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POCHO’s Subcommandanta del Ñews, Sara Inés Calderón, shares everything you need to know about Sansgiven, the Mexican Thanksgiving. She’s @SaraChicaD on the Twitter.


Ms. Vida Comida — she doesn’t give her name — makes Mexican-style rice with tomatoes and and corn and carrots and peas.

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Those wacky kids in Wellington, New Zealand, are raising money for a healthy, green taco scene. Can you help?

From the PledgeMe fundraiser page:

About Wellington Taco Cleanse

Project 2016-11-02 12:52:08 +1300

We have a dream.

We dream of a world in which vegans, vegetarians, omnivores and coeliacs can eat together. We dream of a world in which NO man, woman or child in Wellington goes without the tacos they need to live a full and rewarding life.
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Today is the big game — Roosevelt vs Garfield — the Boyle Heights East/Los Angeles high school football rivalry that has lasted generations. The Roughriders meet the Bulldogs this evening at Weingart Stadium on Avenida César Chávez in Monterey Park.

In this 2013 poetry video, David A. Romero supplied the play by play.

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They’re weird. They’re Mexican. They play surf music. That’s why they named the band the Mexican Weirdoh’s Surf Band.

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It’s all so atmospheric in La Bruja en Día de Muertos by Mexico City artist Gimena Romero.

R U READY? It’s time for ‘The Donald Victory Dance!’ (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés October 26, 2016 Cultura
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Can you Dance Like Donald? All the kool kids are doing it! [Video by BlueDogFilms.]

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Hateline, Las Vegas: This is your country on Trump (Fox 5 News video)

by Lucida Grandé October 18, 2016 El Now
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In Henderson, Nevada, an angry Anglo Trump supporter was caught on video last week cursing at Latino construction workers, calling them “illegals,” “wetbacks” and worse. Fox 5 Las Vegas reporter Miguel Martinez-Valle went to find out why the pinche potty-mouthed gringo pendejo was so angry. CALL FOR COMMENTS: Have any of you pochos been subject […]

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Mykki Blanco reads Zoe Leonard: I want a dyke for president (video)

by Verdana Bold October 5, 2016 Cultura
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Artist, photographer and activist Zoe Leonard wrote “I want a dyke for president” in 1992. Rapper Mykki Blanco delivered the word in this new video. Here’s the text:

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Back from the dead y live on YouTube, FDR explains the debates (video)

by Comic Saenz September 26, 2016 El Now
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 32nd Presidente of the United Estates and Democratic Party icon, is back from the dead and live on YouTube with a video that explains in one minute what to expect in tonight’s Clinton vs Trump debate. Like both former Presidents Bush, former President Clinton, and former President Carter, former President Roosevelt will not be […]

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Ramen vegan tacos with wasabi mayo? Reply hazy try again (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE September 21, 2016 Cultura
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Just a few easy ingredients and a strong stomach are all you need to make and enjoy these fantastic fusion vegan fandangos! Or not. Start with a block of dried ramen noodles dipped in vegan egg-like goop, stew them in ramen juice, cut them into circles, fold them like tacos, then fill these little impersonators […]

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Gigantic 30-ton meteorite unearthed in Argentina (video)

by ROD ESTERLING September 14, 2016 El Now
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It came from Outer Espace and landed in Gancedo, Argentina, 674 miles north of Buenos Aires, 4000 years ago. And now the 30-ton meteorite is seeing the light of day. The Daily Mail explains:

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Top Taco Trucks Throwback Thursday #TTTTT (videos)

by Barney Asada September 8, 2016 Cultura
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Because of you know who and you know why, we thought it would be chingon to take a look back at the taco truck videos that have graced POCHO’s pages over the years. Did we mention we love tacos? In no particular order:

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Always look for the union label: Music vids for Labor Day

by Comic Saenz September 5, 2016 Cultura
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Happy Labor Day! Sing along with the music that celebrates the ordinary working people who keep this country — and the world — in business: Look for the Union Label, Workin’ in a Coal Mine, This Land Is Your Land, and Solidarity Forever.

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Shocking new video from Trump’s doctor reveals awful truth

by ROD ESTERLING August 31, 2016 El Now
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Dr. Harold Bornstein — that wack long-haired doctor who wrote a weird-ass letter about Donald Trump’s health — comes clean with the whole truth and nothing but the truth in this shocking new video. [Yes, that’s STTNG’s Brent Spiner, Trekkies!]

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Lowriders to the Center of the Earth! (graphic novel video trailer)

by Bronco del Camino August 29, 2016 Cartoons
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Cathy Camper of PDX writes: OK, I confess, I’m Lebanese American often mistaken for Latina, Native American, Jewish, terrorist…no one in the US knows who anyone is! I wrote 2 graphic novels with Raúl III (Raúl Gonzalez) called Lowriders in Space (2014) and Lowriders to the Center of the Earth (just came out this summer, […]

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They say this is a recipe for ‘Mexican Chicken Steak’ (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE August 25, 2016 Cultura
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Food Fix host Zakir shows how to prepare “Mexican Chicken Steak,” at least that’s what he says. Brought to you by the Malaysian Palm Oil of Pakistan people, which is why there is a lot of environmentally-suspect palm oil in the recipe:

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Cristina Martinez: Don’t mess with this Chicana! (NSFW poetry video)

by Verdana Bold August 22, 2016 Cultura
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This Latinx does not want your stereotyping BS. Cristina Martinez performing Chicana at the Cherokee Man and the Mockingbird graffiti mural at Decatur Station in Decatur, Georgia. [NSFW F-bomb.]

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Hoe vouw je een burrito? Watch this video to learn hoe!

by Barney Asada August 4, 2016 Cultura
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Hoe vouw je een burrito? Good question! [Relax. You’re not going crazy. How do you fold a burrito? is a silent video. In Dutch. From Belgium. They speak two languages there. The other one is … French.]

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Chris Garcia: Growing Up Cuban Life Hacks #1 (video)

by Comic Saenz July 26, 2016 Cultura
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POCHO amigo Chris Garcia — a Cuban-American — is going public with the Cuban Life Hacks that turned his family’s hard life in a Commie dictatorship into Heaven on Earth, with arroz con pollo. PREVIOUSLY ON CHRIS GARCIA:

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Watch: We found the perfect phone for filming police brutality

by Moctezuma Cortés July 22, 2016 Cultura
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Planning to video some police brutality? Do you need extra battery life because the popo are out of control? Police badge number recognition? Instant posting to Facebook? Jerrod Carmichael has the perfect phone for you!

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Stop or I’ll shoot! (#TBT 2015 @LaloAlcaraz toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 7, 2016 Cartoons
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Half-fast country music classic: Jim Reeves ‘Adios Amigo’ (video)

by Soy Capitan July 7, 2016 Cultura
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The country music legend Jim Reeves had a lot of big records, but we like this “half-fast” April 16, 1964 live-in-Norway version of his hit Adios Amigo. He died later that year behind the controls of a small plane that crashed in Tennessee during a violent thunderstorm. He was 40 years old.

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You can ‘Reach for the Stars’ with a plastic grabber thingy (video)

by Lucida Grandé July 5, 2016 Cultura
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TAPE RECORDING: Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to write, shoot, cut and complete a short comedy video in 48 hours including this line of dialogue –“Am I missing something here?” — a character named Lee or Leah Gregory, and a plaster grabber thingy as a prop. SERGIO AND JULIO GONZALEZ OF […]

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