Punk Publishing

rhube: paulformulaic: Self-publishing has, it’s fair to say, a bit of a chip on its shoulder. It’s understandable, really, given the scorn with which the world of traditional publishing ladles onto it. If you’ve decided to go down the road of publishing your works yourself, through the various avenues open to you, chances are you […]

Film Review: ‘Embrace of the Serpent’

Film Review: ‘Embrace of the Serpent’ The ravages of colonialism cast a dark pall over the stunning South American landscape in “Embrace of the Serpent,” the latest visual astonishment from the gifted Colombian writer-director Ciro Guerra. Charting two parallel journeys deep into the Amazon, each one undertaken by a European explorer and a local shaman, […]

THINKMEXICAN

THINKMEXICAN thinkmexican: Before Latino and Hispanic, there was Mestizo. All created by colonizers to have us hate ourselves. This essay by Native American scholar Jack Forbes is still relevant several decades after it was first published. It is a must read for any Mexican seeking to understand how identity labels are constructed, and how they are […]