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cucacinco [Mas…]


In 1991, Public Enemy‘s epic By the Time I Get to Arizona spotlighted the Hate State of Arizona’s failure to implement the Martin Luther King Day national holiday.


The 2013 video Do You Like My Decorations gets a fandub translation into Español and it’s way funnier, we think. [Mas…]


Feliz Hanukkah from POCHO and the Hip Hop Hoodíos! Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, begins at sunset tonight and lasts eight days: Ocho noches means Ocho Kandelikas.

This salsa version of Ocho Kandelikas comes from swingin’ L.A. Cantor Kenny Ellis. The lyrics are in Ladino, the Sephardic language with roots in Spanish and Hebrew: [Mas…]

Happy holidays to all.

Turkey, ham, tamales, eggnog y todo, this is the time of the year where you put a lot of stuff “on hold” till next year, while we get together with familia and friends. It’s a beautiful time of the year, where putting something on the back burner for awhile isn’t such a bad idea.

Some things, however, can’t be procrastinated upon, lest other problems be incurred. Keeping oneself in clean clothes is one of them. [Mas…]


In 1991, Public Enemy‘s epic By the Time I Get to Arizona spotlighted the Hate State of Arizona’s failure to implement the Martin Luther King Day national holiday.

Contrast and compare with PEE-OTUS Donald Trump’s weekend Twitter attack on civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis, draw the necessary conclusions, and prepare to take appropriate action: [Mas…]

America pauses Monday for Ricky Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2017

by Comic Saenz January 15, 2017 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON, D.C.) America will pause tomorrow to remember the life and message of Ricky Martin Luther King Jr., whose Tengo a Dream y Dance! speech changed the nation forever. Post offices and other public facilities will be closed, banks and stock exchanges are taking the day off and salsa picante and sweet potato pie […]

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The Pocho Ocho craziest cosas we found in our 2017 Rosca de Reyes

by Especial Correspondents January 6, 2017 Cultura
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Today is Three Kings Day, Dia de Los Reyes Magos, AKA Epiphany, the day when Los Tres Reyes dropped by the manger to gift up the original Anchor Baby, El Baby Jesus. Check out the Pocho Ocho Craziest Things we found in the Rosca de Reyes here at the POCHO world headquarters: 8. Rosca’s Chicken and […]

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John Oliver asks ‘Why is Columbus Day still a thing?’ (NSFW video)

by Moctezuma Cortés October 10, 2016 Cultura
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Why do we still honor this cruel racist thief? There are so many more worthy Italians, like Frank Sinatra, Al Pacino and Mario Batali. John Oliver asked the hard questions in this 2014 video.[NSFW adult language.]

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La Cucaracha contemplates Cinco de Mayo with two vintage toons

by Lalo Alcaraz May 3, 2016 Cartoons
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Barack and Richard: ‘Happy (Black) Presidents Day!’ (toon, video)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 15, 2016 Cartoons
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Remember the time this 2008 toon somehow turned into a 2009 cover illustration for The New Yorker?

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America to pause for Ricky Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2016

by Comic Saenz January 17, 2016 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON, D.C.) America will pause tomorrow to remember the life and message of Ricky Martin Luther King Jr., whose Tengo a Dream y Dance! speech changed the nation forever. Post offices and other public facilities will be closed, banks and stock exchanges are taking the day off and salsa picante and sweet potato pie […]

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Los Hip Hop Hoodíos fire up ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ for Chanukah (videos)

by SOY VEY December 4, 2015 Cultura
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Feliz Hanukkah from POCHO and the Hip Hop Hoodíos! Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, begins at sunset Sunday night and ends at sunset on December 14: Ocho noches means Ocho Kandelikas. This salsa version of Ocho Kandelikas comes from swingin’ L.A. Cantor Kenny Ellis. The lyrics are in Ladino, the Sephardic language with roots […]

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Without Reservations: Happy Indigenous Day (toon)

by RICARDO CATÉ October 12, 2015 Cartoons
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See more from Ricardo Cate at his website.

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John Oliver asks: Why is ‘Columbus Day’ still a thing? (NSFW video)

by Moctezuma Cortés October 9, 2015 Cultura
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Why do we still honor this cruel racist thief, John Oliver asks. There are so many more worthy Italians, like Frank Sinatra, Al Pacino and Mario Batali. [NSFW adult audio.]

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La Cucaracha: ¡Feliz Seis de Mayo! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz May 6, 2015 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha Contemplates Cinco de Mayo con dos toons

by Lalo Alcaraz May 5, 2015 Cartoons
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POCHO History 101: Public Enemy, Arizona, MLK Day (video)

by Soy Capitan January 16, 2015 Cultura
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In the final decade of the 20th Century Public Enemy‘s epic By the Time I Get to Arizona spotlighted the Hate State of Arizona’s failure to implement the Martin Luther King Day holiday. #blacklivesmatter

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America pauses for Ricky Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2015

by Comic Saenz January 16, 2015 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON, D.C.) America will pause Monday to remember the life and message of Ricky Martin Luther King Jr., whose Tengo a Dream y Dance! speech changed the nation forever. Post offices and other public facilities will be closed, banks and stock exchanges are taking the day off and salsa picante and sweet potato pie […]

[Mas…]

The Pocho Ocho craziest cosas we found in the Rosca de Reyes

by Especial Correspondents January 6, 2015 Cultura
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Today is Three Kings Day, Dia de Los Reyes Magos, AKA Epiphany, the day when Los Tres Reyes dropped by the manger to gift up the original Anchor Baby, El Baby Jesus. Check out the Pocho Ocho Craziest Things we found in the Rosca de Reyes here at the POCHO world headquarters: 8. Rosca’s Chicken and […]

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Los Hip Hop Hoodíos light ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ for Hanukkah 2014 (videos)

by SOY VEY December 16, 2014 Cultura
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Feliz Hanukkah from POCHO and the Hip Hop Hoodíos! Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, begins at sunset tonight and ends at sunset on December 24: Ocho noches, ocho kandelikas.

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Let me tell you all the reasons I really, really hate Christmas

by María Purísima December 3, 2014 Cultura
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I’m so sick of Christmas and December isn’t even a week old! Every year it’s the same crap over and over again. I mean, I wasn’t even finished pretending not to eat Halloween candy before people started playing that Christmas music — don’t even get me started on the music! It’s like, let’s take a […]

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Why is ‘Columbus Day’ still a thing? (NSFW video)

by Moctezuma Cortés October 8, 2014 Cultura
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Why do we still honor this cruel racist thief? There are so many more worthy Italians, like Frank Sinatra, Al Pacino and Mario Batali. [NSFW adult audio.]

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La Cucaracha: A day off for Labor Day? Not so much! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 29, 2014 Cartoons
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