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Feliz Hanukkah from POCHO and the Hip Hop Hoodíos! Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, begins at sunset tonight and lasts eight days: Ocho noches means Ocho Kandelikas.

This salsa version of Ocho Kandelikas comes from swingin’ L.A. Cantor Kenny Ellis. The lyrics are in Ladino, the Sephardic language with roots in Spanish and Hebrew: [Mas…]

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Students walked out of class after an ignorant high school teacher in New Jersey told a Latina student to “speak American” last week.

tijuanaMexico, like the United Estates, is a “nation of immigrants.”

In the 1900s, Tijuana welcomed Jewish refugees fleeing wars, hate, and poverty in Europe, Asia and the Mideast.

Tijuana Jews, the story of the extended Artenstein family, has become a POCHO Rosh HaShana (New Year) tradition ever since we noticed rosh-ha-shana rhymed with Tijuana in 2012. [Mas…]


Who cares if switching to Geico can save you 15 percent or more on car insurance?

If I were to have a car — or live in Texas — (both very unlikely scenarios) I’d totally call Jim Adler, aka El Martillo Tejano, who promises to protect my people (i.e. The Hispanics) from sleazy insurance companies and give us the most compensation possible in case of a car accident.

Watch Adler inform us about his services in the best Gringo-Spanish I’ve heard in a while.

Take it away Jim!

Reprinted with permission from MiBlogEsTuBlog by Laura Martinez.

[P.S.: Martillo = hammer.]


Fred and Barney come back from buying frutas frescas — watching out for the bank robbers mentioned in the car radio news alert — and you won’t believe what happens next!

Here it is en Ingles:

  • Fred and Barney joke about fresh fruit being wasted on their wives.
  • The guys “nerd shame” another guy building an airplane for the science show.
  • Fred is not supportive when Wilma and Betty invite them to the Women’s Art Show for good luck.
  • Bad guitar solos

Or maybe we need Wonder Woman’s Lasso of Truth: [Mas…]

How Do Mexicans Make Racists Afraid Again? (toon)

by JUNCO CANCHÉ May 24, 2017 Cartoons
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Happy May Day 2017 from the Workers of the World (video, lyrics)

by Comic Saenz May 1, 2017 Cultura
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Enjoy the Internacional, the world-wide (Get it? It’s international!) anthem of those commie cabrones in Cuba and Venezuela and China and North Korea (and lurking in secretive Sanders cells here in the Homeland but the libtard lamestream media sheeple won’t tell you that). Today, May 1, is May Day AKA International Workers’ Day, when the […]

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NO MAMES! Mexican slang with Profe. Salma Hayek (NSFW video)

by TEXAS MAN April 28, 2017 Cultura
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Now it’s easy to learn the very same pinches palabras that all the chingonas say — con Maestra Salma Hayek. No mames! [NSFW words en ingles y en español tambien.] PREVIOUSLY ON SALMA HAYEK:

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WHOA! IF TRUE! How to pronounce ‘taco’ (shocking video)

by Barney Asada April 28, 2017 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON) Top officials in the Intelligence Community have confirmed to PNS that the shocking video just released by the whistleblowers at HowToProunce.org — How to Pronounce “Taco” — is totally legit and is only the first of many shockers to come. Check back here for further developments as we follow up on […]

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Area man happy to share new Spanish tips with co-workers

by Comic Saenz April 26, 2017 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from HUNTINGTON BEACH) Area sales manager Rick Miller is happy to share his new-found Spanish vocabulary with co-workers, buds from the office disclosed Tuesday. Miller (photo), who explained that he went to a barbecue Sunday over at his new Mexican-American neighbors’ house, informed early arrivals at yesterday’s quarterly sales meeting that a limon […]

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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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A POCHO editor explains Spanglish to gente in España

by Celina Martinez March 30, 2017 Cultura
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Spanglish is only one of the dialects created by people who straddle two culturas. (See what I did there? ) The underlying assumption of Spanglish is that one language is not enough to capture the full experience of being immersed in two cultures. The gente who use Spanglish are primarily first and second generation Latinos […]

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Young Latina in Virginia fed up with post-Trump racism (video)

by NORTORIOUS M.E.X. March 16, 2017 El Now
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White Americans feel free to be racist, now that Trump is president, she says. The video description on LiveLeak says this girl is in Virginia and it sure looks like the East Coast, but we’re not sure. The rest of the video? Looks and sounds legit. What do you think? [Possibly NSFW in Español.] Whatever […]

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Pocho Ocho top anti-Spanish language Trump executive orders

by Comic Saenz January 24, 2017 El Now

The racist regime of President Donald Trump — an ignorant demagogue without a single Latino in his cabinet — has removed the Spanish section of the presidential website at whitehouse.gov — but wait, THERE’S MORE! The Pendejo-in-Chief is also proposing additional anti-Espanol purification of the language. Here are the Presidential Prick’s Pocho Ocho Top Changes:: […]

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POCHO Public Service New Year 2017 Punctuation Alert ¡Wachale!

by Chale Knickerbocker December 26, 2016 Cartoons
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The tilde — don’t leave home without it! Please share!

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DREAMer from Georgia, back in DF, tries to fit in (NPR audio)

by Moctezuma Cortés December 12, 2016 Audio

Yovany Diaz was brought to the U.S. without papers when he was only seven, and he grew up in Georgia, speaking English. When his mom’s health issues required him to move “back” to Mexico City, this all-American ice hockey loving pocho found himself in a strange new world, even though it was “home.” James Frederick […]

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Breaking: Kellogg’s debuts new Christmas cereals for Latinos

by JEFE BOYARDEE November 25, 2016 Cartoons
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Look for Jesu Krispis, Guada Loops and Tade0s on store shelves soon! [Click to enlarge.]

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@UPDATED: Screw you, Trump! Esta tierra es mia tambien! (video)

by MARK LANE November 11, 2016 Cultura
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Wednesday my son’s second grade class in Lemon Grove, San Diego County, California put on a “Veteran’s Appreciation Show.” When the kids began with This Land is Your Land in Spanish, I was moved beyond words. The significance of this happening right after we elected a white supremacist to the highest office in the land […]

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La Cucaracha: Put the Hispaño back in Hispanic Heritage Month (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 14, 2016 Cartoons
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Happy Rosh HaShana from the Jews of Tijuana! Happy 5777! (video)

by Comic Saenz September 29, 2016 Cultura
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Mexico, like the United Estates, is a “nation of immigrants.” In the 1900s, Tijuana welcomed Jewish refugees fleeing wars, hate and poverty in Europe, Asia and the Mideast. Tijuana Jews, the story of the extended Artenstein family, has become a POCHO Rosh HaShana (New Year) tradition ever since we noticed rosh-ha-shana rhymed with Tijuana in […]

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Trump crowned with ‘Ring of Fire’ y Johnny Cash (toon, audio)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 21, 2016 Cartoons
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I fell into a burnin’ ring of fire I went down, down, down And the flames went higher And it burns, burns, burns The ring of fire, the ring of fire I fell into a burnin’ ring of fire I went down, down, down And the flames went higher And it burns, burns, burns The […]

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