Weird. When I was at high school, I read a novel by Strugatsky brothers named The Waves Extinguish the Wind. In the book, the whales and dolphins were committing suicides because they were sensing big events coming.
I wrote about me avoiding the stuff that causes a media buzz before, but I decided to give the Ugly Betty show a chance. Man, what an entertaining piece of junk (and I mean in a good way)! It's so light, so fresh, so witty that I cannot stop watching it. I have to save some episodes for tomorrow, I have to save...
My favourite character is undoubtedly Justin Suarez: Marc St. James:Nice vest! Justin Suarez:Ralph Lauren, we got it half price because there is a small hole but you can't even see it. Marc St. James:So, the kids at school, do they like it? Justin Suarez:No. They don't really get me. Marc St. James:A word of advice, be who you are, wear what you want, just learn how to run real fast.
Spanish truck drivers are on strike, blocking freeways and causing total chaos. Today I had to go to buy some food and I found the Eroski store totally empty. There was no meat, no bread, no apples... I saw people carrying twelve tetra briks of milk, fifteen boxes of cereals and dozens of bottles of water. That's how my grandma must have felt before the WWII erupted.
...Knows You're Dead finally arrived to Spain. Great movie, superb acting, highly recommended. If accompanied by three delicious montaditos, una jarrita de Cruzcampo and later a cup of coffee in Antik, a great Sunday afternoon is made.
The newspapers are ecstatic about Madrid being one of the four cities picked by the Olympic committee. The rhetoric though is truly laughable. The Qué! newspaper says: Madrid left behind Chicago and Rio de Janeiro, beaten only by Tokio. It's a typical way how they usually write: Spain was better than XY but unfortunately lost to WZ. In a truly self-confident country the sentence will be very simple: In the olympic competition, Madrid lost to Tokio. But Qué! continues with five reasons why Madrid should be hosting the Olympics, one of them: La gastronomía es una de nuestras armas. El cocido madrileño, mejor que el sushi. No comments as it's too ridiculous to even try. Just look at it and decide by yourself: