I recently finished reading “The Disaster Artist”, the book that tells the story of how the rare movie “The Room” was made. I found it interesting, funny and very original. If you enjoy those movies so bad that they are good, you’ll know that “The Room” is considered probably the best one (sort of speaking) […]
Last month the Spanish website Deus Ex Machina launched a literary contest, and I decided to participate. My story was among the winners, and if you can read Spanish, you can read it directly in the site of the contest. I’m very happy with the result, considering there were some very good stories submitted. I […]
Why we shouldn’t compare videogame writing with books writing.
We tend to think that we are going towards a less sexist society, however, our cultural products don’t always go in that direction. The theatre play “Pygmalion“, by George Bernard Shaw, was presented on stage in 1912. In this play, the cockney flower saleswoman Eliza Doolittle meets Henry Higgins, a phonetics teacher that decides to […]
Relax She said smile, relax, don’t think. And here we are, ten thousand feet to the ground, and the parachute won’t open. Well, yes, I guess I could smile. A bad night It was a bad night to be caught having sex in an alley with a transvestite hooker. Knowing the police would leak the […]
A room in a hotel, in some Dublin neighborhood. He’s sitting on the edge of the bed. The leprechaun is sitting on the floor, red eyes, fallen hat, three empty pints of Guinness lying close to him (another seven went lost through the night). There’s no rainbow, only some vomit on the floor. A second […]
The innocent five-year-old kid is holding the gun with both hands. The killer smiles at her. He shouldn’t have left the gun on the table when he went to piss, but it’s ok. The inoccent five-year-old kid can hardly hold it. The killer, very slowly, leans over her and speaks. It’s ok, nothing’s wrong, gimme […]