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vatoselenaEast Los vatos Smiley and Chuy still have a soft spot for Selena, 20 years after her tragic passing. Or is it Salinas? [Mas…]

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Martin Sheen, aka President Jed Bartlet, is the narrator in this César Chávez 2006 tribute video from the United Farm Workers (UFW.) César Chávez’ birthday is March 31

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Is that an avocado in your pantalones or are you just happy to see me?

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milwaukeeMilwaukee Brewers fans can hit a home run this season at Miller Park with every order of Inside The Park Nachos.

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Why does San Diego think its burritos are California’s best? It’s because they have French fries inside, at least according to the Zagat restaurant guide people.

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Los Cenzontles (The Mockingbirds) sing The Dreamer, composed by Eugene Rodriguez and Jackson Browne, in a just-released video by Emiliano Rodriguez. [Click on CC for English/Spanish captions.]

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innermexicanThe “legendary” El Maco at McDonalds in OZ will feed your inner Mexican, as long as he or she wants two all-beef patties, sour cream and “taco sauce.” [Mustache, charro outfit and sombrero not included. Not available at McDonalds stores near any actual Mexicans. Your bigote may vary.]

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hhhfranceOur mailbox here at POCHO fills up with a lot of questions, and none of them is “Why are the Hip Hop Hoodios — North America’s leading Jewish Latino bi-coastal hip hop collective — so gosh darn popular in France?” OK, so some questions go unasked, sure, but that doesn’t mean they should remained unanswered. Yo quiero video! [Mas…]

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Pupusas? Si, pupusas! Mmmm, pupusas! (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN March 25, 2015 Cultura
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That’s it. Just pupusas.

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Breaking Ñews: White women found in Indianapolis (photo)

by La Chata March 25, 2015 Cultura
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Thank God they found them! How did they manage? What are the odds?

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Video: The Nuts and Bolts of Chican@ Feminist Theory

by Lucida Grandé March 25, 2015 Cultura
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You say you want to understand Chican@ Feminist Theory? We have just what you’ve been looking for. Huh? Video creator Rafael Solorzano epxlains

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La Cucaracha: Have you seen ‘The Last Man on Earth’? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 24, 2015 Cartoons
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How do you clean nopales? And how does Tia Lencha cook them?

by JEFE BOYARDEE March 24, 2015 Cultura
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Ani from Confessions of a Foodie (@afotogirl on the Twitter) demonstrates the best way to clean nopales. But what then? How do you cook nopales? Our Tia Lencha has the answer:

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Video: This is the real deal! Tacos at a Mexican roadside taqueria

by MOSCA MEXICAN March 24, 2015 Cultura

Somewhere in Mexico — RIGHT THIS MINUTE — a taqueria is serving up delicious Tuesday tacos JUST LIKE THIS!

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Seamless: The food delivery service that eliminates humans (video)

by Barney Asada March 24, 2015 Cultura
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Dear Architects of Our Future: I’m hungry, but don’t want to leave the house, and I certainly don’t want to interact with any human beings. Is there an app and service that can get me food delivery without any people involved? There is? And it’s Seamless?

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La Cucaracha: Spring Break? Gimme a break! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 23, 2015 Cartoons
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Los Jornaleros del Norte: Serenade for the Undocumented (video)

by Soy Capitan March 23, 2015 Cultura
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They stand outside the immigration detention centers and sing to their loved ones inside: Los Jornaleros del Norte (Day Laborers of the North) offer a Serenata. [Video via NDLON, the National Day Laborers Organizing Network.] PREVIOUSLY ON LOS JORNALEROS DEL NORTE:

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What’s it like to come out as an undocumented immigrant? (video)

by Andalé Mono March 23, 2015 Cultura
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What’s it like to come out of the closet as an undocumented immigrant? POCHO amigo Julio Salgado and friends explain.

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Video: Best (and longest) death scene ever in the history of cinema?

by CALLE DU CINEMA March 23, 2015 Cultura
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Now that poor Turkey, the sick man of Europe, is under the control of an egomaniacal historically ignorant Ottoman wannabe, it’s comforting to look back on the glory days of Turkish cinema with 1974’s Karate Girl. We love Karate Girl’s film making genius since we discovered this excerpt — the “best death scene ever”:

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Mariachi El Bronx on Conan O’Brien: ‘Wildfires’ (video)

by Soy Capitan March 20, 2015 Cultura

Everyone’s favorite alt.neo.electro.fusion.cumbia.mariachi conjunto, Mariachi El Bronx, burned down the house on Conan O’Brien with Wildfires.

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La Cucaracha: The Aztecs — where are they now? (#TBT toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 19, 2015 Cartoons
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Ask A Mexican: Why do Mexicans play the radio so damn loud? (video)

by Comic Saenz March 19, 2015 Cultura
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Dear POCHO Associate Naranjero Gustavo ¡Ask A Mexican! Arellano: Why do Mexicans play the pinche radio so damn loud?

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Hey, Superman! Hey, Superman! Do you smell fire? (toon)

by Comic Saenz March 19, 2015 Cartoons
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[Toon mashed up from the Internets. Original source unknown.]

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Yo, New Yorkers! Don’t buy any gun, buy a ‘Gun With History’ (video)

by JOHN WILKES LEE HARVEY HUCKABEE March 19, 2015 Cultura
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There’s a new gun shop open in Manhattan where you don’t have to just settle for a newbie, inexperienced lethal weapon. The guns on sale here have a history!

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