Marcelo Ballvé
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Marcelo Ballvé was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1975. He grew up in Atlanta, Mexico City, and Caracas. He worked as an AP correspondent in Brazil and the Caribbean. In 2004, he moved back to Buenos Aires. His website is Sancho's Panza.

Features // 2 Articles
Columns // 11 Articles
Reviews // 1 Articles
//Features

Beyond Love: The Wisdom of Love in the Time of Cholera | 3 Apr 2008 // 5:00 PM

Gabriel García Márquez knew that love, like cholera, strikes unexpectedly, renders the body powerless, and is blind to class or race.

Literature is Inside of Life Just Like a Tree is Inside of Life | 16 Oct 2007 // 5:00 PM

Tao Lin has developed his own unmistakable and unique style by utilizing a contagiously honest way of writing. Marcelo Ballvé discusses Bed and Eeeee eee eeee with the author.

//Columns

Learning from Latin America’s Media Pirates | 2 Dec 2007 // 3:00 PM

Today’s illicit “DVD factory” in a corner of Paraguay might tomorrow become a node in a democratic, grassroots distribution network for Latin American media.

Living on the Margins | 4 Nov 2007 // 3:00 PM

The protagonists of tomorrow are people who are off-line, somehow off the grid, unsophisticated or simply unimpressed by the general spectacle of information-overload and conspicuous consumption.

//Reviews

Various Artists: Liberacion: Songs of the Cuban Underground [DVD] | 10 Apr 2007 // 5:00 PM

This compilation may be one of the purest embodiments of the reggaeton spirit that is widely available.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Wanted' Is a Spaghetti Western That Will Leave You Wanting

// Short Ends and Leader

"The charisma of Giuliano Gemma and some stellar action sequences can't save this sub-par spaghetti western.

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