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luchadores as gran calavera: up against the ropes

Good and bad in black and white.Its low brow. Its unpretentious.¬† Mexico’s luchadores mix circus style acrobatics with way over-the-top theatre; bring a mask, wear it and grab a seat. Warning. whatever you do, avoid any temptation to let the … Continue reading

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HUCKSTERS & HYPERBOLE

To Europeans intellectuals of the eighteenth century, ¬†America was a battleground of ideas; the war between Nature and civilization.And its proponents did not mince words. ¬†Respected academics like Comte de Buffon reported that domesticated animals imported from Europe as well … Continue reading

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