Everything about All Lights Fucked on the Hairy Amp Drooling

All Lights Fucked on the Hairy Amp Drooling

(cover image from Shaped By Sound)

All Lights Fucked on the Hairy Amp Drooling is the first known album of the Canadian post-rock band Godspeed You! Black Emperor, and it’s considered to be the Holy Grail of post-rock music (at least for GY!BE fans).

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The tale of Mirza Teletovic: from warzone to the NBA

Mirza Teletovic when he was a Caja Laboral player

(image by Pau García Solbes)

On its road to the Qualification Round for Eurobasket 2015, the Italian National Basketball team held a friendly tournament in Trieste against the likes of Canada and Serbia. Italbasket also played against the Bosnia and Herzegovina team, and one of the highlights of the match was a duel between our captain Luigi Datome and the only Bosnian NBA player on the squad, Mirza Teletovic. I watched on the TV the match, as the Bosnian team badly lost (Italy won by a decent margin, 99-71) and Teletovic finished with 20 points.

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Carlo Tavecchio and the FIGC disaster

Carlo Tavecchio FIGC disaster

This news is a bit old, but I need to address this disaster involving Italy’s most beloved sport: soccer.

Carlo Tavecchio is one of the many symbols of Italy’s decline.

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Proibito Parlare, di Anna Politkovskaya

Anna Politkovskaja

Proibito Parlare è una raccolta di articoli scritti dalla giornalista russa Anna Politkovskaya. Il libro raccoglie testimonianze sulla situazione post-guerra della Cecenia, sulla Russia contemporanea e sulle stragi della scuola di Beslan e del teatro Dubrovka, coprendo un periodo che va dal 2002 e al 2006, anno dell’assassinio della giornalista per mano di un sicario.

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Alfredo Jaar Expo @ Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art

I’m back from Helsinki and I’m feeling kinda sad: the city was stunning, with lots of things to do and lots of place to see, however it didn’t help the fact that everything was quite expensive (take a look at the prices listed by Numbeo). Our apartment was located near the city centre and it was very easy to get there.This is a map I made with Google Maps Engine to help me navigate through Helsinki (for your pleasure, some of Tallinn‘s famous attractions are also included, another beautiful city worth visiting).

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Wolfpack is coming! Finnish Basketball team at the 2014 World Cup


I have recently been to Helsinki and I loved the Finnish way of life. Why don’t mix up Finland and basketball? You can get one of the weirdest national team in European basketball, the one that I will surely support during the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain (given the fact that Italy will not be there) :(

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Apprendre le Français #1 – 10 Paris B’ball Stories

Paris Basketball Stories

Apprendre le Français est une série d’écrits sur les films, la musique de la France, avec l’intention d’améliorer chaque jour dans l’étude de la langue français. Mon français est terrible, mais je vais tenter de faire quelque chose à ce sujet. Commençons!

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Koujo-moe, l’ossessione giapponese per le fabbriche

Esempio di Koujo-moe

Il Giappone è un luogo affascinante e ricco di cultura, con aspetti che risultano molto spesso oscuri a noi occidentali, cosa comune a molte culture asiatiche. Prendiamo ad esempio Ukishimacho (浮島町) un’isola della città di Kawasaki, prefettura di Kanagawa.

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