The Professionals

  • The Godfather

    It was eleven o’clock at night.  Soft background music wafted through the stale air of the Cosa Nostra nightclub. A federal agent entered the venue and asked for a certain Vito Calabria. The pianist nodded his head towards the only fellow in the bar, a man leaning against the counter.

  • The Hiker

    At the tourist office of the Los Alerces National Park in Patagonia, the forest ranger who welcomed me noticed that I had selected the most difficult trail. Suspicious, he asked me if I was in good enough shape to accomplish such an adventure. I cannot deny that I felt a little offended. “Of course”, I lied with aplomb.

  • The Cyclist

    Yoyo looked for a sport he could practice while sitting down. Cycling seemed like the ideal activity.  He bought a fixie with coaster brakes, those which you back pedal to brake, and all its corresponding accessories. “I must start with something that tests my fitness”, he said to himself firmly convinced. 

  • Lady Cook

    When the manager asked her to prepare an old-fashioned pheasant stew, two large drops of sweat began rolling down her forehead. She gathered up all the ingredients she could think of and started preparing the stew with her eyes full of tears on what felt to be her last day on the job. All of a sudden, her Spanish grandma’s habitual saying came back to her: “Chorizo is fine when cooked with good wine.”

  • “THE EVIDENCE” (Lawyer bust)

    With a wisp of a smile on his lips, the prosecutor looked at the defence and said

  • “PROVE IT!” (Lawyer bust)

    “I didn’t do it!” shouted the accused, claiming his innocence.

  • The Surgeon

    As Symphony No 40 by Mozart fluttered gracefully in the operating room.
    – “Asepsis is vital, no matter how long the operation lasts”, explained Dr Luis Santiago Aldaz.

  • The Wine Lover

    Jean-François came up from the cellar with one of the most expensive wines in the world

  • The Businesswoman

    Nothing bothered Ellen Jones more than when, as a teenager, her brother declared that a woman should be a housewife and nothing more

  • Mr. Poker Face

    The clock showed 5 o’clock in the morning. Pablo Pares had been playing non-stop for 12 hours

  • The Nurse

    Nurse Claudia please report to rooms 8 and 12” announced the loudspeaker of the central hospital

  • The Weekend Captain

    Fernando Menéndez´s grandfather was an old sea dog, a World War II Pacific veteran, while his father, an Admiral on the Queen Elizabeth II, knew the Seven Seas like the back of his hand.

  • The Football/Soccer Player

    When he was eight, everybody felt sorry for Rubén Ponce. His little legs were as skinny as two sticks, sprawling out when he ran.

  • The Retiree

    For 40 years, Carlos Galvez woke up every morning at 6:50 to go to work half asleep. For 40 years, he hated waking up early in the morning.

  • The Photographer

    Some glamour! That’s it, that’s it, some seduction. Click!

  • The Hunter

    Sacha put on his boots, took his rifle, his hat and his bag of ammunition….

  • Lady Dentist

    “Doctor is this going to hurt much?” the terrorized patient asked Mariluz León, the dentist at the “Happy Teeth” clinic ….

  • The Big Boss

    Three years ago, when the famous Icelandic volcano erupted, the immense spread of land owned by Chief Executive Officer Richard John Goldsilver was covered by 30 cm of ashes…

  • The Lawyer

    The defendant was accused of assault with a firearm and the robbery of two chickens and six eggs. Despite the testimony of four witnesses…

  • The Cook

    “A Milanese Napolitaine, one, for table five!” yelled the waiter in the direction of the kitchen where the famous chef, Rodolfo Monti, was tasting his world famous recipe…

  • The Judge

    « Your Honor, you cannot condemn this poor man to one year of prison for only stealing a cube of chicken broth » the lawyer said….

  • The Pilot

    Each time Captain Antonin Eyssette asked something, the air hostesses did everything possible to satisfy him. All of them fell to his charms….

  • Madam Doctor

    At the hospital in Rosario, all the male staff suffered from stiff necks. The administration decided to look into the problem and discovered that the cause was the sensual swaying of the hips….

  • The Dentist

    “No madam, you won’t feel a thing”, lied the doctor, “you are in good hands….

  • Lady Lawyer

    During her childhood, Vera Timmons witnessed numerous acts of delinquency. One day she saw her little neighbor, Peter “Freckles”, with a sarcastic smile…..

  • The Business Man

    Chris was a happy man, without the least doubt, a winner. “Fortune smiles at the courageous” he had the habit of saying. His schedule was always overbooked…..

  • The Doctor

    Doctor José Batle was a recognized expert in his field. His diagnoses, always exact, saved the lives of hundreds of people and earned him the admiration of high society….

  • The Couch Potato

    After having watched during his entire childhood “The Lucille Ball Show”, Pipo Saulle, became a television addict. He watches every series and soap opera that is shown…..

  • Fore! The Golfer

    The hole was far away, Mauro Rugolin needed to hit hard, but with accuracy. He knew he could do it; several times, he had seen Tiger do the same….

  • The Winetaster

    Louis-Philippe de Cabernet Sauvignon delicately placed the point of the corkscrew exactly at the center of the cork of the 1990 Bordeaux..