La Pejefilia

Por Óscar E. Gastélum: “Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that ‘my [...]

Napoleón en Mascupana

Por Óscar E. Gastélum: “Dijo el basurero a la ensaladera: yo también soy ecléctico.” —José Bargamín Hace aproximadamente año y medio publiqué un texto en este espacio en el que afirmé [...]

Not me

Por Óscar E. Gastélum: “If the legal system is bypassed because it is seen as ineffectual, what will take its place? Who will be the new power brokers? It won’t be the Bad Feminists like [...]

Crímenes y pecados

Por Óscar E. Gastélum “My fundamental position is that women are human beings, with the full range of saintly and demonic behaviours this entails, including criminal ones. They’re not [...]

El petate de Putin

Por Óscar E. Gastélum “All propaganda is lies, even when one is telling the truth.” —George Orwell La semana pasada se desató una acalorada polémica en torno a una posible intervención rusa en la [...]

Call me by your name

Por Óscar E. Gastélum “There is hardly a branch of literature, of music, of the plastic arts, of philosophy, of drama, film, fashion, and the furnishings of daily urban life in which [...]

Cinco libros

Por Oscar E. Gastélum: “There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.” ― Joseph Brodsky Esta es mi última columna de 2017 y quisiera cerrar el año con una breve [...]

Vidas paralelas

Por Oscar E. Gastélum: “The day may dawn when fair play, love for one’s fellow-men, respect for justice and freedom, will enable tormented generations to march forth serene and triumphant from [...]