Monday, March 24, 2008

Progressive Semiotics: Machismo and Future of Love in Mexico

One of the more pandemic Mexican and Latino stereotypes is that of the heterosexist, bandit, macho; as a corrective tonic for this allow me to feature here a splash from The New York Times from last March. The next time someone touts the sexual politics of the U.S. over that of Mexico, send them the link to this blog! Órale! More on the couple from the BBC here.

In the one step forward, two steps back department, I offer this peculiar "comedy" from the pages of Stuff Magazine featuring the comely and uncompensated figures of Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova--this, so that no one loses their cynicism with regard to ubiquitous nefarious, and "funny" "Mexican" stereotypes:

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