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Articles by Jorge Farah

Welcome, one and all, to a new installment of The Bubble’s Weekend Guide. We’ve (barely) made it through the PASO primaries, which has kicked off a brand new chapter of economic anxiety. Not only that, but we’ll continue …

“So why do you… still live here?”

After a solid 13 years in Argentina, this is a question I often find myself faced with. Well-meaning strangers will sometimes blurt it out, almost without realizing, upon learning that I wasn’t

Welcome, dear readers, to another edition of our Guided Tour musician series. We’re all about diving into the long careers of some of the most important figures in Argentine music history. In past installments, we’ve taken a look at the

If you watch the new Pedro Almodovar film Dolor y Gloria, in theaters now – and you should, it’s really good! – you’ll land upon a scene that many critics are calling the linchpin to the entire movie, featuring

Memes spread like wildfire, and memes that speak to regional quirks – that we can point to and say “oh my God, that’s so me!” – even more so. Over the last few weeks, you may have noticed

Over the last decade or so, there has been a massive shift in how the mainstream perceives what used to be written off as “geek culture.” One quick look at the annual box-office tallies should tell you all you need

Within film criticism, there is a school of thought that establishes the director as the maximum, most important vision within the creation of a movie; that is to say, a movie is the artistic representation of the director’s sensibilities, and

Argentina’s musical DNA includes the brokenhearted melancholy of tango, the fist-pumping rush of rock nacional, the frenetic swing of cuarteto, and the rhythms of various other autochthonous styles such as chacarera and chamamé. But amid all of these

Welcome, dear readers, to a new installment of our Guided Tour series, where we take a deep dive into the career of an artist from Argentina’s wide and diverse musical history. In the past, we’ve taken a look at people

Here’s the thing: Inflation is on the rise. The currency is taking a nosedive. There’s this unshakeable feeling of dread and uncertainty in the air, like we’re all stumbling around in the dark trying to figure our way out of