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Colombian artist Juan Pablo Machado re-tells the fairy tale of Rapunzel, the long-haired blonde maiden imprisoned in a castle tower, but this time, it’s not working out so well for her would-be rescuers.


Video creators Greñudo Productions write that No Way, Pendejo! is “a measured and thoughtful meditation on the 2016 U.S. presidential election.” We’re pretty much in agreement, except we’d characterize the baboso Donald Trump as a “pinche pendejo.” [Editor’s note: A greñudo is a person with unruly, messy, unkempt hair.]

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[Toon courtesy Dan Piraro Bizaroo Cartoons.]

Today’s POCHO Hatemail: You pathetic little burritos are obviously idiots

by ANONYMOUS EMAIL CORRESPONDENT #327 February 2, 2016 Cartoons
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Forgive me for the very long message, but oh, you did allow me a lot of room. Saw the little cartoon you burritos did calling Trump a nazi. All the rubbish aside, it isn’t even slightly funny, or amusing, or witty. Just on the strength of the cartoon, you’re obviously idiots. But you’re also crackpots, […]

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La Cucaracha: Why do man-buns even exist? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 20, 2015 Cartoons
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Trumpifornia Uber Alles (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 18, 2015 Cartoons
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Pocho Ocho top reasons Child of the 60s The Donald is so Donald

by Especial Correspondents July 24, 2015 El Now
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After POCHO’s Dennis Wilen AKA Comic Saenz finally came clean about his history with UPenn classmate Donald Trump, we’ve learned more about the events that turned a Child of the 60s into the bitter meng he is today. Here are the Pocho Ocho Top Reasons Child of the 60s The Donald is so Donald: 8. […]

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Melania Benítez hasn’t cut her hair for 20 years (video)

by Especial Correspondents February 25, 2014 Cultura
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Melania Benítez hasn’t cut her hair for 20 years and now it’s eight feet long! Telemundo: La joven hace 20 años que no se lo corta porque dice que una vez que se lo cortó se arrepintió porque según dice no le quedaba bien y desde entonces optó por dejárselo crecer. PREVIOUSLY ON HAIR::

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Jesus Trejo’s combed-over hair is blowin’ in the wind (video)

by VIDAL BUFFOON January 14, 2014 Cultura
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Long Beach homeboy Jesus Trejo started losing his hair early, so now he has a combover.

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Key & Peele: Mr. T has a PSA for you about respect (video)

by NACO BELL November 29, 2013 Cultura
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Kids today need to learn to respect others, and Mr. T explains why. PREVIOUSLY ON KEY & PEELE:

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Mujeres: How to do your hair and makeup like Frida Kahlo (video)

by NICOLETTE MADURO, R.N. November 22, 2013 Cultura
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Ooops, we’re being heteronormative with “mujeres” in the headline. Pochas y pochos! You too can have hair and makeup like the esteemed feminist and artist including the iconic monobrow (AKA unibrow) and mustache (AKA bigote.) PREVIOUSLY ON FRIDA KAHLO:

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Negrito: Sometimes you feel like an Afro, sometimes you don’t (video)

by MOL A. DROID May 22, 2013 Cultura
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In Mexico, Grupo Bimbo’s Negrito brand chocolate candy bars are delicious AND good for your hair! All sales final. Hoodie not included. RELATED: Hamburguesas never looked so good! Salma Hayek for BurgerBoy (video)

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Inca round-up of vicuña to gather ‘The Gold of the Andes’ (video)

by LIL BOPIP March 6, 2013 Cultura
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In the high desert of the Peruvian Andes, the descendants of the Inca form a human chain to perform the Chaccu, the ritual round-up and shearing of the wild vicuña.

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PNS*Hot*Flash: White House plans new Civil Rights push

by Elise Valderrama February 27, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON, D.C.) President Barack Obama will mark the final day of Black History Month by proposing new civil rights legislation, PNS has learned. Obama will announce the No, White Girl, You Cannot Touch My Hair Act in a speech in Oklahoma City on Thursday. RELATED: Video: What is it like to be […]

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Al Madrigal: Obama’s new term means a new look for America (video)

by Comic Saenz January 22, 2013 El Now
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The Daily Show’s Al Madrigal was in Washington, D.C. for Bronco Bama‘s second inauguration Monday and tells Jon Stewart about Obama’s new look for America. DISCLAIMER: Madrigal is POCHO’s Migrant Editor.

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Everything you need to know about ‘Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo’

by Santino J. Rivera December 14, 2012 Cultura
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One of the great things about the Interwebs is that you can literally look up almost anything you want. That’s great right? You’d think with that kind of power there would be no stupid people but that’s just not the case. Instead, we have more stupid people now than any point in history. How do […]

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It’s my quince and I’ll dance if I want to – all sexys invited! (video)

by Lucida Grandé August 10, 2012 Cultura
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Attention sexy, sixpack guys! It’s Colibritany’s big day and you’re invited: Hola Sexys!! Quiero invitar a los chambelanes más guapos y galanes a mi fiesta de XV!!! Va a haber de todo, brindis, pastel, cochinita y tamales de caviar, recuerda que debes de llegar puntual. 🙂 (Click on the CC icon for English titles.)

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Dear Abuelita: Sporting man, subway kind of love, these kids today

by Dear Abuelita August 8, 2012 Cultura
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Dear Abuelita, The fourth race at Hollywood Park Friday night (mares and fillies, 5 1/2 furlongs, three-year-olds and up) appears very competitive to me, but analysis indicates I should look closely at #7 La Sancha, with 117-pound jockey V. Espinoza holding the reins. Some handicappers maintain that the predicted hot weather points to #5 Onyx […]

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What to wear in Monterrey when listening to cumbia and huffing glue

by Comic Saenz June 5, 2012 Cultura
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We don’t really know what to say about this, so we’ll let VICE tell the story in this report from Monterrey, MX: Every Sunday afternoon, after dancing all weekend at bars and clubs around town, a bunch of Mexican Colombianos gather outside the 7-Eleven at the bottom of the Latino Tower in downtown Monterrey. Taking […]

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Pocho Ocho new merit badges for Latina Girl Scouts

by Sara Inés Calderón April 5, 2012 Cultura
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Latina girls are the key to growth for the Girl Scouts,  and the organization needs to shift culturally to accommodate these new scouts. How do you bring in a new crop of Latina scouts? How about some new Merit Badges? 8. Touting Trenzas. It may be India María style or Frida Kahlo style, but any good […]

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