Category Archives: This Chicano Life
Time for another random hunt for that elusive plate of decent Huevos Rancheros. This time Internet searches bring us to some neighborhood called Kenneth Village, somewhere in boring old Glendale.
Los Angeles is full of shit. It pretends to be something it ain’t. It wants cred for doing supposedly cool things, when in fact it can’t stand the actual practice of people doing cool things. Take for example this scene … Continue reading
Let us give the last rites to a cultural tradition that has slipped away from us. I’m old enough to remember when Dia de Muertos practices started to cross over into the American mainstream culture. Some optimistic Chicanos thought it … Continue reading
I’ve started a tradition for myself that I would recommend you do as well: setting aside some cash for fun shit. For that purpose I buy one of those cheap Mexican piggy banks you get at the Tijuana border crossing … Continue reading
After one too many early Saturday morning interruptions by Christian haters-of-sleep, I thought it might be a good idea to come up with one of those stay away signs the Catolicos use to keep the Evangelists from tainting them with … Continue reading