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Jesus is My Homeboy

Delivering a keynote in San Diego, this coming Thursday (March 20), at “The Sacred & The Profane,” a conference at San Diego State University. Official Blurb: In Case of Rapture, […]

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Crossing La Linea

Southern California freeway sign. As mentioned earlier, the Sept./Oct. issue of Print magazine includes my feature on Mexican-American visual culture. Photo courtesy Sal Rojas. Last summer, I interviewed cholo, Chicano, […]

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Paradise Lust

Believe it or not, people are still having sex. The religious right’s jihad against sexual expression hasn’t put a lid on the American libido. (Note: The following article originally appeared, […]

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Sunshine/Noir

Sunshine/Noir: Writing From San Diego And Tijuana, edited by Jim Miller, is out, and I’ve got a lengthy essay in it, titled “Loving the Alien: Or, How I Learned to […]

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Read Zeppelin: Davis Does Zoso

Erik Davis: hermenaut; bearded Led Zep exegete. Photo: Mindstates II website. In Led Zeppelin IV (33 1/3/ Continuum International Publishing Group), Erik Davis manages the neat trick of making Robert […]

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