Tattoo Artist to the Stars

Tattoo Artist to the Stars

By Annette Semerdjian – ThePrideLA.com – Photo Not Credited Mark Machado a.k.a. Mister Cartoon grew up in the Los Angeles Harbor Region. His Mexican-American heritage influences much of his fine line black and gray work. His designs have roots in graffiti...
#2 for Mexico’s ‘pachucos’ keep zoot suits, defiance alive

#2 for Mexico’s ‘pachucos’ keep zoot suits, defiance alive

By Yemeli Ortega – MG.co.za – Photo AFP Decked out in baggy suits, their watch chains swinging to the mambo as feathers bop atop their wide-brimmed hats, Mexico’s “pachucos” are keeping alive the tradition of the zoot suit – and the defiance it...
Zoot Suit Discovery Guide

Zoot Suit Discovery Guide

By Research.Pomona.edu – Image Not Credited Pachuco and Pachuca are terms coined in the 1940s to refer to Mexican American men and women who dressed in zoot suits or zoot suit-influenced attire. Though there is no definite origin of the word Pachuco, one theory...