Thursday, August 16, 2007

Deserving of the Pulitzer for Best Cartoonist




By: José Varela

Corral
: I want you to know that I'm paying you with money from The Miami Herald, not Radio Martí or TV Martí.

Teenage prostitute: Wow! What ethics!

http://varela1.blogspot.com/

42 comments:

Vana said...

Lmao Manuel, funny cartoon

Charlie Bravo said...

Ah....
He's a clean cut guy!!!!

Anonymous said...

what's the big deal.

Oscar Corral said...

Stop it Manuel

Fantomas said...

manny que te paso ahora tambien entras a joder a mi amigo Jose Reyes..tranquilo take it easy bro..yo pensaba que tu tenias las manos llenas but now I see I was dead wrong

José:

I am glad that you had the opportunity to unbosom yourself of your feelings about me, which show that you hold me in as much contempt as I do Babalú and its satellites (and you are certainly one). That is certainly your right. I do not expect to be popular nor is popularity my goal. What I do find hypocritical in the extreme, though highly characteristic of you, is that you take me to task for supposedly doing something that you are obviously quite adept at yourself — namely, backstabbing. Words like "backstabbers" or "traitors" that never been used by me to describe your idols. Losing "the trust and respect" of people who function at such a level concerns me not at all. When they (and you) rise from the gutter, perhaps I will respect them.

If I understand you correctly — and that itself is a merit — you object to my "correcting everyone with [my] statements." How odd! It is impossible to correct someone unless he is in the wrong. What you are saying is that I should ignore errors because that would improve the spirit de corps among my fellow Cuban-American bloggers. Yes, and it would spread the ignorance, too.

You ridiculously accuse me of "trying to separate everyone" and then proceed yourself to interpret my praise of Mr. Domínguez as censure. I wonder if you do this from malice or stupidity. I tend toward the latter.

Finally, you accuse me of "seeking attention." Is that right, Mr. José Reyes. I see that you don't blog anonymously. Aren't you afraid that some of that attention may just fall on you? But because you don't "seek the attention," then it's OK.

I know that you and all the Babalunians are assiduous readers of the Review of Cuban-American Blogs.. Why, you hardly ever log off! And yet you begrudge me by visit here. You are a very bad host, sir. I should advice you to look to your manners. Even stupid men can be civil.

As befits a member in good standing of Val & Company, I must suppose that you are a notorious deleter too. So I am saving a copy of this response to reproduce on my blog in that eventuality.
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Manuel A.Tellechea said...

fantomas:

With friends like you, who needs enemies? By all means spread the news of José Reyes' disgrace all over the internet. I may not be through with him yet.

Fantomas said...

oye estoy pensando hacer un blogtalkradio y quiero que seas mi invitado de honor...daria por cualquier cosa de escuchar tu tono de voz en ingles y en español

que te parece hoy a las 9 pm EST

jose varela said...

A mi se me hizo creer que yo era el unico trastornado de la ciudad. Ahora veo que hay mas. Hasta con retraticos de Fantomas y todo. Nada, que el ciberespacio es en donde se materializan las urgencias de los heroes o anti-heroes que muchos tienen dormidos adentro.

Fantomas said...

oye Varela , me encanto la entrevista que te hizo Enrique y Joe y en donde hablas muy bien de Rui..

Excelente bro

aqui te encontraras a fantomas a draculas , a frankensteins, es decir todos los monstruos habidos y por haber..cosas de internet...solo portate bien y no caigas en el Madhouse de Che Che chea ...BEWARE THE ELECTRO SHOCKS.... IT MAY MAKE YOU FIRE AT WILL THE AK47 AND DE UZI

Manuel A.Tellechea said...

José:

When all is said and done you may turn out to be the sanest one who ever worked in that den of vipers.

You are always welcome here, although I warn you that you must put up with the likes of fantomas, who despite his blustering is a harmless fly on the wall, more gas than ghost.

Manuel A.Tellechea said...

Fantomas:

A great many people would like me to appear on their faux radio shows. You must be on your best behavior all of next week to earn that privilege. If you do, you must announce my visit every day on your blog and every other blog for another week. Only if you faithfully fulfill these requirements can you hope to have me as a guest, which would guarantee you the biggest audience in the history of Cuban-American blog radio. Your ratings could only be topped if I appeared on The Babalú [Faux] Radio Hour, and that, of course, will never happen.

Fantomas said...

Che che me la pusistes dura pero no podia esperar menos de ti.

me extraña que quieras participar con Fantomas en un radio show ...

pero como ya has aceptado a comparecer entonces we got a deal...

lo unico que te digo es que estas pidiendo mucho,,, i dont have a problem with announcing your royal appereance in the fantomas radio show...on ny blog one week in advance

solo te advierto algo si me cancelas despues de haberte hecho la promocion te juro por mi madre que te envio los fantomas thugs que tengo en el east coast para que te den una senda paliza..

Asi que mira a ver que vas a hacer

tell me the date and the time so that I can properly select the show at once...

the radio show will be done inboth languages english and spanish

Manuel A.Tellechea said...

fantomas:

My appearance is contingent on your good behavior for one week here. This does not mean that you should vanish for one week from this blog or agree with everything I say, but, rather, that you will comport yourself with dignity and sanity here. I know it is a tall order, and, frankly, I don't believe you can do it. But we will see. Only after you have successfully completed your probation will I consent to appear on your show. You should know by now that I am a man of my word. Of course, there will be no other guests or callers to your show. Just you and I and the biggest audience in the history of Cuban-American blog radio. If you attempt any unwelcomed "reunions" with Val or other unpleasant people (and you know who they are) I will immediately leave the show.

Now, those are my rules and you either play by them or we don't play at all.

Fantomas said...

agreed 100%

remember just one thing


IAM NOT A SATELLITE, NEVER BEEN , NEVER WILL BE

METETELO IN YOUR HEAD

Manuel A.Tellechea said...

fantomas:

You may not remember that we tried this experiment before and that you failed miserably to live up to your part of the agreement. I wish you better luck this time. Certainly you have every incentive to succeed. During next week I expect you to dazzle us all with your erudition (smartness) on the RCAB.

Oh, fantomas, how you are going to be the envy of all your fellow Babalunian satellites! Be sure to use protection for your own sake: they do not love you well.

One last thing: I could have auctioned this honor for a king's ransom and instead I bestow this it on you. Think deeply on that, fantomas, or as deeply as you can, and learn the meaning of gratitude.

Fantomas said...

tranquilo Manny , i got your point

"te lo dice a kinder , gentler Fantomas for 1 week only"

Manuel A.Tellechea said...

P.S.: And, yes, fantomas, I will be giving you demerits for improper conduct (well, not that kind of improper conduct). On the third demerit you will be disqualified from the honor of entertaining me as your guest on your [faux] radio show.

Manuel A.Tellechea said...

P.S.S: And I myself will not necessarily be nice next week. Be warned. This is not going to be a cakewalk for you. You will earn all 60 minutes of my valuable time.

Fantomas said...

I am ready for the opportunity to have such a great guest in my humble and seldom used " the Fantomas Radio Blogtalk show"

next week will be a piece of cake for me in regards to my behavior.... no matter what you do to intice me to get disqualified or sent to the madhouse..

I got your number now

Again , who is your internet nemesis? you have not answered me that one

Manuel A.Tellechea said...

fantomas:

Well, you seem to be in a good frame of mind and if you keep your cool under fire you may be able to carry the day.

As I said, you have nothing to fear from me. It is your friends and allies in the Cuban blogosphere who now envy you in addition to hating your guts (which they always have). I hope that you can survive their spite, not to mention the coconuts and dead chickens on your lawn. Be of strong heart. Other men have chanced more for less.

Fantomas said...

Manny just answer me this one...

Why do you say the cuban american blogsphere hates fantomas...

what have I done to any of them...

Yo pense que ellos me querian mucho

Anonymous said...

What is the date and time of that show? Shit....... I can't wait for this one. Buying my popcorn already!

Signed,

A prudent but not cowardly anonymous.

P.S. You could label anonymous's oranges. It makes no difference to me.I suppse if you called us trees we'd be trees also lol
When you label me you negate me ;)

Anonymous said...

correction above> suppse=suppose.Thought I'd fix it before was I sent to the madhouse.

Fantomas said...

Manny like you said before this is not a popularity contest..

anyways for the people who love me silly and for my detractors ...

I want you all to think of fantomas as if I were Alex from Clockwork Orange..here is my favourite part...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MxrfVFBZWL4

Iam a good friend after all , right Mr Manuel

Anonymous said...

Manny,Manny.......mmmmmm.....weren't you a catcher for the Pirates during the 70's?

Manuel A.Tellechea said...

fantomas:

You can see for yourself the excitement that is building in every corner of the Cuban-American blogosphere at my prospective appearance on your show. Never has the dead medium of radio been more alive. The air literally cracks at the anticipation of our meeting. Men who would never have given you the time of day are begging you now for your show's URL. Oh happy inspiring spectacle of the redemptive power of genius!

Fantomas said...

it is going to be bigger than Imus vs Sharpton... Even the king of all media is interested in the outcome..

Remenber it is going to be just you and me.... inside the ring.. no phone calls allowed

no referees...

the world will be listening

Che Che in español.... I can't wait

Fantomas said...

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/hostpage.aspx?host_id=1699

Anonymous said...

Lol "the air literally cracks" :P pffftt ....I just have one question- what time is this show? I CAN'T EVEN SLEEP BECAUSE OF THE SUSPENSE! Well, not really, but I thought I'd add to the excitement. This is going to be one hell of a show! Be there or be square!

Anonymous said...

Cubans are Awesome!!!!

Anonymous said...

I'm feeling it baby! I'm feeling it! The suspense is GROWING! Start the show!!!!!!!!!!! WOOOO HOOO!

Fantomas said...

Manuel people are lining up already..this is amazing...

se me ha prendido el bombillo..si cierras el Madhouse, si dejas de atacar a otros cuban blogs por gusto y si te portas bien next week ...estoy considerando invitarte once a week to the "Tellechea hour at Fantomas Radio" were we can both cohost a show and talk about the previous week -- acontecimientos en cuba and the blogosphere..

Que te parece la idea chamaco?

If sucesssful People will start hating us for sure

Anonymous said...

:)

Anonymous said...

fanto you're dreaming now

Anonymous said...

:0)

Fantomas said...

not really Iam awake just as you are

who are you..why the disguise?

Fantomas said...
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Anonymous said...

lol why not? Good luck to both of you ;)

Manuel A.Tellechea said...

fantomas:

I don't know if the whole world will be listening, but certainly everyone in the Babalunian empire will be listening. If your show aired at the same time as The Babalú Radio Hour, they would literally be listening live to your show. That is why I tell you that you must protect yourself against the effects of their envy. Because, for once, they do envy you. No longer are you just a tool for them to use against me, the court jester that the Emperor Valentín kicks and jabs at pleasure. No! Now you shall have risen above him, and he shall grovel at your feet. I am delighted to empower you, fantomas. I have long thought that by virtue of your superior intellect (superior to Val's, anyway) it is you who should lead the Babalunian legions. For you, this is merely an opportunity to become the king of Cuban blog radio. Your vision is not as wide and far-reaching as mine (whose is?) To me, it is evident that this will precipitate a revolution in your favor among the Babalunians. I am even prepared to crown you symbolically on the air. You were nothing, fantomas; but you can and will be everything!

Fantomas said...
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Manuel A.Tellechea said...

Fantomas:

"Nothing" compared to what you will be!

Agustin Farinas said...

Now this I got to see (or hear). First, Fantomas behaving for a whole week without any fauxpas, and second, Manuel A. Tellechea on the air! What will happen next week to top this? The Second Coming? I am sure everyone at Babalu, Rick, Alex and company will be listening very attentively to see if the can guess Manuel's age just by the sound of his voice. Heck, we may even have Mambo Watch listening to this show.
Hopefully, Manuel will not use one of those devices to disguise his voice that we see in the movies so often.
I have already bought my popcorn,a few snacks like beef jerky and a 12 pack of Heinekens. Can wait for the talk radio show! What time is this magnificent event to take place? Please state the time and date. Thank you.
P.S.
Fantomas you better behave, because we are all looking forward to this historical event!