Released in 1997, “En El Muelle de San Blás” became one of the biggest international hits for iconic Mexican Rock band, Maná. Their album, Sueños Liquidos, went Platinum once in the United States, 3 times in Mexico, and twice in Argentina. It is one of the most recognizable songs in their catalog to this very … Continue reading Rebeca Mendez Jimenez – Part 1
Today’s guest is well-known Fisherman, Podcaster, Photographer, and YouTube content creator Roman Castro. Roman and I have been close friends for over 20 years and we had a long conversation about growing up as first-generation Americans, discovering our passions and learning how to share them online, staying productive during the pandemic, and of course, we … Continue reading Roman Castro
Welcome back to a Mexican Family Story. I am your host, Art Alonso. It has been several weeks since the last episode and I wanted to give an update on what I have been working on since my conversation with Richie Martinez. Ancestry research takes a very long time, but I have been able to … Continue reading European Connections – Episode Transcript
Ted Wililliams’ life story has been very exciting to research for me, personally. Being a baseball player most of my younger years, serving in the Aviation side of the Marine Corps and seeing combat overseas, growing up in Southern California, Ted and I walked in many of the same places. His childhood home is less … Continue reading Ted Williams – Episode Transcript
In this episode, we explore the Mexican side of baseball legend Ted Williams' family and uncover some mysteries about his ancestry.
In this 10 minute episode, we briefly explore how European settlers shaped the history and genetics of Mexico's population since their arrival in the 1500's.
My very first podcast guest is Jiu Jitsu Black Belt, Richie “Boogeyman” Martinez. He is an active Jiu Jitsu competitor, breakdancer, and the head coach of 10th Planet San Diego. We learn about his life and dive deep into his unique ancestry.
This is a quick introduction and description about the A Mexican Family Story podcast.
Wake up, mis Viejitos, tell me about your days. Tell me about your goings, tell me about your stays. Tell me about the ones above and of the ones below. Tell me of every thing you've seen and everyone you know. Wake up, Angelitos, when I say your names. Share with us the images beyond … Continue reading Echoes