Saturday, June 13, 2009

Cool New Animation via

Africans in Mexico

warm thanks to Evalina Fernandez whose facebook update tipped my eyes to this; like all pictures on the galleryblog, click the picture--it will either blow up to a high-res image or take you to a key site:

Friday, June 12, 2009

"Truth" at/on/within the Border: Dasein on the Verge

and, en español, also!

Even Latina Mannequins Are Divorcée Strumpets

update | June 12, 2009

What happens when flaneur semioticians get into fights with strumpet "Latina" simulacra and...

...ersatz "Latino?" puppy dogs!

original posting 3/13/09

My thanks to Anabel Lima who mailed me this amazing update to my earlier posting regarding the ethnic mannequins that Old Navy is parading about these days. No surprise that "Eva," the Latina, is a hot to trot, divorcée harlot! Click to enlarge!

update, June 5, 2009

These bizarre videos, fusing multicultural focus group ethnic manneqins with the shilling of cheap cottons have some mesmerizing power about them! You can't look; you can't look away:

The Supermodelquins in Town Gown Proposal - Watch more Funny Videos

Of course, pregnancy chisme is the order of the day. The surprise, gringoesque Josh is the perp instead of swarthy Enrique!

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

KPFK Fundraising Drive with Gustavo Arellano!

Listen in on my KPFK interview tonight with Ask-A-Mexican's infamous Gustavo Arellano! Click the image below to listen; right-click here to download!

Mexican Cinema in LA at the Arc Light

Sunday, June 07, 2009

Luchador Pin-up Shot!

Does anyone know the original source for this; I found it online here.

Eyegiene: Printmaking in Mexico Edition

Greg Gossel New Work

Greg Gossel: Happy Endings Preview from Greg Gossel on Vimeo.

Marta y Néstor, El robot bajo el agua | Facebook DJs

I am beginning to love the video posting ease of facebook; witness this cool find this morning zapped to my eyes via Profe Ralph Rodriguez's upload--hit the image to the right to view Marta y Néstor's video, directed by Jorge Jaramillo, or merely play it below. Ralph's cool book with UT Press, Brown Gumshoes: Detective Fiction and the Search for Chicana/o Identity, is worth looking at as well.