Recent news/updates: the book, all things fine, old demons new and more

  So I realized the other day that while I’ve been updating my social media pretty regularly, I’ve neglected to put those same updates here. Oops. There’s been news! And big news at that. For starters, the new book is finally done! Yes, really! And I need to clarify here – my new book, This […]

Lowriders: staying in your lane for another decade

Lowriding is in the news again, thanks to a new film about the cars and culture, which has the unbelievably dull title, “Lowriders.” Still, the film is seeing its fair share of national press and interestingly enough, because the film is being reviewed, the word “Chicano” is also part of the discussion, though not by […]

Hypocrisy is America’s cup of coffee OR Anything but Mexican

National politics almost always put Chicanos in weird, awkward, contradictory and often bizarre places and positions. Let me rephrase that: national politics almost always put this Chicano in weird, awkward, contradictory and often bizarre places and positions, lest I commit the cardinal sin of speaking for anyone but myself. But yeah. This is truly Bizarro […]

In defense of the freedom of speech in the age of hypocrisy

Everyone has their pet issues. Everyone – even you. This one is mine. It has always been this way for me, even when I was a child – and if you know me that’s not a surprise. Much of this essay includes things I’ve been meaning to get off my chest for some time now. […]

Lowriting at Lit Crawl L.A.

Lowriting photographer, Art Meza, aka @Chicano_Soul, will be at Lit Crawl L.A. on Wednesday 10/26 representing BSP with copies of his book. Make sure to stop by to meet him and get your book signed! Full details at: litcrawlla.org Support independent publishing!