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mexicanwaveIn a universe far away, they call the sportsball spectator stand up/get down trick The Mexican Wave. Here in Pocholandia, it’s just The Wave. Maybe that was you doing The Wave on MLB opening day or on the final night of March Madness; maybe you Waved on the couch at home.

But do you know where The Wave originated, and why it’s now known internationally as The Mexican Wave? Watch y learn: [Mas…]

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We don’t know why this video is called Mexican Elephant, or why the commentary is in Hebrew, since we think this footage was shot in Thailand. Nevertheless, we agree with the announcer: Shabbat Shalom! !שַׁבָּת שָׁלוֹם

(PNS reporting from HOLLYWOOD) Stars from television, music and sports are set to gather in the old A&M sound stages (now the Henson Studios) on La Brea Avenue here today to record a rebuke to Donald Sterling, racist owner of the Los Angeles Clippers.

Galvanized by community organizer Emiliano Zapata Shabazz-Jones, who wears the mantle of slain civil rights pioneer Ricky Martin Luther King, the assembled stars will record The Donald Sterling Song — You Are An ^%$#.

“This ain’t no National Honky League,” Shabazz-Jones wrote in a scorching email scheduling the superstar session, “and we ain’t dancing to no Sweet Georgia Brown on Maggie’s Farm no more!” [Mas…]

(PNS reporting from SAN ANTONIO) While tempers are running hot in anticipation of tonight’s Game 7 of the NBA Finals between the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat, nowhere is this more disturbing than in a war of sorts that has broken out between San Antonio brujas and the Miami santeria community.

The stakes are definitely high for Game 7, which will decide the NBA Championship for all eternity.

Residents in both communities are reporting widespread thefts of chickens and goats.  The price of live chickens on the black market has reportedly risen to $500 a beak.
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POCHO Olympics Especial Presentation of Nuno Rocha’s 3X3: Making that basketball long shot requires a special kind of sportsman. Or does it? (Comedy short; Portugal.)

Around Our Town: Ñews from the Neighborhood

by cHALE KNICKERBOCKER, SOCIETY EDITOR March 23, 2012 Cultura
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Basketball: The undefeated Pocho High Fighting Santos meet the Chupacabras of Don Fernando Valley High for the state hoops semifinals next week in Rancho Cucamonga. Booster Club president Cal Ifas wants to remind fans the vuvuzelas have arrived and you can pick up your order at his auto upholstery shop weekdays and Saturdays. Califas Tuck […]

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Mississippi bill would require ‘green cards’ from Pocho Ricans

by Santino J. Rivera March 22, 2012 El Now
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(PNS reporting from OLE MISS) Inspired by the members of the University of Southern Mississippi marching band, state legislators passed a harsh new anti-immigration measure Wednesday and expect the bill to pass the Senate and be signed into law soon by Gov. Phil Bryant. HB 488 requires law enforcement to investigate the immigration status of any […]

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Look y LOL: Lin-sanity caption chingazos for white athletes

by Amber Guesa February 21, 2012 El Now
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Chinese-American NBA rookie superstar Jeremy Lin has famously inspired some silly and fun “Lin-sane” punnery. ESPN editor Anthony Federico penned a controversial Lin-spired headline (screencapture, right) that used the word “chink,” as in “Chink In The Armor” and got fired for writing a dopey racist headline and/or for being lazy and publishing the first crappy […]

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