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I just was a panelist at San Diego Comic Con, where Chicano artists like me discussed our role in art and comics.

We talked about the importance of Chicana and Chicano characters in media, and how it represents us as a community.

Representation is a key aspect in our work, and after watching the video where bearded villain Carlos Hakas is harassing street vendor Benjamin Ramirez, I was reminded of the value of not only representation of our bodies, but representation of our stories. [Mas…]

Guatemalan artist Mike Alfaro is the creator of “Millennial Lotería” — updated Lotería cards for a “new generation.” [Mas…]


In the second episode of Welcome to the Northside, a Denver hipster brings his Palm Pie food cart to the hood, but our hero Mikey Gonzales is skeptical.

Gonzales, a Chicano young professional, just bought a house in this gentrifying neighborhood, but still finds himself searching for home.

nativityholyfamilyTired of the same old same old Nativity with the holy homeless Jewish family and the animals in a manger and Los Tres Reyes Magos? So 2000 years ago, am I right?

What you need is the new Hipster Nativity Set, an actual product, available from ModerNativity.com for $129 plus taxes and shipping. [Mas…]

Hola. Is Tia Lencha here. Today I going to help you make my new faborite taco. The other day I saw my mijo making sonething in the kishen. I so proud. He like to cook like his mama.

I say, “Mijo, what you making?”

He say, “A taco.”

I see that he was using corn tortillas, crumble Oaxaca cheese, scramble eggs, salsa chipotle, and potato ships. I was confuse. [Mas…]

No peas, no chance! This Christmas we’re serving KaleMole (photo)

by María Purísima December 14, 2015 Cultura
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At Stew Leonard’s, guacamole is its own ingredient — just add kale! This the beginning of the end of the American middle class. Chunky Guacamole Stew’s Chunky Guacamole is prepared fresh daily by our culinary team with whole avocados, tomatoes, red onions, jalapeno peppers, a dash of salt, and a splash of freshly squeezed lime […]

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SPONSORED: Take the worry out of gentrification – with GENTRÍFIA®

by Comic Saenz August 24, 2015 Cultura
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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 […]

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Pocho Ocho best ways to bait a Chipster (Chicano + hipster) Trap

by Especial Correspondents August 5, 2015 Cultura

In 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 […]

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La Cucaracha: Amazing delicious hipster culinary discovery! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz April 27, 2015 Cartoons
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Tia Lencha’s Cocina: Mijo makes for me a ‘Hipster Taco’

by TIA LENCHA April 1, 2015 Cultura
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Hola. Is Tia Lencha here. Today I going to help you make my new faborite taco. The other day I saw my mijo making sonething in the kishen. I so proud. He like to cook like his mama. I say, “Mijo, what you making?” He say, “A taco.” I see that he was using corn […]

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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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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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Abuelita Reviews: These Kanye-style shades are cray-cray (video)

by Bronco del Camino May 15, 2014 Cultura
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Abuelita wants to step up her look with cool-looking shades, so she’s checking out Kanye West style sunglasses, John Lennon specs and heavy black hipster models. Which style is right for her? PREVIOUSLY ON ABUELITA REVIEWS:

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The Idiot’s Guide to Smart People: ‘Religion’ (video)

by Lucida Grandé April 21, 2014 Cultura
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People believe all sorts of stuff about religion, smart people especially. Here’s your guide. PREVIOUSLY ON IDIOT’S GUIDE:

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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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The Idiot’s Guide to Smart People: ‘Music’ (video)

by Verdana Bold April 1, 2014 Cultura
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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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