Christiane Vejlø, on a Dell-hosted conference in Denmark:
Dell’s moderator continues talking about his two Rolex watches and
he then presents the next speaker from Intel. After the break Mads
Christensen shares with us his whole “show” about the bitchy women
who want to steal the power in politics, boards and the home.
“Science” he calls it and mentions that all the great inventions
come from men. “We can thank women for the rolling pin,” he adds.
And then the moderator of the day finishes of by asking all (men)
in the room to promise him that they will go home and say, “shut
Update: Faruk Ates tweets, summarizing this comment thread on Boing Boing:
Nutshell: some say Mads Christensen is like Stephen Colbert, and
that the joke is lost on non-Danish people. But, I don’t buy it.
Why I don’t buy it: Christensen has a history of making
extremely tasteless, offensive remarks that go far beyond
I guess that’s the question. Is this Christensen a Colbert-style parodist (which may well translate poorly internationally), or a Rush Limbaugh-style shit-stirrer?
★ Monday, 14 May 2012