First Person: ¡Que Viva El Bernie El Sanders!

by Maria Reyna April 22, 2016 El Now
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I just came from a Bernie Sanders rally in Los Angeles…my car is heating up so I got a ride from my son Angelo…who is my biggest supporter… Anyway he took me to the Bernie Sanders march on Martin Luther King Boulevard today. He dropped me off and headed back to Santa Ana… I had […]

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Primary Season 2016: Money talks, democracy balks (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA April 22, 2016 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha Voteria 2016: It’s the Bernie Birdie! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz April 21, 2016 Cartoons
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Trump Space Enterprises presents ‘Make Space Great Again’ (video)

by JOSE JIMENEZ April 21, 2016 Cartoons
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Captain’s Blog. StarDate 2016.04.21: We’ve arrived in the Bozo Sector where I shall begin my campaign to make space great again.

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The struggle is real: Churro know my life! (toon)

by Jake Prendez April 21, 2016 Cartoons
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[More like this @ JakePrendez.com Jake wants you to know the model is homegirl Zipaktli. She’s a dope Chicana rapper in L.A.]

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Our Lady of Liberty: Harriet Tubman (toon)

by ALEX GARCIA DE AZTLAN April 21, 2016 Cartoons
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[There’s lots more from Alex Garcia de Aztlan on the Instagram.]

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Speedy Gonzales and ‘La Cucaracha’: Marihuana por fumar (1955 video)

by BLUNT DEVILLE April 20, 2016 Cartoons
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Mexico’s fastest mouse, our hero Speedy Gonzalez, is a friend to everybody’s seester. But Speedy, unlike POCHO’s La Cucaracha, needs his “marihuana por fumar.” Speedy Gonzales (yes, that’s the name of the cartoon and our leading man) won an Academy Award in 1955.

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Smokey the Cholo 4/20 Video Blog: ‘Guess Who Is A Mexican!’ (NSFW)

by FAY PORIZER April 20, 2016 Cartoons
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Smokey the Cholo, a veterano from East Los, shares his cultural knowledge — Guess you didn’t know so-and-so is a Mexican! — and plenty of, uhm, atmosphere. From Raul Aguirre, Jr. (NSFW language.)

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4/20 Music Video: Tawny River and ‘Aye, Marijuana! ¡Mira la luna!’

by MOON GUAC April 20, 2016 Cultura
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It’s a love song, tu sabes, from Tawny River. This guy just totally loves this gal named Mary Jane, and she makes him feel like he’s walking on the Moon! PREVOUSLY ON MARIJUANA:

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Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions: ‘Isn’t it True’ (music video)

by Comic Saenz April 19, 2016 Cultura
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MR POCHO’s imaginary girlfriend, East Los Angel Hope Sandoval (formerly of Mazzy Star) just released this new music video Isn’t it True. We’re in love all over again. Hope: Look in your OTHER mailbox on Facebook. ❤️

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La Cucaracha Presents Voteria 2016: It’s like BINGO, gringo! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz April 19, 2016 Cartoons
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In Toronto, a Veracruz chef makes Tacos de Rajas Poblanos (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE April 19, 2016 Cultura
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Elia Herrera is the executive chef of Los Colibrís in Toronto, an upscale Mexican restaurant that features cuisine from her home state of Veracruz. Watch how she makes tacos de Rajas Poblanos — with chicken, corn, onions, poblano peppers, panela cheese, milk and handmade flour or corn tortillas, as she explains the unique mezcla of […]

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R U Voting Today? POCHO endorses these candidates (photos)

by José Canusí April 19, 2016 El Now
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Are you voting today? MR. POCHO urges you to consider these candidates:

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Have it your way at Burger King in Spain: ‘Mexican Crispy’ (video)

by Bronco del Camino April 19, 2016 Cultura
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In España, when the boys hang out at Burger King and talk shop, they have it their way: Mexican Crispy. Also Nuevos King Nuggets. Not huevos, you pervs. Nuevos.

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My name is Vero and I’m a Mexican-American (video)

by Verdana Bold April 18, 2016 Cultura
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Vero Higareda made this video for a class she’s taking at University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Like so many others, she has been told that she doesn’t look Mexican.

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LatinoUSA: The War on Weed’s racist history (plus ‘Reefer Madness’)

by DAVE ZNOTEER April 18, 2016 Audio
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“Before Ronald Reagan’s crusade against crack, and Richard Nixon’s war on drugs, there was the ‘reefer madness’ campaign,” writes Sarah Hayley Barrett: In the early 1900’s, cannabis was well-known as a plant with curative properties. It was listed in the U.S. Pharmacopoeia as medicine for over 100 illnesses. But in 1930, Harry J. Anslinger was […]

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La Cucaracha: How did the FBI unlock that iPhone? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz April 15, 2016 Cartoons
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How greedy miners poisoned a city: ‘El Corrido Del Rio Sonora’ (videos)

by Soy Capitan April 15, 2016 Cultura
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Michael J. and Peter D. Ronstadt — of Ronstadt Generations — perform their song El Corrido Del Rio Sonora, about the 2014 Buena Vista Mine Spill in Cananea, Sonora, Mexico. The spill released copper sulphate acid that flowed down the Rio Bacanuchi to the Rio Sonora. The river supplies water for the capital city of […]

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