Why I hate Blade Runner

Click to enlarge  I saw Blade Runner for the first time on the end-of-the-Summer Friday night of September 2, 1988. I remember it with such accuracy because, at a time where there were only two TV channels available, and I still had no VCR at home, the premiere on television of any movie was greetedContinue reading “Why I hate Blade Runner”

Numerus Klausus #27: Cross Polin Nation.

Click to enlarge Another blast from the past. As I was going through a checklist of my cartoons for Uncube, I found out I hadn’t posted this one, either. Some backstory: back in January 2016, Uncube was planning to put together an entire issue on Zvi Hecker (and more: check AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN – ZVI HECKER’S HOUSINGContinue reading “Numerus Klausus #27: Cross Polin Nation.”

Cook-ing

Sir Peter Cook -the man, the myth, the ringmaster- points at Peter Cook, the comic book character during a dinner in Porto. Anyone who’s thrown even a casual glance at this blog (or at my twitter feed) knows I have a thing both for science fiction and for the visionary architectural scene of the 1960s-70sContinue reading “Cook-ing”

Numerus Klausus #22: The Future was Yesterday

Click to Enlarge  So, yes, my dear(s). The basic gag is exactly the same as the one in the previous post, only reversed this time. Anyone who’s been following this blog, read a few of my texts or just within a few kilometer-radius of me knows what I think about the late-90s-2000s fever with starchitectureContinue reading “Numerus Klausus #22: The Future was Yesterday”

Numerus Klausus #18: Dawn of the Planet of the Grapes

 Click to Enlarge  I used to have a blog, didn’t I? Ok, so, now I got my life back, I’ll possibly be updating the blog with all the stuff which, forcefully, has kept being produced throughout all these months. And, for starters, a couple of takes on the cartoon produced for Uncube #25, ”Soft Machines’ (yes,Continue reading “Numerus Klausus #18: Dawn of the Planet of the Grapes”

Numerus Klausus #14: [Intermission] A vision of the pneumatic passage (I) – Amaphonia

Click to enlarge “On our third week, we arrived in the city of Amaphonia. Some centuries earlier, the inhabitants of the city had filed a formal complaint, claiming that their architects did not pay attention to the acoustic needs of buildings. They should have known better. As architects’ minds go, this call for attention ultimatelyContinue reading “Numerus Klausus #14: [Intermission] A vision of the pneumatic passage (I) – Amaphonia”

Numerus Klausus #13: Mars Attracts! (AKA: Mars One… and two, and three…)

Click to enlarge “More than 100,000 people have applied to be a part of the Mars One project, which aims to colonize the red planet starting in 2022. Out of the thousands, 40 people will be selected. Of the 40, just four will participate in the first passage to Mars, which is scheduled to leave inContinue reading “Numerus Klausus #13: Mars Attracts! (AKA: Mars One… and two, and three…)”

Get a Job(s) / Close encounters in Cupertino 2. Illustration for Clog: Apple

Click to enlarge Previous collaborations for CLOG: BIG here and here …………………………………………………………………………………………………  “Et in Arcadia Ego”  Poussin “And it’s a question of how far we’re willing to go in order to let the ego shine, in order to let that beacon penetrate not only the local scene but the world.” Taylor Hackford For all itsContinue reading “Get a Job(s) / Close encounters in Cupertino 2. Illustration for Clog: Apple”