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V.22 No.32 | 8/8/2013

Arts Feature

Our Bodies, Our Stories

New sex and relationship book empowers everybody

In candidly self-aware comics and essays, Not Your Mother’s Meatloaf explores the spectrum human relationships and sexuality. All of it.

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V.19 No.11 | 3/18/2010
Gustavo Arellano
Gustavo Arellano

Culture

Hispano vs. Mexican

This woman didn’t leave her name or number, but she’s angry about a portion of this week’s feature in which “Ask a Mexican” columnist Gustavo Arellano asks a New Mexican. Her voicemail is awesome. The delivery is fantastic, full of venom but with that particular lilt you only get around here.

"Marisa. I like your paper usually. I'm kinda pissed today. Who is this Joseph Baca that's trying to say that Hispanos in New Mexico are not formerly Europeans many of them? What is he? Is he a MEXICAN? And these Hispanos were also being hanged in the mid 1800seven if their skin wasn't brown but pink. So why don't you correct that misnomer, his blurb: "Are there still people who call themselves Hispanos or is that some Chicano myth?" Well, it's a Chicano myth, apparently. But it's not a Hispano myth. Get it straight, lady. How long have you lived in this state? And where the hell is Joseph Baca from?"

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