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Flavio Cianciarullo, AKA Señor Flavio is looking for his Mexican Princess.

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The match doesn’t always end at the bell, because in Lucha Libre, wrestlers never rest.

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elsantoclausEl Santo Claus is just one of many cool images by POCHO amigo El Rey Del Art. Check out El Rey’s Zazzle store for more!

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fridkahlokidKids! Shorties! Juniors! Little mocosos! They’re ours to play with, especially on Halloween, right? [Mas…]

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luchaheadyellowfamilyluchaWhen luchadores go on vacation, their phony masks come off — revealing the real masks underneath. [Mas…]

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If El Santo is having a bad day doesn’t mean you should (video)

by Verdana Bold August 6, 2013 Cultura
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An attack on another is an attack on oneself. El Santo learns his lesson, Jodorowsky style.

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Luchador Peatonito is Mexico City’s ‘Defender of Pedestrians’ (video)

by PATRICIA DANICIA May 31, 2013 Cultura

In Mexico City, a superhero luchador fights for the rights of pedestrians. The Wall Street Journal reports: If you ever get stuck in gridlock at an intersection in this crowded capital city, you can’t expect help from a street cop. But you might try “Peatónito,” the protector of pedestrians who dresses as a Mexican wrestler. […]

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Denver’s Itchy-O marching band — because electric sombreros (videos)

by MOON GUAC May 10, 2013 Cultura
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What am I looking at? What is this noise? It’s just drums. Like — crazy marching band drums. Denver’s Itchy-O? They do have electric sombreros, it is true. And lucha libre masks and space mariachi outfits. OK then. Are they on Facebook? Show me an explanatory video, like the one that just came out:

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Japanese city council bans masked councilman ‘Skull Reaper A-Ji’

by DAPHNE STRASSMAN March 18, 2013 Cultura
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A storm is percolating in the southern Japanese city of Oita, where a politician a la Santo Enmascarado refuses to take off his luchador mask in order to attend city council meetings. The council members are prohibiting newly-elected Skull Reaper A-Ji from participating in city business unless he is unmasked. Reaper A-Ji refuses to give […]

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Valentine passions run hot in ‘Aztec Gold Dating Game’ (video)

by Victor Payan February 14, 2013 Cultura
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Passions run hot in the lucharrific Aztec Gold Dating Game featuring the Glorious Gabacho, Gabe “The Babe” and filmmaker Erik Bosse; all three are vying to be the valentine of a smoldering San Antonio señorita. [Aztec Gold Dating Game by me, Victor Payan.]

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A nerd visits Mexico City, and it’s ‘El Tonto vs El solar’ (video)

by RICHIE FAMOS December 28, 2012 Cultura
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In ¡El Tonto! a socially-challenged vacationer in Mexico City strikes up an unlikely friendship with lucha libre star El Solar.

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When the world turns crazy, luchadors turn pro ‘Muy Macho’ (video)

by CISCO YBERRA September 29, 2012 Cultura
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Muy Macho tells the tale of a put-upon, alcoholic gardener who finds out he comes from a long line of luchador-masked superheroes. When he ingests his pinche foul-mouthed abuela’s homemade remedio, he becomes a nine-foot tall wall of rippling Mexican crime-fighting muscle. (Totally NSFW language.) By special arrangement with writer and director Kevin Beauchamp.

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Guacamelee: Your future interdimensional Canadian luchador hero

by Victor Payan September 25, 2012 Cultura
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POCHO has seen the future of downloadable interdimensional Canadian lucha libre videogames, and its name is Guacamelee! Just tell us what dimension we need to go to and what border we need to cross, and we will do it! Until Canuckian gamesters Drinkbox Studios release this title, we are on permanent Guacamelee watch!

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My summer vaycaycay by Peligrozo Azul (photos)

by GRETEL ADAMS September 12, 2012 Cultura
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He’s dangerous. He’s blue. He’s plush luchador Peligrozo Azul by artist Dennise  Rodriguez and he had a very cool summer. Here are his photos.

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‘Lucha!’ the video: One scene, 19 seconds, big ending

by Comic Saenz August 28, 2012 Cartoons
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LUCHA!: Nineteen-second cartoon — one scene with a shocking ending.

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You’ve got to ask yourself one question: Do you ‘feel locky’? (video)

by Comic Saenz August 6, 2012 Cartoons
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Se hacen llaves (Feeling locky): After a long day at work, Misifús Godínez just wants to go home and rest. Nevertheless, a broken key and a peculiar locksmith will stand in the way for peace. (Después de un largo día de trabajo, Misifús Godínez solo quiere llegar a su casa a descansar. Sin embargo, no […]

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Ñewsweek: Ostriches attack, burritos offend and chickens go gay

by Comic Saenz August 5, 2012 El Now
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It was an ordinary day in an ordinary Mexican convenience store and recorded in grainy black and white by an ordinary surveillance video camera. And then the masked luchador entered – with a posse of ostriches. This POCHO ñewsweek featured the Florida burritos with offensive names, chicken culture war hawk Col. Sanders’s statement on gay […]

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