Estar Guars Episode VII: Despierta, Ay Pan (toon)

by GALAC TICO December 5, 2014 Cartoons
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Bobby Gomez gets ‘El Tux’ and now he’s a sexy chambelan (videos)

by Verdana Bold December 5, 2014 Cultura
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Chubby Bobby Gomez gets invited to a quinceañera as a chambelan, but he can’t find a tuxedo that fits. Dad drags out the outfit he wore when he got married in 1972 and El Tux turns out to be a blessing in disguise. As long as we’re talking quinceañera and chambelans, here’s maybe the greatest […]

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Has your Baby Jesus lost his head? The doctor is in! (audio)

by Especial Correspondents December 5, 2014 Audio
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In the Plaza Mexico shopping center in the working class Los Angeles suburb of Lynwood, a specialty store advertises “Vestimos y Reparamos Niños Dioses.” The dresser and doctor, Cuban-American Concepcion “Connie” Rivero, told her story to KPCC’s Adolfo Guzman-Lopez:

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La Cucaracha/The Boondocks: Obama can has the sadz? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 4, 2014 Cartoons
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@LaloAlcaraz fights for Truth, Justice y la Vida Pocha (video)

by Comic Saenz December 4, 2014 Cartoons
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Fusion’s Pedro Andrade talked to POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz about fighting for racial justice, and Lalo spilled the beans.

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Estar Guars: Despierta, no fue penal (toon)

by GALAC TICO December 4, 2014 Cartoons
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Ask A Mexican: Why should we care about Ferguson? (NSFW video)

by Comic Saenz December 4, 2014 Cultura
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Gustavo ¡Ask A Mexican! Arellano recalls America’s history of police brutality against people of color in his latest video: Why Mexicans Should Care About Michael Brown and Ferguson. The author and editor (OC Weekly) reprises a 2007 toon from POCHO Jefe Lalo Alcaraz to prove his point. One additional pregunta, though: Is Gustavo’s hoodie fashion […]

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Star Wars: ‘The Force Awakens/El Despertar de la Fuerza’ (video)

by OBI JUAN COYOTE December 3, 2014 Cultura
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Beware of El Lado Oscuro! PREVIOUSLY ON STAR WARS:

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Let me tell you all the reasons I really, really hate Christmas

by María Purísima December 3, 2014 Cultura
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I’m so sick of Christmas and December isn’t even a week old! Every year it’s the same crap over and over again. I mean, I wasn’t even finished pretending not to eat Halloween candy before people started playing that Christmas music — don’t even get me started on the music! It’s like, let’s take a […]

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In Australia, they make burritos with baby bats (video)

by Lucida Grandé December 3, 2014 Cultura
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These little guys are way cuter than we expected, but we have a question. In Australia, where the drains swirl backwards, do these bats sleep upside down or right side up? PREVIOUSLY ON ANIMAL BURRITOS:

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Ñews y Satire: Only 10¢ a laugh when you donate $50!

by José Canusí December 3, 2014 Corporate
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Can you donate $20 or $50 so we can make more Ñews y Satire? MR. POCHO SAYS ¡GRACIAS! We like making POCHO for you every day, but it takes money. Can you help? POCHO has no big backers, no mega investors, no brand-name “sponsors.” That’s deliberate.  We get the cash we need from you, our loyal […]

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La Cucaracha/The Beandocks: Texting with President Obama (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 2, 2014 Cartoons
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Is this the best video about gentrification in Los Angeles ever?

by MOSCA MEXICAN December 2, 2014 Cultura
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Gentrification plus tacos in trendy Silver Lake (East of Hollywood) means Tacotrification: The project, which I am involved in, collarborates with a PHD student King’s College London is about gentrification in Silver Lake, Los Angeles. In the first term, my group, Michelle, Wenqing, Ferdinand and I, had discussion with Juliet, PHD student about her project. […]

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RATM’s Tom Morello: ‘Marching On Ferguson’ (NSFW audio)

by Soy Capitan December 2, 2014 Audio
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Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine) writes: I’ve witnessed countless incidents of racially motivated police brutality in my lifetime and it’s time to say ‘Enough!’ in the name of all those wrongfully killed and abused. For all the courageous men and women raising their voices against injustice in ‪#‎Ferguson‬, and beyond, give ‘em hell. This […]

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Magic mushroom tea time in San Jose Pacifico, Oaxaca, Mexico (videos)

by Andalé Mono December 2, 2014 Cultura
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In San Jose Pacifico, Oaxaca, Mexico, you can take tea and see. Magic mushroom tea, that is; psilocybin. [NSFW adult language and (legal) drug use.]

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La Cucaracha: Washington is back to the same old thing (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 1, 2014 Cartoons
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Prosecutor says ‘spirit of Porfirio Diaz’ guided Ferguson grand jury

by PROFESSOR EQUIS December 1, 2014 El Now
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(PNS reporting from FERGUSON, MO) St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert P. McCulloch credits the ghost of notorious 19th Century Mexican dictator Porfirio Diaz with the legal theory that there was insufficient evidence to prosecute killer cop Darren Wilson. In an interview with PNS Sunday, McCulloch said the ghost of Diaz visited him in a dream […]

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A jade stone Zapotec Aztec Mayan skull whistle sounds like this (video)

by EDUARDO BURRO December 1, 2014 Cultura
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Musician Xavier Quijas Yxayotl blows a “death whistle” made from jade stone (Silvato de la Muerte hecho en Jade). A death whistle? Huh? Via the Oregon Flute store:

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NorCal school hires private dick, expels 7-year-old Latina *UPDATED

by Lalo Alcaraz November 28, 2014 El Now
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* UPDATE: School officials in Orinda have reversed their decision, according to the ContraCosta Times.   ******** In the true spirit of the season, the Orinda, California School Board has gone after the most egregious criminal in their school. How did the Northern California district know this 7-year-old chica (screen cap from Merky News) was a law […]

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La Cucaracha’s characters are thankful, tambien (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 28, 2014 Cartoons
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The Fung Brothers hope you had a ‘Happy Asian Thanksgiving’ (video)

by WONG GUEY November 28, 2014 Cultura
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American children of immigrants are all the same when it comes to dealing with Thanksgiving. Y digamos: “Amén​​.”

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Pocho Ocho top tips for surviving Black Friday

by Especial Correspondents November 28, 2014 Cultura
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It’s brutal out there, pochos — it’s cut or be cut to save $20 on an iPhone 6 — and that’s why we’ve compiled the Pocho Ocho best ways to survive Black Friday: 8. In the event store security confiscates your Mace®, pick up some Aqua Net™ on Aisle 3. 7. Shoppers who carry their own […]

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