOP. A Dominican-American, Del Villar has watched conservatives and libertarians repeatedly fail to connect with Latinos. […]

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Los Cenzontles: ‘¡Soy México Americano!’ How about you? (video)

by QUESO QUESEM December 26, 2014 Cultura
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Los Cenzontles (The Mockingbirds) are México Americano. Y ustedes tambien? [Words and music by R. Fuentes.] Mira the lyrics:

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Hollywood needs Mexicans! Put POCHO on your Christmas gift list

by José Canusí December 20, 2014 Corporate
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Hollywood needs Mexicans. Chris Rock just pointed that out to “the industry” in the Hollywood Reporter: …but forget whether Hollywood is black enough. A better question is: Is Hollywood Mexican enough? You’re in L.A, you’ve got to try not to hire Mexicans. It’s the most liberal town in the world, and there’s a part of […]

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Video Hall of Montezuma: Esteban Colberto’s Greatest Latino Hits

by Soy Capitan December 19, 2014 Cultura
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He’s gone from the Report, but Esteban Colberto will always be in our hearts, and online, as long as these video links stay alive. Check ‘em out: Save the planet, stop illegal immigration (Colbert Report video) Hispanic Heritage Month with Fox News y Esteban Colberto (video) Stephen Colbert, John Malkovich: ‘Cesar Chavez’ hates America (video) […]

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Ask A Mexican: Why do Salvadorans and Mexicans hate so much? (video)

by Comic Saenz November 20, 2014 Cultura
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Gustavo ¡Ask A Mexican! Arellano steps back into the video limelight to ponder the question: Why do Mexicans (and Mexican-Americans) and Salvadorans (and Salvadoran-Americans) hate each other so much? Is it because Salvadoran horchata is better than Mexican horchata? And the fact that pupusas kick gorditas’ culinary nalgas? Or are they just following an age-old […]

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Brooklyn Hispanics try to carry on as Hispanic Heritage Month ends

by Elise Roedenbeck October 16, 2014 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from BROOKLYN) Hispanic Heritage Month is over, and without the corporate-approved celebration as a focus, local members of the Hispanic/Latino community here aren’t really sure how they can go on being local members of the local Hispanic/Latino community here. “What now?” lamented Brooklyn native and prolific bloguera Marielena Gutierrez (photo, right.) “Should I tell […]

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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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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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