Recycled: ÜGEHOLM returns!

Every now and again, I feel the need to connect with my mother language and say things I can only say in German (usually in a very dark and sarcastic, yet very perosnal manner). It’s fun to read though, and a completely different writing personality from what I would write in English. Hence I’ve built a new outlet for this personality, a site called GESELLSCHAFTSKRITIK (translates into “Social Cristsicm”).

Over 10 years after self-publishing my book “STERBEN SIE JETZT” (which translates into “DIE TODAY”), I have decided to re-run some of my stories from back in the days. It was long before blogging became hip/possible/easy, yet all the content from my books and more was featured on my website. I used to be with Compuserve since I bought my first 19.2 Dr Neuhaus Modem (together with my colleague Andre Grossmann when we worked together at Studio Hamburg).

The internet wasn’t what it is today, and I remember my ULR was http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/pinkstone (we’re talking 1995 here) – and there was of course no way to add a domain. Hell, buying a domain in those days was difficult and expensive, if at all possible. I was given a generous 2MB of web space, I’m not sure if FTP clients existed or the Open Source movement, but somehow I managed to put some stuff together and enjoyed writing about what I disliked most about my life. I bought www.versluis.com later in 1997, and it wasn’t easy to marry this up with a generic hosting package. We’re truly living blissful times.

Some of my material is timeless, so every Monday there will be a re-run of old material GESELLSCHAFTSKRITIK.

To jump start the series, my myterious masterminded and highly sarcastic detective Sam Ügeholm will return – and die at the end of every episode, long before South Park made a lot of money with that idea. Enjoy, if you speak German.

About Jay Versluis

Jay is a medical miracle known as Super Survivor. He runs two YouTube channels, five websites and several podcast feeds. To see what else he's up to, and to support him on his mission to make the world a better place, check out his Patreon Campaign.

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