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What does it mean to be vulnerable? This question comes up quite a bit in comedy. You might hear someone say, “oh, he’s so raw, so vulnerable…” It’s a common form of praise, usually for male comedians.

Former Late Show booker, Eddie Brill, named vulnerability as his favorite quality in a comedian. He seldom, if ever, booked women. Eventually, he was fired for his statements in the now infamous New York Times article. However, the crux of his argument was that good comedians reveal their weaknesses and women just don’t do that. [Mas…]

Currently, the focus is on Hollywood and Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of harassment, attacks, and/or rape by over 70 women. This evil industry. Hollywood.

Shocking, no?

No, carnales. Before the Weinstein story broke, Bill Cosby, the sweater-wearing, jello-eating [alleged] rapist, was accused of attacking or raping 41 women. Did we forget about him? To date, he has not been convicted. People still defend him. [Mas…]

Latinos take week off to celebrate Catholicism’s cultural rape

by EL PEJIBAYE STAFF April 13, 2017 El Now
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(PNS reporting from LATIN AMERICA) Millions of Latin Americans are on vacation this week to celebrate Semana Santa, a festival to commemorate the desecration of the region’s native cultures and the Spaniards’ forceful imposition of Catholicism through celestial acts such as rape, pillage and genocide. Holy Week, where children are off school and adults binge […]

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See Donald drain the swamp. Drain, Donald, drain. (toon)

by SERG HERNANDEZ December 6, 2016 Cartoons
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Bill Cosby blasts Donald Trump’s Mexican comments

by BAE LEWD July 8, 2015 El Now
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(PNS reporting from PHILADELPHIA) Bill Cosby disagrees with Donald Trump’s calling Mexican immigrants rapists. “I know immigrants, and I know rapists. And believe me, Mr. Trump, immigrants are not rapists,” read a statement released here this morning by Cosby attorney Alberto Gordo. “Hey hey hey!” the lawyer added. Cosby photograph by El Rey Del Art. […]

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POCHO PSA: How to NOT get raped (NSFW video)

by Verdana Bold April 9, 2015 Cultura
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Anna Akana explains how to NOT get raped. [Adult content, F-bomb, NSFW.]

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Not just gringas, not just NYC: A Latina walks in Hollywood (video)

by BO CHINO November 4, 2014 Cultura
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Anthropology researcher Juanita Carmelita Gonzalez and her dog Ari — Juanita is the one in the turquoise stretch pants — walked the streets of Hollywood Monday. You won’t believe what happened next! PREVIOUSLY ON JUANITA CARMELITA GONZALEZ:

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Nasty Pantys: Undies that say ‘No’ so you don’t have to (NSFW video)

by Lucida Grandé January 7, 2014 Cultura
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A ground-breaking informercial for a revolutionary anti-rape device — chonies that JUST SAY NO so you don’t have to! [Adult gags. NSFW.]

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Was Brazil’s Antônio Villas Boas the first UFO abductee? (video)

by ROD ESTERLING December 4, 2013 Cultura
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Antônio Villas Boas reported that the space aliens kidnapped him from a field he was plowing, brought him aboard their UFO/OVNI, stripped him naked and then a female ET raped him. In 1957, this made him a pioneer — way before the Betty and Barney Hill were abducted in New England in 1961. NPR reports: […]

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Aamer Rahman: What’s the deal with white people? (video)

by Lucida Grandé December 3, 2013 Cultura
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Australian comic Aamer Rahman — half of Fear of A Brown Planet — discusses the pitfalls of trying to joke about race, color and ethnicity. PREVIOUSLY ON MAKING FUN OF WHITE PEOPLE:

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Steubenville: I was 16, drunk and stupid too, but not morally bankrupt

by Elise Valderrama March 20, 2013 El Now
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I remember being 16. I was stupid…but not that stupid. I keep thinking about the Steubenville rape case and I can’t get the phrase “What the fuck is wrong with you people?” out of my head. People aren’t sure who to blame, whether it’s a larger problem that encompasses the parents, the football culture, the […]

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Remember, ladies, the GOP elephant never forgets (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 24, 2012 Cartoons
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Remember, ladies, elephants never forget (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 5, 2012 Cartoons
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Ñewsweek: Arizona racism? Thankfully, we have Jesus El Luchador

by Comic Saenz August 26, 2012 El Now
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Arizona hate made POCHO headlines again this week; the Pocho Ocho crew came up with Pro Tips for white-collar Latinos plus eight caveats for goofy gabachos; and while AZ Gov. Jan Brewja haunted POCHO, Jesus Christos El Luchador (who drinks Corona with a lime, btw) made a miraculous appearance. These big stories broke the ñews […]

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SNL’s Amy Poehler champions the rights of domestic workers (video)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 24, 2012 El Now
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Funny former Saturday Night Live comedian Amy Poehler is down for Domestic Workers, and comes clean on something not many in the U.S. will admit: She could not be the busy actress and mom that she is without her hard-working domestic help. Poehler’s Public Service Announcement (PSA) is a call to action to petition to […]

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Pocho Ocho best definitions in the new ‘Republican Dictionary’

by DANILO GUEBSTER August 22, 2012 El Now
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Hoping to capitalize on the enormous groundswell of support they’ve generated with their new definitions of life, marriage and assault weapons, the GOP braintrust is planning to premiere a Republican Dictionary at next week’s convention in Tampa, FLA. We got a brief peek at a draft (the “rape” definition was leaked Monday); check out the […]

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The Grand Old Party: ‘We’re the Party of Self-Reliance!’ (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 22, 2012 Cartoons
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GOP’s Akin to release childrens’ book on babies

by Lalo Alcaraz August 21, 2012 El Now
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(PNS reporting from MISSOURI) Rep. (and Senatorial hopeful) Todd Akin (R-MO) intends to write and publish a children’s book that explains to kids how babies are made, according to his staff. The colorful How Non-Forcible Rape Babies Are Made explains Akin’s understanding of how the human reproductive system works in clear, simple language and bright illustrations […]

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