Friday, March 05, 2010

#7, Hispanic Books Category @ AMAZON.COM

Just a quick thank you to Amazon lurkers and shoppers who have helped bring Tex[t]-Mex back up the ranks!

Thursday, March 04, 2010

New OK GO Video! Very Cool

Narcos, Narcos Everywhere...

Black and Brown Gettin' Down: Forest Whitaker's OUR FAMILY WEDDING

Another chapter in the history of racialized representation in the Americas; from a new Heritage Auctions posting here.

HASTA LOS GATOS Kicking Ass and Taking Names: Maria Félix and White Skin Editions

click each box for the skinny!

Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Zoot Suit "Mexican" Impersonators from Japan! Yikes!

Pappy's Golden Age Blog features a story today by Robert Bellum and Adolphe Barreaux from the the 40s featuring Mexican-impersonating Japanese thugs! A festival of ethno-intrigue for cultural studies mavens and American Studies fetishists! It's the second comic story in the posting so be sure to scroll down...

Monday, March 01, 2010

Glenn Ford, Chicano with Rita Hayworth in The Loves of Carmen

A new Rita Hayworth auction poster from Heritage--I am joking about Glenn Ford but the convergence of semiotics, physiognomy, race, and ethnicity in this poster is bracing!