Thursday, April 26, 2012

Gustavo Arellano and William Nericcio On the Air, KPFK, Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Ask a Mexican famed commentator, Gustavo Arellano, author of Taco USA (Scribners) and yours truly, were on the air on Tuesday speaking out against Arizona's SB 1070, among other things. The show is now available as a podcast here, and as an mp3, here.


Illegal Immigrants and the Carbon Footprint! Colbert via Pocho.com


Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Mexican Mitt? Now Romney, CHOLAFIED via Cholafied.com

Cooool! La Santa Cecilia, Elvis Costello, and More via POCHO.COM


Rita Hayworth, aka Margarita Carmen Cansino, in BLOOD AND SAND (1941)

... just some images lifted off of tumblr and dr. macro of Rita Hayworth from BLOOD AND SAND--the evocative/predictable semiotic terrain of the Latina bombshell, where sexuality is always already a foregrounded element of the Subject, is clearly in play here... much of this is covered in the Rita chapter in Tex[t]-Mex. Michael Barrett's review in PopMatters is worth a studied peek.




Scalia Compares Undocumented Immigrants to Bank Robbers or FLOGGING the Victim, Chapter 1,098,999,222,098


Hispandering Obama!? Eva Longoria as Lucky Charm in Esther J. Cepeda's NBC LATINO Piece


Monday, April 23, 2012

The Tex[t]-Mex Galleryblog on FACEBOOK!