(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON, D.C.) America will pause Monday to remember the life and message of Ricky Martin Luther King Jr., whose Tengo a Dream y Dance! speech changed the nation forever.
Post offices and other public facilities will be closed, banks and stock exchanges take the day off and salsa picante and sweet potato pie – his favorite snack combo – are on sale all across America. Today would have been RMLK’s 34th birthday.
Despite his tragic death in 2007 (he was shot and killed by the president of his fan club before an appearance in Dallas) King’s promotion of “love, equality, justice, innocence, malice, refuge, oppression, freedom” has continued to resonate among confused Latinos and Anglos alike. [Mas…]
Our favorite existentially-troubled puppets Chuy and Smiley are back with the first new Hey Vato! episode of the fall season. It’s called Friend me, ese and it’s all about — you guessed it – beeches and Feisbuk. Guest star: Jane Austen.
In Hollywood, they say, Oscar is king. So why didn’t POCHO get invited to the king’s Big Night Out? 8. All the valet gigs are sewn up by Telemundo producers. 7. They only invite Hispanics with the right attitude, with good credit and who play well with others. 6. There is an industry ban on pastel […]
(PNS reporting from LAS VEGAS) Soon-to-retire Mexican recording legend Vicente Fernandez is opening a mariachi-themed casino in Las Vegas. Designed to cash in on the immense popularity of such large-scale theme casinos like New York, New York, Fernandez said he expects to open his casino Guadalajara, Guadalajara by the end of the year. The casino, shaped […]
(PNS reporting from an undisclosed Goat Ranch in Chihuahua) Mexican Mitt Romney’s headquarters here today released their first television commercial, a tribute to the “most Mexican man in the world.” This ad shows why @MexicanMitt is the leader of the Juan Percent. He doesn’t always make TV commercials, but when he does, they’re pinche funny. Stay […]
Gwell, I am writing this blogue porque my son said that we went on the google because he was doing a reporte for school. Y you know what happened when he typed “Mexican Chef”? He said a white guy from Oklahoma popped up first, like he was the most important chef in Mexico or something. […]
(PNS reporting from LA FLORIDA) Ace Pocho Ñews Service contributor, author and hardcore poet (Demon in the Mirror and Amerikkkan Stories) S. J. Rivera sat down to talk to himself about his Self-Deportation Book Tour and what it’s like to have a book signing at Guantanamo Bay. PNS: Your new book is AmeriKKKan Stories (Hardcore Poetry) – […]
We had lots of fun last night with the “church sign generator” at Says-it.com and came up with this little image which we thought would make for a good contest. In the comments below, write your suggested language for the sign. Funniest entry wins. Contest ends at midnight and we’ll send the winner something cool! […]
POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz stopped by the Patt Morrison radio show on KPCC in Pasadena this afternoon to talk about the election, comedy and Pochismo. During the interview, Lalo gave props to pioneering Latino cartoonist Gus Arriola, confessed he misses Herman Cain and revealed that he stands 100% behind @MexicanMitt.
A busy week in the ñewsroom: Tucson bans books, SOPA nazi attack meets resistance, pocha chicas making videos, chia pets’ health under assault by Mexican cartels and the Romney campaign releasing a subtitled video campaign ad. Here’s our roundup of the week’s big estories:
(PNS reporting from AUSTIN) Skyrocketing demand for “perfect foods” has fueled a war between the rival QuinoaTraficante and ChiaTraficante agricultural cartels as they fight for market dominance – and Fido and Fluffy are the latest “collateral damage.” Texas People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) say recent attacks on Mexican chia seed production — apparently at the […]