Seikilos Sitio

Itaca (“Ιθάκη”, Kavafis)

En la calle Chile, esquina Perú, en San Telmo, en Buenos Aires, apareció este stencil; ignoro si todavía está ahí. El tema es Odiseo (Ulises), ávido de curiosidad por oír el canto de las sirenas, atado a un mástil para no sucumbir a la seducción. Las sirenas, pájaros con rostros femeninos, cantaban irresistiblemente, llevando a los hombres […]

Christmas card from a hooker in Minneapolis

Christmas card from a hooker in Minneapolis – Tarjeta navideña de una prostituta en Minneapolis Traducción: (por Leandro Fanzone)   hey charlie i’m pregnant and living on the 9th street right above a dirty bookstore off euclid avenue and i stopped takin dope and i quit drinkin whiskey and my old man plays the trombone and […]

Common People – Gente Común

Traducción: (por Leandro Fanzone)   She came from Greece she had a thirst for knowledge She studied sculpture at St Martin’s college That’s where I…. Caught her eyeShe told me that her Dad was loaded I said “In that case I’ll have rum and coca-cola.” She said “Fine,”….. And then in thirty seconds time she said”I […]

Masters of War – Señores de la Guerra

Traducción: (por Leandro Fanzone)   Come you masters of war You that build all the guns You that build the death planes You that build the big bombs You that hide behind walls You that hide behind desks I just want you to know I can see through your masksYou that never done nothin’ But build […]

Grand Theft 2000

‘Grand Theft 2000: Media Spectacle and a Stolen Election’, by Douglas Kellner  (Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, ISBN 0-7425-2103-6, paperback, xxi + 242 pp., European price approx. EUR 29.38 As historical amnesia is one of the more unfortunate phenomena of our time, those with truncated memories may already have forgotten the chequered saga of the […]