Everything in QualityLand is geared towards optimizing your life, QualityPartner identifies your ideal mate, earworm personal assistants get you where you need to go and android drones know you need a six pack of beer at the end of a long day even before you crave one, Humans, robots and algorithms co-exist, everything is seamlessly corporatised, stratified and monetized, Your very name reveals much of what we need to know about you and your profile discloses the rest,
Peter Jobless is a down and out metal press operator, dumped by his long term girlfriend when she is alerted to a better option on her QualityPad, But Peter has another problem - he seems to be the only one noticing that his fellow Qualityland robot citizens are experiencing an existential crisis, There is a drone who's afraid to fly, A sex droid with erectile dysfunction, A combat robot with PTSD, Instructed to destroy these malfunctioning A, I,, Peter starts to suspect the technology that rules us all has a flaw, perhaps a fatal one, Not only that, these robots might be his only friends,,,
Marc-Uwe Kling ist Liedermacher, Autor und Kabarettist. Er ist zweifacher deutscher Poetry-Slam-Meister und gewann zahlreiche renommierte Kabarettpreise. Seine Känguru-Geschichten werden als wöchentliche Kolumne auf RBB Radio Fritz gesendet. Marc-Uwe Kling lebt in Berlin.