Sitting Still

There is a sometimes disconcerting change that happens to a foreigner who remains in a place long. The color and novelties of a culture, the satisfaction of noticing the small ways of doing things that are different to one’s own, during what Hemingway called the “spectacle stage of appreciation”, are replaced by the an ever-growing… Read More Sitting Still

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Elaborate Slaughter: Early Impressions of my First Bullfight

The following is the rough, full version of a write-up on my visit to Las Ventas. Originally written for publication, as usual I was long-winded, and I had to revise it in the interest of the typical internet reader’s attention span. This also represents the first article of mine in the Huffington Post (yeah!), and hopefully… Read More Elaborate Slaughter: Early Impressions of my First Bullfight

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