While folks in pocholandia fall hotly on both sides of the Thanksgiving debate, one thing is agreed upon: Charlie Brown holiday specials rock! What many people don’t know, however, is that animator Bill Melendez, producer of the classic Peanuts animated specials, (including A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving) was born in Hermosillo, Mexico, and his real name was José Cuauhtémoc Meléndez. He also provided the voice for everybody’s favorite beagle, El Esnoopy, and his avian pal Woodstock.
Melendez started out as an animator for Disney in the 1930s, working on such classics as Fantasia, Pinocchio and Bambi. He met Charles Schulz while working on a Ford Falcon commercial that was using the Peanuts characters, and the rest is history. Through his animation company, he produced scores of Peanuts specials and won eight Emmys and a Peabody. [Mas…]
Hey Vato’s Chuy, Smiley and the poet John Keats return to discuss the meaning of football, the love of Raider Nation and this pinche life in Bless Us Al Davis.
Face it, pochos, money can’t buy you love. But respect — R-E-S-P-E-C-T — well, that can go a long way towards letting your love light shine.
And that’s why we want to remind you once again of a very special opportunity to earn the respect of your peers, street cred in your neighborhood and, possibly, the approbation of total strangers from all across the InterT00bZ, if not actual cash.
All you need to do is to send POCHO your dreams and nightmares for distribution on the World Wide Web — for the greater good of humanity.
Send original photos, videos, cartoons, illustrations, short stories and ñews that will amuse, titillate and elevate America.
Is that so much to ask? Srsly. These recent gems all came from “regular” folks just like you: [Mas…]
The animated bong-burning homeboys (plus friends like animated Willie Nelson and animated Whoopie Goldberg) blaze a blunt for freedom in the Cheech and Chong Anthem (Weed Are the World). Who else can you spot in the video?
She doesn’t like the crap he’s pulling and she tells him so, but is he listening? He visualizes a cartoon story board. [NSFW dirty audio in Castillian Spanish.]