Tag Archives: Phil Ray

2020 Brazilian Medical Check-up

I went to see my doctor this morning. I was a bit nervous about getting the results of my full battery of tests I did in December because I didn’t feel I took good care of myself in 2019. I … Continue reading

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Ranking the Rambo Movies: Peter and I take a look at one of Hollywood’s bloodiest franchises

Rambo is a series that has legs. It is probably tied with Rocky as Stallone’s most iconic role, and he has found creative ways to milk a lot of money (nearly 800 million dollars worth) out of the simple formula … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons to Love São Paulo – plus one

Most foreigners have an image of Brazil which includes the beaches of Rio, thick forest of the Amazon, or the Carnivals of Salvador. But Brazil´s 3.3. million mi² makes it nearly the size of the United States and big enough … Continue reading

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Ranking the Best Picture Oscar Movies – 2019 Edition

I got a bit busy during Oscar season and didn´t publish my picks before the Oscars aired. Not a big deal as I plan to do an Oscars edition for every the Oscars have been around! Sounds crazy? That´s because … Continue reading

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Brazil: Where I Became Who I Wasn´t Time and Time Again

When I arrived in Brazil in 2009 I had a very difficult time finding an expat network. The only platform in Brazil that I knew which had any real reach back then was the now-defunct Orkut, and it mostly catered … Continue reading

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What I am Watching: The Handmaid´s Tale going to the next level, Godzilla, Gotham, a Hitler-and-Bigfoot Assassin, and Killer Condoms

The Handmaid´s Tale: Season Three – Episodes 1-5 (2019) Game of Thrones has come and gone. If you missed my weekly podcast with my buddy, Peter, be sure to click on the link below to my YouTube channel and listen. … Continue reading

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What I am Watching: The OA Season 2, Glass, Shazam

Hello readers – long time no write! While I have been busy working on other projects, I have managed to make time to watch all of Season 9 of The Walking Dead and follow Season 2 of Star Trek: Discovery.  … Continue reading

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