I found Elsa Arellano's Music column a tad funnier and a bit meaner than the usual claptrap served up by her brother, Gustavo ["How Are the Huevos?" July 29]! I would hate to be at an Arellano wedding or 15-nera! Look out! Abuelita is dissing the primas from Fontana and Corona!
Alexandro Jose Gradilla
Join us in congratulating Gustavo Arellano, just named a finalist in the PEN USA 2005 Literary Journalism Awards for "Hail the Hesitant Hero," his November 2004 profile of Iraq War veteran Robert Acosta.