Philip Oltermann

For Philip Oltermann's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Germans finally start poking fun at the Fuhrer

World Mar 23, 2014

Germans finally start poking fun at the Fuhrer

If Hitler were alive today, would he become a standup comic? Incredible though that may sound to anyone who lived through World War II, that is the scenario sketched out in "Look Who's Back," a satirical novel by Timur Vermes, which topped the best-seller ...