Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Tex[t]-Mex,, and Rolling Stone Magazine!

If you buy a copy of Tex[t]-Mex: Seductive Hallucinations of the "Mexican" in America now from, they will throw in an annual subscription to Rolling Stone Magazine, Men's Journal, or US Weekly for 2.95.


Laredoan Confronts Bandit Mexican Stereotypes at Harvey Nichols Posh Store in London

First, note the "Three Banditos Salsa" right there on the posh shelves at Harvey Nichols! Next, thrill to a photographic horror on your right as your slightly addled galleryblog guide attempts to mimic the simulacra of his nightmares, becoming the fourth bandito in the shot! Photo by Kevin Gossett.

Sotomayor Versus Sessions has the skinny!

See Ya Later Gladiator: Speedy Gonzales and Daffy Duck

By the late 60s, Warner Brothers had self-mutilated its lauded animation division, farming out work in agreements with sub-contractors and hack, in-house "producers." The result? Not exactly animation history! Like this video I just stumbled across from 1968, " See Ya Later Gladiator:

The comments on are right on the mark.

I will say this: the "Mexican" scientist who invents the machine is a curious Tex[t]-Mextian anti-type.