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Más o Menos: Sick Day (S1 EP7)

I've been sick for the last five days with a fever that keeps coming on and off. Three days ago I was burning up in the middle of the night thinking, "Am I about to die?" Surprise! Still alive. This week was supposed to be the last episode of "Más

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Más o Menos: Necisitas Cocaina? Necisitas Cocaina? (S1 EP6)

When you think of Colombia, what's the first thing that comes to mind? So it looks like I'm settling on Saturday as my new air date. For some reason, the open rates are slightly higher on Saturday vs Monday. Without furth ado ... When you think of Colombia, the first thought

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Más o Menos: Les Chices (S1 EP5)

This week, we move south from Mexico to Colombia before heading northeast to Spain. It'll all make sense shortly. Still testing to see if Saturday is the new Monday. Without further ado ... After a few weeks in Medellin, Colombia, I took a bus ride three hours out of the city.

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Mas o Menos: Revisiting American History Through A Mexican Lens (S1 EP4)

If you're a history nerd, this episode is for you. If you're not a history nerd, it's still for you. This post wasn't sent out on Saturday because I was lazy. Rather as a test. Oddly enough a few weeks back when I sent an email out on Saturday, it

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Mas o Menos: An 8-Hour, All-Inclusive, Oaxacena Funeral (S1 EP3)

I more or less lived the life of a freelance reporter for Vice. This week's episode flows better if you read last week's. The conversations that are quoted in the episode below initially took place in Spanish. Expect 1.5x the normal reading time of an average episode. Without further