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Everybody was kung foo fighting, and it was a little bit frightening. But just a little bit.

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doraandfriendsbannerNew Young Adult/YA Dora the Explorer on the Horizon: Dora and Friends: Into the City to Debut! What’s Next? Dora, the Sad College Years?

Never one to say no to a good thing, Nickelodeon has opted to cash-in on their Latina golden goose! The morning mail finds our old friend Dora the Explorer all grown up, ten years old, hangin’ with her posse in the City, and, get this, now she has eyebrows.

I am actually all for the saturation of the vidiot network with pint-sized facsimiles of smart, bilingual, Latina animated stars, so I will hold the snark and just point you to some coming attractions! [Mas…]

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hispanicguy(PNS reporting from IRVINE, CA) Roland Vega, 33, formerly known as “Rolando,” has come to an important moment in his life: He’s transitioned from a “Chicano” to a “Hispanic.”

The decision to change the way he self-identifies came as somewhat of a shock to his family and his homeboys, but not necessarily to Vega’s former Hispanic fraternity brothers.

He made the announcement on Facebook Sunday night.

“You know, Roli — er, I mean, Roland — was always the most radical Chicano in the fraternity, but c’mon man, he was studying accounting. I kinda always knew he was going to end up a Hispanic,” said Ed Taboada, Vega’s college roommate. [Mas…]

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Since POCHO is in Southern California we have a responsibility to mock Frisco aka “The City” as much as possible. Here’s a classic video that lets typical “Baghdad by the Bay” citizens do it themselves. And believe you me, it’s no day at the beach! ;-) [NSFW adult language.]

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La Cucaracha: All we are saying is ‘Give tacos a chance’ (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 18, 2014 Cartoons
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Been indicted and it feels so good: The Governor Rick Perry Story

by Comic Saenz August 18, 2014 El Now
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When news broke Friday that GOP presidential nominee wannabe Texas Governor Rick Perry (photo) was indicted on two counts of abuse of power, we were pissed off because we were in the middle of a conference call and didn’t that grand jury know our meeting schedule and publishing deadlines? We realized later, however, that we […]

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Confused cholo adopts worst pit bull ever (NSFW video)

by Lucida Grandé August 18, 2014 Cultura
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A vato loco went to the animal shelter to adopt a mad-crazy pit bull and you’ll never guess what happened next! [NSFW adult language.]

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Roast chicken Mexi-lollipop taste test: Pollito Asado (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN August 18, 2014 Cultura
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It’s a chicken. A little chicken, to be precise. And it’s roasted. And a lollipop. Let’s sum that up: It’s a roasted, little chicken-looking mango- and chile-flavored Mexican lollipop. Liz Swafford, Lead Candy Curator of Mexican Candy Box, who is not a big spicy fan, taste tests the Pollito Asado.

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Openly-Latino Lalo Alcaraz explains himself and ‘Bordertown’ (video)

by Comic Saenz August 15, 2014 Cartoons
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FUSION Live’s host Mariana Atencio came to POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz’ studio to get up close and personal with the openly-Latino cartoonist. FUSION’s story is here….

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Alaskans praise candidate who will save us from illegals with tats

by María Purísima August 15, 2014 El Now
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(PNS reporting from ANCHORAGE, AK) Some they call him Joe, some they call him Doh! but one group of Alaska voters is 100% behind Joe Miller, the Tea Party-affiliated candidate who is seeking a United States Senate nomination. “His campaign mailer (click on photo to enlarge) convinced us that Miller will do a great job […]

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Bush Sr. backs DREAMers, Reagan says ‘no border fence’ (1980 video)

by Andalé Mono August 15, 2014 Cultura
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Come with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear (1980), when Republican candidate George H.W. Bush backed the rights of kids brought into the country without documents and GOP rival Ronald W. Reagan just said no to a fence on the Mexican border.

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Oops, the Frank Lucero video is gone (*updated headline)

by Soy Capitan August 15, 2014 Cultura
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It’s hard to get an acting gig in Hollywood if you’re Mexican — but not Mexican enough. This video, which was on YouTube Thursday and Friday, disappeared sometime Saturday. Sorry for the hassle. Don’t go away, though. POCHO’s key word “casting” has plenty more stories where that came from. Ditto “Hollywood.”

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Rosa Diaz goes ‘method’ on Charles Bukowski project (audio, video)

by MOON GUAC August 15, 2014 Audio
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Philly singer-songwriter Rosa Diaz started a Charles Bukowski-themed project, and to make it authentic, she became a Method Actor — actually living the writer’s hard-drinking life style until it almost killed her. LatinoUSA’s Nadia Reiman reports: In this recent a capella music video, Diaz sings about Pain:

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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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Public Service Video: Disabled people can be assholes, too

by CRUTCH CARGO August 14, 2014 Cultura
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Disabled people are like everyone else — some are cool, some are assholes. Stop the stereotyping.

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The Bodega: Attention NYC hipsters, get turnt here! (videos)

by Comic Saenz August 14, 2014 Cultura
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Two brothers working in their dad’s New York City Bodega try to get rich quick by turning the store’s back room into an underground “Bodega Bar” night club for hipsters. Will their plan make enough bank get them out of working at the bodega? What happens next? Here’s episode two:

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War on drugs, war on immigrants are racism in action (video)

by Lucida Grandé August 14, 2014 Cartoons
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America’s “mass incarceration and the U.S. deportation machine are deeply intertwined,” according to Colorlines.com. “And black immigrants get swept up in both systems. A new video from the Black Alliance for Just Immigration spells it out.”

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For Robin Williams: Na-nu na-nu! Shazbot? KO!

by Lalo Alcaraz August 13, 2014 Cartoons
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Robin Williams reads Pablo Neruda’s ‘Sonnet XVII’ (video)

by EresNerd August 13, 2014 Cultura
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In the film Patch Adams, Hunter “Patch” Adams — played by the late Robin Williams — “commits himself into a mental institution. Once there, he finds that using humor to help his fellow inmates gives him a purpose in life….” Sonnet XVII By Pablo Neruda I don’t love you as if you were a rose […]

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La Cucaracha: Kid refugees spawn communicable diseases (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 13, 2014 Cartoons
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