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Bay Area collective Los Cenzontles’ (The Mockingbirds) interpretation of David Bowie’s Young Americans highlights the genius and poignancy of the lyrics.

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Mexico’s Popocatepetl volcano spewed a large column of ash and vapor Tuesday afternoon. The eruption took place at 16:40 PM (22:40 GMT) and reached a height of 3,500 metres (11,482 feet), according to Luis Felipe Puente, the national coordinator of civil protection.

Mt. Popo lies just 50 miles (80 kilometres) southeast of Mexico City, and it is one of the country’s most active volcanoes. [Video by The Netherland’s BNO News.]

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In Mexico City (that’s Mexico DF in Español) you can get your fix of kawai, anime, manga, cosplay, Japanese food and more at Friki Plaza. True Mexico reports.


It’s an old Irish proverb, according to video makers Sergio Gonzalez and Adam McCoy:

A man takes a drink,
Then a drink takes a drink,
Then the drink takes the man.

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Remember how Donald Trump or somebody like him put out a casting call for a Latina to play the Donald’s executive assistant in an internet video?

SoCal actor Diana Burbano sent in this audition tape.

castingAre you an attractive and passionate Latina actress, 21-35, with perfect English and a slight Hispanic accent who wants to deliver scripted monologues talking straight to the camera about your experiences working as an executive assistant for Donald Trump for an Internet video of some sort?

Don’t apply if you’re in the Screen Actors Guild, or want to get paid. You’ll get a copy, your name will be in the credits and you can be a star on social media. Bring your own lube.

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Making a Burrito For One is a video by Sean Ye, who, as far as we know, is not related to Kan Ye.

Enjoy ‘Mexican Crazy Bread’ at the Doha, Qatar Marriott (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE February 9, 2016 Cultura
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You can make Mexican Crazy Bread yourself, whatever it is, just like in this “street food” recipe video, or stop by the Doha Marriott Hotel any Thursday for #DIYStreetFoodDoha. The hotel is located on Ras Abu Aboud Street, Building 2, Street 920, Zone 28, Doha. It’s unclear if the Marriott makes their Mexican bread with […]

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Who lives in a piña under the sea? Whale sharks, giant mantas (videos)

by MiRA MARS February 4, 2016 Cartoons
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“Whale sharks and giant mantas swim gracefully in the waters around Isla Mujeres, Mexico. I swim with and photograph these gentle giants as they feed,” videographer Gregory Sweeney explained. “My, what a big mouth you have!” he didn’t say, but could have. PREVIOUSLY ON PINEAPPLES UNDER THE SEA:

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Making Choctaw-Apache Indian fry bread puffy tacos (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE February 3, 2016 Cultura
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Following a family recipe preserved in a Louisiana Choctaw-Apache tribal cookbook, J Arendall makes Indian fry bread puffy tacos. You can get the Louisiana Cooking By Native American Choctaw-Apache cookbook here. That matchstick trick? It’s the real deal. PREVIOUSLY ON INDIAN FRY BREAD PUFFY TACOS:

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As sunny skies returned, did an OVNI/UFO visit Los Angeles? (video)

by ZORRO MULDER February 3, 2016 El Now
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Did an Unidentified Flying Object/Objeto Volador No Identificado buzz La La land Monday? It looks like a bunch of runaway birthday balloons to us, but WTF, the truth is out there. Also, we want to believe.

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Poderoso OVNI/UFO spotted over Yerba Buena, Tucumán, AR (video)

by ZORRO MULDER January 21, 2016 El Now
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The yerba may have been hella buena Monday night in Yerba Buena, Tucumán province, Argentina, but even the dogs were barking when Tomás Luciani spotted a “poderoso” (powerful) OVNI. Inexplicata explains:

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ICYMI: Las Coronelas: Bowie’s “As The World Falls Down” (video,lyrics)

by Soy Capitan January 17, 2016 Cultura
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[Originally posted Tuesday January 12] David Bowie was an inspirational artistic entity from the multiverse, creating musical ripples in the spacetime continuum and, thankfully, in South Texas as well. Listen in as San Antonio’s all-women, category-breaking Mariachi Las Coronelas wins over a skeptical crowd in this stunning performance of Bowie’s As The World Falls Down. […]

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Mariachi Las Coronelas: Bowie’s “As The World Falls Down” (video,lyrics)

by Soy Capitan January 12, 2016 Cultura
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David Bowie was an inspirational artistic entity from the multiverse, creating musical ripples in the spacetime continuum and, thankfully, in South Texas as well. Listen in as San Antonio’s all-women, category-breaking Mariachi Las Coronelas wins over a skeptical crowd in this stunning performance of Bowie’s As The World Falls Down. [Live club audio with video […]

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New Year’s Eve: Bizarre Transmissions from The Bermuda Triangle

by Verdana Bold December 31, 2015 Cartoons
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Bizarre Transmissions from The Bermuda Triangle — hosted by Funk Overlord Buddha Gonzalez — features wild and one-of-a-kind music videos from all genres mashed up with classic horror and sci-fi themes, an artist spotlight, special guests and demented humor. Tonight’s New Year’s Eve Special features Jerry Moore (Karlos Borloff) of Monster Madhouse TV, Butch “Eddie […]

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Lucy, Ricky and Little Ricky Ricardo say ‘Merry Christmas’ (video)

by DONNA N. BLITZN December 25, 2015 Cultura
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Cuba is cool again, baby, and we’re resuming relations with America’s favorite interracial family — Lucy, Desi and Little Ricky Ricardo. They have a lot of ‘splainin’ to do as they get ready to welcome Christmas in the I Love Lucy Christmas Special.

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Las Vegas taqueria trolls wannabe taco thieves with snarky video

by Barney Asada December 21, 2015 El Now

The people at Frijoles & Frescas Grilled Tacos in Las Vegas want to share this important status update: These nice gentlemen came looking for tacos…we think. Please call 702-385-5555 – LVMPD Crime Stoppers – with any information or tips related to this crime.

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Here’s how to make champurrado – Mexican hot chocolate (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE December 15, 2015 Cultura
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Champurrado is a chocolate-based hot beverage Mexicans love to drink, especially during the Christmas season. [Video via Telemundo] Here’s the video — and the recipe — en Español:

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NSFW Video: Best of News Bloopers for 2015

by Especial Correspondents December 15, 2015 El Now
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Oh no you didn’t!

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Make these macho nachos, guys, since ‘You Suck at Cooking’ (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE December 10, 2015 Cultura
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Careful selection of quality ingredients, disciplined preparation, and exacting technique are just the beginning if you want to make Macho Nachos. But you dudes can’t, because You Suck at Cooking. PREVIOUSLY ON ABSTRACT COOKING:

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Happy Mexican Thanksgiving – Sansgiven – from @SaraChicaD (video)

by Comic Saenz November 26, 2015 Cultura
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POCHO’s Subcommandanta del Ñews, Sara Inés Calderón, shares everything you need to know about Sansgiven, the Mexican Thanksgiving. She’s @SaraChicaD on the Twitter.

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Bonjour, Paris! Allons au Mexique pour manger des tacos (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN November 17, 2015 Cultura
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Sure, Paris is where haute cuisine was perfected, but come to Mexico – because tacos!

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Looking for comida in all the wrong places: The Thailand Episode (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN November 13, 2015 Cultura
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“Mexican food” sold by Thailand’s mammoth CP conglomerate means a smoked sausage of some sort. Are the sombrero, serape and serenade included? Asian hipsters too? PREVIOUSLY ON MEXICAN FOOD AROUND THE WORLD:

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