Americas between dreams, agreements, legends

The first chapters of Stars of dust: A gift for you White men Anyone, despite theirselves, is soaked with America. We are western oriented by lineage, tied to the star-spangled flag by inviolable agreements. We belong, for reasons that we did not choose, to the Yankee area. We are, whether we like it or not, the white…

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Big Brother

    The first chapters of Stars of dust: A gift for you   Tired days in July. The holidays still far. The instability of time. The shutters of many shops have been replaced by residential doors. The evictees have profited from the bankruptcy of the shops and now they live in them. A girl shakes off…

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Living with no money

  A gift for you: DEAR CUSTOMER     It’s half past nine a.m.. I am back from my early morning rounds. I stopped in front of the senior centre, watching the expressions of those retired people engaged in outdoor games. Bowls, cards, morra. By now they will have already gone back inside to shelter…

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Letters from the Johnny’s pub – Sgt. Pepper

The first chapters of Stars of dust: A gift for you   The things I possess are all imaginary, but today I cannot even grasp one. It’s just like when you break the clutch of your bike and you cannot change the gears. A day of boredom, I’m sitting in front of the television and I keep…

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Letters from the Johnny’s pub – Keith Richards

The first chapters of Stars of dust: A gift for you   I have many things, but they are imaginary, except music. Every action of my day is influenced by rock and roll, even painting the walls of a kitchen, then there is beer to soothe the low blows and raise the spirit’s volume up. It’s been…

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Mister Vacca and Pinocchia – Illness

  A gift for you: DEAR CUSTOMER – What a boring day, Mister Vacca! – So what? – Few customers, few deals: at this rate, the proceeds collapse! – So what? – Don’t you care about job security? Then let’s see what will you do if the store closes… – I don’t see what I…

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Mister Pinocchia – Saturn

  A gift for you: DEAR CUSTOMER – Good morning Pinocchia. – Bye, manager. – Pinocchia! – Oh… manager… I mean: Good morning.  – Uh, here it is. – Did you sleep well, manager? – Wonderfully, Pinocchia – I’m happy about it, manager: hurray! – Did you arrange the posters in the shop windows? –…

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Mister Pinocchia – Jealousy

  A gift for you: DEAR CUSTOMER – Good morning, Pinocchia. – Good morning, manager. – I saw you cashed Ms. Lola’s shopping. – Whom? – Come on, Pinocchia: Ms. Capovolta. – Uh yeah, a dear friend of mine. – Ricordi quello che ha comprato? Do you remember what she bought? – Uhm… two baguettes,…

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Mister Canapone – Something in common

  A gift for you: DEAR CUSTOMER   – Where is the comptroller? I’m waiting for five minutes… – MISTER CANAPONE IS WAITING FOR A PAYMENT! – I’m in a hurry! – Here I am! – Eh, but where did you go? – I was stocking the shelves, madam. – You shouldn’t move. People can’t…

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Special offers

  A gift for you: DEAR CUSTOMER – Manager, why did you call us beyond the working hours? – So I call you to show the new promotion of SuperPeople Supermarkets. The name says it all! – Well, but why this show in grand style? – Yours is a smart question, Lady Poffin. Well… this will…

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