Category Archives: Xicanismo

Chicano academics

The theocracy of la raza are beyond the streets they study. Something happens to chicano academics that makes them distance themselves from the very culture they purport to examine. I don’t get that. In colloquial language they sell out. For … Continue reading

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ambigüo

Nothing brings me more joy to my hearts delight then when I confuse people about my ethnicity. I just love it. I will give an example of said ventures of mine that tickles my belly silly. I recently came across … Continue reading

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State of the Xicano blogsphere

Well, it seems that the gorge of buddy making in the so called blogostitlán is done and over with. Many of the bloggers that started out as a chain like minded club barely write anymore or stand out as islands … Continue reading

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neo that ese

One must understand the vortex Xicanismo eyes everyday If the aztecs counted 52 for every end Xicanos can hope for less in one generation. Renewal is in door We face an existancial crisis every 30 years like a blood transfusion … Continue reading

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frigging stoked

I am so frigging stoked, dang ese, this is HUGE. De Suecia, come mensajes de personas that just can’t do without their weekly TEZOZOMOC CHISME! Pues Julio Martinez de yonderlesit.org (de Suecia), Tezzy hasn’t forgotten all his cuates, not only … Continue reading

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Odd in a kind of freakish way

Pre-destination. I recall this worm in my belly. It used to be that I felt predestined to be a writer and it often permeated a great deal of my everyday life more oft than not in my love affairs. This … Continue reading

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Southwest, norteño Xicano

Some of the Xicanos in what can, & only can, be deemed as a loose confedaration of goodie-two-shoes Xican@s bloggers who can’t seem to make up their mind about nothing, have sent me an email whereby I get accused of … Continue reading

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Joto power ese!

I know some in Aztlán, our own extreme right, despise the idea of homosexualism or marimachas, as forming a part of Aztlán though am not persuaded by any of their arguments. I find the whole marica/marimacha culture rather intriguing not … Continue reading

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Know your history

1970 – Diana vs. State Board of Education of California – Spanish speaking children were placed in classes for children with mental retardation on the basis of individual intelligence tests that were considered culturally biased.

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Hindsight

I realize that reading Octavio Paz was a bad taste of Castor Oil. I remember clearly refusing to read anything of him after I read El Laberinto de la Soledad. I was extremely offended by the chapter : Pachucos y … Continue reading

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Chican@s and Wikipedia

Oh no you didn’t. Boy do I have bones to pick here. I shall be dishing out more than I bargained for but one can’t overstate the deliciousness of the subject. Right now I am about to do serious deconstructing … Continue reading

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The query at hand is what is a Xican@? I readily admit that this frase in itself is a rather ambiguos one at that. I may apoligize for that at some time in the future, though that future escapes las … Continue reading

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help, I can’t figure out a title for this post

The good xente over at la bloga have a good discussion going on. Not because the comments of the offices at Yonder Lies It received an answer but because it is clear to the xente del más allá, who for … Continue reading

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un 4 de Julio como hoy

I have a swedish-mexican mojado xicana daughter born in Califas. I myself am a mojado, a xicano wetback. Today the star spangled gave me goosebumps when I heard it sound its majestic noise. Am I entitled to celebrate it? I … Continue reading

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Feeling the heat yet?

Ay güey! Nunca pensé que the day would come. One of the darling conversations that so closely unite us Xicanos is Mexican racism. Nothing would give that cup of chocolate more flavour than tearing apart the thin veil of racism … Continue reading

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Aztlán my land: where art thou headed?

Reading this article am inspired to write the following I have stated numerous times that the idea of returning the Southwest to México (a preposterous idea if there ever was one) would be detrimental to our culture, the pachuc@, chol@, … Continue reading

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Órale ese …

I saw this pic over at DDBlase. It is the small gestures that make you gush with pride: TECHNICAL DETAILS Issue: Cinco de Mayo Denomination & Type of Issue : 32-cent Commemorative Format: Self-adhesive Pane of 20 (one design) Series: … Continue reading

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Mayhem on the media

I subscribe to google alerts. I receive news of la raza whenever the words Chicano, Chicana, Xicano and Xicana blip on the radar of the internet galaxy. So far they have been all American newspapers. That’s one, second, a few … Continue reading

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Future issues facing the Xican@ culture

I see three pressing issues that the Xican@ must face soon, or in the near future. 1.- Not all Xican@s have spanish or derive pride in the ideology which infuses nationalistic hues in the mexican soul; some are very resistant … Continue reading

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Spanish and Xicanismo

Spanish has always been a problem in Aztlán. Though am second guessing this problem is slowly turning a leaf in the collective concious in as much as Native Americans are more and more preferring to be addressed as that or … Continue reading

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Xicanos as latinos

Whether Xicanismo likes it or not there is a latino force outhere to be reckoned with and it must embrace it. I say this because I have just been listening to Pepito for the past two days, an SF based … Continue reading

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On Reies Lopez Tijerina & Reuters

I often find it amazing how America Gringa refuses to acknowledge some of its own history, twist it and bedmake it to sleep with the Other in its own house. I suppose it is easier for Gringo USA to see … Continue reading

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That Pocho thang again

I am ocassionally given to the reading of books which I, more often than not, peruse more than finish when the need arises to let time pass by in an adequate manner. So whenever I find myself answering the calls … Continue reading

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Xicano

There is a discussion going on between those who share spanish as one of their tongues. Some say Hispanic should be the all representative word and other Latinas/os. I say that if you are to represent spanish speakers from America … Continue reading

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Chicano Thoughts

I have recently come to the awareness that the rainbow coalition, not to be confused with the failed Jesse Jackson presidential bid of the 90’s, is a hoax to smears us down. Allow me to expand. Colors are barrierless. If … Continue reading

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