|Intl. Notebook||May 16 2009|
Alrightee, folks, we’re taking a few days off to go pulp hunting. El Monkey Blanco will be scouring the alleyways of Southeast Asia, and Chile Negro will be pounding the pavement in Western Europe. In the meantime, help a brother out and spread our url around. We’re new to this website thing and don’t have it down to an art just yet, but we think we have something unique here and we’d like to share it with as many people as possible. The treasure hunting, writing, and web research are all good fun, but we’re attention whores. So pimp us. Back Tuesday.
|Intl. Notebook||May 12 2009|
The story we posted not long ago about the Griddle Virgin got us thinking about how very pulp lucha libre is. You got a bunch of mean-as-snakes guys kicking the living shit out of each other. You got costumes, secret identities, and exotic tropical locales. And the whole enterprise, let’s face it, comes off a bit seedy. As if those elements weren’t pulp enough, we just discovered that lucha libre promo posters are often printed on low quality paper just like the old dime paperbacks. So today we have a selection of lucha libre art for your enjoyment. If it stimulates a burning desire to try the lucha lifestyle, you can start by getting a wrestling moniker of your own here. We tried it and ours are El Monkey Blanco and Chile Negro—seriously. Suddenly you can cut the racial tension in here with a knife.