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It’s a sad, sad country music tale of a “mixed love affair” gone bad. He needs America, America needs him, Rick Trevino sings, but I Am A Mexican. There’s also La Migra to keep things interesting.

Tex-Mex legend Flaco Jimenez backs Trevino up on accordion, and as chance would have it sings a song on the very same subject: [Mas…]

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El Santo, the Vimeo description says, is a “Real New-Mexican Story for Real Lovers.” We’ve watched it a buncha times and were not sure what it means or if we are one of those “real lovers” in the intended audience, but we like what we see. [Video by K48 PRODUCTIONS … in Milano of all places.] Also, be careful of strangely glowing cocktails with with bugs inside.


A delegation to newly-discovered PLANET J says the humanoids inhabitants are obviously different from us, but they are very kind. They all live together in harmony despite their differences. Same as it ever was?


There’s no Mexican food without cilantro — well, in theory. But some people just hate hate hate the taste of this herb. PBS explains. [Mas…]

Hey, girl: Do you love tacos? Or are you hambre for love? (video)

by Barney Asada June 15, 2017 Cultura
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Video by Juan, the Mexican Pronunciation Guy.

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Adios dinero, adios hyna, bienvenidos ‘Tacos,’ hola amor (video)

by BARNEY ASADA March 9, 2017 Cultura
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Life can be better…. But it can be so much worse…. Those Tacos, though. [Video by Eric J. Vasquez]

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La Cucaracha Latino Cupid: Next caller, Melania from NYC (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 14, 2017 Cartoons
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Hey Vato! presents ‘A Cholo Valentine’ (NSFW video)

by LIL ANGEL February 13, 2017 Cartoons
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As Vatos Smiley and Chuy search for the true meaning of Valentine’s Day — and the place of amor in this troubled world — Smiley’s sister Angie sets them straight on how VDay REALLY works. [NSFW F-bomb.]

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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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Merry Christmas from POCHO

by José Canusí December 25, 2016 Cartoons
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Rage Against the Machine: Take the Power Back! (#TBT NSFW video)

by Soy Capitan November 10, 2016 Cultura
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POCHO amigo Flavio Morales dug this oldie up out of the secret vaults that hold the treasured recordings of his groundbreaking TV program Illegal Interns: Live concert footage from 1997 of Take the Power Back by Rage Against the Machine. [RATM is, indeed, raging so there are many NSFW F-bombs etc. Also, if play it […]

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These are the DOs and DON’Ts of online dating (video)

by KAY RIDO September 22, 2016 Cartoons
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Can you find true love online? Maybe you can, but there are some things you need to learn first.

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Brooklyn loves this taquero, and he loves Brooklyn back (video)

by Barney Asada September 13, 2016 Cultura
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A Mexican immigrant brings a taco truck to Brooklyn, helps the neighborhood, has fun, and makes money. It’s the American Dream!

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Frankie Quiñones is “The World’s Smartest Man” (video)

by Comic Saenz September 7, 2016 Cultura
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POCHO regulars know comic and actor Frankie Quiñones as Creeper the Cholo, but there’s another side to his life. Quiñones is so intelligent and well-read many consider him the “World’s Smartest Man.” What can we learn from Quiñones? Well for one thing, he has some very smart dating advice. PREVIOUSLY ON FRANKIE QUIÑONES:

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These darn kids today! From NYC, the Julio Diaz story (video)

by Especial Correspondents August 30, 2016 Cultura
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On his way home from work, Julio Diaz was robbed at knifepoint. You won’t believe what happened next!

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Trump’s ‘Supply-Side Jesus’ will make America great again (video)

by Comic Saenz August 9, 2016 Cartoons
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Donald Trump’s economic policies, unveiled yesterday in Detroit, would erase whatever meager protections we have left against out-of-control corporations, let polluters ruin our air, spoil our water, and boil our endangered planet, kill Obamacare, give rich people a tax break and ruin whatever progress we have made since George W. Bush and his Wall Street […]

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Dear Dad: I know you’re disappointed I’m dating a woman (video)

by Soy Capitan July 1, 2016 Cultura
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This Cannot Be from Irene Diaz is a poignant tale of love found, family and love lost. Her YouTube page explains it this way:

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La Cucaracha gets personal: Congrats y felicidades, Mija! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 3, 2016 Cartoons
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What Being Hispanic Means to Me: A Short Story (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés February 23, 2016 Cultura
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Live from her bedroom, California-native high school senior Allison Reyes explains the heartaches and joys of Being Hispanic. SPOILER: If she had to do it all over again, she wouldn’t change a thing.

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Mis hermanas, this is how you ‘feel the power’ (NSFW video)

by MS. LINDA FLORA February 18, 2016 Cultura
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Juanita Carmelita cooks breakfast and teaches her friend Ashley how to “harness the power.” [NSFW LOL adult content, language.] PREVIOUSLY ON FRANKIE QUIÑONES:

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Hey Vato! It’s ‘A Cholo Valentine’ (NSFW video)

by LIL ANGEL February 12, 2016 Cartoons
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As Vatos Smiley and Chuy search for the true meaning of Valentine’s Day — and the place of amor in this troubled world — Smiley’s sister Angie sets them straight on how VDay REALLY works. [F-bomb.]

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La Cucaracha: Love problems? Call the Latino Cupid Hotline (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 12, 2016 Cartoons
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