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Experience Valentine’s Day with Elise Valderrama (AKA @Buttronica on the Twitter) in this 2013 episode of Mija Weekly! Fall in love all over again with drones, skimpy outfits, GOP immigrant-haters and learn the true meaning of Valentine’s Day. And, says Elise, try not to go into a diabetic coma.

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janeinthemoviesrossputmanFilm producer Ross Putman’s new Twitter feed @FemScriptIntros shares the lines from film scripts where female characters are introduced. To protect the innocent(?), Putman has changed all their names to JANE. The excerpts speak volumes about how “The Industry” thinks about women. Unlike all the women, it’s not a pretty picture.

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newhampshiredonkeyhoteyDonald Trump’s and Bernie Sanders’ stunning victories Tuesday don’t make sense unless you know the hidden history of the state of New Hampshire.

That’s the reason we researched and compiled the Pocho Ocho Top Facts You Need to Know About New Hampshire:

8. New HAMpshire is known for its “HAM aroma” which inspired the hit song My Sharona

7. Coincidence or conspiracy? The ham-smelling state’s namesake [old] Hampshire, on England’s southern coast across the channel from France, smells like CHEESE

6. New Hampshire is very white. How white is it? New Hampshire is so white it makes the OSCARS look like a #BlackLivesMatter rally [Mas…]

elreycoverThe Big Fancy Coloring Book offers something special for odd grownups, peculiar kids, and lovers of absurd drawings of tacos, Frida Kahlo and/or Chiquita Banana and/or Carmen Miranda, luchadores and armadillos. It’s the latest creative product from our mysterious amigo, The Painter of Arizona Light, whose Internet spokespern is known as El Rey Del Art (so-called self portrait, above).

We’ve secured especial permission to share four of El Rey’s droppings here: [Mas…]



It’s not a good sign when you have to ask the crowd to “Please clap,” like former Governor Jeb Bush (R-Florida) did at a New Hampshire campaign rally Tuesday.

JEB! may not yet be prepared to admit he’s already lost, but we are, Fat Lady or not. Here are the Pocho Ocho Top Ways to Tell It’s All Over for Jeb Bush:

8. Briefly lost consciousness after choking on a pretzel

7. Hired New Orleans/Katrina FEMA guy “Brownie” as replacement campaign manager

6. Spotted holding hands with Saudi royalty [Mas…]


In Mundo Latino, Kianna Gonzalez mashes up footage from Speedy Gonzales, “passionate” telenovelas, viral Internet videos, and sexy TV weather chicas. The resulting montage does not paint a pretty picture of how Latinos are portrayed in the media. Great little video, though! :-)


In 2009, according to Dangerous Minds, weirdo singer Catman Cohen recorded an idiosyncratic version of Mazzy Star’s 1993 Fade Into You. Later that same year, according to those very same minds, the Internets mashed up Cohen’s vocal with Cookie Monster Sesame Street footage.

Contrast and compare with this video of the original version, sung here live on Conan, by our girlfriend, the most distinctive voice in pop music, the East Los Angel, to know her is to love her, ladies and gentlemen, give it up for the amazing star of Mazzy Star, Hope Sandoval: [Mas…]

Area man links Wall Street sell-off, discovery of new planet

by Comic Saenz January 22, 2016 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from EAST LOS ANGELES) Falling Wall Street prices and the discovery of a new planet lurking beyond Pluto are two sides of the same coin, area man Alberto “You Can Call Me Al” Alcalde suggested Thursday.

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America to pause for Ricky Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2016

by Comic Saenz January 17, 2016 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON, D.C.) America will pause tomorrow to remember the life and message of Ricky Martin Luther King Jr., whose Tengo a Dream y Dance! speech changed the nation forever. Post offices and other public facilities will be closed, banks and stock exchanges are taking the day off and salsa picante and sweet potato pie […]

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Marco Rubio: I have a dream [SOTU PHOTO 2016]

by Comic Saenz January 12, 2016 Cartoons
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It’s time to elect our first woman President – Olive Oyl (video)

by Comic Saenz January 11, 2016 Cartoons

Popeye’s beloved, the willowly Olive Oyl, thinks the country would be much better off with a lady president — President Olive Oyl! Her platform includes housing the homeless, a shorter work week, sweet sexy dreams, more silkworms, more drumsticks per chicken, and nuking a recalcitrant Congress with love darts. We agree!

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You can’t be too careful these days

by Comic Saenz January 8, 2016 Cartoons
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Here’s what we saw when we opened the cyberwindow tonight at the POCHO Ñewsroom in downtown Rancho Pocho, CA.

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What happens when young deportees get sent back? (PBS video)

by Comic Saenz January 8, 2016 El Now
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Even before the recent MIGRA raids targeting families denied asylum, hundreds of thousands of undocumented Mexican immigrants have been deported annually. Many were kids when their parents brought them over the border. And those who grew up in the U.S. have found themselves living in what feels like a foreign country — Mexico. It’s like […]

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Home Team USA: People of Every Creed, Color, Heritage (1952 PSAs)

by Comic Saenz December 28, 2015 Cultura
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Three glorious black and white Public Service Announcements remind an “ordinary Joe” not to be “Joe Shmoe.” How? “Don’t be prejudiced.” “Negroes and whites, Jews and Christians, [women are seen but not heard],” says the cheery announcer. “We are all in this together.” Also we’re all in the circus and on the baseball diamonds, high […]

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BORDERTOWN Mexclusive: Whites are a minority in Mexifornia (video)

by Comic Saenz December 22, 2015 Cartoons
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OMG! Is it true? For the first time in history, whites are a minority in Bordertown, Mexifornia. What are the implications for gringos like Bud?

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Want more Ñews y Satire? Sure! Send POCHO all your money!

by COMIC SAENZ, EL JEFE DE CONTENT December 20, 2015 Corporate
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Can you donate $20 or $50 so we can make more Ñews y Satire? MR. POCHO SAYS ¡GRACIAS! We like making POCHO’s Ñews y Satire for you every day, but it takes money. Can you please help? We like to afflict the comfortable, comfort the afflicted, and mock the pendejos. Please, can you help? POCHO […]

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Mexclusive: Mexican president wants to update the flag

by Comic Saenz December 17, 2015 Cartoons
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Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto is expected to propose a new flag (photo) to better reflect the “Mexico of today, tomorrow and the future,” PNS has learned. “Snakes, eagles,” he told close associates at a meeting Thursday evening, “that was a long, long time ago, in a barrio far, far away.” More on this story […]

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Pope visits a (non-Catholic) megachurch in ‘Bordertown’ [video]

by Comic Saenz December 14, 2015 Cartoons
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First BORDERTOWN Clip! “The Pope Visits the Mexifornia MegaChurch” Bordertown premieres January 3, 930 pm on Fox. We’re all going to hell! Posted by Lalo Alcaraz on Monday, December 14, 2015 …. If the Facebook ^^^^ video won’t play, try this [it may take a minute to load]:

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Pocho Ocho top ways to tell if your new neighbors are terrorists

by Comic Saenz December 9, 2015 El Now
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Those new neighbors, you know, those people down the hall or across the street — where do they come from? What’s that crazy moon language? What are they up to? If you see something, say something. Here are the Pocho Ocho Top Ways to Tell If Your New Neighbors Are Terrorists: 8. Since sunset on […]

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If not now, when? (GIF)

by Comic Saenz December 3, 2015 Cartoons
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If I am not for myself, who will be for me? But if I am only for myself, what am I? And if not now, when? — Rabbi Hillel the Elder. [GIF creator unknown.]

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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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The Cluttered Mind of @buttronica: Thanksgiving social anxiety (video)

by Comic Saenz November 25, 2015 Cultura
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Back when our MiJA Elise Valderrama was on Fusion, she shared her Thanksgiving survival tips. You say you’ve never explored The Cluttered Mind of Elise, aka @buttronica on the Twitter? You’ll be glad you did.

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