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bigfifalogoWhen American Latinos watch Spanish-langugage FIFA broadcasts from Brazil, some are shocked by the casual use of words like “greña” and “moreno” that would be considered offensive in the U.S. This report from Public Radio International explores the controversy:

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univisiondebate(PNS reporting from EAST LOS) Texas State Senator Dan Patrick, a Republican Lieutenant Governor wannabe, was named Pendejo of the Month Wednesday by the American Pochismo Institute (API.) The award followed his Univision debate Tuesday with San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro (photo.)

API’s designation, which is usually not revealed until the end of the month, was awarded Wednesday to Patrick for actions “Above And Beyond the Call of Douchery” after Patrick sent this Tweet Tuesday evening about how much he loves “Hispanics:” [Mas…]


Telemundo says it knows the secret to attracting the Millennial generation — so advertisers and marketeers can sell more product. (Spoiler: The secret word is 3BALL MTY.) What do you think? Is this video about you?

But wait! What does Univision have to say? [Mas…]


When Hell is full, the dead will walk the earth — ¡Los Walking Dead! — on Univsion!

twocastersIt’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 in the July ratings wars with the most viewers under 50, the first time a Spanish-language network topped the charts. [Mas…]

Many have you have written in and asked about Elise Roedenbeck’s MiJA WEEKLY video series and why it disappeared.

We have good news and bad news. Bad news first: There will be no more MiJA WEEKLY.

The good news? Important people in the Network Television World were so taken with Elise and MiJA WEEKLY that they stole her away from us and moved her to Miami where she is joining the new ABC/Univision TV network FUSION.

Felicidades to our hermana Elise and “break a leg” as we say in eshow business.


And now a word from POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz! Entendiendo la ‘Pocho’ life en los USA it says on the Univision site:

LOS ÁNGELES, California – Laughing about life’s problems is an approach many Latinos can vow to embracing as a method of dealing with difficulties.

That is why Mexican-American award-winning cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz uses this methodology in his work. As author of the first politically themed Latino daily comic strip, La Cucaracha, he has created one of the most controversial strips for his satirical content on Latinos in the United States. [Mas…]

You’re so Hispanic, you probably think this video is about you

by YOLO BONO November 14, 2012 Cultura
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Univision thinks this is the New American Reality. Is it your reality?

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Your Mitt Romney Spanish TV bronzer makeup tutorial (video)

by Verdana Bold October 26, 2012 Cultura
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It’s not easy being brown, as Mitt Romney’s Univision appearance demonstrated. Here’s the right way to get brown with la gente. Attention white people: This is a super idea for that special hot date not to mention Halloween!

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Ñewsweek: Romney el moreno; no photo, no voto; santo monkey

by Comic Saenz September 23, 2012 El Now
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POCHO’s ñewsweek was all about the Mittster as the GOP wannabe wished he were a puro Latino, dissed half of America and looked mysteriously moreno on a Univision appearance. But wait, there’s more! Sarah Silverman explained how the GOP is trying to keep you from voting, Latinas have racist vaginas, and that new monkey species […]

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Mitt Romney In Living Color (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 20, 2012 Cartoons
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@MexicanMitt: Corrected subtitles for my Univision appearance

by MEXICAN MITT ROMNEY September 20, 2012 El Now
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Those vendidos at Univision‘s Espanish subtitling department are lying Cubanos and they hate Mexicans like me. That is the ONLY EXPLANATION I have for the way they translated my remarks for my Espanish-speaking friends. Here is what I really said: So-called transcript: But the truth is as you know my dad was born of American […]

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Pocho Ocho reasons Romney appeared so ‘dark’ on Univision

by Especial Correspondents September 20, 2012 El Now
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The Internets are buzzing with questions about about Gov. Mitt Romney’s appearance on last night’s Univision forum live from Miami. Digerati are confused about what he said AND how he looked. POCHO’s Campaign Team 2012 was online all night handling their news sources to find the Pocho Ocho reasons the candidate looked so dark-skinned: 8. […]

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The Mitt Romney is on Univisión’s hot seat drinking game

by María Purísima September 19, 2012 El Now
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GOP Presidential nominee Gov. Mitt Romney will be in the hot seat on Univisión at 7PM PDT tonight. Anchors Jorge Ramos and María Elena Salinas will ask him questions in Spanish, and Latino wannabe Romney will respond in English. It’s an ideal time to bust out your Arpaio Viejo™ Tequila for a drinking game! Every […]

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Univision interviews a white guy and he’s happy to be there

by Barney Asada March 5, 2012 Cultura
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White guy Billy Kimball gives Enrique Santos the “white” perspective on iLatino issues like dancing and citizenship, and clarifies a few details about early white immigrants, such as their dealings with documentation. But we have to ask: “Does Billy Kimball have a zucchini in his trousers or is he just happy to see Enrique?”

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