The 11 Rules of a Happy Marriage: A Guide for Wives from 1953 (toons)

by Verdana Bold September 15, 2014 Cartoons
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Hey, all you wives — stop eating your bon-bons and watching your “stories” on television for just a minute, yo! Here are 11 rules from 1953 you need to follow for a happy marriage. AboveTopSecret explains: “Be the wife he always dreamed of,” is the advice that delivers that “guide” that was written to please […]

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RIP: Two toons from Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Tony Auth

by HABLO PICASSO September 15, 2014 Cartoons
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Tony Auth, the Pultizer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist, died Sunday at 72. These two toons are POCHO Prize winners, we think.

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GOP: We were for ISIS before we were against it (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 12, 2014 Cartoons

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‘La Bamba’ all around the world (Playing for Change video)

by MOON GUAC September 12, 2014 Cultura
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You know how it works, with the tracks and the headphones and the mics and the overdubs and the mashup. This project started in East Los with Los Lobos via Playing For Change, a movement created to inspire and connect the world through music. ¡Mira La Bamba! How many of these musicians do you know? […]

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Pocho Ocho ways to get ready for Hispanic Heritage Month 2014

by Especial Correspondents September 12, 2014 Cultura
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Hispanics across the United Estates are giddy with excitement as they prepare to observe Hispanic Heritage Month 2014, which starts Monday. But with so much excitement, it’s easy to forget the fundamentals of this Federally-established fiesta. ¡Mira! A checklist! Here are the Pocho Ocho ways to prepare for Hispanic Heritage Month: 8. Reset your calendar […]

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Periodic Notice of Legal Counsel: Contact Sanchez Bros Attorney-at-Law

by José Canusí September 12, 2014 Corporate
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This legal notice designating an Attorney of Record is herewith, hereby and homeboy published, September 12 2014, August 2 2013, March 15 2012, May 29 2012, and August 31 2012 and some other days tambien pursuant the requirements of the Aztlan Judicical Unity Act (AJUA) of 1997. For any y all legal matters pertaining to […]

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America’s favorite crying NDN? An Italian-American from Louisiana

by Moctezuma Cortés September 11, 2014 Cultura
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America’s favorite (crying) Indian actor, Iron Eyes Cody, was actually born Espera Oscar de Corti in rural Louisiana in 1904. His parents, Antonio de Corti and Francesca Salpietra, had emigrated from Sicily just a few years before. After his non-Native history was revealed late in his career, Iron Eyes Cody refused to admit the truth […]

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#TBT 2002: 9/11 — Never Forget! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 11, 2014 Cartoons
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Undocumented immigrants: The invisible victims of 9/11

by Verdana Bold September 11, 2014 El Now
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The undocumented immigrants impacted by the bombing of the World Trade Center were practically invisible to the government and agencies that were supposed to help them, two academics reported Tuesday. The victims and their families were never properly counted because of their social and political isolation from wider society: Immigrants without papers distrusted law enforcement […]

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1900 sing ‘Cielito Lindo’ in Jalisco = Guinness World Record (video)

by R. U. SLEEPING September 11, 2014 Cultura
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Over 1900 people in Jalisco, the official-looking English-sounding allegedly Guinness World Records guy says in the video, set a new world record this week for the most people singing a “round.” The round in question was Cielito Lindo, and the town was Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico. Some news channel from Indonesia reports, you decide. PREVIOUSLY ON […]

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Mujeres: Stop those ignorant cat-calls with CockBlok® (video)

by Verdana Bold September 10, 2014 Cultura
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Let’s face it, hermanas. Dudes yelling rude remarks when you’re walking to work is the last thing you need. What’s the first thing you need? New CockBlok® immediately moves those asshats into the Friend Zone.

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Chihuahua marks his territory like a real pisser (video)

by L. ROSS PERRO September 10, 2014 Cultura
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When you’ve got pee, don’t squat like a bitch — stand up like real male and mark your territory! This chihuahua knows how to stand and pee — or does he? PREVIOUSLY ON CHIHUAHUAS:

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The Idiot’s Guide to Smart People: ‘Sports’ (video)

by Chale Knickerbocker September 10, 2014 Cultura
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Do you have a TV? Do you like to drink beer? Good for you, idiot — you have met the minimum requirements for sports fandom. But how do smart people drink and yell at the screen (often at the same time)? Watch and learn. PREVIOUSLY ON IDIOT’S GUIDE:

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La Cucaracha: What’s today’s date on the Aztec Calendar? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 9, 2014 Cartoons
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Breaking: Selena Gomez to sue NSA over nude photos

by María Purísima September 9, 2014 El Now
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(PNS reporting from HOLLYWOOD) Selena Gomez plans to sue the National Security Agency for photographing her naked and publishing the photos on the Internets last week, according to a statement just released by her attorney. “Ms. Gomez was minding her own business, just watching some YouTube videos while she got dressed for a Hollywood function,” […]

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Parking lot foot race: Hipster in thrift store shirt vs OG cholo (video)

by Andalé Mono September 9, 2014 Cultura
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The competition is set for the parking lot behind the bleachers in hot and windy El Monte, East Los, Califas. Can tattooed veterano Rizer put down his mocoso and beat hipster Ben, even if Ben is wearing his magic $3 thrift shore shirt? It’s a thrill-packed race up to the chain link fence and back […]

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Vi Hart makes a tortilla hexaflexagon for a Flex-Mex taco (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE September 9, 2014 Cultura
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YouTube hands-on math star Vi Hart makes a hexaflexagon tortilla for a delicious two-layer Flex-Mex taco. Kids: You CAN try this at home with a flour tortilla, a knife, guac, frijoles, pico de gallo and cheese and a little bit of patience and manual dexterity. Remember that doll that said, “Math is hard”? Forget that […]

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La Cucaracha: The day the (ñews y) satire died (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 8, 2014 Cartoons
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When ‘Joe’ became ‘José’ his life changed forever (NSFW video)

by Barney Asada September 8, 2014 Cultura
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Out-of-work Joe Sullivan was having a hard time finding a job until he decided to change his name to José. You won’t believe what happened next! [NSFW adult language.] PREVIOUSLY ON JOBS:

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How the Minutemen will stop the ‘Latino-ization’ of America (video)

by Lucida Grandé September 8, 2014 El Now
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Thank God for patriots like the Minutemen, who are mobilizing a militia to stop the hordes of refugee children invading our country. These volunteer vigilantes are fighting the fiendish conspiracy which wants to Latino-ize America! The Daily Show’s Michael Che is on the case.

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José-Ariel Cuevas: Sweet Lady Añejo (poem)

by José-Ariel Cuevas September 8, 2014 Cultura
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I stare at my third tumbler full of tequila, looking at it like I did the other two, with reverence at this golden, earth-bound ambrosia, aged a year or more in old whiskey barrels…

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La Cucaracha: ‘The Washington Post’ breaks news from 2003 (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 5, 2014 Cartoons
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