Jun
17
2012

Lucha dénouement

It’s the Pope in a sombrero on his way to see some midgets wrestle!

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Jun
17
2012

Katinka Herbert’s SLAM

Katinka Herbert is a UK based photographer who’s put together a book of luchador photos. Slam is a UK only publication, so a little pricey for us Norte Americanos. This one would make a worthy companion to either of the books featuring Lourdes Grobet’s luchador photos.

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Jun
16
2012

When Luchadors Go Incognito

The mariachi hat completes the disguise!

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Jun
13
2012

La Familia Solar

Photo by Lourdes Grobet, found at Bajo Las Capuchas.

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Jun
12
2012

Ofrenda de lucha

Photo by Diego Uriarte, who’s got some other great ofrenda pictures posted (along with some pretty strong protest march photos). Don’t know who created the actual ofrenda pictured, but it’s quite spectacular.

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Jun
11
2012

Blue Demon Destructor de Espias

Haven’t seen this one personally. From what I’ve read, it’s not quite Operación 67 good, but it’s decent if you want more in that vein. Directed by Emilio Gomez Muriel, whose artistic career may have peaked 30 years earlier with Redes. On the other hand, I’d rather watch a Blue Demon movie than one which […]

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Jun
10
2012

Lucha Mates…Lucha Sexy

On a side note, you know Steve Jobs was inspired to wear turtlenecks after dropping acid and watching a Santo film? True story, if you don’t believe me look it up on wikipedia. Image by WILL★REFUSE, who may or may not be under the mask.

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Jun
09
2012

Lucha liberty

I may be late to the party on this one, but damn! This is about as badass as it gets kids. Not a movie or TV. Riot police in Mexico City move in on a luchador on a motorcycle. Anyone got any more on this? Think Mexican via Mexiroccan.

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Jun
09
2012

It’s Lucha Week!

Lucha Libre mas grande this week. What’s the occasion? Just seems like what the moment calls for. These two agree:

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Sep
03
2011

Santo in a remake of The Shining?

via ZAFORAS

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