JOÃO NOBRE

LISBON, PORTUGAL

Driven by a desire to face the unknown, motivated by the prospects of a better tomorrow, and powered by a wicked sense of humor - this 20-something male writer is here and excited to share some of his ideas with you. His interests include such exquisite tastes as cinema, literature, music, food-tasting, and sometimes doing all of the aforementioned at once. He is a Taekwondo practitioner, a movie enthusiast and a travel lover, all alarming signs of someone with too much time on his hands. When it comes to the future, he is very optimistic that everything is going to happen according to the plan, regardless of the fact that a plan has actually never been previously devised. And let me tell you, one needs to be awfully optimistic to be able to pull that off. His main goal in life is to find and share what could be considered the “Joie de vivre”, because most things sound better in French anyways.

FEAR IS FUN

“WHAT DO YOU BELIEVE IS TRUE BUT MOST PEOPLE DON’T AGREE?” When asked about something I believe in that not many people would be so eager to agree on, it’s quite easy for me to come up with all kinds of rebellious statements that would shock, or otherwise amuse, like-minded readers. However, bringing something that…

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THE GREAT DIVIDE

For those unaware, “The Great Wall” is a recent Chinese Blockbuster starring Matt Damon in the leading role, and featuring Game of Throne’s Pedro Pascal as the main supporting actor. This description alone should be enough to peak anybody’s interest. It is a Chinese movie, as directed by Zhang Yimou (Hero, House of Flying Daggers),…

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ON THE VIRTUES OF FIGHTING

Imagine, just for a second, what would happen if life, as you’ve been living it up to this point, completely stopped in its tracks. I don’t mean it in the sense that you’ve hit a dead-end or that you need to take a moment to catch your breath. The road’s still quite visibly in front…

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