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Silent award ceremony?

Last Monday I was watching the “Estrella de Mar” Awards, and couldn’t believe my eyes or ears. Winners were not allowed to say anything after receiving the prize ‘cause they were not given microphones to do so. You had to so some sort of lip reading to guess what they Seguir leyendo

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We are not alone

The Chairman of Harvard University Astronomer Department, Avi  Loeb,  has stated that “it’s arrogant to assume we’re alone in the universe or even a particularly special species”. He thinks there’s an extraterrestrial spacecraft flying past the orbit of Jupiter right now. I wonder if they –whoever or whatever they are- could lend Seguir leyendo

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Otro cuerpo sin vida…

Crónica de un hallazgo anunciado. Tras días de intensa búsqueda y rastrillaje, finalmente se encontró el cuerpo de Gissella Solís Calle en Villa Elisa. En lo que va del año, se han cometido ya 19 femicidios, a razón de uno cada 28 horas. Resulta espeluznante la expresión “hallaron el cuerpo Seguir leyendo

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Festival de candidatos

Todos los años se repiten los mismos rituales. En agosto o septiembre se empiezan a armar los elencos de la temporada teatral de verano en las grandes plazas. Del mismo modo, en enero y febrero, empiezan a sonar los nombres de los posibles integrantes del Bailando de Tinelli. Durante todo Seguir leyendo

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As mad as a hatter

While thousands of Venezuelans feel forced to leave their country every day, looking for a (better) life where their basic needs can be covered, curiously enough, there are people who still support Nicolás Maduro, a man whose mental health should be thoroughly checked. Just a few symptoms: 1) he has Seguir leyendo

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In the dark

I have the feeling that we, Argentines, will spend most of 2019 in the “cuarto oscuro” (dark room), voting again and again. “Dark room” rings a bell. I search the web: “A dark room” is a role-playing text based game. “Players assume the role of a character that has woken Seguir leyendo

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Bolsonaro & God

Brasil´s brand new, far right President Jair Bolsonaro mentioned God far too many times during his inauguration speech. He seems to have a direct line to Him and considers Him a sort of partner. Obviously, Bolsonaro wouldn´t see eye to eye with the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, who said “God Seguir leyendo

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