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Meanwhile, Zesty Nacho? Huh? “TFW you become a demographic stereotype,” writes Twitter photo uploader Nick Riccardi.

Chipsters? Chicano hipsters of course.


Have you been watching Highland Park on the YouTube? We’ve got all the episodes right here for your binge-watching convenience. You can start with this trailer (above), or dive right in (below). [NSFW. Adult situations, language.]

In Episode 1, Los Angeles locals Juanita and Diego had a holy vision in Highland Park. Who knew Tonantzin, Aztec mother goddess, had a cousin named Concepción? [Mas…]


Los Angeles locals Juanita and Diego had a holy vision in Highland Park. Who knew Tonantzin, Aztec mother goddess, had a cousin named Concepción?

[Video by Lone Stars Entertainment.]

La Cucaracha Hipster

Gentrification is TERRIFIC with GENTRÍFIA®!

“I used to worry about gentrification squeezing out local businesses,” says Monica Galvanes of Eagle Rock, a Los Angeles neighborhood in transition. “And then I heard about GENTRÍFIA®. Now I don’t give a shit!”

Her reaction explains the great success of GENTRÍFIA®, according to its manufacturer, STFU PHARMA.

Carlos Robles up in the East Bay is also enthusiastic: [Mas…]

hipstertrapIn New Jack City, proactive pranksters have set Hipster Traps to snare unwary hipsters. The NYC traps are baited with Pabst Blue Ribbon beer, American Spirit cigarettes, a bike chain and neon-pink Wayfarer sunglasses.

When trapping chipsters (Chicano hipsters), our experts recommend these Pocho Ocho Best Ways to Bait Your Chipster Trap:

8. Suavecito® Pomade and Beard Wax

7. Venti horchata latte, half skim, half leche de cabra, with agave sweetener

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Ask A Mexican: Here’s an idea – Learn to love hipsters (NSFW video)

by Comic Saenz January 22, 2015 Cultura
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In between the Mexican curse words, Gustavo Arellano has a modest proposal: Learn to love your local hipster and/or chipster. We’re still trying to figure out what and who ¡Asked A Mexican! That cartoon, though! [NSFW adult language.] CHIPSTERS? Are you a Chipster (Chicano + hipster)? There are Pocho Ocho ways to tell. You might […]

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DF hipsters eat Pinche Gringo BBQ, pay with smartphones (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN December 12, 2014 Cultura
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At Mexico City’s famous Pinche Gringo BBQ, there may be lines for food all the time, but when it’s your turn to pay, you can cough up the cash with PayPal. Pagar sin efectivo ni tarjetas sólo podría ser mejor si te regalaran algo y eso fue precisamente lo que PayPal hizo en Pinche Gringo […]

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La Cucaracha: Who exactly is behind those pricey taco$? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 20, 2014 Cartoons
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PREVIOUSLY ON HIPSTER TACOS:

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Chipster’s Delight: Calavera fez for you stylin’ vatos (photos, video)

by Chale Knickerbocker October 17, 2014 Cultura
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With everybody and her tio dressing up for Halloween and Dia de los Muertos, it’s important to stand out from the crowd with a bold fashion-forward statement. For some stylish chipsters, that means a calavera-themed fez. Lucky for us, that’s exactly what our ‘chuco suave model, Pablo from the Internets, is wearing! Pablo’s embroidered velvet […]

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La Cucaracha: Sept. 15? It must be ________ Heritage Month (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 15, 2014 Cartoons
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Parking lot foot race: Hipster in thrift store shirt vs OG cholo (video)

by Andalé Mono September 9, 2014 Cultura
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The competition is set for the parking lot behind the bleachers in hot and windy El Monte, East Los, Califas. Can tattooed veterano Rizer put down his mocoso and beat hipster Ben, even if Ben is wearing his magic $3 thrift shore shirt? It’s a thrill-packed race up to the chain link fence and back […]

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La Cucaracha: Serve a better taco, and the world…. (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz April 14, 2014 Cartoons
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Mijo, these Tenis are nice, pero solamante uso Botas

by Apá January 24, 2014 Cultura
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Dear Mijo: Muchas gracias for the regalos de mi Cumple! I thought the libros were great. Is this the book about that show on HBO con los lobos? We don’t watch HBO much porque tu Mom sees her Novelas y esa muchacha Rachel Maddow. Se enoja after watching her program. Va hacer volunteer con la […]

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Survey says? Pocho Ocho top Chipster New Year’s Resolutions

by Especial Correspondents January 15, 2014 Cultura
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To be a Chipster (Chicano + Hipster) is not a destination, but a journey, and seekers must never rest. These are the Pocho Ocho Chipster New Year’s Resolutions our readers shared with us: 8. Despite the Indio heritage that gives me a sparse Fu Manchu facial hair configuration, I resolve to grow a Chente-strength bigote […]

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New @ The POCHO Store: Chipsters Anonymous 2013 merch

by José Canusí December 18, 2013 Corporate
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We just opened a new section at our CafePress.com store filled with Chipsters Anonymous 2013 merchandise, inspired by our wildly-popular Are You A Chipster? article. The Chipsters Anonymous section stocks your tshirts, your hoodies, your mugs, your tote bags, all the chachkas that CafePress offers. Go there NOW and BUY BUY BUY. And if you […]

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Pocho Ocho ‘things educated Chicanos like’

by Comic Saenz November 7, 2013 Cultura
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We found this blog called Stuff Educated Chicanos Like | Information on those kids from Aztlan and it’s like it was conceived and written about us here at Pocho, but no. The blog started in 2008 and hasn’t been updated since 2011, but it still makes us LOL. (We stole just eight headlines from the […]

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[Chamber music for chipsters] Dorian Wood: ‘La Cara Infinita’ (video)

by Comic Saenz September 27, 2013 Cultura
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Dorian Wood is a Los Angeles-based avant garde (“alternative” is not a big enough word) composer and performer who publishes his own compositions via a company called Why Are You Doing This Music which maybe gives you a hint of what to expect from his self-produced album Rattle Rattle. This version of the Echo Park […]

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My Shocking True Confession: Yes, I am a ‘Chipster’

by Magally Miranda August 26, 2013 Cultura
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I’m a textbook Chipster. I ride a pink road bike named Rosita or a commuter folding bike, rock the thrift store combat boots with floral print dresses, listen to independent local artists like Chicano Batman, L@s Cafeter@s, eat vegan burritos, etc. As a matter of fact, one or more of my closest companer@s can check […]

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Breaking: Silverlake hipster DOA after DIY project goes wrong

by María Purísima August 19, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from LOS ANGELES) Jimmy “Doc” Juanes was found dead on Hyperion Boulevard near Fountain Avenue here late Sunday night in what the LAPD called a freak DIY project gone wrong. The 28-year-old USC masters student in French literature was known around his Silverlake neighborhood for his inventive do-it-yourself projects that pushed the envelope for […]

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Are you a ‘Chipster’ (Chicano + hipster)? Pocho Ocho ways to tell

by Especial Correspondents July 30, 2013 Cultura
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Are you a Chipster (Chicano + hipster)? There are Pocho Ocho ways to tell. You might be a Chipster if… 8. You wear skinny jeans instead of Levi’s when swimming at the beach 7. You scored a medical marijuana prescription to protect you from the ojo 6. Your tricked-out chrome lowrider bike is a vintage […]

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PDX resident loses street cred after Whole Foods Instagram snafu

by María Purísima July 10, 2013 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from PORTLAND) Mario Rojas grew up in a tough Chicago barrio, but since he moved here for college he’s gotten soft, according his friends and family. His old street cred is gone, they worry, and he doesn’t resemble the Mario they used to know. “He’s all into that hipster shit, organic and whatever, […]

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You might be a Latino hipster if…

by Sara Inés Calderón January 7, 2012 Cultura
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First off, you may be asking yourself, “What is a hipster?” Hipsters are the contemporary derivative of beatniks and manifest particular philosophies, fashion and food choices, professional and geographic preferences and, inevitably, are the butt of many jokes. Why did the hipster burn his mouth on the pizza? Because he ate it before it was […]

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