Kitsch must be banished for life

Whenever a single political movement corners power, we find ourselves in the realm of totalitarian kitsch. When I say “totalitarian,” what I mean is that everything that infringes on kitsch must be banished for life: every display of individualism (because a deviation from the collective is a spit in the eye of the smiling brotherhood); every doubt (because anyone who starts doubting details will end by doubting life itself); all irony (because in the realm of kitsch everything must be taken quite seriously); and the mother who abandons her family or the man who prefers men to women, thereby calling into question the holy decree “Be fruitful and multiply.”

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9 thoughts on “Kitsch must be banished for life

  1. Meine Devise: Das ist sooooo kitschig, dass es schon wieder Kunst ist 😮😍🤡
    If not, I’m not a particular lover of too much Kitsch, just enough to make me smile (but PLS no garden gnomes!!!! I know, you wonder why I am subbed here….?) 😎😉🤩

    1. Oh boy, that would make the world stop turning … No figurines, no bad taste movies, no David Hasselhoff, no Kawaii or Hawaii or vintage kitsch … Would there still be Goths or the Catholic Church? — A lot of people would have to find new ways to fill their time 😉

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