Wednesday, August 03, 2022

#Repost ... What would happen if Love and Rockets' Gilbert Hernandez and Mexico's Frida Kahlo were trapped in an elevator, on the border, in the interstices? #textmex #mextasy

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Before it appeared in a somewhat different form in Tex[t]-Mex, I was lucky enough to have this essay on Gilbert...

Posted by William Nericcio on Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Monday, June 20, 2022

The Director's Cut, Chico and the Man, Freddie Prinze, and the Sonic #Mextasy of Spanish-accented English in a Small Texas Bordertown

Nota bene: A shorter, edited version of this piece originally appeared 20 June 2022 as a 
part of the Kojak Your Enthusiasm series (#24) on 70s television by Josh Glenn 
and his crew of hermenauts on 

What appears below is the full, "Director's Cut" version of the short essay. 

Gracias Josh for letting me play in your semiotic sandbox! 
See all my dispatches here.

Sunday, June 19, 2022

#Mextasy Sighting at the Cheech ūü§£

#mextasy at the Cheech Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture of the Riverside Art Museum … gracias to UTRGV -...

Posted by William Nericcio on Sunday, June 19, 2022

Monday, June 06, 2022

That Time I Worked an an Illustrator for the Late Great OCWeekly! #mextasy #sketchwn


Illustrator for OC Weekly, back in the day! Check! ...All thanks going to journalist/scalawag Gustavo Arellano Miranda... gracias guapo! #mextasy + #sketchwn

Posted by William Nericcio on Monday, June 6, 2022

Sunday, April 24, 2022

Really Excited to Curate and Host a New Lecture Series at SDSU --> THE [MEXICAN-] AMERICAN REVOLUTION With Myriam Gurba and Alex Espinoza


Tuesday, April 19, 2022

LATINX TELEVISION Book Launch Panel Now Streaming Live on YouTube



Click the images below to read out-takes from my foreword for the collection-- or, still better,  pick up a copy here!

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Come Party With Us in San Antonio in October 2022 | AGLSP International Conference on the Riverwalk BiblioTECHa!!!

Are you like me? On edge a tad about travel, but also dying to get out and see your friends! If you are an academic, I...

Posted by William Nericcio on Monday, March 28, 2022

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

My Latest Publication! Woot! The Foreword to Fede Aldama's Latinx Fiesta of a Book ... LATINX TV!!!

Wow! I just received my contributor's copy of LATINX TV curated by Frederick Luis Aldama with a cast of amazingness --...

Posted by William Nericcio on Wednesday, March 23, 2022


Sunday, March 20, 2022

See you Monday Afternoon, March 21, 2022 For a Streaming Presentation on the Humanities, Publishing, and More!

What do you miss if you do not follow me on Twitter? Drunk monks! Hit...

Posted by William Nericcio on Saturday, March 19, 2022

Sunday, March 13, 2022

Staging Kafka

I finished teaching this book earlier this semester in my optical parables class at SDSU (

Posted by William Nericcio on Sunday, March 13, 2022

Friday, March 11, 2022

Tuesday, March 01, 2022

New Review of Gerald Martin's García Márquez Biography in the Sunday San Diego Union Tribune (Link Fixed!)

#repost--original posting 5/3/09 7:13 AM

I feel bad about panning a book that took as long to write as my first book, and that required such a sustained, vocation-like, dedication on the part of the author; still, I stand by my words; I encourage other reviewers and readers alike to chime in using the comments option below. Hit the image to read the review:

Wednesday, February 02, 2022

Of Sanborn's, "Yankees", Laredo, Tejas, and Nostalgia, 1958 Edition ... #mextasy

A trip down memory lane courtesy of Traces of Texas, a Facebook group page:

"Yankee Spoken" ... that's the Laredo I remember! #mextasy

Posted by William Nericcio on Saturday, January 29, 2022

Monday, January 24, 2022

Don Juan? or Jon Juan!! Still Yet Another Glorious Moment in the History of American Comix & American Stereotypes! #mextasy

It's not Don Juan! No, it's Jon Juan! Yet another trip down stereotype lane! via Pappy's amazing comics blog ...

Posted by Tex[t]-Mex: Seductive Hallucination of the "Mexican" in America on Monday, January 24, 2022