Melissa Mora Hidalgo
Melissa Mora Hidalgo was born in Montebello and grew up in the L.A./O.C. borderlands of East Whittier and La Habra. She holds a Ph. D. in Literature from UC San Diego and is the author of Mozlandia: Morrissey Fans in the Borderlands (Headpress UK, 2016).
Dodger Blues: A Queer, Academic Breakdown of Pride Night ‘Cultures Wars’ That Hit Home
Here is the controversy over Pride Night at Dodger Stadium happening this Friday, explained. It's 'the culture war that no one asked for,' says Dr. Beer Butch. She brilliantly breaks down its fallacies, including the traps of corporate Pride and Fandom, the nuances of mockery vs. parody, and more in her latest.
Still Got It: These Eight Breweries Have Been Open For More Than a Decade and Helped Put Greater L.A. On the Craft Beer Map
Currently, California has over 1,100 breweries and, counting, the most in the country. From Craftsman to Three Weavers, these O.G.s have brought home gold, silver, and bronze from beer festivals around the country with some of the state's most memorable and delicious beers. They’ve grown devoted local craft beer followings with steady consistency and the communities they cultivate.