Saturday, November 29, 2008
Friday, November 28, 2008
Thursday, November 27, 2008
Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Though Chon Noriega has cornered the market on the Frito Bandito in the history of American cultural studies, I like to think my notes in Tex[t]-Mex and here in the Galleryblog are useful as well! Happy Thanksgiving!
Time and again I get asked why I spend so much energy on cartoons--as if the animated fare consumed by children did not rise to a level of importance suitable for the airy heights of the ivory tower. Moronic, but common.
That as a lead-in for a link and a blog site (with video) that feature a series of excised scenes from Walt Disney's masterpiece Fantasia. The most outrageous video, featuring a young, female, African centaur named "Sunflower," appears below. Viewer WARNING, it is quite brief, and features a new take on "spitshine" that is bracing.
Tuesday, November 25, 2008
Regular contributor and Sage Publishing editor John Paul (not the Pope) Gutierrez writes in to point my eyes to an interview with my fave Tex[t]-Mex whipping boy, Richard Rodriguez--the full text is at Salon.com; hit the image below!