Monthly Archives: July 2012

Cartoon caper

Comic-Con was in full swing at the San Diego convention center, but for real-life immersion in a graphic-novel-style comic adventure, seeing the Saturday night lucha libre match in Tijuana was at least as satisfying. The sport and the subculture surrounding … Continue reading

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The Mexico Next Door

It was always a truism: Border Mexico wasn’t the real Mexico. What made places like Tijuana most obviously not-Mexico was the throngs of American and other tourists who overran Avenida Revolucion and warped so many aspects of the city’s commerce. … Continue reading

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