Monthly Archives: January 2013

Viva Whoever

Emiliano Zapata, Pancho Villa, Francisco Madero ? Not sure who this lot were followers of, but I found this photo pinned to the wall in Jorge’s barber shop on Animas this week here in San Miguel. Maybe just employees of the … Continue reading

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Rebar Roman

This wonderful crucifix stands in the Parque Benito Juárez, San MIguel de Allende, Mexico. What is best about it are the inscriptions — a typeface created with welded letters made out of steel rods and floated off the surface a … Continue reading

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Siqueiros Mural in the Bellas Artes on View Again

After a couple of years in hiding due to renovations that were necessary because of a roof collapse elsewhere in the building, the 1940s mural painted by David Alfaro Siqueiros is now on view again in the Escuela de Bellas … Continue reading

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Mexico’s Star Wars Initiative

Not to be outdone by President Reagan’s 1983 Star Wars Initiative, Mexican Special Forces operatives disguised some of their troops as Chewbacca, at immediate standby to scare the crap out of any military invaders. Unfortunately, they are not effective for … Continue reading

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Spaced-Out

It is difficult to imagine a publisher tolerating bad grammar or the mis-use of vocabulary in the content of a book, so why would they accept the equivalent thing graphically on the jacket? The concept here is fine. The use … Continue reading

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