Don't have an account yet? Get the most out of your experience with a personalized all-access pass to everything local on events, music, restaurants, news and more. Dear Mexican: I've heard that the Tijuana donkey show featuring a female whore is not real other than the fact that they do bring out a donkey and do some simulation for people who are drunk. Dear Gabacho : You're right. And after months of research, the Mexican can confirm the full history of donkey shows, the supposed borderlands specialty in which women have sex with donkeys before a live paying audience. None of the Tijuana Bibles, the infamous X-rated comics of the Great Depression that showed all sorts of depredations, make any mention of such shows south of the border the excellent anthology, Tijuana Bibles: Art and Wit in America's Forbidden Funnies, ss , even points out that the foul funnies got their name not because they were made in Mexico but "as a gleefully sacrilegious pre-NAFTA slur against Mexicans".
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A donkey show is a supposed type of live sex show in which a woman engages in bestiality with a donkey ,   which, according to urban legend and some works of fiction, were once performed in the Mexican border city of Tijuana , particularly in the midth century. As late as , they have been mentioned as a reason to visit Tijuana, and naive tourists may seek them out. In the book New West , a Tijuana taxi driver offers tourists a ride to see a donkey show in the red light district.
A donkey show is a form of sex tourism entertainment in Tijuana, Mexico involving bestiality with a donkey. Taxi drivers in Tijuana, Mexico offer tourists a ride to see a donkey show in the red light district. However, the real myth is the location of the show: police restrictions make it impossible for donkey shows to be held in Tijuana. The "donkey show" myth is deeply embedded in US popular culture, and it is one of the main reasons for visiting Tijuana, with tourists going up and down La Coahuila street, unsuccessfully trying to find the show. More recently the term has been used to describe a situation that has become a "complete mess".