Humor and Latina/o Camp in Ugly Betty: Funny Looking by Tanya González,Michael Sauers

By Tanya González,Michael Sauers

Humor and Latina/o Camp in Ugly Betty: humorous taking a look expands the vista of serious techniques to comedy and representational politics on mainstream tv from an interdisciplinary Latina/o experiences procedure. González and Rodriguez y Gibson study how Ugly Betty makes use of humor and Latina/o camp to reframe socially charged matters at the express: representations of masculinity and familia, immigration, drag and queer subjectivities, Latina sexuality, and at last, a Latina feminist critique of the yank Dream. Ugly Betty moves past the binaries of conventional representational politics and opens a vista of serious risk appropriate to all mainstream texts that painting humans of colour via comedy. This paintings can be of curiosity to students in media stories, Latina/o stories, and communique reports.

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