Category Archives: culture

TBT: #CirqueDuSoleil’s Alegría

Around the year 1996, I used to go on all-day trips from the University of Puerto Rico campus, where I studied, to walk around the very-walkable, elegant, 500-year-old colonial city of Old San Juan. I’ve always enjoyed the colonial architecture, … Continue reading

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“I will dream-fast with you” – The Dark Crystal, a Brief Review

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is the magical 10-episode long prequel series to the 1982 movie Dark Crystal. It’s a bit of Dune (giant worms), a bit of Avatar (fauna), a bit of Hunger Games and The 100. Both … Continue reading

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Good Omens: Short Review

Disclaimer: I have not read the book. This is a review of the series adaptation, and is perhaps why I’m not disappointed (as often happens–as in the case of the reviewer from The Humanist) after having read the book first. … Continue reading

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How to Eat Breadfruit

If a man plants ten breadfruit trees in his life, which he can do in about an hour, he would completely fulfil his duty to his own as well as future generations. – Joseph Banks, 1769, Captain Cook’s botanist I … Continue reading

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Cacao Bliss: the Food of the Gods

This content is sponsored by uShip.com, a service that reviews and compares shipping prices available to a customer in order to provide the most affordable freight services. Whether it’s furniture, cars, motorcycles, even pets, uShip will find the most affordable, … Continue reading

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Film Review: “Hail Satan?”

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion. First Amendment to the United States Constitution It’s a summarized chronicle of the rise of the Satanic Temple in the United States in the last few years, but more than … Continue reading

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Melina

I’m Hispanic and Epicurean, and so the connections between Greek and Hispanic cultures are interesting to me. Unfortunately, although the Greeks have had a presence in Iberia since antiquity, and although the Spanish and Greek languages sound similar or even … Continue reading

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