Tag Archives: The Bridge Point

Culture vs Bad Behavior: An Expat in Brazil Wonders Where The Line is Drawn

CULTURE (Dictionary.com) noun 1. the total of the inherited ideas, beliefs, values, and knowledge, which constitute the shared bases of social action 2. the total range of activities and ideas of a group of people with shared traditions, which are transmitted and … Continue reading

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Ranking all of the “A Nightmare on Elm Street” Movies

I am by no means a horror movie super-fan, but I do enjoy a good horror film now and again. The horror films that marked my childhood – and scared me enough to never want to revisit the series again – … Continue reading

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What I am Watching: Kids and movies that actually came out this year!!!

Kids (1995) When Kids originally premiered in 1995, it created quite a stir. It was called everything from exploitative to borderline child pornography. It was slapped with an NC-17 rating, and a bunch of my classmates ran around quoting bits … Continue reading

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Safety Tips for São Paulo

With nearly 60,000 homicides in 2014, there’s no debating that Brazil is a very dangerous country and São Paulo, Brazil’s biggest capital city, is no stranger to violent crime. With more than 20 million people (if one counts the greater … Continue reading

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What I Am Watching: Werewolves, 80s Fantasy Movies, and a little Taboo.

I love werewolves and I hate that, aside from yet another Underworld movie, they are mostly left to the back burner or watered down as the Zombie craze continues to capture the current main stream horror imagination. I love werewolves … Continue reading

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Brazilian Social Justice Warriors Strike Again -the story of a white girl and her turban.

A young white girl wearing a turban is at the station. Like many other people, she is minding her business and going about her day. Suddenly she is met with hostile stares and is then confronted by a group of … Continue reading

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What I am Watching: Twin Peaks and Star Trek: Voyager (the back-end of season two)

Twin Peaks – Seasons One and Two: A classic series that still holds up. I am a big David Lynch fan, but sadly I was a bit too young to catch his and Mark Frost’s much lauded television series Twin … Continue reading

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