Tattoo

Sydney Santana Jason S. Sexton Californians need to find ways to mark their identity. This stands true for newcomers and […]

Boom Spring Southern California Event: Vietnamese California

Please join us Wednesday, March 7th, 7-9 p.m. in Orange County’s Little Saigon for a discussion with best-selling authors Thi […]

A Traveler Comes to a Bridge

D. J. Waldie You are looking west from the white bluff of Boyle Heights, to opposite bluffs, backlit by an […]

Seeing Orange County

Tom Zoellner Elaine Lewinnek Editor’s Note: This Boom conversation brings together an English literature scholar and an urbanist American Studies […]

The Latin American Aesthetic of L.A. Music Culture

Benjamin Cawthra In the middle of a series of fascinating interviews with Latin American Los Angeles session musicians, the editor […]

The Big Siesta

Blake Allmendinger In Playing In the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination (1992), Toni Morrison studies the impact of African […]

Feelings

Jie Tian “The moment when a feeling enters the body is political.” -Adrienne Rich Feelings well up in the Women’s […]

Shouldn’t You Be in California?

Western Frontiers of National Wellness Culture