WITH MY STORY: "THOSE RUMORS OF CANNIBALISM AND HUMAN SACRIFICE HAVE BEEN GREATELY EXAGGERATED"

Thursday, December 6, 2012

CHICANONAUTICA LOOKS BACK AT THE DARK AGES OF LATINO WRITING




In response to the question “Is this a Golden Age for Latino writers?” Chicaonautica, over at La Bloga looks back at my adventures as a young Latino writer back in the 20th century.

This was a time when most Americanos thought of Chicano culture in terms of Cheech and Chong:


And the ol' Brown Buffalo, Oscar Zeta Acosta, AKA “Dr. Gonzo” was stomping the terra:


South of the Border, René Cardona was commitng some of the most outrageous acts of cinema ever. This one has nudity, fake gore, and real heart transplant footage:


And let's take the opportunity to pay tribute to the great Spain Rodriguez, who died recently:

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