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You know how it works, with the tracks and the headphones and the mics and the overdubs and the mashup. This project started in East Los with Los Lobos via Playing For Change, a movement created to inspire and connect the world through music. ¡Mira La Bamba! How many of these musicians do you know? HINT: Does La Santa Cecilia ring a bell?

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jesseborregoHispanics across the United Estates are giddy with excitement as they prepare to observe Hispanic Heritage Month 2014, which starts Monday.

But with so much excitement, it’s easy to forget the fundamentals of this Federally-established fiesta.

¡Mira! A checklist! Here are the Pocho Ocho ways to prepare for Hispanic Heritage Month:

8. Reset your calendar so months begin on 15th

7. Purchase and enjoy all 57 bean varieties from Hispanic comida conglomerate Goya

6. Grow a luxurious mustache — you too, mujeres!  [Mas…]

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This legal notice designating an Attorney of Record is herewith, hereby and homeboy published, September 12 2014, August 2 2013, March 15 2012, May 29 2012, and August 31 2012 and some other days tambien pursuant the requirements of the Aztlan Judicical Unity Act (AJUA) of 1997.

For any y all legal matters pertaining to Pochismo, Inc., DBA POCHO and POCHO DOT COM, please contact

Attorney-At-Law Sanchez Bros, Pocho City, CA  @ 408-POCHO-28.

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cryingindianAmerica’s favorite (crying) Indian actor, Iron Eyes Cody, was actually born Espera Oscar de Corti in rural Louisiana in 1904. His parents, Antonio de Corti and Francesca Salpietra, had emigrated from Sicily just a few years before.

After his non-Native history was revealed late in his career, Iron Eyes Cody refused to admit the truth and continued to wear his braided wig, headdress, and moccasins, and never stopped his support of Native Americans. [Mas…]

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memorialflagsThe undocumented immigrants impacted by the bombing of the World Trade Center were practically invisible to the government and agencies that were supposed to help them, two academics reported Tuesday.

The victims and their families were never properly counted because of their social and political isolation from wider society:

  • Immigrants without papers distrusted law enforcement and were wary of drawing attention to themselves.
  • Even if they did come forward, they lacked the paperwork necessary to prove claims and receive assistance.
  • Public opinion linking immigration and terrorism after 9/11 exacerbated the risks of coming out of the MIGRA closet.

Study authors Alexandra Délano and Benjamin Nienass explain: [Mas…]

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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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Mujeres: Stop those ignorant cat-calls with CockBlok® (video)

by Verdana Bold September 10, 2014 Cultura
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Let’s face it, hermanas. Dudes yelling rude remarks when you’re walking to work is the last thing you need. What’s the first thing you need? New CockBlok® immediately moves those asshats into the Friend Zone.

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Chihuahua marks his territory like a real pisser (video)

by L. ROSS PERRO September 10, 2014 Cultura
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When you’ve got pee, don’t squat like a bitch — stand up like real male and mark your territory! This chihuahua knows how to stand and pee — or does he? PREVIOUSLY ON CHIHUAHUAS:

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The Idiot’s Guide to Smart People: ‘Sports’ (video)

by Chale Knickerbocker September 10, 2014 Cultura
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Do you have a TV? Do you like to drink beer? Good for you, idiot — you have met the minimum requirements for sports fandom. But how do smart people drink and yell at the screen (often at the same time)? Watch and learn. PREVIOUSLY ON IDIOT’S GUIDE:

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La Cucaracha: What’s today’s date on the Aztec Calendar? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 9, 2014 Cartoons
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Breaking: Selena Gomez to sue NSA over nude photos

by María Purísima September 9, 2014 El Now
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(PNS reporting from HOLLYWOOD) Selena Gomez plans to sue the National Security Agency for photographing her naked and publishing the photos on the Internets last week, according to a statement just released by her attorney. “Ms. Gomez was minding her own business, just watching some YouTube videos while she got dressed for a Hollywood function,” […]

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Parking lot foot race: Hipster in thrift store shirt vs OG cholo (video)

by Andalé Mono September 9, 2014 Cultura
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The competition is set for the parking lot behind the bleachers in hot and windy El Monte, East Los, Califas. Can tattooed veterano Rizer put down his mocoso and beat hipster Ben, even if Ben is wearing his magic $3 thrift shore shirt? It’s a thrill-packed race up to the chain link fence and back […]

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Vi Hart makes a tortilla hexaflexagon for a Flex-Mex taco (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE September 9, 2014 Cultura
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YouTube hands-on math star Vi Hart makes a hexaflexagon tortilla for a delicious two-layer Flex-Mex taco. Kids: You CAN try this at home with a flour tortilla, a knife, guac, frijoles, pico de gallo and cheese and a little bit of patience and manual dexterity. Remember that doll that said, “Math is hard”? Forget that […]

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La Cucaracha: The day the (ñews y) satire died (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 8, 2014 Cartoons
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When ‘Joe’ became ‘José’ his life changed forever (NSFW video)

by Barney Asada September 8, 2014 Cultura
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Out-of-work Joe Sullivan was having a hard time finding a job until he decided to change his name to José. You won’t believe what happened next! [NSFW adult language.] PREVIOUSLY ON JOBS:

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How the Minutemen will stop the ‘Latino-ization’ of America (video)

by Lucida Grandé September 8, 2014 El Now
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Thank God for patriots like the Minutemen, who are mobilizing a militia to stop the hordes of refugee children invading our country. These volunteer vigilantes are fighting the fiendish conspiracy which wants to Latino-ize America! The Daily Show’s Michael Che is on the case.

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José-Ariel Cuevas: Sweet Lady Añejo (poem)

by José-Ariel Cuevas September 8, 2014 Cultura
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I stare at my third tumbler full of tequila, looking at it like I did the other two, with reverence at this golden, earth-bound ambrosia, aged a year or more in old whiskey barrels…

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La Cucaracha: ‘The Washington Post’ breaks news from 2003 (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 5, 2014 Cartoons
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Official spokesman for U.S. Hispanics quits: ‘It’s a bullshit job!’

by María Purísima September 5, 2014 El Now
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(PNS reporting from MIAMI) Gerardo Lamas, the official spokesman for all Hispanics in the United States, resigned Thursday night. “This is a bullshit job and I’ll never be able to please anybody,” he told PNS in a late-night phone call. “I mean, I’ve been at this for a while, and let me tell you, it hasn’t […]

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Random guy sings ‘Just A Gigolo’ on Mexico City subway (3 videos)

by MOON GUAC September 5, 2014 Cultura
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Just another day, just another gigolo on the subway in Mexico DF — with music. How does this guy’s performance rate compared to the David Lee Roth derivative cover version — or Louis Prima’s Just A Gigolo totally happening classic original? Check out their vids here:

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