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The Weekly Independent Comics Page for Sept. 29, 2016!

The Weekly Independent Comics Page for Sept. 29, 2016!

Thursday, September 29, 2016  |  Staff

On this week's stamina-laden weekly Independent comics page: Jen Sorenson talks to someone who is NOT with Hillary; The K Chronicles analyzes Donald Trump's debate excuses; This Modern World ponders the eternal optimism of Trump supporters; and Red Meat enjoys the moonlight.

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A Note From the Editor: Introducing Palm Springs Craft Cocktail Week

A Note From the Editor: Introducing Palm Springs Craft Cocktail Week

Wednesday, September 28, 2016  |  Jimmy Boegle

October has always been a special month for us here at the Coachella Valley Independent , because it was in October three years ago that we moved from a quarterly print schedule to become a monthly in print.

Well, now it’s time for us to take another big step: The Coachella Valley Independent will spend ...

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Ask a Mexican: Why Don't I Ever See Mexican Homeless People?

Ask a Mexican: Why Don't I Ever See Mexican Homeless People?

Wednesday, September 28, 2016  |  Gustavo Arellano

Dear Mexican: I’ve seen black homeless people and white people homeless. How come I’ve never seen a Mexican or a Chinese person being homeless?

Get a Pinche Job, Bum

Dear Pocho: I can’t answer for chinitos , because the most Chinese thing about me is my love for an orange chicken/chow mein/brown rice lunc...

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The Weekly Independent Comics Page for Sept. 22, 2016!

The Weekly Independent Comics Page for Sept. 22, 2016!

Thursday, September 22, 2016  |  Staff

On this week's wetter-than-usual weekly Independent comics page: Red Meat wants meatloaf to get in the mood; Jen Sorenson eavesdrops on some thankful women; The K Chronicles talks race and crime; and This Modern World is appalled about Hillary's pneumonia.

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Know Your Neighbors: Meet Publicist, Philanthropist and Amateur Fencer Janet Newcomb

Know Your Neighbors: Meet Publicist, Philanthropist and Amateur Fencer Janet Newcomb

Wednesday, September 21, 2016  |  Anita Rufus

Whenever I mention Janet Newcomb to anyone who has met her, one word always comes up: “Nice.”

Newcomb believes she’s considered “nice” because she grew up with traditional Midwestern values.

“I don’t even really think about it,” Newcomb says. “It’s so embedded in me: ‘Be a lady.’ ‘Say thank you.’ ‘Rem...

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Ask a Mexican: Is 'Pinche' Considered a Bad Word Among Mexicans?

Ask a Mexican: Is 'Pinche' Considered a Bad Word Among Mexicans?

Wednesday, September 21, 2016  |  Gustavo Arellano

Dear Mexican: Is pinche considered a “bad” word among Mexican Americans? Or is it like güey , where it’s generally all right?

Mandilón in Manhattan

Dear Pussy-Whipped Pocho: Don’t forget that among Mexican Americans, #fucktrump is considered appropriate for children 5 and over. But among Mexican Mexicans, pi...

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