[¡Ask a Mexican!] And why do Mexicans have such bad tan jobs?
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And is a picture of chickens wearing sombreros racist?
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And are there any happy Mexican films?
BY WILLIAM NERICCIO [Editor's Note: Summer in OC is never just about the here and now. Once the weather starts heating up, we start migrating to our communal gathering grounds--the beach, Disneyland, Theo Lacy Jail--and all the memories of summers past start flooding in until you can't experience th ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] Special Navidad-Gift-Guide Edition: A list on the Mexican's favorite books this year
Original post, April 5, 3:25 p.m.: This is going to be fun: William Nericcio, professor of English at San Diego State, the nation's premier expert on Mexican stereotypes, and author of the best academic book you'll ever read, Tex(t)-Mex: Seductive Hallucinations of the 'Mexican' in America, will ... More >>
Given the overwhelming success organizers had with lectures at the Fullerton Public Library regarding the Alex Bernal housing-desegregation case and Lalo Alcaraz, the Fullerton Public Library and Cal State Fullerton's Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies (for which I'm a part-time lecturer) ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And can gabachos love the Mexican culture but hate the Mexican?
[¡Ask a Mexican!] Smells like more Know Nothing myths!
A couple of nights ago, I had a reading in San Diego so decided to visit the maniacal genius known as Dr. William Nericcio, head of the English department at San Diego State and keeper of the insane Tex(t)-Mex blog. Before knocking back drinks with him at some Mean Streets-esque bar, I headed to SDS ... More >>