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It’s POCHO Jefe Lalo Alcaraz, guesting on the Only in America podcast with Ali Noorani. Here’s how they describe the episode: [Mas…]


He crossed the river several times to find work in the United States — and got sent to jail or sent back. Now Zacatecas native Pedro Leyva is a citizen and a business owner of The Taco Shop in his adopted town of Oxford, Mississippi.

Link via pocho Profe Chastillez.


A nine-year-old niña with dirty-blonde hair and commando pants wins the Quebradita competition in Quebradita, a Mexican analog to Square Dancing. She enters with her 26-year-old partner at 0:35, at least according to video uploader rubicon_cube.

Los Cenzontles (The Mockingbirds) are México Americano. Y ustedes tambien? [Words and music by R. Fuentes.]

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With inexpensive remote-controlled drones (typically quadcopters) mounted with small, lightweight digital cameras, previously unseen vistas can be captured and shared as videos and stills. This video shows the Monument to the Mexican Revolution in the Plaza de la República in downtown Mexico City. [Click on the photos to enlarge.] [Mas…]


El Baile del Coñejito (The Bunny Rabbit Dance) from Los Agresivos de la Sierra is a Happy Easter shoutout from Zacatecas to Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico and the EEUU of A!

Pocho Ocho weird geographic chingaderas you probably never heard of

by Especial Correspondents March 19, 2014 El Now
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POCHO’s Comic Saenz wasn’t 100% sure where the Crimean Peninsula was on a map until last week, when Russia grabbed it, and he had no clue about the Strait of Malacca, where that Malaysian Airlines flight may have disappeared. He had to look this stuff up on the Internets (photo), and maybe you did too. That’s when […]

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Mijo, these Tenis are nice, pero solamante uso Botas

by Apá January 24, 2014 Cultura
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Dear Mijo: Muchas gracias for the regalos de mi Cumple! I thought the libros were great. Is this the book about that show on HBO con los lobos? We don’t watch HBO much porque tu Mom sees her Novelas y esa muchacha Rachel Maddow. Se enoja after watching her program. Va hacer volunteer con la […]

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A True Story: How Gustavo and Lalo got on Fox’s ‘Bordertown’

by GUSTAVO ARELLANO January 8, 2014 Cultura
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Want proof that Jesus does more than appear on tortillas? Refry this: Lalo and I are part of Bordertown, the Fox animated show that’ll satirize the Mexicanization of America through the lens of—yep!—a border town. Think about it: two of America’s most locos Mexicans, outrageous cartoonist of La Cucaracha and POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz and […]

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Attention, Zacatecas: Pocho Ocho top ways to calibrate your gaydar

by Santino J. Rivera July 23, 2013 El Now
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Benjamin Medrano, 47, won Fresnillo’s July 7 election and will take office this September. His election — he is said to be the first openly-gay mayor in Mexico’s history — has led some observers to speculate that famously-macho Mexicans didn’t really know Medrano was gay, or didn’t believe him when he told them. Hey, Zacatecas! […]

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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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Comic Luke Torres loves La Gente: ‘Mexicans 101’ (video)

by CECI ISNOTA PIPE August 24, 2012 Cultura
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Stand-up comedian Luke Torres loves his family and his gente. Does his family seem like yours? RELATED: Luke Torres imagines the Mexican Brady Bunch and other shows

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