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YouTuber Parmesana (did someone cut the cheese?) shares the enigmatic and wondrous Legend of the Mexican Musician.


Mexican scientists have discovered a cave/sinkhole/subterranean river underneath the ruins of the Kukulkan Pyramid at Chichen Itza in the Yucatan.

Euronews reports on last week’s announcement: [Mas…]

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3mariachis(PNS reporting from GUANAJUATO, MX) Solar-powered mariachis have begun coming off production lines here in the high tech manufacturing city of Guanajuato, Mexico, musical soldiers in the war on climate change.

The eco-friendly musicians use renewable energy from the sun instead of traditional musical fuels like frijoles, tacos y cerveza, all of which produce the damaging “greenhouse gas” behind global warming.

The solar-powered trio – maracas, trumpet, and guitar – were recently spotted playing an unpublicized gig at a 99 Cents Only store in the Houston, Texas area, according to Juan of Words, who took the photo above.

YouTuber David Diaz spotted another trio dancing silently in a letterbox, and added his own music: [Mas…]

mexicanemojistopMexican artist Eduardo Salles (Tumblr: Cinismo Ilustrado – El Espiritu de los cinicos) created some awesome new Mexican emojis. See that foot stepping on the poopy-head emoji? That’s just the beginning! :-) [Mas…]

pantalonesheaderOzzie Monge unearthed this little tidbit of San Diego State University history — a bizarre attack on Mexican attire that ran in the student newspaper in 1922.

Foreshadowing Donald Trump, the students are quite sure about Mexico. “There,” they explain, “poverty is a profession.”

In Monge’s words:

Racism and Anti-Mexicanism at San Diego State College in the 20’s? Say it isn’t so….Anglos hating on Mexicans, hating on Indians, yet they proudly declare that their school is Del Sudoeste (a product of the imagined, romanticized Spanish past – and Eurocentrism) and will later take on the moniker Aztec from the imagined, romanticized version of the conquest they developed.

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Energetic and expressive Mexican conductor Alondra de la Parra — they call her “la jeune chef mexicaine” — rehearses the Orchestre de Paris in Danzon n°2 by Arturo Márquez, a contemporary Mexican composer.

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They don’t want you to see this sketch of El Chapo’s tunnel (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 14, 2015 Cartoons
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David Tomas Martinez: ‘The Only Mexican’ (2-minute poetry video)

by Lucida Grandé July 13, 2015 El Now
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San Diego homie David Tomas Martinez read his poem The Only Mexican at the Brooklyn Poets Reading Series on April 25.

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Is Compton’s El Compa Negro the ‘Eminem of Mexican music’? (video)

by Soy Capitan July 9, 2015 Cultura
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Compton native Rhyan Lowery grew up with Mexican friends and Mexican music, and now he sings cumbia as El Compa Negro. Maybe it helps that he can ride a horse. [Video by LAWeekly.]

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La Cucaracha: President Trump’s border wall (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 7, 2015 Cartoons
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LatinoUSA: Malinche, Mexico’s Eve, the mother of all mestizos (audio)

by Moctezuma Cortés July 6, 2015 Audio
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Malinche: You love her, you hate her. LatinoUSA calls her Mexico’s Eve. Antonia Cereijido reports: La Malinche, often referred to as “the mother of all mestizos” is one of the most controversial figures in Mexican history. She’s been called a traitor and a victim. She was a Nahua woman who acted as interpreter for the […]

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When The Donald comes along, you must whip it (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 30, 2015 Cartoons
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Two drivers stop, get out, and confront anti-immigration H8RZ (video)

by Comic Saenz June 30, 2015 Cultura

Hooray! We found a new video upload from the same white winger who gleefully shared the dancing Raza 1 Racists 0 video. This new upload features the irony-impaired videographer and his know-nothing posse out on the streets waving American flags and ranting about “illegals.” Then two different guys drive by and stop their trucks, get […]

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Family laments Bubba’s lame attempt to burn Mexican flag (video)

by José Canusí June 29, 2015 Cultura
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How hard is it to burn a Mexican flag for the camera? Too hard for this Bubba. PREVIOUSLY ON MEXICAN FLAG:

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If Yanet Garcia does the weather it’s HOT HOT HOT! (video)

by Verdana Bold June 26, 2015 Cultura
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Televisa Monterrey Meteorologist Yanet Garcia has become an online sensation. Her June 20 weather forecast is all over the Internets — over half a million views on YouTube. The video, with the catchy title of Yanet Garcia y El Pronostico Del Tiempo 20-Jun-2015 Full HD, has even attracted the attention of high brow publications like […]

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La Cucaracha: Coming soon! Latino version of “19 and Counting” (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 16, 2015 Cartoons
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Mexican insects sing and play ‘La Bamba’ (video)

by Soy Capitan June 12, 2015 Cartoons
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This La Bamba is a cool song! Amazing we never heard it before!

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The Texas Tornados: ‘Adios Mexico’ (music video for Ann Coulter)

by Soy Capitan June 3, 2015 Cultura
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Doug Sahm, Augie Meyers, Freddy Fender and Flaco Jimenez (The Texas Tornados) sing a loving goodbye to a sweet senorita with Adios Mexico. Bonus track: She Never Spoke Spanish to Me. (Huh? What’s up with the dedication, Mr. DeeJay? Right wing talking pedo head Ann Coulter, who told George Ramos that Mexican immigrants are a […]

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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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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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