Friday, March 29, 2013
It's Semana Santa – Holy Week, for those of you who no habla – and Chicanonautica is going wild about it over at La Bloga.
From the Philippines, where the nails are real and they don't bleed:
To Mexico, where the nails and blood are fake:
And the outfit that the Ku Klux Klan stole is popular from Spain:
Then it will time to burn those Judases:
at 7:52 AM
Monday, March 25, 2013
Yes, the resurrection of my novel High Aztech is coming. As with most things in these days of advanced information technology, it's taking longer than expected. It's complicated. Nothing is simple any more.
I'm not sure if it's going to be a resurrection or an insurrection. Or maybe it will take an insurrection to pull off this resurrection . . .
Anyway, the proofreading has been its own special kind of hell. And I happen to be the only Españahuatl expert who's available. I'm going to look it over one more time, just to make sure all the accent marks, ñs, and upsidedown exclamation points are in the right place.
Then there's the matter of all weird things that the OCR program did to the name Xólotl . . .
I also bought the rights to an amazing painting by Dell Harris that will snag eyeballs and blow some minds. I'm keeping the cover design simple so it can do its visual voodoo at full power.
Meanwhile, I'm working on another deal – yeah, a print version may be available soon!
But I guess I shouldn't reveal all of this all at once. I'm going to need material for all the self-promotion you'll be seeing here. It'll be one hell of a sideshow.
So I better stop this fooling around and get to work, even though the hills are turning yellow and purple, and Spring fever dreams are in the air.
at 7:50 AM
Friday, March 15, 2013
I'm plugging Smoking Mirror Blues again in the latest Chicanonautica over at La Bloga. And explaining that the black president in the novel is not based on Barack Obama.
Meanwhile, Tezcatlipoca is having an influence on Mexican Prehispanic Metal:
In Peru, the shamans like Barack Obama:
And from Orange County, America's future is looking Mexican:
Progress, gotta love it!
at 8:19 AM