Tag Archives: media

Beginning of semester

Yes, it seems like the semester just started. We had a suspension of disbelief due to the passage of storm Dorian, which was going to pass through half of Puerto Rico and moved easterly later to miss us, fortunately. Classes … Continue reading

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To Ashes, to Dust: Decadent Berlin, late 1920’s

Like Weimar’s Berlin, the world is crumbling around us. And I can’t help watching this video again and again. How can I say this… I have spent part of the night watching the segment from Babylon Berlin (the TV series … Continue reading

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Another Puerto Rico Connection

The Puerto Rico Connection **the podcast** has just started up and we already have a few  coincidences from the White House and the media. From Saturday Night Live these two segments show Washington’s renovated interest for Puerto Rico. Kate McKinnon … Continue reading

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Lenin and Beethoven’s Appassionata, all in Fargo.

There is a scene on Fargo season 3 episode 6 (God of No Mercy) where the wicked character named V.M. Vargas and played by HP’s David Thewlis quotes Lenin’s appreciation of Beethoven’s Piano Sonata Nr. 23. Yes, the Vladimir Ilyich … Continue reading

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Media and Politics

While in the middle of this amorphous political environment of the past months (Trumpism, state of emergency in France and general elections, students’ strike and 1st May manifestation here in the provinces fo Puerto Rico), I kept looking for media … Continue reading

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