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It’s OK to say the M word: Mexican.

Recent coverage of a new exhibit at a Texas museum — with headlines like “The Texas Rangers Killed Hundreds of Hispanic Americans During the Mexican Revolution(screen capture above) and “Texas Finally Acknowledges Rangers Killed Hundreds of Latinos,” — is not only historically incorrect but a dangerous attempt to sanitize history.

Just say Mexican, like this Houston Chronicle headline: EXHIBIT TO SHED LIGHT ON MEXICAN-AMERICAN MURDERS. It’s easy. [Mas…]


In Mundo Latino, Kianna Gonzalez mashes up footage from Speedy Gonzales, “passionate” telenovelas, viral Internet videos, and sexy TV weather chicas. The resulting montage does not paint a pretty picture of how Latinos are portrayed in the media. Great little video, though! :-)

trumpshairForgive me for the very long message, but oh, you did allow me a lot of room.

Saw the little cartoon you burritos did calling Trump a nazi. All the rubbish aside, it isn't even slightly funny, or amusing, or witty. Just on the strength of the cartoon, you're obviously idiots. But you're also crackpots, and slanderers. And you're really inane and trite too, since it takes about one brain cell to quack that someone's a nazi, and people do it so often, being idiots like yourselves, that it's so unbelievably unoriginal, and pathetic. But that aside, you would have to be absolute scum to call someone a nazi as an insult. Especially someone who has a Jewish daughter. i mean you'd have to be an imbecile, and someone without shame, but also a real scumbag. And your loathsome, cretinous insults are one thing, but it is slander. Slander unless you can prove it. Now if you're going to call someone a nazi, then prove it - because that's what people with some sense of honor do when they make a serious and profoundly negative accusation against someone, they prove it (or they withdraw it). [Mas…]

vanessahatSan Antonio sensation Vanessa Del Fierro is the alt.mariachi chingona behind Las Coronelas, whose mega-viral David Bowie cover almost blew up POCHO’s servers this week.

Vanessa also stars as an immigrant-smuggling coyote in a new video for her original composition Mexican Train. It’s a love song; too bad she’s in love with the wrong vato. Extra firme oldies points for the doo-wop backup girls, the triplets feel, and the tubular bells. [Mas…]

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4992148.jpgSan Antonio’s Vanessa Del Fierro has a boyfriend. Maybe you’ve heard of him — Mi Novio, Pancho Villa. Together, they’re fighting for immigrants and their families, and in this video, manage to assimilate a white wing elote-haired GOP presidential wannabe — Donald something. VIOLENCE TRIGGER WARNING: There are piñatas involved.

But enough about Pancho. Who is Vanessa? From her bio: [Mas…]


Gentle Cabrones:

After more than two years of plugging this again and again, the day has finally arrived: Bordertown is debuting THIS SUNDAY, January 3, on FOX at 9:30 PM (8:30 PM Central) and will be on every Sunday afterward (and on Hulu, too)!

If you’ve been living inside Donald Trump’s culo all this time, a recap: Bordertown is an animated show created by Mark Hentemann that deals with neighboring Mexican and white families who live in the fictional border town of Mexifornia. [Mas…]

Merry Christmas from POCHO

by José Canusí December 25, 2015 Cartoons
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Let’s build a Mexican border wall with confiscated weed (video)

by NO MUNCHIES December 21, 2015 Cultura
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All your weed are belong to us, OK? So let’s put that pot to good use by building a Mexican border wall made of the 17,000,000 pounds of marijuana confiscated by the Border Patrol! LiveLeaker Clark Griswold explains the video from The Center for Investigative Reporting:

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Donald Trump scores two awesome new fanboys (photo, GIF)

by Gabacho Borracho December 18, 2015 Cartoons

When we shared this ^^^^^ UNIVISION headline on POCHO’s Facebook  — revealing Donald Trump’s incredibly famous new fan, Vladimir Putin — one FB pocha wondered who could possibly top Putin. “Could it be … SATAN?” she asked. Pretty good guess:

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Alejandro González Iñárritu: ‘No human being is illegal’ (video)

by Lucida Grandé November 10, 2015 Cultura
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OSCAR winner Alejandro González Iñárritu spoke to an audience at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Sunday night. No human being, he told them, is illegal. Here’s the transcript:

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Taco Tuesday Motown munchies? Visit Southwest Detroit (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN November 3, 2015 Cultura
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In Southwest Detroit, a good lonchera isn’t hard to find. It’s taco Tuesday, Motown gente. Where are you headed for lunch? PREVIOUSLY IN DETROIT: Lalo Alcaraz’ Big Fat Mexican Detroit Weekend

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Lalo Alcaraz: My Excellent Texalent ‘Bordertown’ Adventure (photos)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 21, 2015 Cultura
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(TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20 2015 – TEXAS, USA) I’m “on tour” in South Texas, down along the border, screening episodes of the animated series Bordertown, which debuts next year on FOX. It’s exotic! The indigenous cuisine served ^^^ at the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, in McAllen, is like nothing I’ve previously encountered – it’s “quirky.” And […]

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Amazeballs! Golf ball-sized hail pounds border town Juarez (video)

by ZORRO MULDER October 9, 2015 El Now
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“First time I see something like this in my town,” LiveLeak member MoparFreak writes. “Broke a lot of windshields and caused damage to houses and businesses; only happened in a part of the city. It’s not a regular event. A lot of people panicked about this. First upload. I recorded this myself at work. Had […]

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La Cucaracha: Explorers found a ‘Nazi Gold Train’ (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 23, 2015 Cartoons
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Anime Music Video: Donald Trump Will Make America Great Again

by Soy Capitan September 17, 2015 Cartoons
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When the world goes insane, the insane turn pro. Donald Trump will make America great again!

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Lalo Alcaraz: My Big Fat Mexican Detroit Weekend (photos)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 16, 2015 Cultura
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I spent several days in Detroit this weekend with the UNITY Diversity in Journalism group, bringing our perspective as journalists of color to two vibrant local communities. We had a panel at the gorgeous Arab American National Museum in Dearborn, and discussed the situation of Arab American media portrayals from our varied panelists. At the […]

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Clip y Save: Fall screenings of ‘Bordertown,’ maybe near you *UPDATED

by Gustavo Arellano September 8, 2015 Cartoons
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If you follow POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz and me, POCHO Associate Naranjero Gustavo Arellano, you know that we’ve been shamelessly promoting the upcoming FOX animated cartoon, Bordertown. In case you’re just some random Googler who stumbled across this page, here’s the synopsis: BORDERTOWN satirizes life on the U.S.-Mexico border — la migra, changing demographics, religion, […]

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La Cucaracha: Dr. Ben Carson wants drones to bomb the border (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 3, 2015 Cartoons
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First-generation Felipa was born ‘North of the Border’ (#TBT 1970 video)

by Verdana Bold September 3, 2015 Cultura
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First-generation Texas-born Filipa wants to be teacher, and she gets some early experience when she helps her uncle learn English so he can obtain a driver’s license for a new job. The documentary short Felipa: North of the Border is from 1970 and aired on CBS.

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La Cucaracha: Paying for Donald Trump’s border wall (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 1, 2015 Cartoons
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Based on a true story: The adventures of ‘El Coyote’ [NSFW]

by Comic Saenz August 28, 2015 Cartoons
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Every day, twice a day, Monday through Friday for six months, the coyote (or human smuggler) concealed and transported migrants across the border from Mexico to Los Estados Unidos. El Coyote — based on a true story — has some NSFW words in Spanish and English. There’s lots more about filmmaker Javier Barboza and the […]

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I’m Donald Trump and I approved this hateful message (toon)

by JUNCO CANCHÉ August 28, 2015 Cartoons
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This toon originally appeared in the San Diego Free Press. Gracias!

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