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Remix: Texte 1996-1999
Alltag, Rausch, Fernsehen, Pop, Liebe & das Gegenteil, Produkte und Personen, Welt: das sind die Themen, derer sich der Autor in den hier versammelten Reportagen, Porträts, Kurzgeschichten, Pamphleten, Glossen, Kleinanzeigen und Lexikoneintragsvorschlägen annimmt - mal streng unsachlich, mal nüchtern, hier liebevoll, dort vorlaut. Das Buch macht Spass, der Autor nicht ...more
Paperback, 335 pages
Published by Kiepenheuer & Witsch GmbH & Co. KG, Verlag
(first published 2001)
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I think this collection of essays is perhaps best described as pop culture criticism. Von Stuckrad-Barre, a successful humor writer and gadfly of German culture, gives his sarcastic but astute treatment to musicians, television stars and authors - some of whom are world famous, some of whom occupy the more circumscribed constellation of German pop culture. A few pieces also seem either semi-autobiographical or closer to short stories. While it was fun to become acquainted with late '90s German ...more