Archivos mensuales: julio 2011

Bloody immigrants

The debate among Americans about illegal immigration is itself a discussion about prices. Critics charge that illegal immigrants lower the prices of natives’ labor by offering to do the job for less. They argue that immigrants impose a burden on natives when they consume public services, like education for their children and emergency medical care. […]


Waste, in fact, confronts us with the same value propositions as anything else. The price we put on it-what we will trade to have it, or have it go away-is a function of its attendant benefits or costs. A bagful of two-rupee plastic bottles is more valuable to an Indian child who hasn´t eaten today […]


The hand of an acid attack victim hangs from a bed during a therapy session at a secure shelter outside Phnom Penh run by the Cambodia Acid Survivors Charity. 7 July 2010. Reuters. Our World Now 4.

In my secret life

I saw you this morning. You were moving so fast. Can’t seem to loosen my grip On the past. And I miss you so much. There’s no one in sight. And we’re still making love In My Secret Life. I smile when I’m angry. I cheat and I lie. I do what I have to […]

The Sin

Francis Xavier Skinner committed a sin. It was a big sin, he thought, A whopper, An Everest of error, A mortaller, as the man said, Thinking of the price he’d have to pay when dead. Skinner said to himself, By this sin I have wounded an innocent God. I, Francis Xavier Skinner, have offended The […]

The future

The Future. Give me back my broken night my mirrored room, my secret life it’s lonely here, there’s no one left to torture Give me absolute control over every other living soul And lie beside me, baby, that’s an order! Give me crack and anal sex Take the only tree that’s left stuff it up […]

Reflection with two children

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Glamour of the Gods

Glamour of the Gods en la National Portrait Gallery hasta el 23 de octubre.


Bryan: I don’t know who you are. I don’t know what you want. If you are looking for ransom, I can tell you I don’t have money. But what I do have are a very particular set of skills; skills I have acquired over a very long career. Skills that make me a nightmare for […]


Cuando se lucha contra monstruos hay que tener cuidado de no convertirse en mostruo uno mismo. Si hundes demasiado tiempo tu mirada en el abismo, el abismo acaba por penetrar en ti.