Quarantine Book Series pt. 6: Protest Graffiti Mexico Oaxaca

Quarantine Book Series pt. 6: Protest Graffiti Mexico Oaxaca

This post is part of a series that began with cookbooks but now will include other types of books. On my mind amid the protests that have swept the country has been art, and specifically protest art, which like protest music can be such a force for creating unity and...
Las Nuevas Cronicas del Pulque

Las Nuevas Cronicas del Pulque

I received a fantastic anniversary gift, Las Nuevas Cronicas del Pulque y La Vagancia by Joel Castro. It’s an illustrated romantic story about being a vagabond in Mexico with pulque as liquid inspiration. These are the drunken writings and illustrations of someone...

Taking the mezcal out of the box

Puns and seasonality aside I really am stunned by the leaps in mezcal world design. Bottle shapes and label design have always expressed the awesome creativity seeping out of Mexico but now people are creating all sorts of other containers. This last trip to Oaxaca...

Who in the mezcal world has a show up in NY?

That would be Ron Cooper of course. He has a show up at Franklin Parrasch right now. According to Ron they’re a “continuation of 1965 light pieces.” If you’re interested in the subject dig into this book which was published along side the big...