Meeting Kitten Natividad

I arrived at the classic Mexican restaurant, El Chavo, just a few blocks from where I lived on Hollywood and Vermont. I’d made plans to meet Kitten Natividad, my very first sexual idol since I saw her on TV when I was 10 years old. I walked into the restaurant. No one was there. We’d agreed to meet a bit early for dinner. I looked

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Sergio and Lusesita

I can’t remember the last time I met a couple as lovely as these two. Last Wednesday I finally met, in person in their studio, the Barcelonan artists Sergio Mora and Lusesita Delicatessen. It all happened when I began a conversation with Sergio on Facebook, in which I discovered that he and Laura (Lusesita) had met in Anti-Karaoke. After that, I had to meet them.

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Bravo, Bravo, Bravo: Eva and the Serpent

If you are visiting Barcelona, you’re witnessing a disappearing city. A city noted for its beauty, charm, culture — and personalities that express and inform that culture — disappearing under a newer, shinier, globalized and corporately homogenized entity. Barcelona is becoming Bershkalandia. It’s the story of many cities. If you’re lucky enough to be here at this time, however, you

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A Brief Shill for Pepephone

This post is for anyone who’s fed up with the craven, mafia-like and woefully underregulated Spanish telecom companies shamelessly deceiving and ripping them off at every possible turn. After my martirios with Movistar, Vodafone, and Ono, I’ve found the solution that works for me: Pepephone. This company is mainly known for its mobile phone service. However, very recently — in

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Sweet Pie, the Nude Pianist

Happy Holidays, everybody. I like Christmas and all that, but this year, I’m finding it depressing. Who’s with me? If you are, I hope today’s blog picks you up. And if it doesn’t… well, then you’re really fucked up and should get yourself to a shrink ASAP. I can only do so much, ya know. So here’s the story: I

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