Kådisbellan (The Condom Slingshot) is a 1989 Swedish autobiography written by Roland Schütt. The book is about Schütt's life as child during the 1920s. His mother Zipa sells condoms, which was forbidden then, and Roland steals the condoms and makes slingshots and balloons of them. A film based on the novel, directed by Åke Sandgren, was released in 1993.
Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian Nordic country in Northern Europe. It borders Norway to the west and north and Finland to the east, and is connected to Denmark in the southwest by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund, a strait at the Swedish-Danish border. At 450,295 square kilometres (173,860 sq mi), Sweden is the largest country in Northern Europe, the third-largest country in the European Union and the fifth largest country in Europe by area. Sweden has a total population of 10.2 million of which 2.5 million has a foreign background. It has a low population density of 22 inhabitants per square kilometre (57/sq mi). The highest concentration is in the southern half of the country.
An autobiography is a self-written account of the life of oneself. The word "autobiography" was first used deprecatingly by William Taylor in 1797 in the English periodical The Monthly Review, when he suggested the word as a hybrid, but condemned it as "pedantic". However, its next recorded use was in its present sense, by Robert Southey in 1809. Despite only being named early in the nineteenth century, first-person autobiographical writing originates in antiquity. Roy Pascal differentiates autobiography from the periodic self-reflective mode of journal or diary writing by noting that "[autobiography] is a review of a life from a particular moment in time, while the diary, however reflective it may be, moves through a series of moments in time". Autobiography thus takes stock of the autobiographer's life from the moment of composition. While biographers generally rely on a wide variety of documents and viewpoints, autobiography may be based entirely on the writer's memory. The memoir form is closely associated with autobiography but it tends, as Pascal claims, to focus less on the self and more on others during the autobiographer's review of his or her life.
Fritiof Roland Schütt was a Swedish author. He was son to Fritiof and Zipa Schütt and younger brother to the author Bertil Schütt. He has hosted Tyresö närradio together with Åke Sandin.
A condom is a sheath-shaped barrier device, used during sexual intercourse to reduce the probability of pregnancy or a sexually transmitted infection (STI). There are both male and female condoms. With proper use—and use at every act of intercourse—women whose partners use male condoms experience a 2% per-year pregnancy rate. With typical use the rate of pregnancy is 18% per-year. Their use greatly decreases the risk of gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomoniasis, hepatitis B, and HIV/AIDS. They also to a lesser extent protect against genital herpes, human papillomavirus (HPV), and syphilis.
A slingshot or catapult (UK), ging, shanghai or kettie is normally a small hand-powered projectile weapon. The classic form consists of a Y-shaped frame held in the off hand, with two natural-rubber strips attached to the uprights. The other ends of the strips lead back to a pocket that holds the projectile. The dominant hand grasps the pocket and draws it back to the desired extent to provide power for the projectile—up to a full span of the arm with sufficiently long bands.
Ernst-Hugo Alfred Järegård was a Swedish cult actor and horror host.
Durex is a registered trademark name for a range of condoms originally developed and produced in the United Kingdom by SSL International. SSL International was sold to the Anglo-Dutch company Reckitt Benckiser in 2010. It is one of the best-selling condom brands across the world, with 30% of the global market. In 2006, Durex condoms were the second best-selling brand of condoms in the United States, with Trojan condoms being the first.
The Wood is a 1999 American coming of age film written by Rick Famuyiwa and Todd Boyd and directed by Rick Famuyiwa. The film stars Omar Epps, Richard T. Jones and Taye Diggs.
A female condom is a device that is used during sexual intercourse as a barrier contraceptive to reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infections and unintended pregnancy. Invented by Danish MD Lasse Hessel, it is worn internally by the female partner and provides a physical barrier to prevent exposure to ejaculated semen or other body fluids. Female condoms can be used by the receptive partner during anal sex.
Schutt is a surname. Alternative spellings are Schütt and Schuet. People with these names include:
The history of condoms goes back at least several centuries, and perhaps beyond. For most of their history, condoms have been used both as a method of birth control, and as a protective measure against sexually transmitted diseases. Condoms have been made from a variety of materials; prior to the 19th century, chemically treated linen and animal tissue are the best documented varieties. Rubber condoms gained popularity in the mid-19th century, and in the early 20th century major advances were made in manufacturing techniques. Prior to the introduction of the combined oral contraceptive pill, condoms were the most popular birth "control" method in the Western world. In the second half of the 20th century, the low cost of condoms contributed to their importance in family planning programs throughout the developing world. Condoms have also become increasingly important in efforts to fight the AIDS pandemic. The oldest condoms ever excavated were found in a cesspit located in the grounds of Dudley Castle and were made from animal membrane, the condoms dated back to as early as 1642.
Åke Sandgren is a Swedish-Danish film director and screenwriter. He has written and directed a number of films in a variety of genres, mostly in Denmark where he now lives.
Ernst Harry Ingemar Günther was a Swedish actor. He appeared in 66 films and television shows between 1962 and 1999. He starred in the 1974 film Gangsterfilmen, which was entered into the 25th Berlin International Film Festival. At the 28th Guldbagge Awards he won the Creative Achievement award.
Schutt Glacier is a glacier in the Hillary Coast region of the Ross Dependency. It flows south to join the Upper Staircase of the Skelton Glacier close to Stepaside Spur. It is named after John Schutt, Dept. of Geology and Planetary Sciences, University of Pittsburgh; member of United States Antarctic Program (USAP) meteorite search teams in Victoria Land in seven field seasons, 1981-92.
Basia Frydman was a Swedish actress, engaged at the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm. She married Swedish actor Tomas Laustiola.
The Slingshot is a Swedish drama film which was released to cinemas in Sweden on 24 September 1993, starring Jesper Salén, Stellan Skarsgård and Basia Frydman. Directed by Åke Sandgren, the film was based on Roland Schütt's 1989 autobiographical novel of the same name.
Megan Schutt is an Australian cricketer who has played for the Australia national women's cricket team since 2012. Domestically, she plays for the South Australian Scorpions, for whom she debuted in 2009. A right-arm fast-medium bowler, her debut came against New Zealand, a match in which she bowled expensively, conceding 33 runs from five overs. She collected two wickets in her next match, against the same opposition, and was rated by ESPNcricinfo's review of women's cricket in 2012 as a player to watch in the following year. She was selected as part of Australia's squad for the 2013 Women's Cricket World Cup, something that ESPNcricinfo's Jenny Roesler suggested was due to Australia's lack of bowlers.
The Schütting, situated on the Marktplatz in Bremen, Germany, initially served the city's merchants and tradesmen as a guild house. In 1849, it became Bremen's chamber of commerce. Since 1973, it has been under monument protection. It lies on the south site of the Bremen marketplaces directly across from the town hall.
Göran Nilsson was a Swedish cinematographer. At the 25th Guldbagge Awards he won the award for Best Cinematography for the film Codename Coq Rouge. At the 29th Guldbagge Awards he was nominated for the same award for the film The Slingshot. He worked on more than 20 films and television shows between 1980 and 2000.
The 29th Guldbagge Awards ceremony, presented by the Swedish Film Institute, honored the best Swedish films of 1993, and took place on 31 October 1994. The Slingshot directed by Åke Sandgren was presented with the award for Best Film.
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Slingshot, or simply Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Slingshot, is an American digital series created for ABC.com, based on the Marvel Comics organization S.H.I.E.L.D. and the character Yo-Yo Rodriguez. It is set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), sharing continuity with the films and television series of the franchise, and is a supplement to Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. The series is produced by ABC Studios and Marvel Television.
Jörg Sprave is a German YouTube-presenter, known for his English-language channel JoergSprave.