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Anaheim: Home of the ‘Happiest Police on Earth’ (new poster)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 8, 2012 Cartoons
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Welcome to Anaheim, home of the Happiest Police On Earth! Pues, maybe the gun-happiest. Please share this link to my newest image created to protest the Anaheim Police Department’s brutal tactics against suspects and demonstrators who dare to stand up to them.

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Ñewsweek: Ostriches attack, burritos offend and chickens go gay

by Comic Saenz August 5, 2012 El Now
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It was an ordinary day in an ordinary Mexican convenience store and recorded in grainy black and white by an ordinary surveillance video camera. And then the masked luchador entered – with a posse of ostriches. This POCHO ñewsweek featured the Florida burritos with offensive names, chicken culture war hawk Col. Sanders’s statement on gay […]

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Anaheim police brutality protest t-shirt fundraiser

by Lalo Alcaraz July 31, 2012 El Now
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Specify Tshirt Size Wanted! Paypal button simplified! Please write in what size Tshirt you want, ie: S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL I created the above image as a response to the outrageous and murderous police brutality by the Anaheim Police Department recently against two young men in the Anaheim barrio. The families are not only […]

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Great Pochos in Sports: 1968 Olympic Bronze Medalist John Carlos

by Victor Payan July 30, 2012 Cultura
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While the non-violent “Black Power Salute” by U.S. medalists at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics was a defining moment in the Civil Rights movement, it is not often recognized that one of the medalists, John Carlos, was a Cuban-American pocho! Sabor Afro-Latino en el Movimiento! We salute all Olympic athletes who stand up for human […]

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Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah Zip-a-Dee-Guns; Hola Anaheim, We’re Havin’ Fun

by Lalo Alcaraz July 30, 2012 Cultura
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Now in the shadows of the world’s most famous amusement park residents of Anaheim are bravely (and in some cases stupidly) confronting the Anaheim Police Department, an at times callous, authoritative government power that isn’t accustomed to being questioned even when it executes people. Crisis always spurs creativity and the most original ideas are presently […]

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Ñewsweek: Mea maxima culpa, Anaheim and RIP Lupe Ontiveros

by Comic Saenz July 29, 2012 El Now
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The death of beloved actress Lupe Ontiveros, the Pocho Ocho top Chicano sins and death and protest in Klanaheim topped the ñews this week on POCHO, and we’ve got links: Mea maxima culpa: The Pocho Ocho top Chicano sins Lupe Ontiveros (1942-2012) RIP Anaheim: The Tragic Kingdom (toon) Anaheim PD’s Pocho Ocho excuses for shooting […]

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Mexican Institute of Sound’s new ‘Mexico’ video out for elections

by La Chata June 29, 2012 Cultura
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La Chata’s Music Box presents Mexican Institute of Sound with their new video Mexico. Elections Sunday, music today. Video directed by Jonas Cuaron (brother of Alfonso of Harry Potter/Y Tu Mama Tambien fame.)

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MEChA student upset no Latinos on ‘Downton Abbey’

by Victor Payan February 1, 2012 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from EAST LOS) East Los Angeles College grad student and lifetime MEChA member Albert Principio is blasting the Public Broadcasting Service over the absence of Latinos on the hit British programme Downton Abbey, which chronicles the escapades of the aristocratic Grantham family and their fun-loving servants in the years surrounding World War I. […]

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That’s not funny! Why did POCHO go dark for 24 hours?

by Mack Reed January 19, 2012 Corporate
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We’re gonna get real with you for just a second, and then it’s back to the jajaja. We know it, you know it, even thousands of freaked-out college students know it now: SOPA and PIPA are horrible bills that would turn control of all the mad, juicy goodness of the Internet – including sites like […]

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Pochophotographic Exclusive: Occupy Rose Parade 2012

by Lalo Alcaraz January 3, 2012 Cultura
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After the regular Pasadena Rose Parade, the Occupy Rose Parade people were kind enough to march right in front of my phonecam, leaving me little choice but to take their pictures. After all, we are the 99%! Music by Alice Texas Marching Band.

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