In the long, tortured, maddening relationship between Southern California and Mexico, we have only wholeheartedly accepted three things from the Empire of the Sun: "96 Tears," the taco, and lucha libre. From the moment Mexican wrestling movies started airing on late-night movie matinees during the 1 ... More >>
Luis Mandoki's controversial documentary recounts the 2006 Mexican election
"What’s the deal with men in masks in Mexico? From Subcomandante Marcos to El Santo, masked men seem to be a real fetish in Mexico. Am I supposed to be turned on?"
The case against the city becomes its lore and much of its charm. The evidence? Writing Los Angeles: A literary Anthology
For Mexicans, losing to the U.S. is more than a defeat