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Since POCHO is in Southern California we have a responsibility to mock Frisco aka “The City” as much as possible. Here’s a classic video that lets typical “Baghdad by the Bay” citizens do it themselves. And believe you me, it’s no day at the beach! ;-) [NSFW adult language.]

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Two brothers working in their dad’s New York City Bodega try to get rich quick by turning the store’s back room into an underground “Bodega Bar” night club for hipsters. Will their plan make enough bank get them out of working at the bodega?

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That awkward moment when an art restorer finds the teeth in an 18th Century Mexican statue of Jesus are human teeth. Y tambien en español: [Mas…]

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sfdiversityAlmost no science fiction and fantasy movies feature protagonists of color — not to mention women of color — but thankfully we have Zoe Saldaña! Check out this study and awful infographic from Lee & Low Books:
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aragonesHere he is, my old amigo, comics legend Sergio Aragones, at SDCC Sunday.

He is the world’s fastest and funniest cartoonist, and a really nice guy! [Mas…]

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You know him from Cannibal and the Headhuters and Thee Midniters: Pochas y pochos, please welcome the singer who is a legend of Chicano Soul, Los Angeles homie Greg Esparza, with the ? and the Mysterians hit, 96 Tears! On Twitter he’s OverSoulMessage.

PREVIOUSLY ON ? AND THE MYSTERIANS: [Mas…]

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Amigo Flavio Morales of Big Vida Entertainment just uploaded this gem to Vimeo. Here’s how he describes it:

[Oct. 2, 2000] Lalo Alcaraz interview supporting his projects and video from the ILLEGAL intern 10 year anniversary from the El Rey Theatre part of La Banda Elastica’s concert series Las Noches del Dragon.


We don’t know why this video is called Mexican Elephant, or why the commentary is in Hebrew, since we think this footage was shot in Thailand. Nevertheless, we agree with the announcer: Shabbat Shalom! !שַׁבָּת שָׁלוֹם

Do it right or don’t do it at all! How to throw a pie in the face

by N. ESE June 4, 2014 Cultura
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The act of throwing a pie in someone’s face is not a mission to be undertaken lightly, and it’s a mission we certainly do not recommend, advocate nor encourage, according to our attorneys. A poorly thought-out pieing plan can backfire, leaving the pie thrower to deal with unintended consequences (see video, above.) Helpful, illustrated hypertext pie […]

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Watch: ‘Dragons Love Tacos’ (Doh! Well of course they do!)

by MOSCA MEXICAN June 2, 2014 Cultura
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Seriously. Dragons Love Tacos. They love chicken tacos, beef tacos, great big tacos, and teeny tiny tacos. We wanted to make sure you knew, if you didn’t already. Here’s the bestseller read by Daniel Perrine from the band All My Sins Remembered:

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UFO/OVNI buzzes Fajardo, PR on Cinco de Mayo (video)

by ROD ESTERLING May 13, 2014 El Now
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A security camera in Fajardo, PR (eastern tip of the island) has captured an OVNI/UFO zipping up, up and away, exactly as an eyewitness reported to PuertoRicoUFOs.com:

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Watch: Surfing ‘Mexican-Americans’ mashup (Cheech and Chong)

by Soy Capitan May 7, 2014 Cultura
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Stunning Hawaii footage of Mexican-American surfer Kai Mana gets mashed up with Cheech and Chong’s song Mexican-Americans and it’s a video win. PREVIOUSLY ON SURF MUSIC:

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Legend La India Maria returns as ‘La Hija de Moctezuma’ (trailer)

by Moctezuma Cortés May 6, 2014 Cultura
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ESPANOL: La India María debe encontrar a toda costa en lo recóndito de una montaña, El Mágico Espejo Negro de Tezcatlipoca, pues el espíritu de su bisabuelo Moctezuma Xocoyotzin así lo ha ordenado para evitar la destrucción de México. Alonso, un atractivo arqueólogo español, Bianchi, un tramposo busca-tesoros y Brígida Troncoso — una ambiciosa gobernadora, […]

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Watch: ‘Tiny Hamsters Eating Tiny Burritos’ [You're welcome]

by Chale Knickerbocker April 30, 2014 Cultura
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This short video features tiny hamsters eating tiny burritos. You’re welcome.

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Mom feeds baby salsa to mooch burgers (photos, video)

by Especial Correspondents April 14, 2014 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from RANCHO POCHO ESTATES) In a shocking file uploaded to the Internets last week, a mom in suburban Southern California has been captured on video feeding her baby hot salsa in a baby bottle in order to pay for her husband’s “picante burger” habit. In the video, a spicy burger pusher known only […]

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Write, shoot, draw for POCHO and become rich and famous*

by Chale Knickerbocker April 9, 2014 Corporate
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You could be rich and famous* That’s right — you sitting there in your PJs, bunny slippers and Frida Kahlo unibrow. After all, you know better than other people on the Internets, and if you’re so smart, why aren’t you rich? Donut despair! You can turn your Aztlan acumen into fame y fortune in a […]

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‘OVNI gigante’ buzzes Medellin, Colombia (video)

by ROD ESTERLING April 8, 2014 Doomsday Countdown
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A star-shaped OVNI/UFO outlined with glowing lights was captured on video as it flew over Medellin, Colombia in February. “They’ve come to get us,” say the witness as they laugh. PREVIOUSLY ON COLOMBIA:

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One easy trick shows Mexicans you’re not ‘white’ (video)

by Barney Asada April 3, 2014 Cultura
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Good news for gueros! One easy trick can prove you’re Mexicano, not a culero. [For audio, click on the icon in the top left of the image.] PREVIOUSLY ON LOOKING MEXICAN:

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Video: Sometimes you fight the bull; sometimes, the bull…

by Barney Asada April 2, 2014 Cultura
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You never know what’s going to happen when you get into a ring with an angry, two-tun bull.

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Rare color footage from the 1940s: Frida Kahlo dances (video)

by Verdana Bold March 12, 2014 Cultura
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Although Frida Kahlo was seriously injured in a traffic accident as teenager, she never let her physical challenges hold her back. “I was born a bitch. I was born a painter,” she said. In this recently-discovered color footage, most likely from the 1940s, the artist revealed herself as a provocative dancer — with a signature […]

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Can you dance like a Mexican? Here’s how! (video)

by MOON GUAC March 10, 2014 Cultura
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California cultural ambassador Joseph Alvarado wants you to learn How To Dance Like A Mexican. PREVIOUSLY ON DANCE:

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Damn werewolves! Brazilian city sets 9PM curfew (video)

by ROD ESTERLING March 4, 2014 El Now
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The Brazilian city of Sao Goncalo dos Campos, in the Metropolitan Region of Feira de Santana, set 9 PM curfew last month. Damn werewolves. Skeptophilia writes: Even the government officials are taking it seriously. Apparently, for the last two weeks there’s been a curfew in the town; no one is to be outside after 9 […]

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Paco De Lucia: ‘Tico Tico’ (video)

by MOON GUAC February 27, 2014 Cultura
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Famed Spanish flamenco guitarist Paco De Lucia just shreds in this version of the classic Tico Tico. RIP.

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Everything is possible ‘En Tus Brazos’ (video)

by Verdana Bold February 27, 2014 Cartoons
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He was El Rey de Tango until the tragic accident. Will he ever dance again?

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