Carlos Fuentes

  • Culture

    December 18, 2008
  • Blogs

    October 29, 2007

    Robb Walsh Visits the First Taco Bell in Monterrey

    The Mexican slogan: Taco Bell is something else. MONTERREY, Oct. 27 -- Studying the menu above the counter of the new Taco Bell in the Plaza Bella Mall in Monterrey, Mexico, I am drawing a blank. What the hell’s a tambache? And what’s a tacostada? Then, thanks to the photos, I start to puzzle i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2007

    Killing the Messenger: the Numbers

    This is a sidebar to the story posted yesterday on the murder of Brad Will. Brad Will is the latest victim in a continuum of U.S. reporters who have traveled to Mexico to document the struggle for justice here -- and perhaps assuage their personal demons -- and have wound up in a shallow grave or o ... More >>

  • Music

    March 13, 2003

    The Fringes of Twang

    Calexico and Clem Snide stretch alt-country to the breaking point

  • Music

    June 28, 2001

    Crystal Frontier

    Calexico crosses borders in mind and body with its Sonoran sounds

  • Dining

    January 25, 2001

    On a Whim

    Tex-Mex adventures

  • Culture

    January 11, 2001

    Fear of Comics

    Los Bros Hernandez return, bearing Love and Rockets

  • Calendar

    April 22, 1999

    Night & Day

    April 22-28, 1999