I apologize in advance for all the gloomy links:
The August cover of Rue Magazine makes me dreamy and nostalgic!
I finished reading The Kitchen Daughter and I liked it, but one minor detail irritated me: Ginny, the narrator, reflects on a Peruvian woman’s memory/scent as being “curry-like.” While I am sure it wasn’t meant in an offensive manner, it stuck out in my head as a form of gender-related exoticism, once again tied to food.
Speaking of which…, even when we appropriate the cliche’s, I still find it to be not so funny.
Guess who was asked to contribute to Fox News Latino? And, guess who turned them down?
Some one dissected the history of the entire genre of Scifi and made an infographic, inside of what else but a whale… tres magnifique and oh so geeky: History Of Science Fiction Infographic by Ward Shelley
I can still recall when I first wrote about the espresso book machine, well, five years later, here’s the QR Code eBook vending machine.
Target’s new site Mamiverse, aimed at Latina moms and daughters is too blatantly commercial to not be seen as ploy to target that particular niche audience. Next up: World news brought to you by Tide!
A film version of the Afro Samurai manga is being produced and filmed in the Dominican Republic, which makes me wonder if the tide is turning for the island and their roots.
The apocalypse might come not from zombie but from the loss of our most precious resource: The Coming Water Wars Infographic
We are also in danger of losing our bananas.
Stay cool and dry, my friends!