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Finding Culture in Gore: An American's Guide to Bullfighting

Spaniards hiss instead of shush. It’s not the soft sh-sound you associate with kindergarten teachers, nor the quick and sharp warning of a mother in a church pew, nor even the wordless reprimand of an aggravated sibling. 1,683 more words


(Disclaimer: not advocating for legalization of bullfights — they are an artistic, but barbaric form of “entertainment” that does not belong in civilized society. Neither, perhaps, does boxing though, which is the larger point of the piece) 281 more words

Matadors and Morris

Un traje de luces – a matador’s attire merged against a William Morris tile print created by Phillip Webb.



I found this book at the Barkelouw Paddington store, in Sydney Australia. I say found, as I was browsing in the third floor and saw it sticking out of the jumbled shelves. 656 more words

Single Panel Cartoons

A Bull Fight in Valencia, Spain

It was raw, it was intense, and it was an experience that I will never forget.  It is permanently engraved upon my mind and soul and even if I wanted, I will never be able to forget it.   2,427 more words