Arts & Letters – The Krakow Post http://www.krakowpost.com Mon, 20 Aug 2018 23:18:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 RADIO FREE KRAKOW: The Kościuszko Interview http://www.krakowpost.com/18650/2018/02/radio-free-krakow-kosciuszko-interview http://www.krakowpost.com/18650/2018/02/radio-free-krakow-kosciuszko-interview#comments Sun, 04 Feb 2018 18:47:23 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=18650 Satirist Michal Karski imagines what General Tadeusz Kościuszko would have to say about a recent censorship bill by the Polish government

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RADIO FREE KRAKOW: A Satirical Summer Playlist http://www.krakowpost.com/14780/2017/08/radio-free-krakow-satirical-summer-playlist http://www.krakowpost.com/14780/2017/08/radio-free-krakow-satirical-summer-playlist#comments Sat, 26 Aug 2017 16:35:00 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=14780 Your DJ Michelin Man (aka ‘Fatboy’ Karski') brings you the hottest political hits to jam to during the dog days of democr— er, summer in Poland!

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Fiction: “I Came, I Saw, I Ate Obwarzanki”: The Roman Origins of Krakow http://www.krakowpost.com/14502/2017/05/fiction-roman-origins-krakow-karski http://www.krakowpost.com/14502/2017/05/fiction-roman-origins-krakow-karski#comments Mon, 22 May 2017 16:48:07 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=14502 Fake news from Michal Karski, who interviewed noted Herzoslovakian Professor Vimislav Estrafalario on Krakow's founding by a bicycling ancient Roman

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Short Fiction: “Wildcat” http://www.krakowpost.com/14439/2017/05/short-fiction-wildcat http://www.krakowpost.com/14439/2017/05/short-fiction-wildcat#comments Thu, 11 May 2017 15:01:31 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=14439 "Wind, there was wind everywhere, going through everything and bedding everywhere it wanted to, a hot day it was...."

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Prose: Imagining Jutta http://www.krakowpost.com/14196/2017/02/prose-imagining-jutta http://www.krakowpost.com/14196/2017/02/prose-imagining-jutta#respond Sat, 18 Feb 2017 13:43:21 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=14196 Meet Jutta Molak. She’s in the 8th grade, a pallid girl with ponytail whose pastimes include catching up on homework and studying for exams.

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What Wojtek Did Next: A Beer-Drinking Bear in Paradise http://www.krakowpost.com/10812/2015/12/wojtek-soldier-bear-heaven http://www.krakowpost.com/10812/2015/12/wojtek-soldier-bear-heaven#comments Wed, 09 Dec 2015 15:15:46 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=10812 The Krakow Post has gained exclusive access to the celestial diary which Wojtek, the Soldier Bear who aided Polish troops in WWII, started keeping after his promotion to paradise.

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Short Fiction: (Untitled) by Zuzanna Buchowska http://www.krakowpost.com/9132/2015/04/untitled-watch-short-fiction-zuzanna-buchowska http://www.krakowpost.com/9132/2015/04/untitled-watch-short-fiction-zuzanna-buchowska#respond Thu, 09 Apr 2015 16:23:22 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=9132 On my seventh birthday I get a watch which can turn back time. Besides that, there’s nothing special about it.

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‘Make Life Harder’ makes life funnier http://www.krakowpost.com/9059/2015/03/make-life-harder-makes-life-funnier-satire http://www.krakowpost.com/9059/2015/03/make-life-harder-makes-life-funnier-satire#respond Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:26:06 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=9059 Since 2011 the satire blog has evolved into a cult phenomenon in its own right, with more followers than Kasia Tusk’s and even a newly published book.

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Short Fiction: ‘The Copernicus Brothers in Krakoów’ by Michal Karski http://www.krakowpost.com/8802/2015/03/short-fiction-the-copernicus-brothers-in-krakow-by-michal-karski http://www.krakowpost.com/8802/2015/03/short-fiction-the-copernicus-brothers-in-krakow-by-michal-karski#comments Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:51:01 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=8802 In 1491, the eighteen-year-old Nicolaus Copernicus and his older brother Andrzej came to Krakow from their home town of Toruń for a few years’ study at the University. Michał Karski was there at the railway station to witness their arrival...

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Nonfiction Excerpt: ‘Maria’s Story’ by Joseph & Maria Kula http://www.krakowpost.com/8769/2015/02/nonfiction-excerpt-marias-story-by-joseph-maria-kula http://www.krakowpost.com/8769/2015/02/nonfiction-excerpt-marias-story-by-joseph-maria-kula#respond Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:05:13 +0000 http://www.krakowpost.com/?p=8769 Like a leaf in the autumn of 1939, a Polish girl is swept up by the turbulent winds of war and deposited in a beautiful alpine valley in Austria where she finds hardship, loneliness and danger. And this is just the beginning of her incredible journey.

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