Alan Grabinsky writes about cities, media and globalization from Mexico City. He is the Director of the qualitative consulting firm INTERsección.

10,000 Hard-Boiled Eggs and the Art of Pedro Friedeberg

At 82, the Mexican artist isn’t done collecting junk in his irrational house


Stories of Emancipation: Aztecs and Israelites

Growing up as a Jew in Mexico exposed me to two narratives of brutal oppression—and peoplehood


The Non-Jewish Family That Serves ‘Kosher’ Quesadillas to Mexico City’s Jews

La Muertita, or The Little Dead Woman, is a family-run food stand that has been serving Mexico City’s Jewish Community since 1958


In Mexico, a Flailing President and a Bully Put on a Subdued Show

Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto welcomed Donald Trump to a country whose citizens despise the American candidate


Mexican Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki Hits His Stride

Lubezki, who often partners with Alejandro González Iñárritu and Alfonso Cuarón, is up for a third straight Oscar for ‘The Revenant’

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