Wojciech Orliński


Date and place of birth: 1969, Warsaw, Poland

Living place: Warsaw, Poland

Theme: journalism, writing

ECC Participation: publication

A Polish journalist and writer. An intelligent and insightful observer of the modern entertainment industry. Since 1997 he has been working for “Gazeta Wyborcza”, where he exposes the absurdities of pop culture, comments on the highs and lows of cyberculture and writes book, music and movie reviews.

“Cyberculture exists only because millions of people around the world have nothing better do to.”

One of the founders of the sociopolitical magazine “Lewą Nogą”, he also wrote for “Krytyka Polityczna”. Author of two books, “Co to są sepulki? Wszystko o Lemie” published in 2007 and “Ameryka nie istnieje”, an account of a trip across the pop cultural landmarks of the United States. Published science-fiction short stories in “Nowa Fantastyka”, the most acclaimed Polish SF literature magazine. His blog is called “Ekskursje w dyskursie”, which loosely translates into “Excursions in discourse”.

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