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vivacalacaThe dead not only CAN dance, but they DO dance in Viva Calaca, an animated short based on the Voltaire tune from 2007. [Video by Ritxi Ostáriz.] [Mas…]

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lettermanThe plus-sized Republican leader of the Garden State, Governor Chris Christie, recently visited Mexico. David Letterman compiled the Top 10 Mexican Nicknames for the New Jersey GOP presidential nominee wannabe. [Mas…]

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The Mexican Curling Team that will be going for gold at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang 2018 is training hard. Your modest cash contribution can help these brave young vatos as they go to SWEEP THE GOLD!

How did they get started with this less-than-mainstream sport? Consuela, of course: [Mas…]

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mexicanbatmanLong story short: Batman is 75 years old and Warner Home Entertainment Mexico and the Mexican Museum of Design commissioned local artists to make their own Batdudes — en estilo mexicano.

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It’s International Talk Sing Like A Pirate Day and we’re please to present not only a “sea shanty” about being a pirate, but one about the Mexican-American war of the 1850s. It’s even in Wikipedia! This video of Santy Anno has music by Forebitter and Lord Cavendish manga-influenced artwork assembled by uploader LordDrakoArakis, probably not his real name.

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pewchart Mexican-Americans — all 34 million — make up over two-thirds of the U.S. Latino population according to the Pew Research Organization: [Mas…]


Over 1900 people in Jalisco, the official-looking English-sounding allegedly Guinness World Records guy says in the video, set a new world record this week for the most people singing a “round.” The round in question was Cielito Lindo, and the town was Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico. Some news channel from Indonesia reports, you decide.

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With inexpensive remote-controlled drones (typically quadcopters) mounted with small, lightweight digital cameras, previously unseen vistas can be captured and shared as videos and stills. This video shows the Monument to the Mexican Revolution in the Plaza de la República in downtown Mexico City. [Click on the photos to enlarge.] [Mas…]

La Cucaracha: I have a great idea – let’s build a border wall (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 25, 2014 Cartoons
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Kilometer-long earthquake fissure splits Sonora (drone video)

by Barney Asada August 22, 2014 El Now
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An earthquake last week opened up a giant fissure in the desert west of Hermosillo, in the northern Mexican state of Sonora. The crack in the earth is 1 kilometer long and up to 25 feet deep in some stretches. This drone video shows Nature’s awesome power.

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Mexico breaks own record for world’s largest torta (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN August 14, 2014 Cultura
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Dozens of cooks joined forces in Mexico City late last month to prepare a 173-foot (53-meter) monster torta as part of the opening ceremony of the ninth annual Torta Fair, thus setting the new world record for the sandwich, according to the World Record Academy.

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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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As the Illegal Mexicans and Muslims Invade (a poem)

by KEN July 29, 2014 El Now
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AN ILLEGAL POEM By Illegal Immigrants I cross river, Poor and broke, Take bus, See employment folk. Nice man Treat me good in there, Say I need Go see Welfare.

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‘How Tequila Is Made,’ ‘Maguey, Plant of 1000 Uses’ (videos)

by Gabacho Borracho July 24, 2014 Cultura
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Tequila — real tequila — can only be made from the blue agave. This short British documentary explains the process. But wait, there’s more. How about the 1952 Ralph Adams documentary Maguey: Plant of a Thousand Uses:

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Gov. Rick Perry orders troops to the border, Texans react (photo)

by Andalé Mono July 22, 2014 El Now
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As Texas Gov. Rick Perry mobilizes the National Guard to patrol the border and protect America from helpless fleeing single mothers and child refugees, his fellow Texans aren’t shy about sharing their love. PREVIOUSLY ON RICK PERRY:

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Small-town Oaxaca mayor marries crocodile princess for fish (video)

by Barney Asada July 22, 2014 Cultura
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Brides can often get a bit snappy on their big day – and one Mexican crocodile is no exception. She’s marrying the mayor of a Pacific coast fishing town in a traditional ceremony. The fishermen of the town of San Pedro Huamelula, Oaxaca, believe the crocodile is a princess, and a wedding ritual will bring […]

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Friday Night Lights in Tijuana means Lucha Libre (video)

by I. RON SHAKE July 15, 2014 Cultura
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A gringo goes to Tijuana to meet the men, both tecnicos and rudos, behind in the masks of lucha libre.

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If you think you worked hard today, watch these guys! (video)

by HO LEE KAO July 10, 2014 Cultura
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Four guys with picks and shovels dig a water well in Oaxaca in this 2008 video. The temperature approached 100°, according to the uploader. It’s amazing to watch how hard these guys work, and the techniques they use to turn a hole in the ground into a working well. Here’s what it says on YouTube:

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Star-Spangled Beaners: Francisco Scott Quiñones, Jose Canusi

by Victor Payan July 3, 2014 Cultura
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For generations, Americans have revered The Star-Spangled Banner as their National Anthem, singing it at baseball games, karaoke nights and Fourth of July celebrations around the country. It may come as a surprise, however, that the song’s author, Francis Scott Key, was actually a Mexican immigrant named Francisco Scott Quiñones and that the song was […]

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For July 4, try these Pocho Ocho favorite Mexican fireworks

by Lalo Alcaraz July 3, 2014 Cultura
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Used to be you could always celebrate the Fourth of July along the border in the most patriotic way: by detonating illegal Mexican fireworks. Here are some of our favorite dangerous Mexican fireworks from when men were men, and fireworks were weapons grade bundles o’ fun! 8. Guadalajara Guarheads 7. Tijuana TNT 6. La La La […]

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Area futbol fans celebrate El Tri’s 3-1 victory over Croatia (photo)

by Especial Correspondents June 25, 2014 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from HUNTINGTON PARK, CALIFAS) Hundreds of local athletic supporters — fans of the Mexican World Cup futbol team — celebrated El Tri’s 3-1 victory over Croatia Monday afternoon (photo, above). The celebration was mostly peaceful and Huntington Park police said only four fans were arrested — three for disorderly conduct and one for […]

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Mexico-Brazil fútbol generates an F-bomb on Irish TV (NSFW video)

by Moctezuma Cortés June 19, 2014 El Now
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Inspired by L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti’s L.A Kings F-bomb on live TV, on-the-air sports presenters in Ireland dropped the bomb during halftime of Tuesday’s Mexico-Brazil match. [NSFW adult language if someone there at your job can understand the thick Irish brogues. It's more like "fookin" or something.]

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Everyone wins a World Cup of Everything Else (infographics)

by ALBERTO SOLAPIEDRA June 12, 2014 Cartoons
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If there were a World Cup for the Highest Percentage of Middle-Aged Unmarried Women Between 45 and 49, Brazil would win! ¡Ole! In the World Cup for the Futbol Team with the Most Twitter Followers, the winner is Selección Mexicana, @miseleccionmx on the Tuiter:

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Video: He just wanted to take a sh*t, then THIS happened!

by Bronco del Camino June 9, 2014 Cultura
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It was just another day, another dump in a stall in the bathroom at the office, and then THIS happened!

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