Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Tuesday, September 8, 2009 @ 5pm, KPFK 90.7 FM, TEXTMEX Radio Pilot Debuts! Bring Your Ears!!!


If you missed the two hour September 8, 2009 radio show desmadre with Gustavo Arellano, Federico Luis Aldama and the one and only Myriam Gurba, tune in here for the podcast, here to stream, and here to download! ¡órale!


Not since the days that I anchored the "What's Bothering Bill" lefty radio commentary show on the East Coast at WHUS, Storrs, Connecticut, have I been as excited as I am now. Working with Gustavo Arellano and KPFK, that indy shining tower of radio power in LA, I am going to be breaking out on the air this coming Tuesday with a radio version of Tex[t]-Mex: Seductive Hallucinations of the "Mexican" in America.

We are still working with the determination of day-laborers, sweating the details over the segments, but I can guarantee one of the pieces will go by the name BROWN IVORY TOWER, set interviews where I talk to some chingon or chingona Latina/o academic, wreaking intellectual havoc across the winsome, gringo laced plains of academe. UPDATE! I will be interviewing the Chicano King of Ohio State University's English Department, the one and only loco-genius Frederick Luis Aldama--Aldama's the author of YOUR BRAIN ON LATINO COMICS (UT PRESS, 2009)

Be sure to tune in on Tuesday, September 8, 2009 @ 5pm, KPFK 90.7 FM--just hit the nifty tote bag to your left and be instantly transported to the online version of KPFK where you can listen via streaming media; if you live in San Diego county, KPFK comes through for some folks via the magic of their radio dial!

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