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Scarface: First and second impact

Some movies inspired my creativity and made me write my first short stories. Scarface is definitely one of these great movies that changed my life. I was a young teenager and it was a real shock to me, maybe I wasn’t ready (too young) for such a movie and that’s why I remember it so well. Since then, I watched it again a couple of times and ... More
When I heard Hugh “Peanuts” Whalum, I closed my eyes…

I like jazz, mostly ‘old jazz’ as many would say. When I draw, I listen to these beautiful voices from the past such as Dinah Washington, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday, Dinah Shore but also Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra (and Dean Martin), Nat King Cole among many others. I’m also listening to more recent and varied artists ... More
In: Music
JFK, Gore, Clinton and Obama into the Sama Family

I am not American as you may have already noticed without any difficulty, but a few months ago (back in September) I started to work on my new Samazed Series and my first work was about JFK, with no apparent reason besides the fact his assassination is still in everyone’s memory (well, at least mine). Then I worked on other projects and in October An ... More
Dexter and The Shield: bad is good

It’s always a challenge for a writer to make the readers like a character they would hate in real life. Some time ago I watched two TV shows: Dexter and The Shield and I have to admit I wasn’t really interested to at first. Dexter (starring Michael C. Hall) is a serial killer but he’s not so bad after all, he only kills criminals. In The Shield, Vic ... More
Here we go!

This is my first post on this blog, and it gives me the opportunity to thank all of those who are following my work for over a decade. The design of the site changed (many times), the content did also but some of you are still visiting and sending emails; I do appreciate a lot this ‘cyber-fidelity’. One can wonder why I decided to create this ... More
In: Misc.

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