Art Review No. 4 – Lady Pink and Me

In 1982, while Lady Pink was hanging out with Jean Michel Basquiat, Lee Quiñones, Keith Haring, DONDI, FAB 5 FREDDY and REVOLT, I was a scrawny sixth-grader in catholic school.

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At the Colony – Day 18, 19, and 20

Day 18, 19, and 20: I added a couple of more pages to my draft. It is now 111 pages. I resisted the urge to go back and re-read the manuscript. I started to write something new, possibly a new chapter. I thought about my grandmother. She pops up when I feel especially insecure. She died […]

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My Pinup Girl 3 – Gloria Ríos

Gloria Ríos… singer, dancer, actress, first wife of the great Resortes and most importantly, the first woman to sing rock and roll in Mexican cinema.  As a kid, my grandmother and I were transfixed by her beauty and her bravado.  She was the girl gone mad with rock and roll fever.  Always decked out in […]

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