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La Cucaracha: Racist? Try the new Hollywood OSCARS® cleanse (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 11, 2016 Cartoons
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What they complaining about? Of course the Oscars are diverse! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 2, 2016 Cartoons
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[Republished with special permission of our amigos at EastLA.com, which is launching soon!]

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La Cucaracha: True Life Latino Screenwriter Adventures (2007 toons)

by Lalo Alcaraz January 26, 2016 Cartoons
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Rednecks With Attitude: ‘Straight Outta Compton’ (NSFW video)

by Soy Capitan January 22, 2016 Cultura
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Would the nominees at the OSCARs be any different if Academy voters had seen this cowboy version of Straight Outta Compton when it came out in 2009? How about Donald Trump’s B.E.T Awards? [Totally NSFW adult lyrics, F-bombs, N-word, etc.] (Video by CowboyGangstaRap.)

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BREAKING: Sean Penn set for Cesar Chavez keynote speech

by Lalo Alcaraz February 25, 2015 El Now
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(PNS reporting from MALIBU) Sean Penn will deliver the keynote address at the City of San Jose’s annual Cesar Chavez Day celebration March 31, friends of the actor say. The ceremony honors the late Mexican-American icon and civil rights leader on his birthday. Penn told dinner companions here Tuesday night that he plans to open the speech at the […]

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Sean Penn learns a lesson he won’t soon forget (toon)

by Chale Knickerbocker February 24, 2015 Cartoons
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Image mashup from here and here.

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Mexicans sweep the OSCARs (toon)

by RAMIRO J. GOMEZ, JR. February 23, 2015 Cartoons
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Pocho Ocho top reasons not to watch the Oscars

by Especial Correspondents February 20, 2015 Cultura
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Lot of pochos we know are insisting they won’t watch Sunday’s telecast of the Academy Awards. The big reason, of course, is Hollywood’s apparent inability to find roles for Latin@s other than maid or gangster (see infographic below). But that’s not all! Here are the Pocho Ocho Top reasons they’re boycotting the Oscars: 8. Reading […]

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Tony Montana accepts the Emmy on behalf of all Latinos (video)

by CISCO YBERRA August 26, 2014 Cultura
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In case you missed it, here is Tony Montana’s acceptance speech from last night’s Emmy Awards.

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La Cucaracha recaps the Academy Awards (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 19, 2014 Cartoons
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So did you hear about George Lopez at the Oscars? (toon)

by Comic Saenz March 5, 2014 Cartoons
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Based on a Matt Groening toon Tweeted by The Simpsons. [Click on the image to enlarge.] PREVIOUSLY ON MATT GROENING:

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Forget Los Oscars: Mira Los Hectors©! POCHO’s Annual Awards

by Especial Correspondents February 28, 2014 Cultura
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Behold, The Hectors©, bestowed for Excellence in Mockability. The Hectors© are named for POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz’ cousin Hector (photo), who is excellent at ruining family gatherings, especially when he has downed his third 12-pack. He hasn’t seen a film since Blood In, Blood Out. And the Hector© goes to:

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Elise Roedenbeck’s ‘Mija Weekly’ breaks the ñews 02.25.13 (video)

by Elise Valderrama February 25, 2013 El Now
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This week on Mija: so much crying! I explain the sequester with a stick of butter and discuss Marco Rubio’s visit to Israel. Plus, a bunch of dead sea animals wash ashore mi tierra, Peru and I wear a sweater! Make sure to leave your questions and comments below.

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POCHO Podcast #1: Lalo Alcaraz and Al Madrigal have words for you

by POCHO ESTAFF March 6, 2012 Audio
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POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz (in Southern California) and Migrant Editor Al Madrigal (in New York) Skyped away last week for POCHO’s first coast-to-coast podcast.

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Ñewsweek: Hectors and actors and commentators oh my

by Comic Saenz March 4, 2012 El Now
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POCHO’s ñews team started the week in glossy Hollyweird and ended up scraping the crap off their shoes near Rush Limbaugh’s headquarters in La Floridita, but the big story of the week was the release of Mexican Mitt Romney’s music video/camapaign commercial. Will the GOP wannabe  become the nation’s first Latino president? And why does […]

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You can see all the stars as you walk down Hollywood Boulevard

by Soy Capitan February 28, 2012 Cultura
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“You can see all the stars as you walk down Hollywood Boulevard, some that you recognise, some that you’ve hardly even heard of. People who worked and suffered and struggled for fame, some who succeeded and some who suffered in vain,” according to the Kinks. But artist Ramiro Gomez Jr. — whose art installations make […]

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