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elotessignFIREWORKS: Mission Pocho Viejo American Legion Post 536 once again presents their Annual Fireworks Extravagonzo tomorrow at sunset. This year the pyrotechnics come from Los Light & Loafers Sparklistas with their presentation Rainbows of Love. Watch out for the confetti and glitter bombs!

Moms: Bring your blankets and sit the kids on the grass at Sotomayor Stadium.

Dads: Do NOT bring your own fireworks like last year.

INK AND DRINK: Two businesses in the El Rancho Pocho Downtown Historical District are getting together for a patriotic combo deal that’s hard to beat.

Get any flag or patriotic tat at Inky Dinky’s House of Pain on Porciuncula Place this week and Inky will slide you a $10 pre-paid bar tab for the Loco Lounge next door.

And guys, if you like thick chicks, you’ll love new tattoo artist Salma’s Fernando Botero-inspired portraits of your true hyna, right over your heart. [Mas…]


Nothing like a cool refreshing cerveza on a hot dusty desert day. El Mexican gets all that, and more.


Man, it is hot out here today. Sun of a Beach!

elotessignFIREWORKS: Mission Pocho Viejo American Legion Post 536 once again presents their Annual Fireworks Extravagonzo Friday at sunset. This year the pyrotechnics come from Los Light & Loafers Sparklistas with their presentation Rainbows of Love. Watch out for the confetti and glitter bombs!

Moms: Bring your blankets and sit the kids on the grass at Sotomayor Stadium.

Dads: Do NOT bring your own fireworks like last year.

INK AND DRINK: Two businesses in the El Rancho Pocho Downtown Historical District are getting together for a patriotic combo deal that’s hard to beat.

Get any flag or patriotic tat at Inky Dinky’s House of Pain on Porciuncula Place Friday through Monday and Inky will slide you a $10 pre-paid bar tab for the Loco Lounge next door.

And guys, if you like thick chicks, you’ll love new tattoo artist Salma’s Fernando Botero-inspired portraits of your true hyna, right over your heart. [Mas…]


There’s lots of rum at this Camaguey, Cuba resort hotel bar and nothing goes better with rum than that Lennon y McCartney favorite, Hey Yude.

Around Our Town: Where to go, what to do for July 4th weekend

by CHALE KNICKERBOCKER, SOCIETY EDITOR July 3, 2014 Cultura
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FIREWORKS: Mission Pocho Viejo American Legion Post 536 once again presents their Annual Fireworks Extravagonzo Friday at sunset. This year the pyrotechnics come from Zamboni Bros., new to California, with their presentation Hella Hockey Holiday – a tribute to the Estanley Cup World Champions, Los Reyes de Los Angeles. Moms: bring your blankets and sit the […]

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POCHO Asks America: How did you celebrate Cinco de Mayo?

by Especial Correspondents May 6, 2014 Cultura
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POCHO sent reporters to bars and parties, barbecues and parades all across the United Estates to find out how Americans were celebrating Cinco de Mayo. Here’s what they said: CLYDE WORKMAN, DETROIT: I’m squeezing limes into my 40’s TAD BROGET, PRINCETON: Naturally, one had one’s valet bring a snifter of proper reposado PANAMA RED, DENVER: […]

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La Cucaracha: It’s Abuelita Night @ Titan’s Bar y Grill (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 24, 2014 Cartoons
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New Year Ñews: Local man says Obama stole his American Dream

by Comic Saenz January 1, 2014 El Now
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(PNS reporting from EL PASO) Jason Morales finally figured out why his “get up and go” got up and went, he told friends at Hoopy Frood’s on New Year’s Eve, and all clues point to President Barack Obama. “President Afrika Hussein Bambata is the worst president in this country’s history,” he announced to the teeming […]

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Around Our Town: Where to go, what to do this July 4

by CHALE KNICKERBOCKER, SOCIETY EDITOR July 3, 2013 Cultura
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FIREWORKS: Mission Pocho Viejo American Legion Post 536 once again presents their Annual Fireworks Extravagonzo Thursday at sunset. This year the pyrotechnics are sponsored by the Japanese-Mexican-American-owned Mexikosher in LA’s Pico-Robertson district. The show, America Such A Country, is a tribute to new Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti who is Jewish, Mexican AND Italian! Such a […]

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Local man blames Obama after ‘get up and go’ got up and went

by Comic Saenz January 3, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from EL PASO) Jason Morales finally figured out why his “get up and go” got up and went, he told friends at Hoopy Frood’s on New Year’s Eve, and all clues point to President Barack Obama. “President Afrika Hussein Bambata is the worst president in this country’s history,” he announced to the teeming […]

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Darlene Love: ‘Christmas for the Jews,’ ‘Baby, Please Come Home’

by Barney Asada December 23, 2012 Cultura
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Rock ‘n’ roll diva Darlene Love explains: All the goyyim disappear to gather round the fire but out on the town, and in Chinese restaurants, it’s Christmas for the Jews! And here’s Darlene Love and the orchestra with Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) from The Late Show with David Letterman last Friday:

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Around Our Town: Where to go, what to do for July 4th

by CHALE KNICKERBOCKER, SOCIETY EDITOR June 29, 2012 Cultura
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FIREWORKS: Mission Pocho Viejo American Legion Post 536 once again presents their Annual Fireworks Extravagonzo Wednesday at sunset. This year the pyrotechnics come from Zamboni Bros., new to California, with their presentation Hella Hockey Holiday – a tribute to the Estanley Cup World Champions, Los Reyes de Los Angeles. Moms: bring your blankets and sit […]

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My friend went to Tokyo and all I got was this Tex-Mex bar video

by MOST MEXICAN MAN June 12, 2012 Cultura
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Featuring a stereotypical “Mexican font,” the Virgen, a bottle of tequila, a poorly-painted taco and Mexican and Texican flags, the art direction and commercial for this Tex-Mex bar and restaurant leave no cliche unused. Same old same old, eh? But wait — this joint is in Tokyo’s jumping Roppongi night clubbing neighborhood. Is this an […]

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Carmelita, the diva on a budget, is ‘So Spicy’ (NSFW video)

by Soy Capitan May 18, 2012 Cultura
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Frankie Quinones — who was unforgettable as the star of The Cholo Whisperer — returns to the YouTube screen as Carmelita, the diva on a budget. She is So Eh-Spicy. (NSFW language.)

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