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yanet-garciaTelevisa Monterrey Meteorologist Yanet Garcia has become an online sensation. Her June 20 weather forecast is all over the Internets — over half a million views on YouTube.

The video, with the catchy title of Yanet Garcia y El Pronostico Del Tiempo 20-Jun-2015 Full HD, has even attracted the attention of high brow publications like the NY Daily News: [Mas…]

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Experience Valentine’s Day with Elise Roedenbeck (AKA @Buttronica on the Twitter) in this 2013 episode of Mija Weekly! Fall in love all over again with drones, skimpy outfits, GOP immigrant-haters and learn the true meaning of Valentine’s Day. And, says Elise, try not to go into a diabetic coma.


In the final decade of the 20th Century Public Enemy‘s epic By the Time I Get to Arizona spotlighted the Hate State of Arizona’s failure to implement the Martin Luther King Day holiday.

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(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 are taking the day off and salsa picante and sweet potato pie – his favorite snack combo – will go on sale all across America. Monday would have been RMLK’s 39th 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 for confused African-Americans, Latinos, Afro-Latinos and Anglos alike. [Mas…]

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Cheering throngs in the Mexican city of Leon, Guanajuato, set a new Guinness world record Saturday as 4,334 simultaneous “geysers” erupted, caused by combining Mentos breath mints with Diet Coke. The previous record was 2,865 diurnal emissions, set in the Philippines.


Is this the real life, is this just fantasy? On Facebook, you never know.

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Mexican TV’s Sandra Corcuera stays cool after live ‘nip slip’ (video)

by Verdana Bold June 2, 2014 Cultura
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Gravity happens, and Sandra Corcuera is totally cool with that. PREVIOUSLY ON TV TITTIES:

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Hey, News Channel 8 dude: Where is the REAL news? (video)

by ROD ESTERLING May 21, 2014 Cultura
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On News Channel 8, right before the 5-Day Forecast, there was an impassioned plea for real news. Not that fake news about Miley Cyrus. Or Ñews. Call it an exploration of the through-the-looking-glass world of media making media mocking media, where everything you know is wrong. There’s a signpost up ahead, in the POCHO Zone. […]

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Florida TV reporter photobombed by unicorn in a tutu (video)

by ROD ESTERLING April 14, 2014 Cultura
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David Williams, reporting for Good Morning Jacksonville on WLTV First Coast News, got to share the screen with one of Mother Nature’s most exotic tropical creatures, the Florida tutu-wearing unicorn. Jax the unicorn (photo, below) has her own Facebook page:

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Melania Benítez hasn’t cut her hair for 20 years (video)

by Especial Correspondents February 25, 2014 Cultura
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Melania Benítez hasn’t cut her hair for 20 years and now it’s eight feet long! Telemundo: La joven hace 20 años que no se lo corta porque dice que una vez que se lo cortó se arrepintió porque según dice no le quedaba bien y desde entonces optó por dejárselo crecer. PREVIOUSLY ON HAIR::

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Classic Elise @Buttronica Roedenbeck: ‘Mija Weekly Valentine’ (video)

by Comic Saenz February 14, 2014 Cultura
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It’s Valentine’s Day with Elise Roedenbeck (AKA @Buttronica on the Twitter) in this 2013 episode of Mija Weekly! Fall in love all over again with drones, skimpy outfits, GOP immigrant-haters and learn the true meaning of Valentine’s Day. And, says Elise, try not to go into a diabetic coma. Where is Elise now, you ask?

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POCHO History 101: Public Enemy, Arizona, MLK Day (video)

by Soy Capitan January 20, 2014 Cultura
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Twenty-one years ago Public Enemy‘s epic By the Time I Get to Arizona spotlighted the Hate State of Arizona’s failure to implement the Martin Luther King Day holiday.

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America to pause Monday for Ricky Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2014

by Comic Saenz January 17, 2014 Cultura
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(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 – […]

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From Texas: ‘Give me six tacos or I’ll kill you with a sword!’

by MOSCA MEXICAN December 11, 2013 El Now
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A 28-year-old San Antonio, TX man is the can after threatening a waitress with a sword in an attempt to scare her into giving up a half dozen tacos, which Wikipedia describes as “a traditional Mexican dish composed of a corn or wheat tortilla folded or rolled around a filling.” “Mr. [Adam] Kramer was yelling […]

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From Venuezuela: Труп чупакабры в Венесуэле (chupacabra video)

by Comic Saenz October 8, 2013 Doomsday Countdown
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Hey! I took Russki in college. Труп чупакабры в Венесуэле means “corpse of a chupacabra [found] in Venezuela.” Poor Venezuela. Ever since Commandante Hugo Chavez died, his chosen successor Nicolas Maduro has had to cope with a series of Yanqui plots that are screwing up the economy in his socialist paradise. First came the toilet […]

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Pocho Ocho ways to tell you’re watching ‘Latino ñews’

by Especial Correspondents July 24, 2013 Cultura
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It’s no surprise to us Pochodores — it’s why we started POCHO.COM: Actual research reveals more and more U.S. Latinos are getting their ñews in Ingles — ñews from respected journalists like brothers Jorge Cooper-Ramos (right), and Anderson Ramos-Cooper (left.) OK, sometimes Latinos get their ñews from Gustavo Almadovar live in the O.C., but not lately. Meanwhile, Univision is leading […]

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Elise Roedenbeck’s ‘MiJA Weekly’ breaks the ñews 03.04.13 (video)

by Elise Roedenbeck March 4, 2013 El Now
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Hey there, Pochos! This week on MiJA I totally don’t pole dance, Obama isn’t a dork, and the Gang of Eight don’t mix well with vinegar. Also, Kim Jung Un has one black friend. Don’t make me unleash my powers of brujería! Leave your comments and questions below. Previously on MiJA Weekly….

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Elise Roedenbeck’s ‘Mija Weekly’ breaks the ñews 02.18.13 (video)

by Elise Roedenbeck February 18, 2013 El Now
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Happy Presidents Day from Mija Weekly! This week: the State of the Union is doomed! Also, I say adios to el Popa and hello to some ruby red slippers. Last, don’t forget it’s Lent (avoid pork chops and cruise ships.)

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UFO/OVNI sightings over Popocatepetl, Santa Clarita CA (videos)

by ROD ESTERLING February 14, 2013 Doomsday Countdown
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The UFO/OVNI sightings of bright lights flying into Mexico City’s Popocateptl volcano — the ones authorities said were optical illusions last time around — have shown up on TV news again. And peep this video of what appears to be the Mothership flying over Santa Clarita, northwest of Los Angeles:

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Ñewsweek: Elise Roedenbeck’s ‘Mija Weekly’ 02.11.13 (video)

by Elise Roedenbeck February 11, 2013 El Now
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It’s Valentine’s Day on Mija Weekly! Fall in love with drones, skimpy outfits, and learn the true meaning of Valentine’s Day. Try not to go into a diabetic coma.

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Elise Roedenbeck’s ‘Mija Weekly’ breaks the ñews 02.04.13 (video)

by Elise Roedenbeck February 4, 2013 El Now
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This week on Mija Weekly I discuss immigration and la ganga de ocho, Obama’s love of skeet, and I celebrate Black History Month Peruvian style — all while battling the flu! Don’t forget to leave me your comments below; I promise I’m not contagious. PREVIOUSLY ON MIJA WEEKLY…

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Elise Roedenbeck’s ‘Mija Weekly’ breaks the ñews 1/28 (video)

by Elise Roedenbeck January 28, 2013 El Now
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In the second installment of Mija Weekly ñews wrap I discuss lip-synching, immigration, my chusma hair dresser and I answer questions from you pochos. Also I don’t drop the F-bomb. Thank you to everyone who watched last week! Don’t forget to leave me your comments below. RELATED: Previously on Mija Weekly…

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