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POCHO amigo Arnie Bermudez’ new cartoon series follows events at your favorite local taqueria, SARAPE’s GRILL.

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POCHO amigo Arnie Bermudez’ new cartoon series follows events at your favorite local taqueria, SARAPE’s GRILL.

Let’s take a look …. [Mas…]

Spring begins today as we mark the Vernal Equinox. But if you’re not looking at a calendar, how would you know?

Here are the Pocho Ocho Top Ways to Tell that Spring has Sprung:

8. Chipotle Mexican Grill introduces Fresh Seasonal Virus Menu

7. KKK members buy new tiki torches, don short-sleeved sheets, and start work on their tans

6. Sarah Huckabee switches to new Spring-colored scowl [Mas…]


There’s a former American Nazi Party official running on the GOP ticket for United States Congress in Illinois. Trump defended the Nazis who marched and murdered in Charlottesville. His administration demonizes and criminalizes the lives of people of color, non-Christians, LGBT citizens, and immigrants.

And in 1939, 20,000 Americans rallied in Madison Square Garden to support the Nazis. It can’t happen here? IT ALREADY HAS.


This Cannot Be from Irene Diaz is a poignant tale of love found, family and love lost.

Her YouTube page explains it this way: [Mas…]

Pocho Ocho top ways to tell that Spring has finally esprung

by Comic Saenz March 21, 2016 Cultura
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Spring began at 9:30 PDT Saturday night as the Northern Hemisphere marked the Vernal Equinox. But if you’re not looking at a calendar, how would you know? Here are the Pocho Ocho Best Ways to Tell that Spring has Sprung: 8. Chipotle Mexican Grill introduces Fresh Seasonal Virus Menu 7. KKK members don short-sleeved sheets and […]

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Wayback Wednesday: When Justice Scalia wrote a gay porn novel

by Cartoonistas February 17, 2016 Cartoons
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Toon by Sean Tejaratchi.

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The Daily Show: For the GOP, Latino is the new gay (video)

by Comic Saenz October 10, 2014 El Now
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With the Republican realization that exploiting homophobia can no longer bring their hate base to the polls, the GOP is looking for a new group they can use to scare potential voters. POCHO Migrant Editor Al Madrigal explains to Jon Stewart why Latino is the new gay.

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¡Ask A Mexican! Is yelling ‘puto’ at futbol homophobic? (NSFW video)

by Comic Saenz June 20, 2014 Cultura
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Gustavo ¡Ask A Mexican! Arellano continues on his World Cup kick with a discussion of the Mexican team’s performance in their tied match with Brazil and the spectators’ habit of calling the opposing team putos. [NSFW adult language.] P.S.: Spoiler warning: You may be a puto if….

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MEX A&E suspends ‘Guac Dynasty’ jefe after hate Tweet

by Especial Correspondents December 22, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from MEXICO CITY) Felipe Roberto, star of the reality show Guac Dynasty, which follows the Roberto clan of rude and crude avocado wranglers through their struggle with weeds, bugs and family dysfunction, has been suspended by the Mexican Arte y Entretenimiento TV network (MEX A&E) after his hateful Tweet about Americans went viral, […]

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Al Madrigal gets to the bottom of gays in America’s South (video)

by DWIGHT N. D. LAUFFERS November 1, 2013 Cultura
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Big Gay Al Madrigal — Daily Show Senior Latino Correspondent and POCHO Migrant Editor — travels way down south to Dixie to get to the bottom of the heinous homophobia in America’s southern states. Once he gives up his preconceptions, it doesn’t take long for reality to give him a wink and ask for his […]

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Supremes dis DOMA, Prop 8: ‘Someday we’ll be together!’ (video)

by Victor Payan June 26, 2013 El Now
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The Supreme Court today said most of the 17-year-old Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional and overthrew California’s anti-same-sex marriage Proposition 8.  Thank you, Supremes!

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Love & marriage love & marriage won’t get far if we can help it (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA April 10, 2013 Cartoons
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Romney is out of the closet and into the polling booth, girls (photos)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 23, 2012 Cultura
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Mitt camps it up in this high school yearbook photo. And in this photo taken after the first debate:

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No gays allowed and Pocho Ocho other forbidden Boy Scouts

by J.R. 'Bob' Dobbs July 17, 2012 El Now
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The Boy Scouts of American today reaffirmed their policy denying membership to gay boys. But wait, there’s more! Who are the Pocho Ocho OTHER forbidden scouts? You can’t be a Boy Scout if you’re 8. Tired 7. Poor 6. Huddled, massed and/or yearning to be free

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Iowa analysis: Hatred for poor edges out homophobia, racism

by Lalo Alcaraz January 4, 2012 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from IOWA) Hatred for the poor won in Iowa yesterday,  squeaking by second-place entry homophobia and runners-up racism and tax evasion in the hotly-contested GOP caucuses. In a stunning, almost come-from-behind finish, current homophobe and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum ended the caucus vote in a number two position, rubbing up right behind […]

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