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Hey Vato’s Chuy is hungry so asks his sister Angie to make some food, because that’s what women do, right? Angie is not in complete agreement. [NSFW adult language.]

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hollywoodpromo300b“If you want an accurate picture of ethnic and gender diversity in the United States, don’t look to Hollywood,” says NPR.

That’s the conclusion of the “2015 Hollywood Diversity Report” conducted by the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA.

The report quantifies the striking — if not surprising — racial and gender imbalances in film and television, both behind and in front of the camera, by comparing the representation of minorities to their actual proportions of the population.

“At every level, in every arena, women and minorities are under-represented in the industry,” says Darnell Hunt, the study’s co-author and director of the Bunche Center. “And the only question really is how serious, how egregious that level of under-representation is.” [Mas…]

(PNS reporting from SAN ANTONIO) Sandra Ceballos made a shocking discovery Friday night when she was out with her girlfriends.

The standards she’d been using to find a good husband were, as her friend Jenny put it, “appallingly low.”

Ceballos, whose family is from Mexico, was raised to believe that if a man is not too much of a drunk, works hard, and doesn’t beat you, he’s “good husband material.” [Mas…]


In case you missed it, here is Tony Montana’s acceptance speech from last night’s Emmy Awards.

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Enough with the sassy sexy Latina stereotype! (video)

by Sara Inés Calderón May 7, 2014 Cultura
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It’s not that Latinas don’t love hearing how their individual characteristics pale in comparison to stereotypes thrown around on talk radio…well, actually, they don’t love it. At all. NOLA student Sophia Garcia says the stereotypes that bother her most are the ones she hears when she share her “opinions” — that she’s being overly “spicy” […]

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@SaraChicaD explains how to deal with mansplaining (video)

by Comic Saenz April 16, 2014 Cultura
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POCHO’s Subcommandanta del Ñews, Sara Inés Calderón (she’s @SaraChicaD on El Tuiter), explains how to deal with mansplaining. And that’s all we dare say because testosterone.

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Unfunny ‘Latino’ sitcom debuts Sunday, people will watch anyhow

by Pocho Ñews Service July 31, 2013 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from HOLLYWOOD) Newcomer John Gomez stars as The John Gomez Show premieres Sunday night, the latest sitcom starring a Latino that is destined to join the long line of Latino TV shows that suck. John and his sweet, sexy wife Lisa are a happily-married couple with two children. Daughter Rosie is just turning […]

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By day he’s a banker, at night: ‘Facebook Gangsta’ (NSFW video)

by MARCO AZUCAR BERG December 19, 2012 Cultura
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There he is at the office, in his cube, in his suit, with the numbers, the straight-ahead business. At night he’s a player, a Facebook Gangsta. (NSFW lyrics.)

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Women beware: You might be guilty of ‘walking with ovaries’

by Elise Roedenbeck April 23, 2012 Cultura
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Several years ago, I was driving through the backwoods of central Florida trying to find the home of a distant cousin. Desperately lost, I called my mother, but my abuela answered the phone. I asked her, “Hey, do you know Annita’s phone number? I’m trying to find her house.” My grandmother’s response: “Go home. A […]

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Beverly Hills Mexican restaurant where Lalo got profiled shuts down

by Comic Saenz April 18, 2012 Cultura
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One night in February, POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz was waiting for the valet to retrieve his car outside a Mexican restaurant in Beverly Hills when a white lady repeatedly thrust her parking valet ticket in his direction. Lalo was at the restaurant to speak on a panel for DigitalLA Latino Content professionals on the need […]

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Pocho Ocho ways Latinas emasculate Latinos

by Sara Inés Calderón March 28, 2012 Cultura
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It can be hard to be a Latina, but it can be even harder to be in love with one. I will admit that I occasionally emasculate my Latino friends, love interests and acquaintances. Given that Latinos and Latinas alike often contend with issues of machismo,  emasculation can sometimes happen by accident. Then again, for […]

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SRSLY? Lame-ass pick-up lines of would-be Latino lovers

by Sara Inés Calderón January 10, 2012 Cultura
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The first time a man made a sexual advance to me – some random guy on the other side of the street – I was 13.  Yes, although I hadn’t even started shaving my legs, I was already trying to figure out how to deal with sexual weirdos. Such tender memories. If I recall correctly, […]

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