Especial Correspondents


The Ovarian Psycos bike through East L.A. and Boyle Heights, women of color patrolling the streets to show their power, for themselves and all las mujeres.

Their slogan?

Ovaries so big we don’t need no fuckin’ balls!

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Hey, girl! Here is your chance to hook up with an available Mexican male. Robert is drinking a beer and is a knight in shining armor who stands by his woman. He’s a good listener, too.

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Did you like President Barack Obama’s speech yesterday? Did his thoughtful and inspiring words make you long for a wonderful, golden past when you didn’t wake up afraid of what the Cult45 regime and its collaborators did overnight?

WAKE UP, SHEEPLE! Obama’s birth certificate is a copy and paste forgery, according to this dispatch from the racist pendejo who was part of defeated and disgraced Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Obama white wing “birther” hit squad. In this alternative facts universe, where the Sandy Hook school shooting massacre was faked, gun control is TREASON! and more: [Mas…]

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Does Chunky Diesel go well with carne asada? Is Girl Scout Cookies a good cannabis pairing for kale tamales? You won’t mess up your meal with a marijuana mistake when your Weed Sommelier is POCHO amigo Chris Garcia!

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Meanwhile, Zesty Nacho? Huh? “TFW you become a demographic stereotype,” writes Twitter photo uploader Nick Riccardi.

Chipsters? Chicano hipsters of course.

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1970 Video Documentary: ‘How Is School, Enrique?’

by Especial Correspondents April 6, 2017 Cultura
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This 18-minute 1970 documentary film depicted the educational and environmental problems faced by LA’s Mexican-American kids back in the day. Has anything changed?

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Live from Mexico City: It’s Chilango Street Art (photos)

by Especial Correspondents April 3, 2017 Cultura
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POCHO amigo Professor Equis and his family were in Ciudad Mexico last week and he sent us these photos.

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Mexico to build Cancun wall to keep out ‘Spring Breakers’

by Pejibaye Staff March 27, 2017 El Now
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(PNS reporting from MEXICO CITY) Mexico’s senate approved a bill yesterday to build a wall around the tourist mecca of Cancun to discourage the flood of vacuous drunken junior college troglodytes that descend upon the city’s pristine beaches every “Spring Break.” “When America sends its people, they’re not sending their best…Stop me if you’ve heard this […]

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Trump proposes fines for Latinos who say they’re ‘American’

by Pejibaye Staff March 24, 2017 El Now
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Latinos pissed, aggressively emphasize America not a country (PNS reporting from MANHATTAN) For years, Latinos have insisted that they are also “Americans.” Now, U.S. President Donald Trump plans to fine them each time they use the term. Latin-Americans have well-known fury from being excluded from the “American” membership. Each time a U.S. citizen identifies as […]

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That time Woody Guthrie wrote a song about the Trumps (videos)

by Especial Correspondents March 23, 2017 Cultura
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In December 1950, Woody Guthrie moved into the Beach Haven Apartments in Brooklyn. His landlord was Fred Trump, father of Donald. Trump’s greed and racism inspired Guthrie to write Old Man Trump. Ryan Harvey updated that song, and made this video with Ani DiFranco and Tom Morello (RATM). Here are the lyrics:

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Actual Pulp Fiction: Searching for Aztec gold treasure (1905 toon)

by Especial Correspondents March 20, 2017 Cartoons
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Here’s the cover of an actual pulp fiction novelette from 1905 featuring detectives searching for the storied Aztec gold. These  paperback books were printed on the cheapest paper (pulp, like newsprint) and reflected the culture of the day. Note the Raiders of the Lost Ark style booby trap. Read more at Dime Novel Detectives, which […]

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Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush debate immigration (1980 video)

by Especial Correspondents February 28, 2017 Cultura
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Before the Republican Party went insane, Presidential hopefuls Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush debated immigration.

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Meanwhile in Casco Antiguo, Panama City, Panama … (photo)

by Especial Correspondents February 20, 2017 Cultura
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[Photo by Profe Timoteo.]

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That barcode could be a totally random thing, we don’t know (photo)

by Especial Correspondents February 16, 2017 El Now
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That Barcode Placement…

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Pocho Ocho top activists’ pickup lines for Valentine’s Day 2017

by Especial Correspondents February 14, 2017 Cultura
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Love is in the air for Valentine’s Day. Is there a way for the politically active pocha or pocho, Chicano, Chicana, Chican@ and/or Latinx to get lucky AND make the world a better place? Yes, there is, in our list of the Pocho Ocho top activist pickup lines you can use for Valentine’s Day: 8. […]

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Real Life Stories: The Cheating Chicano Husband

by FRANK SOLIS February 10, 2017 Cultura
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I always knew that we Chicano men were devious but I never realized just how much. I must admit I have always been the weak-willed type as far as temptation goes, but these past holidays really brought out the worst in me. I was busy petting my dog named Vato, right before Christmas, when I […]

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Storm Warning: Hielo harsh weather ahead (photo)

by Especial Correspondents February 10, 2017 El Now
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Black History Video: Gay pioneer Freddy ‘Fruit-Loop’ Jenkins (NSFW)

by GAYLORD P. HARNWELL February 3, 2017 Cultura
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Today’s Black History Month salute goes to Freddy “Fruit-Loop” Jenkins, the passionate trailblazer who broke out of the closet in the early 1900s as the country’s first openly-gay African-American man. Mohammed King reports. [NSFW adult language maybe.]

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La Realidad: The Realities of Anti-Mexicanism

by Dr. Juan Gómez-Quiñones February 1, 2017 Cultura
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“Where have you been, my darling young one.” – A Hard Rain’s Gonna Fall by Bob Dylan U.S. anti-Mexicanism is a race premised set of historical and contemporary ascriptions, convictions and discriminatory practices inflicted on persons of Mexican descent, longstanding and pervasive in the United States. This essay conceptualizes, historicizes, and analyzes anti-Mexicanism, past and […]

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In Paracho, Michoacan, they still make guitars by hand (video)

by MARTIN GIBSON BIGSBY FENDER III January 26, 2017 Cultura
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In Michoacan, Mexico, the town of Paracho de Verduzcoo has a unique claim to fame. Many in the town of 30,000 — known as the “Guitar Capital of Mexico” — make their living crafting guitars. The streets are lined with shops featuring some of the most beautiful guitars in the world. Director Andre Arevalo met […]

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From the Harvard Library: 5 Ways to Spot Fake News (infographic)

by Especial Correspondents January 24, 2017 Cartoons
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There are people out there that want you to believe their “alternative facts.” Don’t fall for that bullshit. The librarians at Harvard show us all how.

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Donald Trump, John Lewis and MLK Day (video, toon, photo)

by Especial Correspondents January 15, 2017 Cartoons
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In 1991, 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 national holiday. Contrast and compare with PEE-OTUS Donald Trump’s weekend Twitter attack on civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis, draw the necessary conclusions, and prepare to take appropriate action:

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This just in from Mt. Alachingada: No mames! Unpresidented! (photo)

by Especial Correspondents January 13, 2017 El Now
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Especial Correspondents Lalo Alcaraz, El Eres Nerd, Maria Purísima, Ms. LunaSol, Junco Canche, and Comic Saenz contributed to this report.

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