The Literature Pope and the Vast Wasteland

In case you were wondering, the 88-year-old 'Literature Pope' of Germany, longtime critic Marcel Reich-Ranicki, thinks German television is crap. At Saturday's German Television Prize proceedings, he decided to tell everyone responsible for German TV what he thought, on live TV, as they tried to give him a lifetime achievement prize. Very exciting! I'll comment later as time permits, but for now, here's the video of his "rejection speech."

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