Mae of the Week: March 10

This issue’s mae is Chunche. Chunche is an O.G. from Higuerones, Alajuela, but is living it up now in the Heredian Hills. You can usually find him running with his crew, sniffing butts and murking squirrels, but Chunche says his favorite activity is trolling for perras. When asked if he’d ever go back to the street life Chunche said “Nah, hell no!…

Mae of the Week: March 2

This week’s mae is Luís Vílchez Díaz. Luís hails from Heredia, where he makes a living hawking Movistar SIM cards and bilking gringos out of money in confidence scams. Díaz’s real passion is music. He spends most of his free time with his band, Carne Molida, recording reggaetón songs in his sister’s garage. His favorite newspaper is La…

Mae of the Week: February 22

Our MOTW is Chepe taxista, José Dorián Alpizar, or Hodor to his friends. He likes leisurely, meandering drives through the city, and haranguing foreigners about Donald Trump. In addition to his skills as a toretto, José considers himself an amateur electrician when it comes to fixing la María. In his free time, he enjoys public urination and attending Uber protests. José…

Mae of the Week: May 5

Our MOTW is Alejandr@ Mora. Alejandr@ is 24-years old and lives in Tibas. She’s self-employed, and says that she likes to ‘cuidar a sus clientes’. Her hobbies include shopping, evening strolls around Barrio Amón, and gender-corrective surgeries. Her favorite food is huevos.

Mae of the Week: March 14

This week’s mae is Roberth Flores Ortiz. Roberth hails from Turrúcares where he and 9 of his children make a living stacking cashews in skinny plastic tubes and selling them to motorists stuck in traffic along Route 27. Roberth’s hobbies include singing rancheros, folding his shirt up and rubbing his belly, and producing illegitimate offspring.…

Mae of the Week: January 30

This issue’s Mae is Daniel Soley, or ‘Big Papi D’ to his friends. Papi D is currently between bretes. He says he recently ‘bounced’ from his last job because they ‘was trippin’. However, Papi D is the type of man that will always provide for his ‘hoes in different area codes’, whether they need a…

Mae of the Week: January 22

Our M.O.T.W. is Andrés Carvajal Durán. Hailing from nearby Naranjo, he has been attending the Festival de Palmares since his father abandoned him there in 1988. Carvajal describes himself as “el Rey de la Fiesta”. His pastimes include inappropriate hugging, public urination, chugging and puking chileguaro, contending that Imperial is the greatest beer in the world, and flirting with gringas…