Running of the Balls

running-of-the-balls

Adding to the ongoing wussification of the world, the Madrileno village of Mataelpino has replaced bulls with large foam boulders for what was once their annual bull run.

[Read more]

Printables

eibar

A Tiny Club’s Uneasy Rise by Raphael Minder

Eibar, a small soccer team with a 5,250 seat stadium is entering Spain’s top division, La Liga. And it’s been a pain in the ass.

Photograph by Markel Redondo for The New York Times

Meanwhile in Benidorm…

Jamie Harley directed this video for Koudlam’s new song “Negative Creep” off the forthcoming album “Benidorm Dream.”

Bulls Win!

matadors-gored-madrid-01

Mess with a bull, sometimes you get the horns.

Three matadors were gored at a fight on Tuesday, during the month long ‘World Series of bullfighting’ in Madrid. With no one left to challenge the bulls, festivities were cancelled for the day. The first time that’s happened in 35 Years.

[Read more]

Un Sándwich de Jamón y Queso con 100 gramos de Cocaína, Por Favor

cocaine-sandwich-spain

A mouth-numbing ‘Cocaine Sandwich’ was found by police on a Colombian man in Spain’s #1 destination for sunburnt Brits, Benidorm.

The Island of Renewable Energy

el-hierro-island-renewable-energy

By the end of 2014, El Hierro, the westernmost island in Spain’s Canary Island chain will be able to maintain a constant supply of electricity through wind and water power.

Art Openings Across The Globe

tom-sachs-american-handmade-paintings
 
Tom Sachs
AMERICAN HANDMADE PAINTINGS
March 29, 2014 – May 3, 2014

Opening March 29, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Galerie Thaddeus Ropac
7 Rue Debelleyme
FR-75003 Paris

[Read more]

Your Monday Morning Escapist Fantasy

spanish-villages-100k

Become successful artisan/artist/musician.

Sell out show(s).

Buy abandoned village in the Spanish countryside for under $100k.

Move.

Create, enjoy, relax.

Fast Food is Not a Crime

Fast-Food-is-Not-a-Crime-Escif-4

Spanish artist Escif’s new series features our four favorite food groups—burgers, pizza, hot dogs and French fries.

[Read more]

José Andrés Foods

jose-andres-potato-chips

Like Potato Chips, from Spain.

Rail Disaster

high-speed-train-derailment-spain-tragic

Raw footage from the tragic high-speed train derailment in Northwestern Spain.

[Read more]

Wavegarden 2.0

Wave-garden-2-0

Things are getting even wavier in Basque country. (video after the jump)

[Read more]

Page 1 of 3123