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According to POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz 2017 Calendar, it’s Gucamole Wednesday, and that’s why we’re sharing the best guacamole video ever: [Mas…]

ChingaTuPelo2Last week, when Chicago students organized to protest a Donald Trump campaign rally, some demonstrators carried big prints of this image, by Carlos Barbarena. Our Spanish isn’t perfect, but apparently Carlos was making a point about the Donald and his hair.

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tubakkkEarlier this week, in Columbia, South Carolina, Confederate-flag-waving Ku Klux Klan white wingers paraded downtown. The paramilitary-garbed haters were joined by an uninvited sousaphone player who provided ironic musical accompaniment. (A sousaphone is the marching band variety of tuba that wraps around the player, making it easier to carry.) Enjoy the tubalicious music (is that Wagner?) AND the play-by-play commentary from a woman who may also be the videographer/uploader. “Stupid is as stupid does,” she notes. “This is a family tree with no branches.” [Mas…]

flagguyWe don’t know this man, but we’d like to shake his hand! A (Phoenix?) demonstrator with a Mexican flag totally punked the pro-Sheriff Joe crowd in this new camera phone vid uploaded Wednesday by anti-immigration protestor Tucson William. [NSFW audio — some F-bombs.] [Mas…]

They look scrumptious — especially the cheese that she crisps on the grill at El Cortez — but please, Chef Lindsay Porter, it’s kay-so, not kee-so! To be fair, El Cortez is in Edmonton, Alberta, Canadia, where they call their dollars “Loonies.” PRO TIP: Cortez is NOT a Mexican hero, unless you mean the Nike Cortez. [Mas…]

Presley’s Pantry: Day of the Dead Bread (Pan de Muerto) [video]

by JEFE BOYARDEE October 20, 2014 Cultura
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Nicole Presley of Presley’s Pantry shows off her recipe for Day of the Dead Bread (Pan de Muerto), using her sponsor’s Idaho potatoes, of course.

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Local MEChA group ejected from Hong Kong returns to U.S.

by María Purísima October 6, 2014 El Now
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(PNS reporting from FRESNO) The 16 Cal State Fresno MEChA students who flew to Hong Kong to join the student protest — but were quickly kicked out of the demonstration — returned home late Sunday night. The students were ejected from Occupy Central after Hong Kong student organizers discovered that the Movimiento Estudiantil Chican@ de […]

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Vi Hart makes a tortilla hexaflexagon for a Flex-Mex taco (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE September 9, 2014 Cultura
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YouTube hands-on math star Vi Hart makes a hexaflexagon tortilla for a delicious two-layer Flex-Mex taco. Kids: You CAN try this at home with a flour tortilla, a knife, guac, frijoles, pico de gallo and cheese and a little bit of patience and manual dexterity. Remember that doll that said, “Math is hard”? Forget that […]

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Welcome to World Cup 2014 – with ♡ from Anonymous Brasil (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés November 4, 2013 El Now
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Riots in Rio continue as the country prepares for the World Cup next year. Self-appointed “hacktivist” group Anonymous Brasil has its own spin on events.

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Should Puerto Rico become our 51st state? Al Madrigal reports (video)

by THOR ICUA March 7, 2013 El Now
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The Daily Show’s Senior Latino Correspondent Al Madrigal goes to Washington, D.C. to meet with demonstrators who want Puerto Rico to become America’s 51st state. [Disclaimer: Al is POCHO’s Migrant Editor.]

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How to eshake hands Chicano style (CA y TX versions) [video]

by Sara Inés Calderón November 26, 2012 Cultura
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In this video for POCHO U’s Gabacho Outreach Program (POCHO U, GOP!) I demonstrate the Chicano Handshake including a California version, a Texas version and a version with extra love. Why can’t we be friends?

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Cupquake’s mysterious and alluring Dia de Los Muertos makeup video

by Lucida Grandé October 25, 2012 Cultura
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What is she wearing? And who are those dudes in the background?

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Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah Zip-a-Dee-Guns; Hola Anaheim, We’re Havin’ Fun

by Lalo Alcaraz July 30, 2012 Cultura
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Now in the shadows of the world’s most famous amusement park residents of Anaheim are bravely (and in some cases stupidly) confronting the Anaheim Police Department, an at times callous, authoritative government power that isn’t accustomed to being questioned even when it executes people. Crisis always spurs creativity and the most original ideas are presently […]

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Amazing surrealist video: ‘Fresh Guacamole’ (delicious, too!)

by jefe boyardee March 9, 2012 Cultura
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POCHO has a cooking video from My Drunk Kitchen (tacos) and recipes from Tia Lencha’s Cocina (aphrodisiac salsa) but we’ve never wanted to taste anything as much as this extra special Fresh Guacamole! There’s more about how and why they make this video magic at the PES site. Molcajete optional.

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Pochophotographic Exclusive: Occupy Rose Parade 2012

by Lalo Alcaraz January 3, 2012 Cultura
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After the regular Pasadena Rose Parade, the Occupy Rose Parade people were kind enough to march right in front of my phonecam, leaving me little choice but to take their pictures. After all, we are the 99%! Music by Alice Texas Marching Band.

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