Gustavo Arellano

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Canto XXVIII: A Hell of a Fandango

Gentle cabrones: As I've mentioned before here, I first journalistically made waves as a music critic, specifically covering rock en español. The grand irony is...

Gustavo Arellano’s Weekly, Canto XXVII: Are You There, Readers? It’s Me, Guti

Gentle cabrones: I never did read the young-adult classic, Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret. Weird, because I read a bunch of the Judy...

Gustavo Arellano’s Weekly, Canto XXVI: Songs in the Key of Life Trips

Gentle cabrones: If you really, really, REALLY know me, you'll know that I love, love, LOVE music. The earliest memory I have—even earlier than of my...

Gustavo Arellano’s Weekly, Canto XXV: Whistle While You WERK

Gentle cabrones: Greetings from Primm, where I'm getting gas on the road to Denver, where I'll be reporting a story for...someone about...something. “Why are you driving...

Gustavo Arellano’s Weekly, Canto XXIV: How’m I Doing?

Gentle cabrones: I'll admit it—big projects this week caught up to me, giving me no time whatsoever to pen a more-fleshed out newsletter. On the...

Gustavo Arellano’s Weekly, Canto XXIII: Southbound and Down

Gentle cabrones: Greetings from Chattanooga, Tennessee, where they sell bánh mì tacos and mezcal is in all the high-end New South restaurants. The chica and...

Abuse Tracker, Influential Blog That Covers Catholic Church Sex-Abuse Scandal, Continues in Wake of...

In the summer of 2007, Elizabeth Hardin-Burrola, a freelance writer based in Gallup, New Mexico, suspected that the local Catholic bishop wasn’t telling the...

Gustavo Arellano’s Weekly, Canto XXII: May Your Memory be a Blessing

Gentle cabrones: What a bittersweet week. It started with the unexpected death of Los Angeles Times food critic Jonathan Gold from pancreatic cancer just hours...

Jonathan Gold Might’ve Been the Belly of LA, But He Also Found Restaurant Religion...

Many people have written in the past couple of days (including me) about how the late Los Angeles Times food critic Jonathan Gold was...