Brian Holler is a thirtysomething freelance writer, teacher and blogger living in Berlin, Germany. He is a graduate of the Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA. He is co-editor of local magazine Zusammen/Getrennt, with an equal interest in pop trash and lowbrow culture. His ultimate goal is to import currywurst to the States.
Utopie in Berlin: An Interview with Ellen Allien | 17 Aug 2010 // 5:00 PM
Ellen Allien, the longtime German electronica producer who has spent much of her career DJing to packed clubs in Berlin and around the world, talks to PopMatters about her latest album, crazy politicians and the status quo of dance music today.
Pride and Prejudice | 4 Aug 2010 // 5:00 PM
Clinging to the dictum “The personal is political”, and shunning such pesky realities as promiscuity, illness and civil rights, the progenitors of this Cinema Pride DVD have opted to focus simply on storytelling and character development.
'Black & White' Turns Out to Be a Suprisingly Anachronistic Little Delight | 17 Feb 2011 // 3:59 PM
Unmade in Manhattan: Russian emigre at the center of gritty ensemble struggles to make ends meet.
The Fall of the House of Recchi, Or, 'I Am Love' | 21 Nov 2010 // 3:59 PM
We are guided through this passionate world by the sure and steady hand of Tilda Swinton, a chameleon if there ever was one, creating a fully fleshed relationship with every cast member.