The American Dream and Hurricane Harvey

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160 kilometers around Houston, the towns are underwater. The number of dead is still unknown. The dead have died in terrible ways: drowned, electrocuted; they’ve died of hunger, of thirst, of stress, of lack of care for their medical problems. All are unnecessary deaths, because this could have been avoided in a truly first-world country, one which acted in accordance

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Barcelona, August 17

En aquest món tothom plora / In this world everyone cries tothom plora dia i nit / everyone cries day and night si no les penes passades / if not for the past sorrows, les penes que han de venir / then for the sorrows that are to come.   -Jacint Verdaguer, Catalan poet, 1845-1902 Yesterday afternoon I was getting

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Vice Spain


I Attended Every Facebook Event that I Could During One Week Pol Rodellar April 20, 2016 “I caught a taxi (yes, a taxi) and got off in the city center. At a nearby bookstore, Rachel Arieff was reading some autobiographical stories she herself had written and will soon edit into a book. I went inside; the reading had already begun.

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Anti-Karaoke at Moritz Brewery

Well, ladies and gentlemen, we finally have news for you about Anti-Karaoke, and it’s impressive: Anti-Karaoke will take place one Saturday per month at the Moritz Brewery in Barcelona. Opening night will be Saturday, May 14th, 2016. La Fàbrica Moritz is conveniently located in the city center of Barcelona, and one couldn’t ask for a better place to celebrate the “Manicomio en el

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Readings in la Llibreria de la Lluna


Every Wednesday from 8 to 9 pm in March and April 2016, I’ll be reading autobiographical stories which I’m now in the process of editing for publication. I’ll be alternating readings between Spanish and English languages. Reading Schedule: April 6, 2016  Cómo se jodió todo – readings in Spanish April 13, 2016  How It All Fell Apart – readings in English April 20, 2016   ¿De dónde eres?  –

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