Charles Bukowski: “It’s the only good fight there is”

Don’t try. Written on Charles Bukowski’s gravestone. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I write this on the occasion of the birthday of Charles Bukowski, but it is not his biography. Only...

Beetroots and aubergines for Tom Robbins

When I was twenty years old I was into great writers like Camus and Kafka. Chris was lending his father a hand at the...

Albert Camus: A rebellious man

“…privileged to live one day as free people, namely as people who refuse to exert, as well as to be subject to atrocity.” Albert Camus ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Imagine...

How to castrate a genius – Alan Turing

Man is a two-legged animal without feathers and ungrateful. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I don’t know how paradox it sounds what I’m about to tell...

Daniel Day-Lewis’ insane approach

I saw him for the first time in “My Left Foot”. A man condemned by fate and society to remain a trash, an effluvium...

The painter that killed Hitler

“I wasn’t eleven years old when I rebelled for the first time in my life. I didn’t want to be a clerk. I was...