This is something I am seeing more and more amongst certain sections of (mostly uneducated) youth population in Spain. As ignorance extends due to cuts in the education budgets, more and more young Spaniards abandon the healthier mediterranean diet we grew up with in favor of the fast food culture reflected in the hollywood movies they consume, which present a shinier, mythical view of the USA where everything and anything is better than what they have or even what they are. Very sad.
“But knowing a thing or two about the speed of light can tie the human mind into pretzels.” Leo Padron, watch maker and renaissance man, explains how humans came about figuring out how to track the elusive concept of time … Continue reading
I made this infographic for Fourth of July. Click on the image for full-screen mode…
First Moebius and now this. On April 3 we lost Antonio Mingote to hepatic cancer. Master illustrator, journalist and member of the Royal Academy of the Spanish Language, his inclination towards moderate conservative politics did not grant him prominence among his younger contemporaries. Yet … Continue reading
This past March 10, Jean Giraud, Moebius, one of France’s leading comics artists, died at age 73. He was a huge influence over the European underground culture of my generation as well as decades of sci-fi and fantasy imagery that followed. … Continue reading
Next week I’ll be bowling for the BallStars team to raise funds for Pro-Choice Resources. PCR has worked in our community for 45 years to strike down barriers to sexuality information and resources and I want to help them continue … Continue reading
A few months ago I tweeted something along the lines of “gee, I’m so glad Hollywood has not sunk it’s claws into the fantastic epic of Paradise Lost.” Don’t get me wrong, the giants of mainstream film production have done … Continue reading