Let me direct your collective attention to a blog, just started by a friend of mine. "Willkommen zu Vergessenheit", or, in the lesser-educated layman's terms, "Welcome to Oblivion" (Google Translate assisted).
Chris is a fantastic writer and a better friend. Hope you enjoy what he has to say, and I hope he links back to my blog, because you can now find him under "My Favorite Sites" on the right hand side of what you're reading right now (Unless I've posted other things after this, which would make the link list still on the right hand side, just a little North of this post).
You might even find me sharing his posts in my Google Reader. If you don't have Google Reader, get it. Because it's awesome.