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Friday, September 28, 2012

CHICANONAUTICA MEETS FEDERICO SCHAFFLER





The latest Chicanonautica, over at La Bloga, documents my meeting with Mexican science fiction writer Federico Schaffler, and how we're going to write a story that exploits the weirdness generating from the U.S. Mexico border, and Arizona. In celebration of our quixotic project, here's some variations on the theme:

Down in Mexico, the street does find it's own uses for technology, and art, and gets stark, raving sci-fi:


Up norte, Chicano mad scientists do the same:


And to a lot of gringos, Mexico is just a whole lot of monster movie stuff:


They also see Borderlandia as an expansion of a Brave New Third World:


Meanwhile, others are trying to cook up their own transborder utopias:


Yes, amigos, crossing borders is easy – and fun! You should try it sometime:

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