Volume 16 Issue 5

    • 5.2.09

      A Chat With Fernando Gabeira

      Fernando Gabeira is one of Brazil’s best-known politicians, an author, and an activist revered as a former member of the far-left urban guerrilla group Movimento Revolucionário 8 de Outubro—aka the MR-8.

    • 5.2.09

      Sugarcoated Servitude

      Brazil and the US are the world’s largest producers of biofuel, cranking out 72 percent of the global ethanol supply every year.

    • 5.2.09

      The Sapo Diaries

      In the Amazon rain forest, there lives a very special frog called the Phyllomedusa bicolor, otherwise known as the Sapo. Traditionally, the Mayoruna tribe uses this frog’s gooey secretions to gain superpowers.

    • 5.2.09

      More Brazilian Girls In Bikinis Shot By A Brazilian Photographer

      Photos by Marcelo Gomes Styling by Leticia Toniazzo

    • 5.2.09

      A Pit Stop On The Cocaine Corridor

      In 1982, Rio de Janeiro had a lower crime rate than New York City. This was the year that the Calabrian Mafia began using a South American smuggling route affectionately known as the Cocaine Corridor.

    • 5.2.09

      Cosplayicalia

      Wearing elaborate costumes and then going to a big room to compete and hang out with other people wearing elaborate costumes has exploded. Brazilian nerds were starving for something like this, and now that they have it.

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    • 5.2.09

      Plowboys And Indians

      Rita, an indigenous Piripkura Indian, speaks only rudimentary Portuguese, and I can’t understand her native language, Tupi-kawahib, any better than I can pronounce its name.

    • 5.2.09

      Torsos Of The Amazon

      Hey, guess what? Not all Brazilian women are supermodels with perfectly taut bubble asses from which you can bounce a quarter two feet into the air! I know, right? Shocking.

    • 5.2.09

      A Brazilian In... Tokyo & New York

      I was born to an Italian-Brazilian-Portuguese mother and a Japanese father in Piracicaba, a small city in the southeast countryside of Brazil.

    • 5.2.09

      The Horny Humanitarian

      While it’s true that Maroni publishes the Brazilian editions of Hustler and Penthouse, he also owns cattle ranches, a mixed-martial-arts fighting league, hotels, and some of the most notorious nightclubs in South America.

    • 5.2.09

      A Brazilian In... Barcelona & London

      I’ve been here for nine months. I could’ve had a Spanish baby by now!

    • 5.2.09

      A Brazilian In... Milan & New Zealand

      In São Paulo I took a course in styling while I worked on a social project at the university. After a while I’d had enough and decided to move here.

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