Robin Denselow visits L.A., the commercial centre of the narco-corrido, or Mexican drug ballad. The lyrics celebrate the exploits of smugglers and cartels. But bizarrely it sounds like cheerful, almost comical, accordion polka.
How Mexican Wrestling Works — Perhaps it’s the colorful masks or the high-flying, rapid-fire acrobatic moves. Whatever it is, there’s something uniquely and particularly entrancing about Mexican wrestling, called lucha libre. Learn more about lucha libre in this episode of SYSK.
Best Coast - The Only Place - from the 2012 album The Only Place on Mexican Summer.
I’m on drugs—REAL drugs. And seeing as it’s October, but only the first, I thought I’d make an almost Halloweeny post. Prescription drugs are scary, man.