Category Archives: Spain

Trump Unglued

sad our great statues celebrating slavery and bloody civil war are being ripped apart by liberals bad as charlotesville nazis who defend our values which early twentieth century required us to dip bullets in pigs blood to kill muslim terrorists who didn’t understand they were our prisoners in their philippines

Also posted in Barcelona, Civil War - American, Donald Trump, Philippines, Terrorism

Nuclear Bull

people who enflame my horns in spain and enjoy suicidal head butt against stake may soon be lit by nukes i watch from heaven Video of bull on fire

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Hemingway v. Fitzgerald

As a young screenwriter who helped but a little on the script of a recent movie featuring Frederic March, I’m stunned the star invites me to his lavish Beverly Hills home to watch a screening of the documentary The Spanish Earth written and narrated by Ernest Hemingway, who Frederic says will be there along with […]

Also posted in Alcohol, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Frederic March, Mental Health, Movies, Writers

In Other Hands – Published and Available

IN OTHER HANDS — In search of stimulating stories, George Thomas Clark interviewed prostitutes in Madrid, Mexico City, Havana, and Managua and on many boulevards in the United States, and talked to detectives and rode the rough roads of social workers who deal with human trafficking, which is contemporary slavery, and toured the tattered, handmade […]

Also posted in Alcohol, Drugs, Ecuador, Homeless, Human Trafficking, In Other Hands, Mexico, Poverty, Prostitution

Gypsies in Madrid

This story appears in the collection “In Other Hands”

Also posted in Cocaine, Drugs, English, George Thomas Clark, Gypsies, Heroin, Immigration, Madrid, Madrid Vacation, Marijuana, Poverty, Racism, Theft

El Pipila

Go ahead, call me El Pípila, I do sound a bit like a turkey when I laugh and my freckled face suggests the eggs of that nutritious, earthbound bird. Come and see my statue on a hill overlooking Guanajuato. Admire my muscular legs, chest, and arms, the right of which holds high a torch I […]

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Impressions of Madrid

Would I ever want to live in Madrid? I didn’t know. I hadn’t been there so before going prepared vigorously, studying maps and scouring cyberspace and printing out stacks of material that bulged from three folders. In Madrid I annotated my reference material and encouraged local citizens to also do so. I jumped into dozens […]

Also posted in George Thomas Clark, Immigration, Madrid, Madrid Vacation, Restaurants

Gallery Search in Madrid

This story is part of the collection “Paint it Blue”

Also posted in Art, Bergamot Station, George Thomas Clark, Madrid, Madrid Vacation, Painters, Photography, Robert Maplethorpe, Surrealism

Prostitutes in Madrid

This story appears in the collection “In Other Hands” My first evening in Madrid I strolled from my hotel a hundred yards to Gran Via, the most celebrated street in Spain and frequent scene from movies highlighting its ornate old buildings and statues that hold up balconies bordered by iron railings. After waiting for frenetic […]

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Dining at the Hotel Ritz in Madrid

The double-deck tour bus with top open had just completed its modern Madrid route north of downtown on shady Paseo del Prado into the chic Salamanca neighborhood where renowned Real Madrid plays soccer in a massive stadium and the most exclusive shops are found, and then back down Calle Serrano past several elegant foreign embassies […]

Also posted in Food, George Thomas Clark, Hotels, Madrid, Madrid Vacation, Travel

Getting to Madrid

My journey to Madrid began on a Sunday morning as I drove from blistering Bakersfield down Highway 99 toward Los Angeles and punched sports talk radio but heard an ESPN guy strain to be funny and cool but sounding lame: most jockeys lack comedic skills and can’t sustain the purported subject matter of their shows. […]

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Nazis Attack Karl Schmitt-Rottluff

This story is part of the collection Paint it Blue

Also posted in Adolf Hitler, Adolf Ziegler, Art, Ernst Ludwig Kirschner, Expressionism, George Thomas Clark, Karl Schmitt-Rottluff, Madrid, Madrid Vacation, Nazis, Otto Dix, Painters

Franco Beholds Guernica

This story is part of the collection “Paint it Blue” To view “Guernica,” please click here Sources: Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid; Wikipedia – Guernica, Francisco Franco; Spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk.

Also posted in Art, Francisco Franco, George Thomas Clark, Guernica, Madrid, Madrid Vacation, Pablo Picasso, Painters

The Young Ribera

This story is from the collection “Paint it Black”

Also posted in Art, George Thomas Clark, Madrid, Madrid Vacation, Painters, Prado Museum, Ribera

Angry Subjects of Antonio Lopez in Madrid

This story is part of the collection “Paint it Black”

Also posted in Art, George Thomas Clark, Madrid, Madrid Vacation, Painters

Diary of Osama bin Laden

This story is from the collection “Obama on Edge”

Also posted in Afghanistan, Ayman al-Zawahiri, Barack Obama, Dick Cheney, Europe, George W. Bush, Iran, Iraq, Islam, New York City, Osama bin Laden, Pakistan, Palestine, Religion, Terrorism, Washington - D.C.