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On the new Daily Show, new Senior Latina Contributor Eliza Cossio explains to Trevor Noah how Donald Trump can change his image with Latinos.


Washington, D.C. native and football fan Lewis Black explains to fans why the name “Washington Redskins” for the hometown football team is offensive to Native Americans. [NSFW F-bombs.]

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aliniowaAs the 2016 presidential election campaign starts up, all eyes turn to Iowa, traditionally the first place Americans get a chance to vote for their candidates. Jon Stewart and The Daily Show sent POCHO Migrant Editor Al Madrigal to the Hawkeye State to find out why exactly Iowa rates this singular honor. [Mas…]


POCHO’s Migrant Editor Al Madrigal – who lives in Los Angeles – had to make lifestyle changes because of the California water shortage. In New York, where there’s more than enough H20 to go around, Al can let it all hang out, as he explained to Jon Stewart on The Daily Show.

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tedcruzdonkeyhoteySenator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has reintroduced legislation to take away federal benefits from same-sex married couples. But this troglodyte’s penedjitis is too advanced to stop at one stupid and hateful idea.

That’s right, there’s more — Ted Cruz’s Pocho Ocho Top Legislative Priorities for 2015:

8. Federal guidelines on subsidized school lunches for poor children shall encourage incorporation of nutritious roadkill meat, especially racoon. Now yer ‘coon is a touch on the greasy side, not sweet like ‘possum, but if you cook ’em up right, mmmmmmm, racoon!

7. Women banned from buying condoms because it curtails a Man’s Right to Reproduce.

6. Solar energy outlawed because it sucks the light right out of the Sun. [Mas…]

Al Madrigal is a coconut on a quest for identity: ‘Half Like Me’ (video)

by Comic Saenz January 14, 2015 Cultura
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POCHO Migrant Editor Al Madrigal’s epic quest for identity — Half Like Me — debuts on FUSION next Thursday. Coconut Madrigal (white inside, brown outside) knew turning an intensely personal journey into a docu-comedy wouldn’t be one easy trick, but he never anticipated what happened next. “I set out to dial down my pocho level from a […]

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Jon Stewart: How Obama’s amnesty shreds the Constitution (video)

by Andalé Mono November 19, 2014 El Now
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With the midterm election over, President Obama’s plan to use his executive powers to ease immigration issues for DREAMers, Central American refugees and others has Republicans up in arms about so-called “amnesty.” Obama is “shredding the Constitution,” they claim, and even Mitt Romney, for Pete’s sake, has to remind Obama that he, Obama, is a […]

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The Daily Show in Texas: Are Latinos worse than Chinese? (video)

by Chale Knickerbocker October 30, 2014 El Now
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Jon Stewart and The Daily Show are in Austin, Texas, which is right next to, well, you know … that other country. POCHO’s Migrant Editor Al Madrigal went to the Lone Star State to find out why exactly Texans think Latinos are worse than Koreans and Chinese. Have we mentioned that Al is EL HOMBRE?

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The Daily Show: For the GOP, Latino is the new gay (video)

by Comic Saenz October 10, 2014 El Now
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With the Republican realization that exploiting homophobia can no longer bring their hate base to the polls, the GOP is looking for a new group they can use to scare potential voters. POCHO Migrant Editor Al Madrigal explains to Jon Stewart why Latino is the new gay.

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How the Minutemen will stop the ‘Latino-ization’ of America (video)

by Lucida Grandé September 8, 2014 El Now
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Thank God for patriots like the Minutemen, who are mobilizing a militia to stop the hordes of refugee children invading our country. These volunteer vigilantes are fighting the fiendish conspiracy which wants to Latino-ize America! The Daily Show’s Michael Che is on the case.

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Jon Stewart: The colorblind death of an unarmed black teen (video)

by Lucida Grandé August 28, 2014 El Now
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Now that Obama has been elected and re-elected, we’re in a post-racial society, right? And the death of an [another] unarmed black teenager at the hand of a white cop isn’t about race at all. Anti-American liberals, you see, are playing the race card again. Jon Stewart explains.

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Jon Stewart: I can solve kid crisis at the border (educational video)

by Barney Asada August 6, 2014 El Now
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Why do the right wing haters make it so hard? The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart knows exactly what to do to clean up the mess at the border. PRO TIP: Do not risk monitor damage and/or electric shock by drinking coffee, beer or any other beverage while watching this educational video. Extreme danger of spitting […]

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Jon Stewart re kids on the border: ‘WTF is wrong with you?’ (video)

by Chauncey Gardner July 17, 2014 El Now
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Why the kidsplosion on the border? Jon Stewart has the sad, and then explains why haters gonna hate. Spoiler: They’re haters.

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Al Madrigal ruffles feathers in ‘Chicken Boxing’ exposé (video)

by Comic Saenz June 20, 2014 El Now
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Al Madrigal (Señor Latino Correspondent on The Daily Show with Juan Estuard on basic cable and POCHO Migrant Editor on the Interwebs)* is the fox guarding the Louisiana henhouse in this exposé of the state’s cock-fighting and chicken-boxing rackets. That Al is as smart as a chicken. PREVIOUSLY ON AL MADRIGAL:

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John Oliver: Immigrants are just all right with me (NSFW video)

by Barney Asada June 18, 2014 El Now
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Foreigner John Oliver (formerly of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and currently fronting Last Week Tonight) has been through the immigration system, and he has some advice for the GOP. (NSFW language.)

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Wyatt Cenac : Sorry, brown-skinned actors can’t be Hobbits (video)

by Comic Saenz May 30, 2014 Cultura
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The Daily Show’s Wyatt Cenac reveals a dark (skinned) secret about the casting of background extras for the Hobbit movies. PREVIOUSLY ON CASTNG:

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The Daily Show: A great week for racism in America! (video)

by Lucida Grandé April 30, 2014 Cultura
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Racism is back in the news, thanks to racist cowboy militias and a racist rich old white guy. The Daily Show’s Senior Black Correspondent Larry Wilmore is happy to explain it all to Jon Stewart. Because, after all, racism is so UNUSUAL these days! RECENTLY ON RACISM:

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Write, shoot, draw for POCHO and become rich and famous*

by Chale Knickerbocker April 9, 2014 Corporate
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You could be rich and famous* That’s right — you sitting there in your PJs, bunny slippers and Frida Kahlo unibrow. After all, you know better than other people on the Internets, and if you’re so smart, why aren’t you rich? Donut despair! You can turn your Aztlan acumen into fame y fortune in a […]

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Contribute to POCHO, get discovered, become rich and famous*

by Comic Saenz February 12, 2014 Corporate
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You could be rich and famous* That’s right — you sitting there in your PJs, bunny slippers and Frida Kahlo unibrow. After all, you know better than other people on the Internets, and if you’re so smart, why aren’t you rich? Donut despair! You can turn your Aztlan acumen into fame y fortune in a […]

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Lalo Alcaraz, Al Madrigal and Maria Conchita Alonso (audio)

by Comic Saenz January 27, 2014 Audio
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POCHO’s Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz and Migrant Editor Al Madrigal were on the LatinoUSA airwaves to give a partial “thumbs up” to Maria Conchita Alonso‘s foray in politics with an ad backing a Tea Party candidate for Cali governator. It’s funny, they say, and looking at her entry on IMDB, she probably needed the work. Also, […]

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LatinoUSA Audio: Al Madrigal and Lalo Alcaraz’ ‘Big Adventure’

by Comic Saenz December 2, 2013 Audio
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POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz and POCHO Migrant Editor Al Madrigal (you may also know him from The Daily Show with Juan Estewart) are thankful for lots of stuff. Al is thankful that his son’s school’s athletic mascot is not racist, Lalo is thankful for his new Bordertown gig with Fox, and POCHO is thankful LatinoUSA […]

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Lalo Alcaraz and Al Madrigal: Dia de los Muertos on Latino USA (audio)

by Comic Saenz November 1, 2013 Audio
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POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz and POCHO Migrant Editor Al Madrigal discuss the Day of the Dead on NPR’s Latino USA. LALO’S ORIGINAL MUERTO MOUSE TOON IS HERE

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Al Madrigal gets to the bottom of gays in America’s South (video)

by DWIGHT N. D. LAUFFERS November 1, 2013 Cultura
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Big Gay Al Madrigal — Daily Show Senior Latino Correspondent and POCHO Migrant Editor — travels way down south to Dixie to get to the bottom of the heinous homophobia in America’s southern states. Once he gives up his preconceptions, it doesn’t take long for reality to give him a wink and ask for his […]

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