[de] Das Beste vom Besten in Epic Fantasy

[de] Das Beste vom Besten in Epic Fantasy

  Lord of the Rings – J.R.R. Tolkien Wer kennt ihn nicht? Inzwischen gehört der “Herr der Ringe” fast schon zur Allgemeinbildung. Ohne Tolkiens wichtigstes Werk hätte es vermutlich keinen einzigen Roman in der folgenden Aufzählung gegeben. Von daher: ihm und nur ihm allein gebührt der Thron des Besten der Besten, alle anderen sind nur [...]

[en] The magic of winters

[en] The magic of winters

Every once in a blue moon its cold enough and has enough snow falling for a white coating worth mentioning up here in the northern parts of Germany. Its the fate of a big city, that newly fallen snow gets dirty and disappears as quickly as it came actually. But right now its just this [...]

[en] How will political systems change?

[en] How will political systems change?

There was a discussion I had lately that kept me thinking for a while. May be I can try and share some of the basic thoughts, cause somehow its becoming too much of a threat and scary to think of. And I’d gladly like to hear your opinions on that issue. Looking at history we [...]

[en] Wish I was a geek

[en] Wish I was a geek

I guess everyone, who knows how to turn on a PC, found him-/herself in a similar situation to this: Thursday afternoon, the phone rings, a friend, “Oh yes, hi, long time no see, how are things, yes, fine, here as well, yeah feeling good. A problem? What problem? About your computer, I see, okay, tell [...]

[en] The greatest rockstar of all times, or, About aging

[en] The greatest rockstar of all times, or, About aging

How many times did you meet someone, who tried to convince you to listen to their favorite music, watch their favorite movie, eat their favorite food, drive their favorite car and stuff like that? The younger those people are the more enthusiastic their judgment about that specific idol is. Wild exaggerations and extremely overreaching vocabulary [...]

[en] How to waste your life away

[en] How to waste your life away

7:30 AM: The alarm clock is ringing. Welcome to another promising day in your life. Get up, man, the world is waiting for your input and brilliant ideas! 8:01 AM: After having the first cigarette, checking mail and visiting the usual suspects on the net I end up in the bathroom. Brushing teeth in the [...]

[en,de] Album: Untitled

[en,de] Album: Untitled

So, here’s the stuff that’s not yet wrapped up on a CD. Sadly enough my enthusiasm for making music has cooled down a lot lately. There are persistent speculations that might be the result of circumstances of life. Actually I can’t deny the fact I always came up with the best songs when I was [...]

[en] Language as an instrument

[en] Language as an instrument

We’re living in an era of daily growing globalization. Economy is not working anymore, if just viewed as a national issue, companies are growing to global structures, while the smaller ones are dying. Wall street coughing creates earthquakes on stock markets around the world. There’s no more place in the world that cannot be reached [...]

[en] No mercy

[en] No mercy

Oh, how I’d love to have a night of deep and sound sleep again. It really spoils your day when you’re getting up with a headache already. But what do you do, when you keep fighting all through the night…and lose? After all what biologists and behaviorists want to make us believe, Brainbugs still exist. [...]

[en] Behind enemy lines

[en] Behind enemy lines

Here’s a little tale of an old man, who never learned to appreciate the necessity of fashionable clothing… or should I say…who developed a serious neurosis for shopping malls? 7:50: I’m coming out of the bathroom after having a shower wearing nothing but my slick, fiery red bathrobe. Walking into my cabinet (yes, you CAN [...]