Pro-Trump luchador stirs up the lucha libre crowds in Mexico (video)

by Bronco del Camino February 16, 2017 El Now
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Pittsburgh pendejo Sam Polinsky moved to Mexico to get a job as lucha libre bad guy — a “rudo.” How rude can you go? He’s a Trumpista! The National (United Arab Emirates) explains:

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How-to Recipe Video: Korean pork belly bulgogi tacos with peanuts

by Barney Asada February 16, 2017 Cultura
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Gabiekook shows us how to make Korean pork belly bulgogi tacos with peanuts. But first you need to answer her question: [[우리집에왜왔니?]] 국가비의 코리안 타코편 (Why did you come to my house?) Aside from the religious issues we have regarding wheat vs corn tortillas, the marinade and saucing stuff look muy rico! Oh, and nice […]

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Oral History: ‘I came to the U.S.A. in 1962 as a bracero’ (videos)

by Chale Knickerbocker February 15, 2017 Cultura
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When labor was short in 1950s and 60s, the American and Mexican governments worked together to import laborers across the border to work as “braceros.” The American Friends service Committee explains:

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Happy Valentine’s Day, Donald and Vladimir (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 14, 2017 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha Latino Cupid: Next caller, Melania from NYC (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 14, 2017 Cartoons
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Alice Bag: We reject your ‘Reign of Fear’ (music video, lyrics)

by Soy Capitan February 14, 2017 El Now
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East Los punk pioneer Alice Bag wrote this song for the orange-skinned fascist fear monger. We reject, she sings, your Reign of Fear. Mira los lyrics:

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Trump explains why it’s not a ‘Muslim Ban’ (toon)

by ARNIE BERMUDEZ February 14, 2017 Cartoons
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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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Roses are wilted, violets are gray (toon)

by DAN MCCLINTOCK February 14, 2017 Cartoons
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[Dan McClintock works as an artist, animator and illustrator.]

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La Cucaracha Alternative Facts: Ivanka Trump is like Betsy Ross (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 13, 2017 Cartoons
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Hey Vato! presents ‘A Cholo Valentine’ (NSFW video)

by LIL ANGEL February 13, 2017 Cartoons
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As Vatos Smiley and Chuy search for the true meaning of Valentine’s Day — and the place of amor in this troubled world — Smiley’s sister Angie sets them straight on how VDay REALLY works. [NSFW F-bomb.]

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When stopped by La Migra, KNOW YOUR RIGHTS! (photo)

by Comic Saenz February 13, 2017 El Now
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[Public domain photo by Customs and U.S. Border Patrol.]

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Tia Lencha’s Cocina: Hot Sexy Aphrodisiac Valentine’s Day Salsa

by TIA LENCHA February 13, 2017 Cultura
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I’m Elena Maria Celina Carrillo Martinez de los Angeles Delgadillo Trujillo…Lopez. But you can call me Lencha. Today my son is in his room reading his Naruto muñequito books, so I can chare with you my special recipe for Valentime’s Day. M’ijo don’t like it when I talk about sexy things because me and his […]

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La Cucaracha: Today’s lesson, children: What are facts? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 10, 2017 Cartoons
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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: Eddie Murphy stars as Mr. White in ‘White Like Me’

by Federico DOUGLASS February 9, 2017 Cultura
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In a Black History Month Especial Report, Eddie Murphy goes undercover to experience life as it’s lived by white Americans. PREVIOUSLY ON WHITE LIFE:

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#TBT 2012: Meet our newest sponsor – RentALatino!

by Gabacho Borracho February 9, 2017 Corporate
Rent A Latino!

In our ongoing search for advertisers to match our diverse audience, it looks like we have found a winner – a company with deep pockets and its heart in the right place. POCHO is glad to welcome RentALatino to the echelons of our Premium Sponsors. To learn how you might qualify for RentALatino‘s latest discounts […]

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Encyclopædia Britannica: Immigration to the U.S.A. (1946 video)

by Comic Saenz February 9, 2017 Cultura
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This 1946 educational film from Encyclopædia Brittanica presents a period look at immigration to the New World. “Negroes” are mentioned once, Native Americans are invisible, and Mexicans don’t show up until the very end, but it’s an interesting film pitching the “nation of immigrants” meme. Good public schools are important for the Melting Pot, they […]

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La Cucaracha: Trump sets his priorities (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 8, 2017 Cartoons
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