Mister Olsen PodcastFeb 26, 2023
The 20th Century by Albert Robida
Albert Robida invites us to discover his envision of French society and life-style in the 20th century.
It was full of flying SUVs and fast trains that connected the main European cities.
On this journey through “speculative fiction”, Robida proposes its most extraordinary embodiment — the virtual social networks that took about 130 years to implement as we know them today.
The Regicide in Lisbon
As they usually did, after the New Year, the Portuguese royal family left the capital to their property and manor in Vila Viçosa.
The first month of 1908 was spent hunting in the grounds, horseback riding, hiking among the cork oaks, capturing clichés that would illustrate the magazines of the time, in gatherings, and masses.
The Portuguese royal family lived their last happy days in Vila Viçosa, surrounded by friends and warmly welcomed by the population.
The Lisbon Regicide Preview
This is a preview of the next story entitled “The Regicide in Lisbon”, published in misterolsen.com, at Retrohut section.
The regicide in Lisbon killed King Carlos the first and the heir to the throne, The Royal Prince Louis Phillip.
Thank you for listen and stay tuned to listen to the whole story in the coming days.
The Pilat Dune. A surprise at the sunset
I've always been curious to visit the Pilat Dune.
Of all the times that my friends told me about this place, they only said wonders and highlighted its beauty and the difficulty of climbing the largest dune in Europe.
Adelina Patti. The first superstar in Lisbon
Born in Spain to Italian parents who emigrated to the United States of America, she made her debut at the age of sixteen, at the New York Academy of Music. In Europe, her debut was at the Royal Italian Opera in Covent Garden on May 14th, 1861.
She was admired by Giuseppe Verdi, and her career as a “coloratura soprano” spanned nearly sixty years.
Penny Dreadful - A series of horrors...
It is a story much like the 19th century Gothic novels, in which human vulnerability is exploited and manipulated by monsters, demons, witches, vampires, mystics, werewolves and mere humans consumed by despair and revenge.
Little Walter. A clown and the circus illusion
He invested four shillings in the purchase of a black frock coat, a huge vest, extremely wide pants and a pair of military boots, the ones he used throughout his artistic life, and ended up creating a new type of clown "Auguste".