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I have been waiting for something like Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown all my life.

Really.

The CNN season premiere April 30  was a watershed moment for Chicanos and Mexican Americans.

Here’s what I Tweeted the night I saw it:

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Morrissey/Smiths mariachi tribute band El Mariachi Manchester covers There Is a Light that Never Goes Out. Alexandrossey on vocals.

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NPR’s Mandalit Del Barco was on the scene as L.A. band El Mariachi Manchester showed off their mariachi-Morrissey mezcla at the Dia de Los Muertos fiesta at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. [Mas…]

hipstertrapIn 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

7. Venti horchata latte, half skim, half leche de cabra, with agave sweetener

6. $60 huaraches from Urban Outfitters [Mas…]

mozquizPOCHO’s free ticket giveaway for the Mexrrissey all-age concert at the Regent Theater in DTLA inspired me to craft this list of the Pocho Ocho Top Ultimate Morrissey Trivia Quiz Questions.

Are You Moz Enough to Score 100%?

Do not even think about questioning my Moz Luv. I am on the TSA’s extra special handling list because of Morrissey.

OCHO QUESTIONS AQUI, EIGHT ANSWERS BELOW
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Morrissey: Why do I wear red? (photo)

by MORRISSEY October 7, 2014 Cultura
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Based on a photo by Tim Griffin © 2014

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TSA at LAX stops POCHO editor for ‘red powder’ in purse (photos)

by Comic Saenz June 16, 2014 El Now
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Transportation Security Adminstration officers at Los Angeles International Airport stopped and questioned POCHO Music Editor La Chata Monday afternoon, allegedly because of a suspicious substance in her handbag (photo.) Her Facebook status explains:

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Why Goth Latinos love Morrissey and other stories (audio, video)

by MOON GUAC November 13, 2013 Audio
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NPR’s LatinoUSA (with Maria Hinojosa) writes: Goth culture. Is it in? Is it out? Do they even care? Hear the stories of three Latinos who found a sense of community in Goth subculture while we try to answer the question of the ages: Why are Latinos obsessed with Morrissey? It’s not just the Pompadour. Here’s […]

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Twenty-one years ago today, Morrissey discovered Chicanos

by María Purísima September 10, 2013 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from EAST LOS ANGELES) In Nineteen Hundred and Ninety-Two, Morrissey sailed the ocean blue — seeking passage to a special show in Indio. With a few wrong turns, Morrissey’s tour bus got lost on the freeway, and the British singer and former frontman of The Smiths ended up at a gas station in […]

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[Guest Editorial] Let’s face it, Morrissey was bad for Egypt

by EMILIANO ZAPATA SHABAZZ-JONES July 8, 2013 El Now
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Morrissey was neither qualified nor cholafied to run Egypt. Totally in the Nile. Srsly. “By order of the Prophet,” he banned that boogie sound. WTF? Muslim Brotherhood, my peckerwood! If the rebels get re-Tweeted, the tyrant is defeated. In ancient Africa, the pharoahs and pharoahitas communicated with Sirius the Dog Star — long before the […]

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Ask Google: Why do Mexicans stare and eat beans?

by Comic Saenz May 21, 2013 Cultura
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What did we ever do before the Google? Where did a poor pre-Googlite go to find out the big answers and the meaning of Life, the Universe and Everything? Actually, we could Google that. But why even hypothesize? Google has the answers we want today and knows the questions we want to ask even before […]

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Happy birthday to Morrissey, the moody Brit who stole Latino hearts

by La Chata May 22, 2012 Cultura
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Happy fifty-third birthday, Steven Patrick Morrissey! You would might think he was dead, with all the tribute bands and karaoke nights and even a whole convention in his honor. The real fans, of course, will be at an actual concert, like tonight’s show in San Diego, where the venue will be filled with lonely misfits […]

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