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aragonesHere he is, my old amigo, comics legend Sergio Aragones, at SDCC Sunday.

He is the world’s fastest and funniest cartoonist, and a really nice guy! [Mas…]

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rickperrytruckAs Texas Gov. Rick Perry mobilizes the National Guard to patrol the border and protect America from helpless fleeing single mothers and child refugees, his fellow Texans aren’t shy about sharing their love.

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paracasPochos, we have the sad.

When we reported in February that the famous ancient elongated skulls of Paracas, Peru contained alien DNA, we thought it was all scientific and stuff.

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Chile officials: UFO/OVNI pics show real UFO/OVNI (photos)

by ROD ESTERLING July 11, 2014 Doomsday Countdown
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Officials at the Chilean government agency in charge of investigating anomalous aerial phenomena have confirmed that photos taken last year at a copper mine in the remote north Andes are definitely photos of an anomalous aerial phenomenon, or Objecto Volante Non Identificado. The photos show a disc-shaped unidentified flying object with an internal glow, according […]

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Is that prickly in your pocket or are just happy to see me? (photo)

by María Purísima July 10, 2014 Cultura
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Area futbol fans celebrate El Tri’s 3-1 victory over Croatia (photo)

by Especial Correspondents June 25, 2014 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from HUNTINGTON PARK, CALIFAS) Hundreds of local athletic supporters — fans of the Mexican World Cup futbol team — celebrated El Tri’s 3-1 victory over Croatia Monday afternoon (photo, above). The celebration was mostly peaceful and Huntington Park police said only four fans were arrested — three for disorderly conduct and one for […]

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Damn You Auto Correct! DYAC, Mexican food style (photos)

by GAUCHO MARQUEZ June 24, 2014 Cultura
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Where do you want to go to eat?

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Carlos wasn’t sure he heard his potluck picnic assignment correctly

by Soy Capitan June 24, 2014 Cultura
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TSA at LAX stops POCHO editor for ‘red powder’ in purse (photos)

by Comic Saenz June 16, 2014 El Now
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Transportation Security Adminstration officers at Los Angeles International Airport stopped and questioned POCHO Music Editor La Chata Monday afternoon, allegedly because of a suspicious substance in her handbag (photo.) Her Facebook status explains:

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MR. POCHO has the sad – Paris ‘Love Locks’ bridge evacuated

by Lucida Grandé June 10, 2014 El Now
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Two summers ago, MR. POCHO’s European vacation took him to Gay Paree, where he snapped this selfie on the Love Locks Bridge [click to enlarge.] Those were the best of times, he told friends. Now, he feels, the worst of times are upon us. Agence France-Presse has the sad news:

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There’s a signpost up ahead — in the Future Zone (photos)

by ROD ESTERLING June 10, 2014 Cultura
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Signs. Signs from the future. [Click on image to enlarge.]

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Behind the scenes at the L.A. County Museum of Art (photos)

by Comic Saenz June 6, 2014 Cartoons
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POCHO amigo Ramiro Gomez, a SoCal guerrilla artist who we first met when he started placing cardboard cut-outs of previously-invisible immigrant workers around Beverly Hills and Hollywood, now has his work in art museums (as well as in the homes of private art collectors.) Recently, he visited to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art […]

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Tacos are American as Applebee’s chicken wontons (photos)

by Barney Asada June 5, 2014 Cultura
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POCHO amigo Gustavo ¡Ask A Mexican! Arellano maintains in his book Taco USA that the tiny tortilla-wrapped bundles of delicioso are American food now. We’ve concluded that tacos are American as wontons, at least at Applebee’s, where this all-American appetizer costs $6.99.

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TGIF POCHO Personals: Nathan, 21, is looking for love (photo)

by Especial Correspondents May 30, 2014 Cultura
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Love in the hood? He’s only 41 miles away and comes equipped with sombrero, maracas and is a big fan of soft-shell tacos. TGIF from all the Pochodores and good luck.

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Stars to record ‘You Are An ^%$#’ for Donald Sterling [photos,video]

by Especial Correspondents April 28, 2014 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from HOLLYWOOD) Stars from television, music and sports are set to gather in the old A&M sound stages (now the Henson Studios) on La Brea Avenue here today to record a rebuke to Donald Sterling, racist owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. Galvanized by community organizer Emiliano Zapata Shabazz-Jones, who wears the mantle of slain […]

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Cutest historical Native American baby pics evah! (photos)

by Comic Saenz April 25, 2014 Cultura
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Paul and Petra Ratner made a film called Moses on the Mesa, which tells the true story of Solomon Bibo, the Jewish governor of the Native American tribe of Acoma in the days of the Wild West. And along the way (part of their quest for historical accuracy) they assembled a treasure trove of period […]

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National Poetry Month: ‘Obama Shoulda Seen This’ (NSFW video, photos)

by Especial Correspondents April 22, 2014 Cultura
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National Poetry Month means — to us — poems by and for the people, like Jesús Iñiguez with his poem about immigration. Spoiler alert — Iñiguez is not exactly happy with Administration policies and questions President Obama’s legacy. [NSFW "F-bomb."] Post by Jesús Iñiguez.   More from the Obama Legacy blog:

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Emily Cranz Cantillano: Chicana 1950s-60s starlet (photos, videos)

by Comic Saenz April 22, 2014 Cultura
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Bill “Memo” Nericcio, author, professor at San Diego State University and proprietor of the Tex[t]-Mex Gallery, explores pop culture to unearth fascinating tidbits of Mexicana-Americana. Memo just uncovered photos and videos (well sorta uncovered — a guy can fantasize!) sexy late 1950s-early-60s starlet Tucson-born Emily Cranz. Memo writes: Just fell into a labyrinth of Mexican cinema history built around […]

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Mexicans + Lexington, Kentucky = ‘Mexington’ (photos, audio)

by Bronco del Camino April 21, 2014 Audio
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Steven Alvarez, POCHO amigo and Assistant Professor (Writing Rhetoric and Digital Media, Latin America Studies, English) at the University of Kentucky, teaches a course called Mexington, about the growing community of Mexican Americans in UKY’s hometown, Lexington. Here’s a student podcast interview with the Profe (he’s on the Twitter, too) and a few selected photos […]

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