POCHO’s @SaraChicaD wishes you a Happy Mexican Sansgiven (video)

by Sara Inés Calderón November 22, 2016 Cultura
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POCHO’s Subcommandanta del Ñews, Sara Inés Calderón, shares everything you need to know about Sansgiven, the Mexican Thanksgiving. She’s @SaraChicaD on the Twitter.

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Songwriting therapy: When everything is f—-d, keep on going (audio)

by Josh Millard November 22, 2016 Audio
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I wrote a little pep talk, for myself and for anyone else who needs one, as we wade through the fuckedness of all this. Catchy and short and angry and upbeat and exactly a minute long. [NSFW F-bomb.]   [Music and art by METAFILTER main man CORTEX aka Josh Millard.]

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La Cucaracha: It’s beginning to look a lot like tacos (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 21, 2016 Cartoons
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Superman’s 1960 Refugee Policy: ‘Lend a friendly hand’ (toon)

by HABLO PICASSO November 21, 2016 Cartoons
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Help the refugees, kids, said Superman in this 1960 one-page PSA. Lend a friendly hand! is from DC’s World’s Finest #111, August 1960. It was World Refugee Year on a distant planet just like Earth where people just like Americans cared about others.

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POCHO History 101: Illegal Pilgrims’ first Thanksgiving (video)

by JUAN DON GAMERA November 21, 2016 Cultura
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The Pilgrims, after all, were boat people fleeing religious oppression, ordinary families seeking freedom in a new land. But no one expects the Algonquin Migra. [Video by the 18 Mighty Mountain Warriors.]

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FTP Local #207 taps ‘Mainstream Media’ for 2016 Golden Dookie Award

by Barney Asada November 21, 2016 El Now
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(PNS reporting from BEVERLY HILLS) Local #207 of the Federation of Turd Polishers (FTP) has chosen “The Mainstream Media” as the recipient of their 2016 Golden Dookie Award, PNS has learned. The union will cite the news media’s whitewashing of Donald Trump’s hate, xenophobia, racial prejudice, misogyny, lies, bullying, sexual assault, fraud, and foreign entanglements […]

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La Cucaracha: Ye Second Thanksgiving (#FBF 2007 toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 18, 2016 Cartoons
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Loyalty and Loathing: Is Donald Trump the new Fidel Castro?

by Raul Ramos y Sanchez November 18, 2016 El Now
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Since Donald Trump’s astonishing rise to power, there is only one other public figure I can recall that has drawn such extremes of loyalty and loathing: Fidel Castro in his prime. I will no doubt get an avalanche of criticism from my fellow Cuban-Americans for making this observation. But that simply proves my point. Although […]

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Single Girl Life Alert: End those worries about being alone (video)

by Andalé Mono November 18, 2016 Cultura
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With Single Girl Life Alert from Sarah Hartman, you don’t have to worry about being alone. [Video by Hot Buffet Sketch Comedy.]

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La Cucaracha: Live from Standing Rock, North Dakota (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 17, 2016 Cartoons
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Pocho Ocho Top Tunes on Obama’s forthcoming jazz CD

by Especial Correspondents November 17, 2016 El Now
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(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON D.C.) President Barack Obama will launch a new career when his term ends — a career as a jazz saxophonist, PNS has learned. Insiders at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue say the president has been spending almost every weekend for the last six months practicing his tenor saxophone, a gift from former President […]

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Can you hear me now? ‘Te escucho!’ (video)

by Verdana Bold November 17, 2016 Cultura
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On a dark and stormy night, a pregnant woman stumbles and falls in the rain. What can a passing stranger do? Te escucho, a 2009 entry in a Mexican cell phone company video contest, has the answer. [Video by creator and artist Alexander Da Silva.]

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La Cucaracha: Hillary may have lost, but tacos always win (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 16, 2016 Cartoons
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10-second recipe video: ‘Mexican Chicken Chowder’ (Chowder? Huh?)

by Barney Asada November 16, 2016 Cultura
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Mexican Chicken Chowder is by Fresh Coast Collective. Where’s the Mexican part? Is it the avocado? What makes this “chowder”? Where’s the sound? Why does this video come from the Fly Fleet Running gym in Minneapolis? We don’t understand.

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People say: ‘Tia Lencha, what does ju say about Donal Tromp?’

by TIA LENCHA November 15, 2016 El Now
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I say there are racists, or Marxists, or Russia-level fascists An orange glo-worm that hashes and dashes. “Hey Beaner,” said the weiner, “go back to Mexico!” Three gueros in a car. I yell back at the guero, “Oh yeah? Thas not bery far.” And the white people say, there’s no racists, or Marxists, Or Russia level […]

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Something about that Thanksgiving turkey looks wrong (toon)

by SERG HERNANDEZ November 15, 2016 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: This is dedicated to all those deported veterans (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 14, 2016 Cartoons
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Moby’s existential angst: Are you lost in the world like me? (video)

by Comic Saenz November 14, 2016 Cartoons
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Animator Steve Cutts rocks the Max Fleischer-inspired 1930s-looking visuals as Moby & The Void Pacific Choir sing a song of existential angst, Are you lost in the world like me? Can you relate?

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Sombra of OVERWATCH: Latinx champion of a tech-forward identity

by Earvin Ramos November 14, 2016 Cultura
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After months of secrets leaking out of headquarters, the new hero for Orange County’s Blizzard Entertainment hit game Overwatch has finally been revealed. She’s a Mexican Latina named Sombra (photo). Her name means Shadow. But does this impact the culture of Orange County? The culture of video game development? The very essence of Mexican and Mexican-American […]

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Pearls Before Swine: Meet Raul, my new Mexican friend (toon)

by Stephan Pastis November 14, 2016 Cartoons
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[Via @StephanPastis on the Twitter] But what term is “correct”? POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz explained it all to NBC Latino

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