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Yes, Prime Minister

I told in previous entries that there was a time where British shows were routinely broadcasted in Venezuela. The other day, I was random...
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Jan 27, 2019 19:51
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This is How It Ends

Every day in my way to work I pass by in front of a college. It has big cartels, each one with the picture of a young person, and bellow ...
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Jan 22, 2019 04:53
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The Meaning of Life, Take II, Part II

(Part one here: http://lang-8.com/403816/journals/63515749316299380103672066434685864525) The new consensus about the inevitability of...
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Dec 24, 2018 17:55
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The Meaning of Life, Take II, Part I

There are question that have kept humanity awake at night since the beginning of history, like "why is there something instead of no...
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Dec 22, 2018 22:26
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The Girl from Petrovka

In 1972, Antony Hopkins landed the role of Kostya in the adaptation for the silver screen of the book "The Girl from Petrovka"....
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Nov 25, 2018 02:35
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A Neurotic Guide for Important Events

Good day, Neurotics of all race, religion, sexual orientation, and diagnosis. In today's post we'll give you tips on how to handl...
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Nov 12, 2018 19:00
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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Rebecca Bunch is a successful lawyer who, after finding by accident her teenager crush, decides to leave everything and moves across the ...
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Oct 12, 2018 07:17
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TOC TOC

Six persons, one by one, get into the office of a renowned psychiatrist. Every one of them has been waiting several months for an appoin...
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Sep 16, 2018 00:25
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High Noon

Marshall Kane had all the reasons to be happy. He had just married he woman he loved, hanged his badge and got ready for his honey moon a...
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Sep 2, 2018 16:25
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Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen

"Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen" (2012) plot may seem at first not very original: boy meet girl, they fall in love, and they h...
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Aug 27, 2018 06:11
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The Candidate

In Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island, a group of pirates use a big black dot in a piece of paper as a message that a death sen...
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Aug 19, 2018 02:12
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Ex Machina

The Greeks invented theater, and with it the techniques to tell good stories. They knew that the bigger the challenges the protagonists h...
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Aug 11, 2018 05:28
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We Have to Talk

Nuria and Victor are a young newly wedding couple, with a happy life in front of them. But a series of Victor's disastrous economic i...
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Jul 28, 2018 18:13
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Number One. Yipie?

I noticed that currently I'm the number one Spanish corrector in lang-8. This is not the first time that this happens. I should feel ...
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Jul 24, 2018 04:08
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Tag

I come from watching this movie, and I was pleasantly surprised. I was expecting a nice, simple escapist movie and that was what I got. I...
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Jul 1, 2018 03:04
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The Good Place

Chidi Anagonye: So, Aristotle was Plato' student, and Aristotle believes that your character is voluntary because it's just the r...
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Jun 4, 2018 00:21
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I Feel Pretty

Last week I saw Amy Schumer's "I Feel Pretty". While I was watching it, I experienced something I haven't felt in a lon...
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May 6, 2018 05:05
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Telekinesis

The other night I had a strange dream. I dreamed that I was sleeping in my bed, and I woke up with a headache. But what was strange is th...
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Apr 25, 2018 03:57
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The Farce of the Farce

When it comes to theater, my favorite genre is the farce. A farce is a light comedy with an implausible plot. The audience is suppose to ...
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Apr 13, 2018 04:01
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Baseball in Venezuela and USA

As you probably know if you're American, Venezuela is known for its baseball players. And being USA the home country of that sport, i...
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Mar 31, 2018 22:59