Tag Archives: Culture

Cuenta atrás al Tricentenario (Parte I)

Una chica perdida en el negocio de la farándula que pareciera a nadie importarle, excepto por un hombre: Vicente Lobos. Un detective con un profundo nihilismo, que desconfía de todo. Un detective que se meterá en una investigación que lo llevará por un camino con muchos giros y peligros. Suena interesante ¿No? Bueno ahora imagínate que esta historia toma lugar […]

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4/20 and Reasons to be a Lana

Since I’ve been here, I’ve taken an interest towards lanas, and by lana I mean the niche group of people. There isn’t much information about them online, so here is my anthropological two cents on lanas. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, I’m sure you have seen them. They’re those who typically wear wool clothing (hence being called a lana), […]

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El Huevón Chileno

“If you understand ‘el weón weón, weón’ you will know what weón means and how to use it.” – Wise advice from a Chilean sage by the name of Ovejini. Weón. The national Chilean word that can be heard more often in one sentence than a Valley girl can spit out “like”. Like, OMG, like, that’s, like, a lot of weones…or technically speaking, […]

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Santa God Is Coming to Town!

It has been 22 years that I have been on this earth, and every year I feel more and more at odds with the Christmas holiday. It’s not an aversion to Christianity / Jesus / religion, but it is the way Christmas is shifting in focus from a religious and cultural holiday to a materialistic festival. I know that this […]

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