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ASMRLO

30 Dec 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

I have decided that Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the president of Mexico commonly known as AMLO, is also the president of ASMR.  The dude is seriously relaxed. Beyond merely speaking slowly, he adds a lot of space in between his slow words.  Add to...

Halloween Country

10 Dec 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

About a week before Halloween, I visited a cemetery near San Miguel de Allende and felt like I was on the rough side of Christmas Village.  Festive-yet-morbid gangster vibes permeated everything, but the sense that I was hanging out in Christmas Town...

Call Me "El Cajero"

8 Dec 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

For the first time, I understand white guilt.  Not from personal experience, but as an embarrassing, optional social phenomenon engaged in by surprisingly large numbers of white people.  This is the meme that finally made me get it: I now know why t...

Mexican President AMLO, (Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador) May Not Want Bitcoin Like El Salvador, But He Wont Reject It...

27 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments CodyMac50

As we all have seen, and written about here several times, the president of El Salvador is accepting Bitcoin as legal tender. So, since that is now very OLD news, we can see what the atmosphere is like for other latin american countries. Mexico is ju...

Mi Iglesia En La Calle

27 Nov 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

https://youtu.be/45ClunS8D2g I'd never been to San Miguel de Allende before a couple months ago.  Like Ajijic, it's famous as a gringo hub, so I've never been interested in it.  But it was better than I thought it would be.  The gringos aren't every...

The Rough Side of Christmas Village

22 Oct 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

A funeral blocked me from leaving a cemetery the other day.  I heard nearby mariachi music while I was walking between the graves, and after awhile thought it might be cool to find out where the music was coming from.  The search was not difficult. ...

The 43 Disappeared Students of Ayotzinapa

18 Oct 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

In September 2014, students from a small, socialist farming school in the state of Guerrero were traveling in a caravan of 5 buses to Iguala, Mexico.  When they arrived in town, they were followed by police.  The police stopped them, blocked them in,...

Happiness Is Submission To God

3 Oct 2021 11 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

Last week, I was kidnapped by members of the faculty of the Escuela de Cantautoristas de Pablo Smog in Veracruz, Mexico.  Some weird, dirty, unemployed-looking guys pointed their guitars in my face and shoved me in the back of a van and drove me into...

Nigerian Songwriting Visa

26 Sep 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

Hello, My name is Amoobi.  I am a Nigerian songwriting student, currently studying at the Escuela de Cantautoristas de Pablo Smog in the dangerous port city of Veracruz, Mexico.  I arrived several months ago on a songwriting visa supposedly issued by...

Long Live Mexico

16 Sep 2021 4 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

Mexico is celebrating its Independence Day today.  I'm watching it on YouTube, the livestream of an empty Zócalo in Mexico City, where the president spoke and said "Viva México" several times from the balcony, and rang a bell.  He's wearing a purple...