Category Archives: Brazil is the Bomb!
And in light of the latest mass shooting and the political inaction that’s bound to follow, those final two lines are the kicker.
It’s been a while since I translated anything out of Spain, but this horrific report has caught my eye. And the picture it paints of the Partido Popular — the “Popular Party” directly descended from fascist Generalissimo Franco himself — … Continue reading
A military policeman tries to bribe one of his civil counterparts after the latter caught him red-handed with a naked child in his car in a parking lot. Story, via El País: On Saturday, military police reserve colonel Pedro Chavarry … Continue reading
“Dilma Rousseff is maybe the one politician who hasn’t — leading politician who hasn’t stolen in order to benefit herself. She’s being charged with manipulations in the budget, which are pretty standard in many countries, taking from one pocket and … Continue reading
A sweetly low-key original of what might be the most-covered Brazilian song after “Garota de Ipanema”.
You DID, Tweety! You DID tee a coup d’état! And you taw it in Brazil, where, in the latest sick twist, one of the putschist government ministers got embarrassingly outed: The credibility of Brazil’s interim government was rocked on Monday … Continue reading
…God has something he’d like to say to you: While you’re all voting to impeach Dilma in God’s name, God says “Hey, leave me out of this!” Because if this isn’t taking his name in vain, I don’t know what … Continue reading
I do…but they’re the best kind of blues, daddy-o: Bossa nova’s finest drummer, Milton Banana, jazzes out on us. And it’s the coolest sound you ever heard.
Yup, another weather song: “Please, ruinous rain, stop wetting my love this way…”