August 26, 2014 Marina Galperina

There’s an incredible profile of famed luchador Saúl “Cassandro” Armendáriz in the September New Yorker by William Finnegan, with photographs by Katie Orlinsky. The forty-four year old exótico wrestles in drag, a tradition hails back to the ’40s. “It was Baby Sharon who encouraged me to step out of Mister Romano,” Armendáriz said. Baby Sharon was an exótico—a luchador who wrestles in drag. Exóticos […]

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