Tag Archives: Popular Culture

The John Oliver Effect


Comedians always played a crucial role in political critics and satire. One stands by far above them all. One that shows us that the world can be changed for the better by humour. His name is John Oliver. Read More →

Sherlock Holmes in Popular Culture


Stories about crimes always succeeded by fascination. At the latest since Cain and Abel the topic of crime and punishment and the becoming of “good” and “evil” evolved to elementary questions.

Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” (1841) is considered the first modern detective story.

But 40 years later one would come to re-invent the whole genre of detective fiction: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle with the greatest detective of all times – Sherlock Holmes. Read More →