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What I am Reading: “The Glass Castle” – a story of an unconventional family and the love that binds.

The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls I got a hold of this book at a friend´s house. She was getting rid of some old stuff and showed me a small shelf full of old books. I picked out two based … Continue reading

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What I am Watching: The Mechanism (Netflix’s Brazilian political drama) and La Casa de Papel (a Spanish heist show).

When news hit that Netflix would produce a series based on the Brazilian CarWash (Lava Jato) corruption probe, I was not very interested at all. Here in Brazil, I have lived through the investigations, which have just included the arrest … Continue reading

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What I Am Watching: A Quiet Place – a super non-spoiler review.

John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place was a fun little ride using a mixture of atmosphere, good acting, and some unnecessary but not overly done jump scares. The story is set in a post-apocalypse where the key to survival is remaining … Continue reading

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Black Panther Review: a great feat for blacks on screen but a pretty by-the-numbers comic book film

although there are no direct spoilers, I do discuss some main plot themes at length in this review, which could be considered spoiler-ish   Black Panther has become more than just a film, for blacks, much in the same way … Continue reading

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How to Be an Entitled Expat in Brazil in 5 Easy Steps

Nothing irks me more than entitled expats in Brazil. These are the expats that live in their lovely little bubble of love and joy while wasting little time demeaning any other expat that does not see Brazil exactly as they … Continue reading

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What I am Watching: Star Trek: Discovery and Seasons Three and Four of Star Trek: Voyager

Star Trek: Discovery  Well, it’s a sci-fi extravaganza for this latest blog post. This past Sunday CBS and CBS All Access premiered the first two episodes of the long-awaited new Star Trek television series Star Trek: Discovery. There’s a lot riding … Continue reading

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What I am Watching: IT (2017)

  I just came home from watching the pre-premiere of IT and my senses are overloaded. This much-awaited reboot of the original made-television mini-series had a lot riding on its shoulders. IT is one of Stephen King’s most famous works, … Continue reading

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