29.01.2012

Kim Dotcom

I think Kim "Dotcom" Schmitz is not appreciated enough, especially here in his native Germany. Sure he is a professional criminal and loudmouth, and apparently also a dick. But which other basement-dwelling nerd managed to make his adolescent, rejection-fueled dreams of fast cars, hot women and FPS highscores a reality through canny and funny PR, constant inventiveness and always being ahead of the curve? Maybe we need more people with Kim's drive, if not necessarily his disregard for the law ...

23.01.2012

Star Wars Uncut

This must surely be the crowning achievement of humanity. We can close up shop or at least the Internet, as nothing will ever beat this. I cried when Luke watched the twin suns of Tatooine set, as always. And oh, how I laughed.