Who Is Götz von Berlichingen, and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things?

Your average humour or satire magazine has a pretty straightforward title. JudgePunchMadCrackedNational LampoonCharlie HebdoTitanicThe Onion. So you might wonder why, in post-World War I Austria, somebody thought it would be a good idea to give a satirical paper the tongue-twisting title Der Götz von Berlichingen. Continue reading