"It must be possible to request more of Swedish kulturjournalistik than maktstrid and interndebatt"
"This is a kulturartikel which is a part of Aftonbladet's opinionsjournalistik."
"”Art is useless if it only decorates the dinner table of power which holds it hostage,” said author Adrienne Rich when she refused to accept the National Medal of Arts from Bill Clinton's hands."
"I feel like the face of the krönikeutrymmet."
"By writing this I am in a mediestrid that are not about culture. Other publications show an interest I will swap the rag, an interest which, however, is more about to dominate this newspaper's cultural section than on me."
"”Read and ponder. Not the least of you friends here on FB who are working or freelancing for the company Culture,” writes Expressen Culture's deputy director of cultural affairs on Facebook, and links to a TRAVEL blog-interview with rysslandsforskaren Martin Kragh, whose feud with the Aftonbladet been placed in the public domain."
"nBossens message is clear: you can not work!nMen I refuse to let myself be reduced to a roll of the dice, where the profit ends up on someone else's account. I will not lift a finger to support the editors at anabolic."
"It was not why I started writing."
"So I stay here, and to view the british-kenyan poet Kayo Chingonyis handled Kumukanda instead. It was a long time ago that I read a better collection of the culture. "
"A poem, the reader may himself like to write so well about art: ”You say that you love music. Have you mourned the loss of a band that bandspelarens teeth have messed up so that it refuses to play the pulse you know and recognize on the sound, not the name?”"
"On this wall, I promise not to spray a word about samtalsaktivism, but a whole bunch of real culture."
"I read ”Kumukanda” during a honeymoon in Cape town. The week before, I had allowed myself to criticize the Swedish kritikerjord, this tomb for wasting talent. The whole holiday did I prevent myself from being insecure keyboard, and point it against my detractors. Finally, I chose to swim with the sharks instead of swimming with the clownfiskar."
"nMen I repeat my requirements: It must be possible to request more of Swedish kulturjournalistik than maktstrid, interndebatt and svassande for Albert Bonniers förlag."
"There must also be kulturjournalistik that, when the well is about culture, not primarily dealing with who got which commercial price, but as stålsätter their phrases against the market."
"I write to remember the sound of a playlist that disappeared. On this wall, I promise not to spray a word about samtalsaktivism, but a whole bunch of real culture – that lying, clothes and rock music."
"To you with skribentambitioner: don't be a pawn in the dragon games. But write so well that the words will protect against all weather conditions. Carry your text as an armor against the other's lead. Read ”Kumukanda”, remember what matters."