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Articles by Pedro Camacho

Forget any book you’ve ever read about Argentines. Forget any class you ever took on sociology, psychology, or behavioral science related to people from this part of the world. Overlook the talking heads on TV, the articles in the newspapers, …

Cult
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1. An instance of great veneration of a person, ideal, or thing, especially as manifested by a body of admirers.


There is usually a rite of passage involved when arriving to Buenos Aires. I discovered it in 2008 …

There are several things of which I’m certain.

I know, for example, that Argentines are pretty creative when it comes to dishing out insults and complaining. If you’ve ever watched from a distance anytime you’re near a crash scene on …

Before going any further, a warning to the reader:

Yes, you are about to read an article about a truly amazing place hidden smack dab in the middle of Villa Crespo.

Yes, you’re probably going to want to drop everything …

There are a lot of ways to start talking about the history of porn in Argentina.

You could mention famous porn actors and actresses or reference classic erotic movies from the 1950s. You could probably begin by talking about one …