Category: LITERATURE

Hasse Alfredsson 0

In Memoriam – Hasse Alfredsson 1931-2017

There’s few people in Swedish entertainment history that are better known than Hasse Alfredsson. I think he’s been loved by the people since the early 60’s when he collaborated with Tage Danielsson. This duo’s ideas and work has since then been somewhat of the basis of all Swedish comedy. They were the arch comedians of sorts. Of course there were people before them doing humor in Sweden but they were so productive and, I dare...

120 days of sodom 0

Marquis de Sade – The 120 Days of Sodom

Apparently, the infamous Marquis wrote this story in 37 days while being imprisoned in the Bastille 1785. Furthermore, the 120 Days of Sodom was written on a 12-meter-long roll of paper smuggled into the prison. You can say what you want about its content and about the Marquis himself. You may call him a lunatic and dismiss his work as perverted nonsense but you cannot say that anyone reads this book without emotion. 15-20 pages...