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Can you donate $5 or $10 so we can make more ñews y satire?
MR. POCHO SAYS ¡GRACIAS!

As fams around the world place presents for loved ones under the Chancla Tree, please consider making a small holiday donation to POCHO so we can continue breaking the ñews!

POCHO needs money to upgrade our webservers, money to fix our broken computers and, more than anything, money to pay our editors and writers and videographers and cartoonists who have contributed a year’s worth of amazingly chingon content for free.

Every $10, $20 or $50 helps. Click on the donate button now.

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Mexico has its share of stories about the little people known as chaneque (Nahuatl) and alux (Maya).

Their appearance varies; sometimes they look like children, other times they have animal-like or deformed extremities, or are reported wearing traditional garb native to the area. [Mas…]

Want to help? Famed DF rescue brigade TOPOS needs your dinero donation.

Los Lobos: ‘One Time, One Night in America’ (July 4 video, lyrics)

by Comic Saenz June 30, 2017 Cultura
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Sometimes homies Los Lobos sound like they are John Cougar Mellencamp’s or Tom Petty’s brothers from another mother. This is one of those times. These all-American stars sing all-American stories, like One Time, One Night in America. Respect. Mira los lyrics:

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It’s time for ‘¡Feliz Frijol Friday!’ starring … FRIJOL (#fff toon)

by JUNCO CANCHÉ June 23, 2017 Cartoons
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High fashion lets you look like a cholo – if you have the dinero

by Memo Nericcio June 8, 2017 Cultura
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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!

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Chingones and Chingonas: You’ve got to see ‘Wonder Woman’

by DOLORES QUINTANA June 5, 2017 Cultura
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Chingones and Chingonas, here’s a movie you’ve got to see. Mujer Maravilla! FOR REAL. Follow me on this. The original Wonder Woman, Lynda Carter, if you know your Pocho Historia, is a Latina. In fact she’s a lot like another rarely acknowledged Latina goddess of the screen, Rita Hayworth aka Margarita Cansino. You like comic […]

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I have been awaiting Anthony Bourdain’s “Parts Unknown” all my life

by DOLORES QUINTANA May 8, 2017 Cultura
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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: The show asked people like me what it’s like to be who we are and I never thought anyone […]

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The Barrio Nostalgia of ‘Veteranas and Rucas’ on Instagram

by Memo Nericcio April 4, 2017 Cultura
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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, […]

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Merry Christmas from POCHO

by José Canusí December 25, 2016 Cartoons
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Lalo Guerrero: Pancho Claus (Santa’s cousin from south of the border)

by QUESO QUESEM December 22, 2016 Cultura
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It doesn’t get more pocho than this! Lalo Guerrero, the father of Chicano music, tells the story of Pancho Claus, Santa’s cousin from south of the border, in this 1956 classic.

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Please donate to support POCHO and Merry Chanclas to you!

by José Canusí December 19, 2016 Corporate
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Dear 2016: Don’t let the door hit you on the nalgas on the way out, you horrible year, you. Buh bye. Scram. Get lost. A la chingada! Every juan here at POCHO tried her hardest in 2016. We were the online world’s premier Mexclusive supplier of Get out the vote toons border wall toons tiny […]

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POCHO’s Ñews y Satire is under 10¢ a laugh when you donate $50!

by JOSÉ CANUSÍ, AUTHORIZED SPOKESVATO November 24, 2016 Corporate
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Can you donate $20 or $50 so we can make more Ñews y Satire? MR. POCHO SAYS ¡GRACIAS! We like making POCHO for you every day, but it takes money. Can you help? POCHO has no big backers, no mega investors, no brand-name “sponsors.” That’s deliberate.  We get the cash we need from you, our loyal […]

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Hola! My Mexican-American family and I don’t speak Spanish (video)

by Andalé Mono November 11, 2016 El Now
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It’s not easy being a pocho. That’s the premise of The Loteria, by Santa Cruz, CA film student Joseph Cueto-Araiza. He grew up in a Mexican-American family where nobody could speak Spanish, and that includes Joseph Cueto-Araiza.

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Want more Ñews y Satire? Sure! Send POCHO some money! Please.

by COMIC SAENZ, EL JEFE DE CONTENT October 2, 2016 Corporate
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Can you donate $20 or $50 so we can make more Ñews y Satire? MR. POCHO SAYS ¡GRACIAS! We like making POCHO’s Ñews y Satire for you every day, but it takes money. Can you please help? We like to afflict the comfortable, comfort the afflicted, and mock the pendejos. Please, can you help? POCHO […]

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We won’t take Trump’s hate money, so we need your $$ love

by JOSE CANÚSI, CORPORATE SPOKESVATO August 10, 2016 Corporate
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Antonin Scalia: Feelin’ the burn (toon)

by Comic Saenz February 13, 2016 Cartoons
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Based on an image by DonkeyHotey. who disavows this sentiment.

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Face of Jesus appears on flour tortilla in San Antonio (photo, video)

by ZORRO MULDER January 7, 2016 Cartoons
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Jesus Cristo has appeared on a tortilla in San Antonio, Texas. His burnt, crusty face showed up (photo) on a homemade flour tortilla just after his mom, La Virgen de Guadalupe, appeared on another flour tortilla in nearby Mexifornia. News4SanAntonio reports:

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