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Sure, he’s a masked, knife-wielding serial killer. But she’s a Latina mom with a chancla. AAAIIIEE!

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Today’s creature is the tzitzimitl. Tzitzimitl (plural: tzitzimimeh) is a feminine spirit that looks like a skeleton with disheveled hair, sharp talons on its hands and feet, and a vicious personality. [Mas…]

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…]

Today’s featured creature is the ahuízotl. In the Florentine Codex, written years after the Conquista, it is described as an amphibious, medium-sized dog with a dark pelt, hands like a monkey, and a long tail with a human-like hand at the end. [Mas…]

Freaky Frightful Friday #FFF: The Nahual (toons)

by JUNCO CANCHÉ October 6, 2017 Cartoons
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The nahual is a human who can shapeshift or manifest in the form of an animal.

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Donald Trump addresses the United Nations (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 20, 2017 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: Scariest Halloween story ever! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 31, 2016 Cartoons
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For Dia de Los Muertos: How about ‘The Mariachi Ghost?’ (video)

by Soy Capitan November 2, 2015 Cultura
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Over the weekend, Mexi-Canadia’s The Mariachi Ghost dropped this awesome Halloween/DDLM music video, named The Marigold, after the distinctive flower of Dia de Los Muertos. Who/what is this band, exactly? The jefe explains: Me llamo Jorge Requena. Soy Chilango. Vivo e Winnipeg, Manitoba en Canadá. Mi banda The Mariachi Ghost ha tenido un poco de […]

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Photo Contest: Scariest Halloween House in the ‘Hood!

by Chale Knickerbocker October 24, 2014 Cultura
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Is there a decorated, haunted Halloween house in your ‘hood? Is it scarier than this one? Send your photo to info@pocho.com. We’ll share the top entries and pick the best one Halloween eve, Thursday night, October 30. Win a POCHO sticker and the admiration of your friends. Enter now! We’re looking for photos of houses […]

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Presley’s Pantry: Halloween Mexican poutine smashers (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE October 2, 2014 Cultura
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Nicole Presley smashes up potatoes and barbacoa for a scary MexiCanadian Halloween recipe. Kids: You SHOULD try this at home! PREVIOUSLY ON MEXICANADA:

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Legends become reality at the Migra-Industrial Complex (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA June 19, 2014 Cartoons
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The movie audience yelled ‘Girl, don’t open that Loteria box!’ (video)

by LOU TERRIA October 25, 2013 Cultura
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In retrospect, she should never have opened that buried box of Loteria cards she found at the beach. But it’s too late now! PREVIOUSLY ON LOTERIA:

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Scary Naked Geraldo photo slashes ‘Walking While Black’ crime

by Lalo Alcaraz July 22, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from FLORIDA) Neighborhood Watch volunteers across the nation’s gated communities are posting Twitter photos of Naked Geraldo to frighten off dangerous junk food-toting hoodie-wearing kids. Award-winning journalist Geraldo Rivera, who proclaimed in his initial Tweet that “Seventy is the new Sexty,” snapped the nude photo of himself in the bathroom in order to […]

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Scary! Mexican students practice riding the school bus (video)

by EDUARDO BURRO July 5, 2013 Cultura
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These Zacatecas schoolboys take their school bus practice very seriously. And if this cautionary bus drill looks scary, think about the actual bus rides it must have been based on!

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Finish your vegetables, mijo, or El Cucuy will get you (video)

by Andalé Mono June 20, 2013 Cultura
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El Cucuy? He’s the Mexican Boogie Man and he’ll get you if you don’t do the right thing! [Video by Eddie G.] (NSFW language.)

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It’s Frosty, the really freakin’ scary snowman (NSFW video)

by MORMON ROCKWELL December 19, 2012 Cultura
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Frosty the Snowman was a jolly happy soul, with a corn cob pipe and a button nose, and two eyes made of coal. This Providence, RI snowman ain’t Frosty, who never ate a freakin’ felafel his whole life. True fact. (NSFW audio.)

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Perdoe-me, senhor – este elevador está quebrado (video)

by ALON FONT November 27, 2012 Cultura
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Going down! Brazil TV’s Programa Silvio Santos takes the old hidden-camera-in-the-elevator trick to the next level…THE NEXT LEVEL OF HELL!

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The Mars Volta: Bloody paletas to die for from ‘The Widow’ (video)

by EL VIRA October 31, 2012 Cultura
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The Mars Volta band of El Paso pocho prog rockers live to die in this video of The Widow. K espooky!

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Cupquake’s mysterious and alluring Dia de Los Muertos makeup video

by Lucida Grandé October 25, 2012 Cultura
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What is she wearing? And who are those dudes in the background?

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Sababo Pochonte Thriller Theater: ‘La Hora de la Muerte’ (video)

by CISCO YBERRA May 26, 2012 Cultura
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In Tijuana, a washed-up late night radio talk show host mocks his callers’ tales of the supernatural until one man phones in his story…from the other side. La Hora de la Muerte (24 mins.) Spanish with English subtitles.

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Sabado Pochonte Video: The Robot vs. The Aztec Mummy (en Inglés)

by Comic Saenz January 7, 2012 Cultura
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The Robot vs. The Aztec Mummy (La Momia Azteca Contro El Robot Humano): The walking Aztec mummy Popoca has returned, and this time he is pitted against a mad scientist and his creation, the Human Robot, a cyborg with a mechanical body, steel claws and a human head! Enjoy one hour of cheesy Mexican horror […]

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