Understanding a kid like Jake

What do you get when you put the stars of Homeland, The Big Bang Theory, and Insurgent in the same movie? Two parents and a preschool director. Claire Danes and Jim Parsons play Alex and Greg Wheeler, parents of four-year-old Jake, who doesn’t really understand what’s wrong with playing dress-up and wanting to be a Disney princess for… Continue reading Understanding a kid like Jake

Subtitles

I’ve been watching Future Man on Hulu recently – hence the photo – and because I’m a nerd (and trying to be proud of it), I turned on the Spanish subtitles. It’s also a way to ease myself back into Spanish. It’s really cool to see how certain words are translated into Spanish. Sometimes, they’ll… Continue reading Subtitles

Spain seems to be confused

I’m still working my way through Harry Potter y el prisoner de Azkaban. It’s actually my New Year’s resolution to finish it. However, there seems to be a translation faux pas. Let’s break it down, shall we? Here’s a passage from the book in Spanish: POR ORDEN DEL MINISTERIO DE MAGIA Si recuerda a los clientes que hasta nuevo adviso los… Continue reading Spain seems to be confused