Maria Bustillos

Maria Bustillos

Maria Bustillos’ books include Dorkismo and Act Like A Gentleman, Think Like A Woman.


Surviving in the Shadow of Fortress Twitter

In January, the New York Times surprised many Californians with the announcement that San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood had acquired a new nickname: The Twitterloin. Turns out the first person to ...

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The Stalled Engine of Social Mobility
By: Maria Bustillos

Trekking Through a Food Desert

  Ceres, California (Pop. 45,000) is named after the Roman goddess of the harvest, and the name is largely an apt one. Ceres is home to all kinds of small ...

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Dispatch from Riverside

Daily Podcast: Maria Bustillos shares her thoughts on our country's failure to invest in higher education access and the mounting toll it is taking on students today. Read Maria Bustillos' ...

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Film Review: “The Internet’s Own Boy”

The Internet’s Own Boy —the title says it all. Writer-director Brian Knappenberger‘s weak and propagandistic hagiography is as infantilizing to its audience as it is to its subject, and adds no luster ...

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