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.
Harassment is something so common, that we have the twisted notion that if it never happened to you, then you are not pretty enough. That is so damn sexist, but women have to fight low self-esteem, a constant feeling that we are imposters, that we are not good enough in our jobs, not good enough … Continue reading Justice and Solidarity: climbing on the soap box.
It is hard to write anything about Thor Ragnarok that the specialized critics have not raved about already, gushed extensively, praised to the sky! The movie plot is actually very simple, as most Marvel Movies are and have to be since they are pieces in a puzzle or episodes in a soap opera they presumptuously … Continue reading Thor Ragnarok – MEGA SPOILER – Plot summary