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I’m bored bigly and I’m tired of just hanging around! Sad!
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Thanks to Professor Eliza Rodriguez Y Gibson who pointed my now-scalded eyes, my scarred Mexican-American soul, to this fantabulous atrocity!

Haute couture non-mexican “cholos”!!!! Holy Baudrillard meets Eddie J. Olmos’s Pachuco — who would be rolling over in his grave if he weren’t still thriving in Hollywood! [Mas…]


The internet is so much about what to look at.

For me, that’s weird. You see the bulk of the first part of my life was bound up with reading—which is all about looking at things, reading words, but has little to do with seeing, with reading pictures.

It is true that as a kid, I was all about reading while seeing, with Richie Rich, Mad Magazine, Vampirella, Batman, Eerie, and Plop! infecting the technicolor corridors of my imagination.

But after that came college and graduate school with a major in literature—so novels took over (that and critical theory), so words came to dominate the scene of my life. [Mas…]


YouTube user Chubachus created an “animated” video using stereographic slides of life in Mexico in the early 1900s.

handsoffIn more or less chronological order, here are my live Tweets from today’s Donald Trump campaign rally in Albuquerque, New Mexico….

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What is it? UFO/OVNI photo’d over San Antonio high school (photos)

by ROD ESTERLING August 10, 2016 El Now

Have the Space Brothers come to straighten out a screwed-up America and an especially messed-up Lone Star State? Were they here Monday? Photos submitted to MUFON sure show something strange in the skies over a San Antonio high school named after the racist traitor Robert E. Lee. [All photos are minimized on this page. Click […]

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From Dreams to Trash: ‘El Sueño Americano’ (photos)

by Andalé Mono February 15, 2016 Cultura

These photographs document the personal effects of migrants apprehended in the desert by U.S. Border Patrol agents which were subsequently seized and surrendered during processing at a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol facility in southern Arizona. Feature Shoot reports:

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Too cool! Los Angeles 2016 No Pants Subway Ride (photos,video)

by Especial Correspondents January 12, 2016 Cultura
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A Floridian transplanted to Los Angeles, Te-Erika Patterson video’d Sunday’s No Pants Subway Ride — it was her third year stripping down and riding the rails for fun. If you think this is for you, check out her MovingToLAToday.com blog. Videographer and photographer Dan “The Steel Shark” Cooke also braved the chilly 50° L.A. weather […]

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Yes, this woman threw a quinceañera for her cat (photos)

by Verdana Bold August 21, 2015 Cultura
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San Francisco-based photographer Kira Stackhouse’s cat Ponette recently turned 15, and Ponette was all like I CAN HAZ QUINCE? so Kira threw Ponette a party.

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Bienvenidos a Minneapolis, Minnesota, Aztlan (photos)

by RUSSELL CONTRERAS August 10, 2015 Cultura
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During the National Association of Black Journalists Convention in Minneapolis last weekend I decided to take a break and visit East Lake Street. That’s the heart of the city’s Mexican and Somali immigrant communities. I had tacos at Taqueria Los Ocampo then strolled down East Lake and discovered scenes one might find in East Los […]

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La Cucaracha: Modern love in the age of social media (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz April 6, 2015 Cartoons
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Chile officials: UFO/OVNI pics show real UFO/OVNI (photos)

by ROD ESTERLING July 11, 2014 Doomsday Countdown
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Officials at the Chilean government agency in charge of investigating anomalous aerial phenomena have confirmed that photos taken last year at a copper mine in the remote north Andes are definitely photos of an anomalous aerial phenomenon, or Objecto Volante Non Identificado. The photos show a disc-shaped unidentified flying object with an internal glow, according […]

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Dear Photoshop Experts: Can you turn the background black? (photos)

by PAPA ROTC March 19, 2014 Cultura
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It starts at PhotoshopRequest.com. An innocent netizen asks for help with a photo, like Danilo here, who writes in requesting the Photoshop experts insert a black background into a snapshot: req. help help guys i would like to turn black background this photo but i don’t how T-T pls anyone help me heres the picture […]

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Our quest for photos of cactus cakes and cupcakes

by MOSCA MEXICAN March 11, 2014 Cultura
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Alana Jones-Mann’s DIY: House Plant Cupcakes (photo) were the first to prick our interest when we saw them last week, so we went on a quest for more cactus cupcake photos. (Alana, by the way, is unsurpassed in capturing the true desaturated green-blue color nuances of actual cacti.) This succulent-looking delectable is on Craftsy.com via […]

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Know your cultural history? What’s wrong with these pictures?

by THE MYSTERY DETECTIVE January 13, 2014 Cartoons
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Ladies and gentlemen, give it up! On vocals, Mountain Chief of the Blackfoot.

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Scandal! Kids in Halloween costumes they don’t understand (photos)

by CARLOS SLIM REAPER October 21, 2013 Cultura
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Kids! Shorties! Juniors! Little mocosos! They’re ours to play with, especially on Halloween, right?

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UPDATED: San Diego multimillionaire’s Pocho Ocho rejected billboards

by Especial Correspondents December 7, 2012 El Now
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Gawker reports: San Diego real estate mogul Marc Paskin is looking for love in a very unusual place: A highway billboard overlooking the 28th Street exit of the I-5 freeway. “All I Want for Christmas is a Latina Girlfriend,” reads the giant personal ad that includes an AOL email address for interested “Christmas Latinas.” This […]

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Dead Man Walking! Jesus at Hollywood Christmas Parade (photos)

by Comic Saenz November 26, 2012 Cultura
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POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz was at the Hollywood Christmas Parade with his family Sunday night and spotted a special visitor striding the boulevard. He took these photos with his iPhone. Here are bigger versions and two extra special celebrity photos — Gigantic Balloon Elmo and Black Pee Wee Herman:

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Cuba releases photos to show Comrade Fidel is not dead yet

by Elise Valderrama October 26, 2012 El Now
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Fidel Castro is still alive, you imperialist running dogs, and we’ve got photos to prove it. That was the message from Cuba’s official Communist Party newspaper Granma this week as rumors swirled that the ailing dictator had suffered a stroke and was incapacitated. Granma published this photo of Fidel on his prison island reading his […]

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Mitt-faced: Shocking pix leaked from Romney Florida trip

by Victor Payan September 26, 2012 El Now
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(PNS reporting from LA FLORIDA) POCHO has obtained exclusive pictures from a photographer who followed Gov. Mitt Romney during his recent Florida trip.  The Romney campaign has tried to suppress these scandalous photos, which shed crucial light on Mitt’s activities before and after his ill-fated attempt to win over Latino voters on Univision, but Pocho […]

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Dear Sexy Girl Offering Me Free Nude Pictures (NSFW video)

by JUAN BOEHNER September 14, 2012 Cultura
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Yessir. I got the link via email, and then later by text message. It was from this really hot chica — well at least her profile pic was hot. And she wanted to send me — ME — free nude photos!

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My summer vaycaycay by Peligrozo Azul (photos)

by GRETEL ADAMS September 12, 2012 Cultura
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He’s dangerous. He’s blue. He’s plush luchador Peligrozo Azul by artist Dennise  Rodriguez and he had a very cool summer. Here are his photos.

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MR. POCHO’s European vacation (photos)

by MINOR WHITE August 6, 2012 Cultura
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Fans stuck POCHO stickers on Europe’s walls and windows this summer — in Istanbul,Turkey (above) and Ventimiglia, Italy and both Cannes and Paris, France — and by an amazing coincidence our amigo Giovanni Solis was there to take these photographs. ¡Viva Euro-Pochismo! Here’s the gallery:

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