The Disaster Artist, understanding the author of “The Room”

The Disaster Artist, understanding the author of “The Room”

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) […]

Videogame short story contest: my story among the winners

Videogame short story contest: my story among the winners

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 […]

Pygmalion, My Fair Lady and Pretty Woman

Pygmalion, My Fair Lady and Pretty Woman

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 […]

Flash-fiction: The Leprechaun

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 […]