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See this painting that is supposed to depict the first Thanksgiving? It’s wrong wrong wrong. What really went on at that epic feast so long ago? We’ve got eight little-known factoids right here:

8. The frozen string beans in the casserole were past their sell-by date

7. Pilgrim Zephaniah Winslow = silent but deadly

6. Squanto’s “Mezcla de Maiz” was really esquites from the barrio elotero. [Mas…]


Turns out Christopher Columbus wasn’t brave, he was just really bad at math. Adam Ruins Everything explains.

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[Dan McClintock, a product of an Inca princess and a Spanish conquistador, works as an artist, animator and illustrator. He wishes you “Happy Indigenous Day!”]


Washington, D.C. native and football fan Lewis Black explains to fans why the name “Washington Redskins” for the hometown football team is offensive to Native Americans. [NSFW F-bombs.]

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Pocho Ocho amazing little-known first Thanksgiving factoids

by Especial Correspondents November 26, 2015 Cultura
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See this painting that is supposed to depict the first Thanksgiving? It’s wrong wrong wrong. What really went on at that epic feast so long ago? We’ve got eight little-known factoids right here: 8. The frozen string beans in the casserole were past their sell-by date 7. Pilgrim Zephaniah Winslow = silent but deadly 6. […]

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La Cucaracha: It’s beginning to look a lot like turkeys (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 23, 2015 Cartoons
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Happy Thanksgiving from La Cucaracha!

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La Cucaracha: Discovering Christopher Columbus (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 12, 2015 Cartoons
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Pocho Ocho other things that Christopher Columbus got wrong

by Especial Correspondents October 12, 2015 Cultura
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Aside from not sailing to “India,” Christopher Columbus got many other things wrong: 8. He forgot the extra pair of chonies his abuela packed for him. 7. He named all of his ships after cholas, but forgot La Sad Girl. 6. He didn’t stop to ask for directions.

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The pilgrims? Morons! Remembering the first Thanksgiving (video)

by EDUARDO BURRO November 26, 2014 Cultura
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Elise (@buttronica on the Twitter) Roedenbeck clears up all the old misconceptions about the first, OG, Thanksgiving. Did you know Ms. Roedenbeck has her very own content section here on POCHO? Click here for the immersive Buttronica Experience.

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Sarah Silverman wishes you turkeys a Happy Thanksgiving (NSFW video)

by Barney Asada November 25, 2014 Cultura
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Sarah Silverman, everyone’s favorite potty-mouthed cutie, recalls the day when, as a six-year-old, she picked out a turkey at the neighboring farm…picked it out FOR SLAUGHTER. (Totally NSFW language.) Special guest star: Sarah’s NSFW dad Donald.  

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La Cucaracha: Scene from the first Thanksgiving (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 24, 2014 Cartoons
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Pocho Ocho little-known factoids about the first Thanksgiving

by Especial Correspondents November 21, 2014 Cultura
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See this painting that is supposed to depict the first Thanksgiving? It’s wrong wrong wrong. What really went on at that epic feast so long ago? We’ve got eight little-known factoids right here: 8. The frozen string beans in the casserole were past their sell-by date 7. Pilgrim Zephaniah Winslow = silent but deadly 6. […]

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‘Washington Redskins’ offended by ‘South Park’ (video)

by Chale Knickerbocker September 21, 2014 Cartoons
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Dan Snyder, the owner of the hatefully-named Washington Redskins football team, is offended that South Park is using their (no-longer-trademarked) name, even though Cartman is only trying to honor the team’s awesome heritage. PREVIOUSLY ON WASHINGTON REDSKINS:

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Hate Letter of the Day: Dear Lala, you racist hypocrite

by Mexi-Hipocritas July 16, 2014 Cultura
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Mexicans and Anglo Americans are exactly alike. You are just as racist Mejicanoh, oh wait, I mean, Chicano… Meixcan American… I forget, you don’t consider yourselves Mexican… or do you. You MeCHA Aztlanersss get me all confused. Or wait, you don’t consider yourselves Latino but rather.. MESSICAN! ANYWAYS… so, as I was saying, you share […]

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Columbus-ing: Gringos discovering ‘new’ things that aren’t new (video)

by Comic Saenz June 26, 2014 Cartoons
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QUESTION: What do you call it when white hipsters “discover” new things that aren’t new? ANSWER: Columbus-ing. Wait. What do you call it when College Humor dot com, who just released this ^^^^ video, discovers a June 6 La Cucaracha toon by POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz? PREVIOUSLY ON DISCOVERIES:

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Top 10 things Natives should say to white folks (infographic)

by Moctezuma Cortés April 4, 2014 Cartoons
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Post by Bo Phillips Band.  

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Know Your Racist Deportation History: Navajo Long Walk (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA February 6, 2014 Cartoons
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PREVIOUSLY ON AMERICAN INDIANS:

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Pocho Ocho secrets of the first Thanksgiving feast

by Comic Saenz November 28, 2013 Cultura
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See this painting that is supposed to depict the first Thanksgiving? It’s wrong wrong wrong. What really went on at that epic feast so long ago? We’ve got eight things right here: 8. The frozen string beans in the casserole were past their sell-by date 7. Pilgrim Zephaniah Winslow = silent but deadly 6. Squanto’s […]

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