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peprallyWhen the kids at Eagle Pass Independent School District’s C.C. Winn High School — on the Mexico-US border west of San Antonio — planned a pep rally, they wanted it to reflect their heritage.

MySanAntonio reports:

Internet is loving Texas school’s pep rally that looked, sounded more like a quinceañera

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Tucson, Arizona, is so proud of its Mexican food it made a video to share the love. [Mas…]

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Maricopa County Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio told a Tea Party meeting Tuesday he is still investigating President Obama’s birth certificate, which he says is a forgery.

But that’s not all! These are Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Pocho Ocho Top Unsolved Mysteries:

8. Does your chewing gum lose its flavor on the bedpost overnight?

7. Fucking magnets, how do they work?

6. Who cut the cheese? [Mas…]

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Can you find true love online? Maybe you can, but there are some things you need to learn first.

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Just a few easy ingredients and a strong stomach are all you need to make and enjoy these fantastic fusion vegan fandangos! Or not.

Start with a block of dried ramen noodles dipped in vegan egg-like goop, stew them in ramen juice, cut them into circles, fold them like tacos, then fill these little impersonators with fake chicken, bean sprouts, corn, cebollitas, wasabi (falso) mayonnaise. There you have it. Whatever.

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OG activist Neil Young stands up for the Standing Rock Sioux and against the Dakota Access Pipeline in this new song and video — Indian Givers.

The lyrics include the story of Dale “Happy” American Horse Jr., a Native activist who was busted after chaining himself to a digger machine at the site.

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Artist James Curran explains the method behind his madness in creating LAGifAThon:

In July I spent a month in Los Angeles where I animated a new GIF every day for 30 days inspired by something that happened during my stay.

See all the looping GIFs on Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram with #LAGifathon or follow me to keep up with the next Gifathon, coming soon…

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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 his real name.

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Hispanic survival at Texas ‘Christian’ college: White wash (video)

by Lucida Grandé September 16, 2016 Cultura
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Why did Samantha Granado cover herself with white wash and post the video online? Here’s the explanation she shared on Vimeo: I was inspired by the idea of an institutional critique based on my personal experience as a Hispanic female student at TCU. My performance was documented as a short film in which emphasizes the […]

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Ex Mex President Fox eats truck tacos, beats Trump piñata (video)

by Verdana Bold September 15, 2016 El Now
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Mexican President Vicente Fox beat a Donald Trump piñata after eating at a taco truck last week in Los Angeles. “Tacos will make America great,” Fox said. Business Insider has the story: During an appearance on El Show de Piolín in Los Angeles, former Mexican President Vicente Fox found a new way to demonstrate his […]

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Surveillance Video: Mexican invaders jump border wall (GIF)

by Barney Asada September 15, 2016 Cultura
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Mexicans are invading America — crossing the border wall in their taco trucks. Recent surveillance video catches these ill eagles in action.

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Tamaleros on every corner are a good idea, too (videos)

by Comic Saenz September 15, 2016 Cultura
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See the guy with the tamales in the hot box on wheels? He’s well-known in San Pedro, home of the Port of Los Angeles, on the south side of the City of Angels. This vato — The Tamale Guy — even has his own reviews (good ones!) on Yelp: Legalizing street vendors like the Tamale […]

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Taco trucks on every corner? America reacts (video)

by Barney Asada September 14, 2016 Cultura
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Americans are united in their reaction to the imminent threat of #tacotrucksoneverycorner if Hillary Clinton is elected. We saw it on the Internets, so it must be true!

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Google tests drone delivery of burritos at Virginia Tech (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN September 14, 2016 Cultura
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The future arrived in Blacksburg, Virginia, Monday as Google tested its small-package drone delivery system, lowering Chipotle Mexican Grill burritos in boxes to clipboard-carrying engineers on the Virginia Tech campus. The #GoogleDronesOnEveryCorner test flight program appeared successful, making ten uneventful drops. The Roanoke Times reports:

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Gigantic 30-ton meteorite unearthed in Argentina (video)

by ROD ESTERLING September 14, 2016 El Now
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It came from Outer Espace and landed in Gancedo, Argentina, 674 miles north of Buenos Aires, 4000 years ago. And now the 30-ton meteorite is seeing the light of day. The Daily Mail explains:

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Brooklyn loves this taquero, and he loves Brooklyn back (video)

by Barney Asada September 13, 2016 Cultura
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A Mexican immigrant brings a taco truck to Brooklyn, helps the neighborhood, has fun, and makes money. It’s the American Dream!

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The secret to a perfect body? Try GENETICS™ (video)

by Chale Knickerbocker September 13, 2016 Cultura
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You’ve tried a dozen different diets, you’ve exercised until you could barely walk, and yet the pounds and the inches stick around like bad karma or that weird kid Rob from ninth grade who stalks you on Facebook. What exactly is the secret to a perfect body? It’s simple: GENETICS™

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Los Cenzontles: It takes ‘Every Kind of People’ (music video)

by Soy Capitan September 12, 2016 Cultura
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He was just an ordinary guy, but he had an extraordinary day. Los Cenzontles (The Mockingbirds) re-imagine Robert Palmer’s Every Kind of People. PREVIOUSLY ON LOS CENZONTLES:

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From 2012: TGIF Music Video: Girl in a Coma ‘Say’

by Soy Capitan September 9, 2016 Cultura
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TGIF Music Video: Rock your way into the weekend with Say by Girl in a Coma, an all-woman power trio from San Antonio, TX. The band is made up of pocha sisters Nina (vocals/guitar) and Phanie Diaz (drums) and long-time friend, Jenn Alva (bass).

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Music video for Trump: “No way, pendejo, it isn’t gonna happen!”

by Soy Capitan September 8, 2016 El Now
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Video creators Greñudo Productions write that No Way, Pendejo! is “a measured and thoughtful meditation on the 2016 U.S. presidential election.” We’re pretty much in agreement, except we’d characterize the baboso Donald Trump as a “pinche pendejo.” [Editor’s note: A greñudo is a person with unruly, messy, unkempt hair.]

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Top Taco Trucks Throwback Thursday #TTTTT (videos)

by Barney Asada September 8, 2016 Cultura
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Because of you know who and you know why, we thought it would be chingon to take a look back at the taco truck videos that have graced POCHO’s pages over the years. Did we mention we love tacos? In no particular order:

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Frankie Quiñones is “The World’s Smartest Man” (video)

by Comic Saenz September 7, 2016 Cultura
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POCHO regulars know comic and actor Frankie Quiñones as Creeper the Cholo, but there’s another side to his life. Quiñones is so intelligent and well-read many consider him the “World’s Smartest Man.” What can we learn from Quiñones? Well for one thing, he has some very smart dating advice. PREVIOUSLY ON FRANKIE QUIÑONES:

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From Michoacan to LA: ‘Chef Al Pastor’ and his American Dream (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN September 7, 2016 Cultura
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His father wanted him to stay in Michoacan, work on the family farm, and do construction, but Raul Morales crossed over from Mexico at 17 to pursue his culinary dreams. Now, at 44, he’s his own boss, and a master of tacos al pastor. “Chef Al Pastor” was interviewed at his Los Angeles restaurant Taqueria Vista […]

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The Taco Truck Party Manifesto: Make America Asada Again (video, toon)

by Gustavo Arellano September 6, 2016 Cartoons
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We Are The Taco Truck Party Here’s Our Plan To Make America Asada Again The reaction to last week’s dark warning by a Latino Trump supporter that unchecked Mexicans will lead to “taco trucks on every corner” has exposed a beautiful truth: America loves loncheras. But far too many taco fans only think of the […]

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