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Archivo para febrero 2013

Estoy atrapao


A day like today, many years ago, something happened and my mom and I ended up in the hospital. She got it better and was out of the hospital a week later, but I was screwed badly. It took me a year to be able to get up and walk, and two or three to […]

My profession


I make vague references to my work, sometimes. I speak about translation sometimes, but not about my main job. I have even shown snapshots of work documents, but I’ve never explained it. Here. Let me explain to you what I do to earn my bacon. I’m the guy with the tie, between the forst policeman […]

Big trouble in little China & Midnight Run


More films for your pleasure. And a coincidence too: This is Alex Denton’s favorite movie. Big Trouble in Little China: Absurdilicious. Midnight Run: Formulaic.

I’ve found some music that I really, really like


And I think you should partake too. Brass, wood and wires Listen to these people. They are awesome. From their soundcloud. ——————————————————————————————————————- The incredibles was very interesting. It’s full of clichés, but if you actually take a look at it, it’s a pretty radical movie, harpering on and on about participation, and standing up for […]

The incredibles & Ray


I’ve had a massive cinema night. The Incredibles: full Ray: Ray Voilà

Mortadelo & Filemón


Ok, so this is a very Spanish thing. Mortadelo and Filemón are two comic characters from my childhood. I think two generations of Spanish kids and adults have read these, and I guess that, in a way, it’s had it’s share of cultural impact. But… it’s a very regional thing, and full of the most […]

School of Rock & Real Steel


Oh man. What a great cinematogrphic night. School of Rock: A. Real Steel: B. I´ve watched and have some reflections on those films, they are long and tough to comment. school of rock

Manifiesto contra el euro


Ya se que normalmente mi blog son todo risas y diversión. Pero hoy quiero tratar algo serio. Resulta que me gusta la economía y me entretengo aprendiendo. El caso es que he investigado a fondo para escribir este texto, y quizá te resulte interesante. Explico en términos asequibles por qué el euro es y siempre […]

A manifest against the euro


Hey. For a change, let’s deal with a serious topic. I have  researched and written this document. My point is to show how the euro was always a very bad idea. I am not claiming ill will (though there is a case for that). I am sincerely convinced that, even with good will, the euro […]