Broken Hill, Part Two: How Destilería Serrallés and Cervecera de Puerto Rico Plan to Conquer the World (by W)

Puerto Rico, a small island in the Caribbean, has been pillaged and plundered by conquistadors and colonizers for over 500 years, a trend that has resulted in a very strong black market, rum running subculture. Although taxes and cabotage laws do not permit this broken hill to directly do commerce with any country other than... Continue Reading →

The Sinner (USA)

Jessica Biel (Cora Tannetti) and Bill Pullman (Detective Harry Ambrose) star in this cleverly written mystery drama that portrays the story of a young woman that snaps and kills a man in public. The trigger? A 1980s like song that transports Cora to a darker past that she has mentally blocked. It is up to... Continue Reading →

Queen of the South

Loosely based on the book La Reina del Sur by Arturo Pérez-Reverte, and translated into English, this Telenovela has been revamped for USA audiences in what can only be described as a female led version of Breaking Bad. The cinematography and writing styles are superb, and the mixing of Spanish and English dialogue glues you... Continue Reading →

When I First Moved to the USA…

When I was 23, a big engineering firm hired me to design their products, processes and tools in their PNW facilities. At the time I was fresh out of college and had lived all my life in one place, a city of about a million people in a tropical paradise. My US Citizen status, awarded... Continue Reading →

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