“Self-portrait in still life”, canvas dust

Still travel, it’s seasonal, “Around silent things”, Self-portrait in still life will have made us wander (future future, the grammatical time of ghosts, according to Jean-Paul Iommi-Amunatégui) in front of deserted tables, mummies in the frock of the Capuchin crypt in Palermo or the empty rooms in a row of the Danish painter Hammershøi. The […]

For parents it’s sporty too

Seghir Lazri works on the theme of social vulnerability of athletes. In this column, he takes a few pictures of sport through the social sciences. How the social explains sport, and vice versa. The case of French Juventus player Adrien Rabiot caused a lot of reaction this week. In question, the alleged “personal strike” of […]

Is it true that nicotine users contract Covid-19 less?

Hello, Many case studies demonstrate this unequivocally: smokers who contract Covid-19 have a greatly increased risk of developing severe forms of the disease. In this work, we find that the proportion of smokers is two to four times higher in severely ill patients than in those with a moderate form of the disease. On the […]

Containment: but what yoga do you practice?

Seghir Lazri works on the theme of social vulnerability of athletes. In this column, he takes a few pictures of sport through the social sciences. How the social explains sport, and vice versa. Confinement requires, physical exercises at home have become the only solutions to keep in shape. Among these practices, yoga, given the limited […]

Anaïs Nin, “a vigor and a disorder in the will to say everything”

Aggregate of English, the novelist Agnès Desarthe (the Luck of their lives, 2018) is also a translator. She gave the French version of more than thirty books, among which, in the editions of L’Olivier, the birds of the sky by Alice Thomas Ellis, and recently A little, a lot, passionately, madly, not at all by […]

Containment: what if home sports made us better?

Seghir Lazri works on the theme of social vulnerability of athletes. In this column, he takes a few pictures of sport through the social sciences. How the social explains sport, and vice versa. The measures taken following the appearance of the Covid-19 in Europe have paralyzed all high-level sport activity and containment has prohibited mass […]

What does the word OK mean? This is its origin

Digital Millennium Mexico City / 03/23/2020 10:26:16 What it means Okay? It is very common that let’s use the word okay, even if we speak Spanish. “Okay, It’s cool”; “okay, it beats me ”; “okay, no problem”; however you have you asked where it comes from and what is its origin. Here we tell you […]

“Where is Jimi Hendrix?” Cyprus against and against doggie

The indestructible geopolitical situation of Cyprus with its Greek and Turkish parts provides the framework for comedy Where is Jimi Hendrix? by Marios Piperides, in which a musician, Yiannis, without big plans, indebted to the neck in an apartment in Nicosia for which he has not paid the rent for months, decides to leave the […]

“The Wild State”, attention seceded

The Wild State is so polished that its title can only be understood as a denial. Here is an illustrious example of fully civilized cinema, whose narration and style are based and play only on fear, the will to control and of course the fascination with everything he is delighted to call the name of […]