Latino – a term invented during the Napoleonic era by Napoleon’s PR team to create a sense of comradery among the people of the “Roman Empirical diaspora” to soften the blow among the Mexican people caused by the invasion of Mexico by Napoleon’s brother Max.
The Milwaukeño Guide to the 2022 Mayoral Primary Election
We reached out to every candidate running for Mayor and asked what they would do for Milwaukee’s latino population if elected..these are their responses
Lotofire, a 17 year review
he gold CD-R had the name Ely Guerra written on it
Chapter 2 : Tales From Bridgeport
A Serial By: Lex J Mendez I only used to work at Kimski once a week and have like 5,000… Read more Chapter 2 : Tales From Bridgeport
Recognizing and Fostering Talent
We need to do a better job at recognizing talent within
our youth and fostering their natural talent, so that they are better equipped to discover their passion and purpose at a young age.
Chapter 1. I Didn’t choose the Chef Life, the Chef Life Chose Me.
I was about $3000 dollars in debt to a respected Drug Dealer, out of time and options I ventured
November 4th Conversations
On November 4th a record number of American voters found ways to do their duty as citizens and cast a vote, despite a whole litany of obstacles and attempted intimidation.
Espantobre – Day 32 – Day of the Dead (1985)
If this movie was remade in 2021 it would be seen as a far too heavy handed allegory for the anti science reaction to COVID-19 in American Society.
Espantobre – Day 31 – Satanico Pandemonium (1975)
Satanico Pandemonium” – the name of this film alone conjures wicked images, and ones of panic.
Espantobre – Day 30 – Gemini (1999)
Gemini takes place in Tokyo in 1910, during a plague. It makes the film surprisingly timely. Yukio is a successful actor, happily married to a woman he loves. He is one day captured by his doppelganger and thrown in a well.
Espantobre- Day 29 – The Exorcist (1973)
What can be said about today’s movie that hasn’t already been said and or explored?
Espantobre – Day 28 – Carnival of Souls (1962)
Before the sixth sense shocked the world with its “big reveal” there was the 1962 eerie classic, Carnival of Souls.
Espantobre – Day 27 – Låt den rätte komma in (2008)
Today’s film pick takes place in exactly this perfect setting for vampirism…Sweden.
Espantobre – Day 26 -La Llorona (2019)
came across today’s movie during a Tuesday night scrolling session one evening in July when I was in the mood to be frightened. I chose it because the title was La Llorona, and when you put a title with such communal nostalgic value attached to it on something chances are I am going to end up watching it.
Espantobre – Day 25 -Aterrados (2017)
It is pretty much universally accepted that good horror films with genuine freights are few and far between, it’s a crowded market.
Espantobre – Day 24 – Hellraiser (1987)
It’s Friday night in the 90s, you are at the video store with your siblings and mother, it’s your birthday week so your mom lets you pick the family movie.
Espantobre – Day 23 – The Addams Family (1991)
The protagonists of today’s film pick are odd balls used as a mirror to point out the absurdity of the notion of what an average american family is supposed to look like
Espantobre – Day 22 – Funny Games (1997 & 2007)
Is there anything more 2020 than a film about a pair of strangers completely ruining the lives of hyper privileged yuppies in their gated lakehouse community?
Espantobre – Day 21 – Midsommar (2019)
Today’s film is, in my opinion, one of the best modern horror films of the last 10 years.
Espantobre – Day 20 – The Craft (1996)
By: Claudio “Manon” Cortés Today’s film may or may not have contributed to a lot of people’s obsession with goth… Read more Espantobre – Day 20 – The Craft (1996)
The Milwaukeño Guide to the Autumn 2020 General Election
As a service to you, our beloved readers, ahead of this landmark election the Milwaukeño team reached out to every candidate that will appear on ballots across Milwaukee county to ask them to participate in a single question written interview.
Espantobre – Day 19 – Under The Shadow
Speaking from two years of experience, parenthood is scary, when the child arrives you are tasked with keeping the little fella alive and well adjusted.
Espantobre – Day 18 – The Mortuary Collection
The world will keep spinning when I return to the dust from whence I came, and frankly that’s a tough pill to swallow. As a society we have cast the facilitators of our end of existence rituals as ghouls because it helps us cope
Espantobre – Day 17 – Evil Eye
Did you know that the concept of the “evil eye” is found in pretty much every single civilization?
Espantobre – Day 16 – 28 Days Later
Today’s film is the spark that would launch a global re-obsession and eventual mainstreaming of Zombie films
Espantobre – Day 15 – Rocky Horror Picture Show
“It’s not easy having a good time, even smiling makes my face ache” – Dr. Frank N Furter
Espantobre – Day 14 – The Wicker Man (1973)
First off, how cool was Christohper Lee?
Espantobre – Day 13 – Blacula (1972)
If you have not guessed it yet, today’s film recommendation is the 1972 genre breaking classic Blacula
Espantobre – Day 12 – Train to Busan (2016)
Train to Busan…is that the one where Steven Segal kills a dude with a rocket?
Espantobre – Day 11 – The Masque of the Red Death
Vincent Price…what was the deal with his voice? Is that how people from Saint Louis speak?
Espantobre – Day 10 – Vampire Circus
After the second world war Britain found itself in the slow process of rebuilding, no industry was un touched by terrors of that conflict, resources were invested mainly in returning to normal, which left very little funding for the simple pleasures like for instance….importing horror films
Espantobre – Day 9 – Alucarda
This film was made by Juan Lopez Moctesuma in 1977, in Mexico, a country so deeply catholic that this film was considered an affront to decency and has long since been unattainable on home video.
Espantobre – Day 8 – Suspiria (1977)
We’ve all been there, you get invited to attend an exclusive dance school in Germany in the late 70s
Espantobre – Day 7 – The Shed
If you had access to a vampire as a high school senior would you weaponize it?
Espantobre- Day 6 – A Quiet Place
A few days ago writing a forward for the 1932 Weimar classic Vampyr by mentioning that horror films that are meant to act as a mirror of the society in which they are made. What happens when you live in a very bifurcated society
Espantobre – Day 5 – Drag Me to Hell
n ambitious professional woman is punished for daring to fit into a patriarchal world by being mean and is subsequently punished with a roma curse for her efforts
Espantobre – Day 4 – The Autopsy of Jane Doe
What do you get when you think that you are about to watch a zombie movie, but then it turns out not to be a zombie movie at all, add the sheriff from super troopers, and some britons attempting their best american accent?
Espantobre – Day 3 – Vampyr (1932)
In its brief existence Weimar Berlin served as a cultural hub of progressive thought and arts, it gave the world Dadaism, Bauhaus Architecture, and of course some of the most innovative films known to man…at the time.
Espantobre – Day 2 – Mandy
Panos Cosmatos seems like a cool dude with whom to watch movies. His father, George Cosmatos, directed two Stallone classics, “Cobra” and “First Blood”, as well as the 90’s cowboy classic, “Tombstone”.
Espantobre – Day 1 – Blood Quantum
The Halloween season has begun, to help you celebrate we will provide you with 1 film and song recommendation every day of Espantobre.
Hoops Portrait Project: Interview with Nicole Acosta
By: Milwaukeño Hoop earrings have been a part of fashion since ancient civilizations and have evolved over the centuries to… Read more Hoops Portrait Project: Interview with Nicole Acosta
Brown County removes access to COVID-19 testing
by Juan Miguel Martinez 2016 seems to be ages ago, although it was the beginning of what seemed to be… Read more Brown County removes access to COVID-19 testing
Milwaukeño Meets ….Telethia Lebron
Interview by: Milwaukeño The Bucks were eliminated from the playoffs, the Brewers are flailing, the west coast is on fire,… Read more Milwaukeño Meets ….Telethia Lebron
Milwaukeño Meets…Octavio Arcanjo
Interview by Claudio A. Cortés At Milwaukeño we strive to highlight local artist, our friends at Zocalo feel the same… Read more Milwaukeño Meets…Octavio Arcanjo
Netflixiando – What are you watching?
By this point in the global pandemic the ass grooves in our couches likely fit us better than our old favorite pair of jeans…remember wearing those weird leg covering things in the before times?
Live music at Zócalo
By: Milwaukeño It’s no secret that we are all suffering from at least a little bit of cabin fever after… Read more Live music at Zócalo
A benefit rooted in spirit and style : Foiled and Ayuda Mutua
By: Juan Miguel Martinez Walker’s Point has changed a lot in the past few years alone and no one has… Read more A benefit rooted in spirit and style : Foiled and Ayuda Mutua
The Milwaukeño Guide to the August 11, 2020 Election
August 11 is election day, don’t forget to vote
Did you know that you could find Pumas in Chicago?
he National Autonomous University of Mexico, UNAM, is the biggest university in Mexico. It has 128 degrees and 31 campuses in Mexico and 14 in Countries like Canda, Germany, and of course here in the USA. One of them is closed to us, in Chicago.
Eusebio y el buey
A yunta is a two wheeled wooden wagon, about ten feet in length and six feet wide. used to haul equipment, generally pulled by two strong oxen. The animals are more typically used also pull an harado, which is a type of horizontal laying drill used to loosen dirt in an effort to plant seeds easily.
Chapter 3 : Mise En Plase
A “Mise En Plase” is a culinary term which essentially means having everything out together in one place in order to execute a recipe
The State of MKÑ
Milwaukeño was born during a conversation between a veteran of the early 2010s Chicago e-zine scene and a renowned local… Read more The State of MKÑ
Solidarity with the Colombian People
By: Iuscely Flores On April 28th 2021 Colombia’s country’s largest trade unions and other organizations arranged a national strike against… Read more Solidarity with the Colombian People
The Picket of S2 Properties
By: Juan Miguel Martinez The day after the city of Milwaukee declared a snow emergency, the Milwaukee Autonomous Tenant’s Union… Read more The Picket of S2 Properties