Netflix´s Punisher is not the comic book Punisher. From the first time the character hit Daredevil, I considered them two different beasts. Comic book Punisher Never been an A-lister, never had any superpowers. A badass psychopathic vigilante killing machine. I have never cared much about the back story, or about the plots. The Punisher was … Continue reading The Punisher S01… so… likeable! Meh! Just a few spoilers.
We, socially inept, pathologically shy and introverts are legion. We hide in plain sight, from everyone, we hide from those we love the most. I am not an accomplished seductress, someone sexy and sensual. I´ve loved platonically so many times I lost count. Loving like that is like loving a piece of art. You don´t … Continue reading Snippets 7 – loving a piece of art.
There is no symmetry in nature, and yet symmetrical things tend to be considered beautiful. They get across the idea of health, I suppose. He goes beyond that, I reckon. His chiseled features, perfectly symmetrical, straight and sculpted in right angles, then softened at the edges just to add a certain humanity to marble and … Continue reading Medusa Man
All these allegations of sexual misconduct and assault in hollywood are only a sample of what most women take as fact of life: that at some point of our lives, we shall suffer some sort of harassment. I´ve said that before and I´ll say it again, this public catarsis will ruin more reputations before people … Continue reading yada yada yada
Last year I had a good surprise with a show called Outcast, based on comic books of the same name. This year it released its second season, and I should say, it did lot let me down. Outcast is textbook southern gothic in its aesthetics. Set is a small town in west virginia, it deals … Continue reading Outcast – textbook southern gothic
My son has just turned 16, he is skinny and has pimples, a weird haircut and has ditched the braces, I´d say he is comely. When I look , at him I still see him as a baby and I despair the day he decides to leave and go to the world. I can still … Continue reading It has been 16 years…
Salvation is a new series on netflix. A group of people, led by a tech millionaire and a young MIT nerd lead efforts to save the world from the imminent impact of an asteroid. Armagedon feelings, strong and great and all out in the face. The show is pretty forgettable, the premise has been explored … Continue reading No salvation for SALVATION season 01
The Cicada and the Ant (Jean de La Fontaine) Cicada, having sung her song All summer long, Found herself without a crumb When winter winds did come. Not a scrap was there to find Of fly or earthworm, any kind. Hungry, she ran off to cry To neighbor Ant, and specify: Asking for a loan … Continue reading Realism.
"Scheherazade had perused the books, annals and legends of preceding Kings, and the stories, examples and instances of bygone men and things; indeed it was said that she had collected a thousand books of histories relating to antique races and departed rulers. She had perused the works of the poets and knew them by heart; … Continue reading Sheherazade as a feminist character or how can story telling can free us.
A Desembargadora Luislinda chegou às manchetes de jornal por reclamar de não incorporar vencimentos de ministra aos de desembargadora aposentada, o que a jogaria ao dobro do teto máximo de vencimentos do serviço público. Para ela, não acumular os vencimentos seria como trabalhar de graça, e isso é escravidão. Ora, uma mulher negra, advogada e … Continue reading A falta de noção da ministra e o viés de corporação do poder Judiciário.