Even More Adventures in Publishing

I’ve been an author for so long that sometimes I forget just how it was at the beginning and all the things I’ve learned along the way. I know I’ve written about this before but I thought it would be a good time for an update. My latest project was to transform The Complete Insider’s…

Steve Jobs vs. Vlad Tepes

Today in Romania, as in many countries (including Mexico), is the “Day of the Dead” or Ziua Mortilor. It tends to be a little more widely observed in Transylvania and the Banat due to the historical reign of the Hungarians as it originally comes from a Catholic holiday. Around these parts (Unicorn City aka Cluj-Napoca)…

Slang Word of the Day: Măr

Hopefully by now you know that măr (mur) means “apple”, from the Latin. However there’s an interesting expression using this word, a bate măr pe cineva, literally “to beat someone apple” means to issue a severe beat down on someone. You can hear Guta issue this phrase around minute 2:00 where he says (of Stefan…