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Slovak champion mountain biker Filip Polc strapped a GoPro camera on his helmet and recorded this insane downhill competition run earlier this month in Taxco, Mexico. Although he only came in second (!) this first-person point-of-view video will thrill you, give you vertigo or leave you shaking your head and asking, “Huh?” Polc won the Taxco competition last year. [VOLUME WARNING: LOTS OF ROAD NOISE.]

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The New York Times got me to admit the truth. I’m a trouble maker:

Lalo Alcaraz uses his nationally syndicated comic strip, “La Cucaracha,” to highlight prejudice, challenge media representations and generally stir up trouble in humorous ways.

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daydeadbreadNicole Presley of Presley’s Pantry shows off her recipe for Day of the Dead Bread (Pan de Muerto), using her sponsor’s Idaho potatoes, of course. [Mas…]

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Productivity in the workplace can suffer when men are confronted by women’s breasts, so here’s some Advice from HR for you gals: Check yourself before you wreck yourself! [Video by Danielle Langlois.]

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My girlfriend, self-admitted vagina owner Sarah Silverman, finds a way to close the wage gap between men and women – with a sex change operation. [TOTALLY NSFW VIDEO.]

If you don’t think a penis transplant is right for you, help working women close the wage gap here.

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It’s the fall football classic — Garfield versus Roosevelt — the East Los high school football rivalry that has lasted generations; David A. Romero supplies the play by play.

Romero goes on a national tour starting next week. Here’s his schedule.

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streetgangsPublic affairs documentary producer Charles Cahill presents Street Gangs: Challenge to Law Enforcement a 1970s training movie digitized from a 16mm film purchased on eBay, according to YouTube uploader GuilfordGhost.

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Familiar images morph into an unexpected sensual landscape of chill sound and shadow in El Contacto, a (music) video from Spanish filmmaker Francisco Montoro.

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Are you just kinda racist? Try new Diet Racism™ (video)

by Verdana Bold September 29, 2014 Cultura
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What’s the deal with this Hispanic Heritage Month? What we need is a White History Month, and our own soft drink! PREVIOUSLY ON RACISM TECH:

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Breaking: Selena Gomez to sue NSA over nude photos

by María Purísima September 9, 2014 El Now
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(PNS reporting from HOLLYWOOD) Selena Gomez plans to sue the National Security Agency for photographing her naked and publishing the photos on the Internets last week, according to a statement just released by her attorney. “Ms. Gomez was minding her own business, just watching some YouTube videos while she got dressed for a Hollywood function,” […]

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Parking lot foot race: Hipster in thrift store shirt vs OG cholo (video)

by Andalé Mono September 9, 2014 Cultura
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The competition is set for the parking lot behind the bleachers in hot and windy El Monte, East Los, Califas. Can tattooed veterano Rizer put down his mocoso and beat hipster Ben, even if Ben is wearing his magic $3 thrift shore shirt? It’s a thrill-packed race up to the chain link fence and back […]

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Look for the union label: Music videos for Labor Day weekend

by Comic Saenz August 29, 2014 Cultura
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Happy Labor Day Weekend! Sing along with the music that celebrates the ordinary working people who keep this country — and the world — in business: Look for the Union Label, Workin’ in a Coal Mine, Machines, This Land Is Your Land, I’m Stickin’ to the Union and Solidarity Forever.

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Watch and learn: The Brazilian sport of head-butting sheep

by Moctezuma Cortés August 28, 2014 Cultura
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With FIFA2014 World Cup futbol now nothing but a memory, Brazilian athletes have revived the traditional sport of butting heads with sheep. But don’t call these guys butt heads!

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Dronestagrams: Drone photos (and one video) from Mexico

by Barney Asada August 27, 2014 Cultura
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With inexpensive remote-controlled drones (typically quadcopters) mounted with small, lightweight digital cameras, previously unseen vistas can be captured and shared as videos and stills. This video shows the Monument to the Mexican Revolution in the Plaza de la República in downtown Mexico City. [Click on the photos to enlarge.]

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Musical pochos: The Premiers rock ‘Farmer John’ (audio,videos)

by QUESO QUESEM August 25, 2014 Audio
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Fifty years ago the biggest summer radio record was Farmer John, a cover of the Don and Dewey R&B hit by The Premiers, a group of pochos from East Los suburb San Gabriel. [Editor's note: If you cannot access the NPR audio, blame NPR which is still using an outmoded, incompatible Flash-based media player.] NPR […]

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Kilometer-long earthquake fissure splits Sonora (drone video)

by Barney Asada August 22, 2014 El Now
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An earthquake last week opened up a giant fissure in the desert west of Hermosillo, in the northern Mexican state of Sonora. The crack in the earth is 1 kilometer long and up to 25 feet deep in some stretches. This drone video shows Nature’s awesome power.

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Watch: ‘Sh!t San Franciscans Say’ (classic NSFW video)

by YERB CAINE August 19, 2014 Cultura
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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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The Bodega: Attention NYC hipsters, get turnt here! (videos)

by Comic Saenz August 14, 2014 Cultura
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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? What happens next? Here’s episode two:

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X-rays prove Mexican Christ statue has human teeth (videos)

by Verdana Bold August 12, 2014 Cultura
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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:

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Just 8% of SF/fantasy stars are pochos but Zoe Saldaña will save us

by María Purísima August 4, 2014 Cultura
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Almost 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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I’m MAD about SDCC because I saw Sergio Aragones (photo,toon,video)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 28, 2014 Cartoons
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Here 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!

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Legend of Chicano Soul Greg Esparza: ’96 Tears’ (video)

by QUESO QUESEM July 22, 2014 Cultura
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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:

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#TBT Throwback Thursday 2000: Lalo Alcaraz on ‘Illegal Interns’ (video)

by Comic Saenz July 3, 2014 Cultura
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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.

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‘Mexican Elephant’ loves futbol, so TGIF and ‘Shabbat Shalom’ (video)

by Comic Saenz June 27, 2014 Cultura
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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

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