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It’s an unreleased single from 1947, they say, with a melody by Mel Torme and lyrics by Robert Wells. Doris Day sings for all of us — your kisses are sweet, querido, but they’re not Tacos, Enchiladas, and Beans.

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Eydie Gormé (and Los Panchos) made Sabor A Mí a huge international hit in 1964. [Mas…]

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When Hell is full, pinche dead turkeys will stalk the living. THANKSGIVING opens today at a theater near you. (Violent, gory and maybe some side boob.)

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He says his name is Internet Shaquille and calls this a cooking show. Despite all that, he has some good advice on the proper approach to burrito preparation, beginning with the correct tortilla. [Mas…]


Ground-breaking standup comedian George Carlin is all in favor of free speech, but thinks the best comedy comes from punching up, not punching down, and that means not mocking gays, immigrants, women, and other vulnerable minorities. [Mas…]


Enjoy this musical Happy Jewish New Year greeting from our friends at Temple B’Nai Pocho.

The Jewish High Holiday of Rosh HaShanah, which marks 5780 years since the Creation of the World, starts Sunday at sundown.

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The Honey Drippers get the funk out: ‘Impeach the President’

by Comic Saenz September 26, 2019 Audio
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The Honey Drippers, high school students from Jamaica, Queens, Long Island (strangely, this was Donald Trump’s home town), recorded Impeach the President in 1973.

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Talk (And Sing) Like A (Mexican) Pirate Day: ‘Santy Anno’ (video)

by Comic Saenz September 19, 2019 Cultura
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It’s International Talk Sing Like A Pirate Day and we’re please to present not only a “sea shanty” about being a pirate, but one about the Mexican-American war of the 1850s. It’s even in Wikipedia! This video of Santy Anno has music by Forebitter and Lord Cavendish manga-influenced artwork assembled by uploader LordDrakoArakis, probably not […]

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Can Method Acting Turn A Minivan into ‘The Ranfla’? (video)

by Comic Saenz September 18, 2019 Cultura
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When the pinche Impala isn’t available to drive to the car show, actors Daniel Villarreal and Danny De La Paz, aka Big Puppet and Lil Puppet of American Me, use their elite Method Acting skills to turn a minivan into The Ranfla.

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The notorious Hip Hop Hoodíos are “Knishin’ in the Mission” (video)

by Comic Saenz September 13, 2019 Cultura
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Knishin in the Mission is the first new single in 10 years from Latino-Jewish collective Hip Hop Hoodíos.

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Always Look for the Union Label: Music vids for Labor Day Weekend 2019

by Comic Saenz August 31, 2019 Cultura
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It’s Labor Day Weekend! ¡Orale! Happy Labor Day Weekend! Sing along with the music that celebrates the ordinary working people who keep this country — and the world — in business: 9 to 5 from Dolly Parton, Look for the Union Label, Workin’ in a Coal Mine, This Land Is Your Land, and Solidarity Forever.

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Los Lobos: Will the Wolf Survive? (classic music video)

by Comic Saenz June 15, 2019 Cultura
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How much better can it get? Will the Wolf Survive? is the 1984 music video that exploded East Los homies Los Lobos into stardom. And don’t the guys look young⁈ Released 35 ago years today! Yikes. Wikipedia: How Will the Wolf Survive? is the major label debut album of Los Lobos. In 1989, it was […]

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Espanish 101: Where did we get the word PENDEJO?

by Comic Saenz June 12, 2019 Cultura
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You heard it, you said it, you know it. PENDEJO. USE IT IN A SENTENCE. ERES UN PENDEJO. There’s the Orange Pendejo, first of all, and that pendejo down the block who parks his ranfla like a baboso. Let’s not forget that pendeja on the train with the cheap perfume and those pendejos at the […]

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Chief Petty Officer Manuel Ray Perez (1920-2003) was a D-Day hero

by Comic Saenz June 6, 2019 Cultura
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Twenty-something New Mexico native Manuel Ray Perez had already been honorably discharged by the U.S. Army, but after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that started World War II, he knew he had to get back in the fight. That determination, and a toss of the coin, put him on Omaha Beach, Normandy, Nazi-occupied France, […]

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The Hip Hop Hoodíos drop new/old EP (3 videos!)

by Comic Saenz May 16, 2019 Cultura
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Do you know the Hip Hop Hoodios — North America’s leading Jewish Latino bi-coastal hip hop collective?

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POCHO INFOGRAPHIC: Decoding The Mueller Report

by Comic Saenz May 13, 2019 Cartoons
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Happy May Day 2019 from the Workers of the World (video, lyrics)

by Comic Saenz May 1, 2019 Cultura
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Enjoy the Internacional, the world-wide (Get it? It’s international!) anthem of those commie cabrones in Russia and Cuba and Venezuela and China and North Korea (and lurking in secretive anti-vaxx cells here in the Homeland but the libtard lamestream media sheeple won’t tell you that). Today, May 1, is May Day AKA International Workers’ Day, […]

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Ghost of Spanish dude sighted in CDMX, and he is pissed!

by JUNCO CANCHE April 1, 2019 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from MEXICO CITY) A reeking appartition dressed in the decaying uniform of a Spanish Conquistador was sighted around Mexico City last week, and boy, was he pissed! The shrieking ghost was seen haunting the Mexico City site of a 1720 battle where the indigenous Mexica Empire defeated the Spanish. Area man Pito Perez, […]

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Trump calls Beto a fake Mexican, Chewbacca a fake alien

by Comic Saenz March 29, 2019 El Now
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(PNS reporting from MAGA-LAGO) President Dotard Trump today blasted international movie star Chewbacca and Democratic presidential wannabe Beto O’Rourke as fakes.

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‘The Cisco Kid Was A Friend of Mine’: WAR music video y cartoon

by Comic Saenz March 27, 2019 Cartoons
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POCHO amigo and Long Beach homie Harold Ray Brown — founder of the internationally-famous funk/rock/jazz/Latin group WAR — saved and just posted this old cartoon version of the Cisco Kid Was A Friend of Mine lyrics from one of the band’s books of sheet music. The song was a hit in 1971.

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¡Mira! Japanese chicas who dress like cholas I mean Chicanas (video)

by Comic Saenz March 22, 2019 Cultura
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 Connie Wang travels to Nagoya, Japan to speak with local women who dress like Chicanas. You won’t believe what happens next!

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POCHO Jefe @LaloAlcaraz: Melania is welcome at my house! (podcast)

by Comic Saenz March 11, 2019 Audio
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It’s POCHO Jefe Lalo Alcaraz, guesting on the Only in America podcast with Ali Noorani. Here’s how they describe the episode:

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It’s time for a Native American superhero! Meet REZ WUFF (video)

by Comic Saenz January 23, 2019 Cultura
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Representation matters, and Native Americans need their own superhero too. According to The 1491s, it might go something like this ….

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America pauses Monday for Dr. Ricky Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2019

by Comic Saenz January 18, 2019 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON, D.C.) America will pause Monday to remember the life and message of Dr. Ricky Martin Luther King, Jr., whose Tengo a Dream y Dance! speech changed the nation forever. Post offices and other public facilities not already closed by the shutdown will be shuttered, banks and stock exchanges are taking the day […]

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