Monday, April 26, 2010

The Convicts in Sheep's Clothing

Maximiliano Pereyra and Ariel Diaz, two convicts in jail for theft, managed to pull off the escape of a lifetime in a maximum security prison by dressing up in full sheepskin hides to disguise themselves as sheep. This Harold and Kumar, Half Baked, insert favorite stoner movie where one incredibly stoned guy comes up with a "great" escape plan and the other even more high sidekick goes along with it. As in the movies, Diaz and Pereyra suceeded with their realistic fleece like coats and big sheep's heads worn as a mask to fool prison guards and a team of more than 300 policemen. Locals have spotted the pair frolicking with "the herd" through farmland at night while police claim that it is almost impossible to catch the men in a crowd of thousands of sheep.

Unfortunately, I cannot find a local Argentine news source to confirm the validity of this story, but did read an article about this on the

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Dance Like a Flogger

Adapted from
If you have ever spent a day shopping at Abasto mall and saw a big sea of children dressed up all crazy, you have come across the epicenter of Flogger culture. Unlike Emos, Punks, and Goths, Floggers are a fashion trend that has become widely popular amongst Argentine teenager in the last few years. The name "Flogger" originated from the website Fotolog, which is a photoblog website.
Photos from Ringo Muxa
Meet famous floggers like 17 year old Agustina Vivero, known as Cumbio, and a hero to thousands of teenage floggers for her photo log that got her a book deal/autobiography. The New York Times even featured her in an article in 2009.This Justin Bieber look-a-like is known as the Prince of the Floggers. Don't quite know who he is, but isn't he adorable??

Photo fromsacameelcorazon

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Attention all pedofiles: Little girls are going back to school!

Is it just me, or is this window display of a lingerie / undergarment shop somewhat disturbing?Close up shot of this prepubescent girl in her underwear posing next to a "Back to School" sign.