The Recommended - December 2021

The Recommended is a monthly selection of recommendations from the Rotholz team to watch, to read, and to listen. Curated at the end of each month by a member of the Rotholz team The Recommended is designed to delight your senses. So we invite you to dive in and enjoy this month's picks.


To Watch:

An X-Ray of two people in a very compromising situation is found at a hospital. Nurse Yoon-Young believes she is in the x-ray and prepares her resignation. When she arrives at the hospital the next day, the hospital is empty except for her and the head doctor Lee Kyung-Jin. Apparently, the other workers have all called in sick in fear that they are in the x-ray. Meanwhile, strange sinkholes appear in Seoul…



To Listen:
Nouvelle Vague von Nouvelle Vague

Nouvelle Vague is the first studio album by the French band Nouvelle Vague and consists entirely of easy listening or bossa nova versions of songs written and recorded during the post-punk/new wave era. The songs were recorded with female singers who didn't know the songs they were interpreting before. This makes the album interesting as well as varied and making it an absolute must-have in your timeline.



To Read:
Schiffbruch beim Spagat - Wirres aus Geist und Gesellschaft 1

The book "Schiffbruch beim Spagat - Wirres aus der Gesellschaft 1" by Dirk Braunstein and Christoph Hesse is an extension of an alternative dictionary first written by Eckhard Henscheid in 1985. Not a dictionary in the classic sense, this is a more riveting collection of terms from contemporary humanities and cultural studies with a good portion of polemics thrown in…


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