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desaparecidosOver at FUSION, Rafa Fernandez De Castro curated a nice photo gallery of street art in Mexico DF — beautiful and haunting and angry. Here are some of the photos she found that we especially liked. [Mas…]

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pantsintroPhotographer Dan “The Steel Shark” Cooke braved the chilly 60° L.A. weather Sunday to take his pants off and ride the subway. He brought some friends. [Mas…]

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Just a few seconds into The Adventures of Kim Jong-Un, it’s clear he so talent, he so strong. Give the guy credit.

And before the Kimster blows us all to Hell, please enjoy these photos our reporter in North Korea (moi) smuggled out earlier this year: [Mas…]

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Photo Contest: Scariest Halloween House in the ‘Hood!

by Chale Knickerbocker October 24, 2014 Cultura
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Is there a decorated, haunted Halloween house in your ‘hood? Is it scarier than this one? Send your photo to info@pocho.com. We’ll share the top entries and pick the best one Halloween eve, Thursday night, October 30. Win a POCHO sticker and the admiration of your friends. Enter now! We’re looking for photos of houses […]

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The best part of waking up? Chiapas in your cup! (photo)

by MOSCA MEXICAN October 23, 2014 Cultura
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Even in Bel Air, they know wassup.

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Pretty short list of Latina celebrities’ bra sizes (photos)

by MELON DEGENER8 October 20, 2014 Cultura
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We don’t have everyone’s bra sizes, just the ones we could scrape from BraSizeHunter.com, your Interwebz source for celebrity bra sizes. Let’s start with the site’s writeup of Brazilian-born Victoria’s Secret supermodel Adriana Lima (photo, above): …Adriana Lima bra size is obviously one of the most important measures for a model of this type. Adrianna […]

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My friend’s new movie, ‘The Book of Life,’ is lush, hilarious (photos)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 17, 2014 Cultura
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The Book of Life opens today in theaters nationwide. This lush and hilarious Day of the Dead-inspired movie is by my friend Jorge Gutierrez and film giant Guillermo del Toro. I was fortunate enough to be invited to the flick’s “red carpet” premiere Sunday, and I had the time of my life. It was a […]

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Chipster’s Delight: Calavera fez for you stylin’ vatos (photos, video)

by Chale Knickerbocker October 17, 2014 Cultura
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With everybody and her tio dressing up for Halloween and Dia de los Muertos, it’s important to stand out from the crowd with a bold fashion-forward statement. For some stylish chipsters, that means a calavera-themed fez. Lucky for us, that’s exactly what our ‘chuco suave model, Pablo from the Internets, is wearing! Pablo’s embroidered velvet […]

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New Mexico petroglyphs: Headlines from the past (photos)

by RUSSELL CONTRERAS October 13, 2014 Cultura
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There’s lots to see in Placitas, a small New Mexico community north of Albuquerque between the Sandia and Santa Ana Pueblos. If you take a stroll through the foothills, chances are you’ll spot ancient petroglyphs amid the hoof prints of wild horses. And that’s what I found on a jog Sunday near my home. On […]

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Bienvenidos a McAllen, Texas! Hablamos Spanglish (photo)

by Especial Correspondents October 10, 2014 Cultura
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At the Trenton Crossing Shopping Center in McAllen, TX, they espeak Spanglish.

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Morrissey: Why do I wear red? (photo)

by MORRISSEY October 7, 2014 Cultura
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Based on a photo by Tim Griffin © 2014

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Hey! You’re lookin’ for tacos in all the wrong places (photos)

by MOSCA MEXICAN September 26, 2014 Cultura
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As POCHO amigo Gustavo Arellano pointed out in his book Taco USA, America loves tacos. How much does America love tacos, you ask? Taco imagery is everywhere — jewelry (necklace, above), toys, drinks, desserts, babies, kitties, doggies, purses, rear-view mirrors. And how could we make a listicle without the pink taco? [The pink taco final […]

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In Beverly Hills, a cardboard gardener ‘represents’ (photos, video)

by HABLO PICASSO September 25, 2014 Cultura
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We first met West Hollywood artist Ramiro Gomez when he began placing his hand-painted cardboard figures of immigrant laborers in prominent public spaces in Bel Air, Beverly Hills and Hollywood. Even as his audience has expanded via out-of-town art exhibits and a documentary film, he still plants cutout cardboard workers in places where their real-life counterparts […]

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Welcome to Texas! Ride ‘em, cowboy, and/or adjust your junk (photo)

by EresNerd September 24, 2014 Las Fotos
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In Freer, Texas, those vehicle rear window decals can get confusing.

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Was Batman really BatMayan? One artist says ‘¡Si!’ (photos)

by HABLO PICASSO September 19, 2014 Cultura
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Long story short: Batman is 75 years old and Warner Home Entertainment Mexico and the Mexican Museum of Design commissioned local artists to make their own Batdudes — en estilo mexicano. Behance.net esplains:

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Mayor Eric Garcetti: Happy Hispanic Heritage Month, LA! (photo)

by Especial Correspondents September 16, 2014 Cultura
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¡Feliz Hispanic Heritage Month! – Alcalde Eric Garcetti Manhole cover image via Buzzfeed.

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At Cal State Northridge, MEChA is Fridalicious (photo)

by La Chata September 4, 2014 Cultura
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We didn’t see you yesterday in Jerome Richfield 118 at 3:30, hermana. We passed out these flyers, you know. PREVIOUSLY ON MEChA:

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On this Labor Day, I honor my mom (photo)

by Eri Fernandez August 29, 2014 Cultura
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Post by Eri Fernandez.

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Dronestagrams: Drone photos (and one video) from Mexico

by Barney Asada August 27, 2014 Cultura
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With inexpensive remote-controlled drones (typically quadcopters) mounted with small, lightweight digital cameras, previously unseen vistas can be captured and shared as videos and stills. This video shows the Monument to the Mexican Revolution in the Plaza de la República in downtown Mexico City. [Click on the photos to enlarge.]

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