About MeMy name is Tomás Summers Sandoval. I'm Chicano from southern Californian, a GenXer, and a fan of the Dodgers and Elvis. I am a husband, a father of three, and in my spare time I'm an asociate professor of Chicana/o~Latina/o Studies and History at Pomona College.
Category Archives: Humor
“Three billion human lives ended on August 29th, 1997. The survivors of the nuclear fire called the war Judgment Day. They lived only to face a new nightmare, the war against the Machines…” “Judgement Day” is the day in the … Continue reading
Here’s the best and most famous Norteño/conjunto band in the world–Los Tigres del Norte. They are performing their song “Somos Más Americanos” (We are More American), from their upcoming MTV unplugged special. They are joined by Zack de la Rocha. … Continue reading
There’s the Facebook app a lot of my friends are using which compiles all of your state updates over the past year and then generates a list of the words you used the most on Facebook in that year. I … Continue reading
Thirty years ago today one of my all-time favorite shows began its second season with an episode titled “The New Girl.” The show was The Facts of Life, and the episode introduced the character Jo Polniaczek (played by Nancy McKeon), … Continue reading
Dear Student, Thank you for your inquiry. While I am not “frantically preparing” for the registration period (which doesn’t begin for another 3 weeks) I, too, am looking forward to next semester. I’m sorry to say, however, that I do … Continue reading
About a year and a half ago, we here at the central office were amazed to see the blog traffic at Latino Like Me start to reach new peaks, at times even exceeding 1000 a day. When we checked the … Continue reading
It’s the kick of the leg that makes her baby seem like it’s intended to be real. If so, that’s just weird.
I’ve been trying out Formspring on the down low for a few months now. It’s been okay, a little monotonous over time, but that’s due largely (I think) to the fact I’ve been kind of anonymous on it (or ficticious?) … Continue reading
I got a spam email today that I found interesting in its sales pitch. Congratulations! We’ve gone through our records and found that there is a unique opportunity in your area for you to be among the first to get … Continue reading