David Romo



by | Fri, Mar 24, 2006 at 12:00 am CST

Ringside Seat to a Revolution

The following excerpt is adapted from Ringside Seat to a Revolution: An Underground Cultural History of El Paso and Juárez: 1893-1923 (Cinco Puntos Press, 2005) by David Romo. I was raised in both Juárez and El Paso, but I’ve spent … Read More


⁄ Donde Est Artaud?

?Donde Est? Artaud?

The Tarahumaras visit the cities sometimes, drawn by a desire to travel, to see, as they say, how the mistaken men live. For them, living in the city is a mistake. –Antonin Artaud, Voyage to the Land of the Tarahumara … Read More


All Jokes Will Be Taken Seriously

Rules for crossing border checkpoints for those of us who fit profiles: 1. Keep your answers short, simple, and unambiguous. 2. Make eye contact but not too much. It might be interpreted as defiance or contempt. 3. All jokes will … Read More