My Life on the Holy Mountain: A Book Proposal

I have had this idea in mind for a long time. No one seems as interested in it as me, alas (alack). So, here it is. Admittedly, the “sample chapter” is a bit slapdash. Here is a better look at the topic. A brief description of the book: “My Life on the Holy Mountain” isContinue reading “My Life on the Holy Mountain: A Book Proposal”

Five in the Afternoon: In Spain, the Bullfight is More than a Relic

(This article was subsequently published in LocalsGuide.) In sports, every game represents a battle. But only one sport is a battle. Only one sport has as its end-goal the death of one of its participants. That sport is bullfighting. And it’s more popular than it’s ever been. The first time I ever saw a bullfightContinue reading “Five in the Afternoon: In Spain, the Bullfight is More than a Relic”