Eric Silva Brenneman

Ai Carnaval, Carnaval!

So you’re celebrating carnaval… It may be at a club, it may be a house party, wherever it is and whoever it throwing it, it’s not for me to say, “Don’t go!” The rhythms, the costumes, the melodies, the floats, the skin; the spectacle that is carnaval worldwide, especially the Brazilian version, can be hard […]

  • Feb 19, 2015
  • 1:07 PM

If Only My Auntie Ran FIFA and CBF: A Simple Solution to a Big Problem in Brazil’s World Cup

In 2006, my parents, my grandmother, and I left Rio Verde for Jataí, Goiás to watch the World Cup Germany final between Italy and France at my great-uncle’s place. I happened to be in Brazil in 1994 and 2002 when Brazil won it all, so I had an idea of the parties for days that […]

  • May 15, 2014
  • 8:59 PM

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