Osito: That Shining Anxiety (Ep. 10)

Julio discovers that Jesús struggles with anxiety and depression. Written by Julio Salgado. Directed, captured, and edited by Jesús Iñiguez. Music: “A New Day” by Grupo Oz.

Thanks for the Four Years!!

DreamersAdrift.com is finally four years old!! We’re thankful for all of our followers, co-conspirators, and the long roster of cameos who have helped shape the content and quality of our work. Thank you, from the bottom of the hearts.

Osito: Gettin’ Paid, Not Played (Ep. 9)

In this episode, Julio tries (and fails) at negotiating with yet another organization who wants him to create imagery for them for free. Jesús then assumes the position of Julio’s new manager. Written by Julio Salgado. Directed, captured, and edited by Jesús Iñiguez. Music: “Peace and Love” by The Soul Fantastics

Osito: Liftin’ Off (Ep. 8)

The inner dialogues of Jesús and Julio. Yes. We are for the complete legalization and recreational use of marijuana. Written by Julio Salgado Directed, captured, and edited by Jesús Iñiguez. Music: “Lifting Off” by Reflection Eternal.

OSITO: Finances For The Future (Ep. 7)

Julio and Jesús discuss how to best put away money for themselves and for their parents in preparation of big responsibilities forthcoming. Written by Julio Salgado. Directed, captured, and edited by Jesús Iñiguez. Featured music: “Hip Hopcrisy” by Pete Rock and “Get Dis Money” by Slum Village (instrumental).

Osito: Canine Fatherhood? (Ep. 6)

In this episode, Julio and Jesús discuss fatherhood, the perils of having to be responsible for another living being (be it a kid or a pet), irresponsibility, fickleness, and the innate feeling many of us carry and confront of bringing meaning into our lives by investing ourselves in the next generation. Written by Julio Salgado. […]

Osito: ProblemAddict (Ep. 5)

“Osito” is a weekly web series that follows the life of Julio, a 30 year-old freelance artist living in the Bay area. Julio lives with Jesús, a 30 year-old social media type who dabbles in writing and making music. Part real life, part fiction, and a lot of bullshit, this series aims to make fun […]


Pueblote billboard on 24th and Bryant in the Mission district in San Francisco, CA. Thanks to Galeria de La Raza (galeriadelaraza.org), the PODER youth (podersf.org), and CultureStrike artists (culturestrike.net) Julio Salgado (juliosalgado.com) and Susa Cortez. Poem by Jesús Iñiguez. Music by GB (giftedandblessed.com). ==== “Oftentimes, I feel like these words I speak no longer belong […]

Masochists Read The Comments And Laugh

Over the years, I’ve grown a thick skin when reading through articles about many progressive topics, mainly undocumented issues. I’ve come to understand that there are many folks out there whose hatred for others is so deeply-rooted, they’ve taken to trolling the comments sections of these articles and blog posts to release all those pent-up […]

The Butterflies Were Merely Ghosts (Fiction)

By Fernando Romero   Fernando, graduated from Cal State Long Beach in 2009 and studied Creative Writing and Journalism. He is a co-founding member of Dreamers Adrift and co-founding member of the AB 540 group FUEL @ CSULB. He is the Coordinator for the Justice for Immigrants Coalition of Inland Southern California, which is an […]