A Mexican sitcom about a street kid.
A Mexican sitcom about a street kid.
How popular culture gets popular.
Nov. 4 2005 11:24 AM

El Chavo

The enduring popularity of a Mexican sitcom about a street kid who lives in a barrel.

(Continued from Page 1)

*Correction, November 7, 2005: This piece originally misstated the name of Televisa's current boss; it's Emilio Azcárraga Jean. Click here to return to the corrected sentence.

Brendan I. Koerner is a contributing editor at Wired and a columnist for Gizmodo. His first book, Now the Hell Will Start, is out now.

  Slate Plus
Oct. 8 2015 5:38 PM How Does a Male Dominatrix Work? Read what host Arun Venugopal asked a male dominatrix about pain, pleasure, and the professional world of S&M.