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Gustavo Arellano

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Gustavo Arellano’s ¡Ask a Mexican! column has a circulation of more than two million in thirty-eight markets (and counting). He has received the President’s Award from the Los Angeles Press Club, an Impact Award from the National Hispanic Media Coalition, and a 2008 Latino Spirit Award from the California State legislature. Arellano has appeared on the Today show, Nightline, NPR’s Talk of the Nation, and The Colbert Report. For more information, visit AskAMexican.net.

Photograph by Matt Otto

Gustavo Arellano

Become a Fan

Gustavo Arellano’s ¡Ask a Mexican! column has a circulation of more than two million in thirty-eight markets (and counting). He has received the President’s Award from the Los Angeles Press Club, an Impact Award from the National Hispanic Media Coalition, and a 2008 Latino Spirit Award from the California State legislature. Arellano has appeared on the Today show, Nightline, NPR’s Talk of the Nation, and The Colbert Report. For more information, visit AskAMexican.net.

Photograph by Matt Otto

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Author Gustavo Arellano Reveals the Question He is Asked Most Often

Gustavo Arellano talks about the questions he gets most from readers.

My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. If your mom tells you she loves you, check it out

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Surrounded by books, with bourbon on the sides, The Simpsons (the good seasons) on the telly, and a naked gal sleeping in my bedroom.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Tom Joad from the Grapes of Wrath

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. You know--I stole it from East Los Angeles

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Not shtupping one of the chicks I mentioned in my Orange County book

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