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With Tantrum Trump monopolizing the fields of satire, disruption and outrage, and Covid-19 dominating global grief, conspiracy garbage, and pandemic death – it’s difficult to get a handle on the events that have consumed life in 2020 – everywhere and for everyone (though some more or less so than others). That Trump exists is an... Continue Reading →

Oktoberfest 2020: 6.3 Million Visitors Will Not Be Attending

Munich’s ‘Wiesn’ (Okoberfest) is billed as the biggest Volksfest (Folk Festival) in the world. Each year Munich hosts around 6.3 million visitors, in a 2 week period. Over the years it has grown into what it is today – a mammoth machine of marketing, tradition, and turbo-consumption. In 2019,  7.3 million liters of beer were... Continue Reading →

A ‘NEW NORMAL’ IS ON ITS WAY

The last 3 months have witnessed a near-complete shutdown throughout the world – a shutdown economically and socially the likes of which no one has ever experienced on such a scale. A year ago the world’s concerns were the challenges of migration and a refugee crisis, the slowing down of China’s economic growth (which had... Continue Reading →

www.deanpasch.de RELOADED

In 2014 I launched my website: http://www.deanpasch.de It was an effort to provide a platform / a showcase for my visual work. I draw, I paint, I take photos - I make pictures. I love making pictures. This love dates to my childhood. I still remember the excitement I felt when seeing pictures, and the... Continue Reading →

A Little Green Book

https://youtu.be/XE35KbyWPUk?rel=0 I can imagine that you have a book or books, lying around where you are, now. A book that you have read, or a book that you're going to read, or a book that won't be read. I remember my first pay packet. It was literally a packet, a brown packet with with cash... Continue Reading →

Disruption, COVID-19, SEO & Staying Structured (& Flexible)

I've been working on yesanotherblog (YAB) and 53 Fragments over the last weeks. The work has been about setting up the blog 'YAB' (yesanotherblog) - working out how I want it to look and feel, and then implementing this design and intention. It has been a personal CTA (call to action).   In this process,... Continue Reading →

Reinvention

These are challenging times. Many of us, if not almost all of us, have been thrown out of the routines we have been used to. Some routines are connected exclusively to work (the 925, the flexi-time, freelance, interim, overtime, fulltime – you name it and it’s there – unless you happen to be unemployed or... Continue Reading →

Combatting COVID-19 – My local supermarket’s contribution

The toilet paper drama has become a distant memory. Earlier today my (soon to be) 15-year-old son said he had been watching YouTube videos, of people around the world fighting in shops over – toilet paper. During dinner, we talked about the Coronavirus (which dominates so much right now), and the experience of shopping. Earlier... Continue Reading →

On Depression and Reinvention

On depression. It's not like you have to have, or one has to have a deep-seated, deep-rooted depression ... root thing, that's run over years, if not, the whole life ... to ... experience depression. Life circumstances can change suddenly, or over a longer period of time. And present someone with challenges that, basically, outstrip... Continue Reading →

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