Monthly Archives: October 2015

Munich Interlude, 1938 (a novel extract)

To Fish, Munich looked dreary and sordid in a clean, central European way, so unlike any of his sights of the Spanish war: poor Iberian towns half-collapsed into rubble gave an impression of poor, lice-ridden dignity under fire, often in … Continue reading

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Otra vez de paso por Barcelona

Es el día en el que los grupos mayoritarios presentan una moción para comenzar el proceso de separación de Cataluña, pero en los balcones veo quizá alguna estelada menos de lo habitual. Los barrios bien están tomados por la prensa … Continue reading

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An artist is just a bad propagandist

Arthur Miller was appalled by the reception of his legendary play, Death of a Salesman. In his autobiography, “Timebends,” the playwright wrote about his deep disappointment when he realized the public adored the play’s protagonist, Willie Loman, and confessed he … Continue reading

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El plan para crear a Dios (3)

Lógicamente, mi plan tiene antecedentes. Están los cosmistas rusos, por ejemplo, sobre los que leí por primera vez en 2013, cuando ya llevaba in tiempo dándole vueltas al tema. La entrada en inglés de Wikipedia sobre su decimonónico líder, Fyodorov, … Continue reading

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A Plan To Create God (2): In Kickstarter

This being 2015, a put up my Plan To Create God up in Kickstarter… Feel free to fund it (please)!

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Quod nolunt velint

El otro día me tocó esperar diez minutos a un ministro, antes de una entrevista, en el palacete más opulento de todos los que alojan ministerios en Madrid: el de Hacienda, al lado de la Puerta del Sol. El edificio … Continue reading

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A Plan to Create God

I find it very unlikely that God exists. Not impossible (there are features of physics, for example the grid-like movement of certain particles, or even quantum entaglement, that make it possible that the Universe has actually been designed by Somebody … Continue reading

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