In the shadow of Berlin’s reputation as a drug-fuelled party mecca stands a sizeable community of substance-free, straight edgers. Don't be fooled by mainstream juice fasters or trendy vegans – these punks have a political agenda. more »
May 26, 2015 1:45 PM Zeitgeist
Read our addiction issue yet? You’ll find it on newsstands for another week. In the meantime, in time for Saturday’s Eurovision final (May 23), read this harrowing tale of a Berlin expat’s addiction to the trashy songfest. more »
May 18, 2015 6:00 PM People
Theo Solnik talked to a Berlin expat coping with life after alcoholism. Watch his video portrait and read more about addiction in the May issue of Exberliner, on newsstands now. more »
May 7, 2015 2:30 PM Zeitgeist
From prescription pills to smartphones, from booze to Botox, Berlin's got addictions aplenty – what's yours? Read all about it in our addiction issue, on newsstands now. more »
Apr 29, 2015 12:00 PM Features
Our May issue is out on newsstands now and after reading it, you may never think about addiction in the same way. But just what is an addiction anyway? Read our interview with Dr. Andreas Heinz and then pick up a copy of our print edition. more »
Apr 27, 2015 5:00 PM Zeitgeist
Officials might deny it, but homophobia in Berlin prisons is a real problem. Where can out inmates turn? more »
Apr 27, 2015 1:00 PM People
After a century of denial, the German government has finally recognised the 1915 Armenian genocide. Historian Jürgen Gottschlich tells us what this means. more »
Apr 24, 2015 3:00 PM Zeitgeist
An interview with original enfant terrible of Germany’s gay scene, filmmaker and activist Rosa von Praunheim: the outspoken director's upcoming retrospective at Lichtblick Kino kicks off with EXBlicks: City of Lost Souls on Apr 28. more »
Apr 22, 2015 11:30 AM People
In February, Hans-Torsten Richter advised a woman who was looking to volunteer after the holidays. In light of the tragedies in the Mediterranean, this advice may apply to those who wish to do something to ease the hardship refugees face in Berlin. more »
Apr 21, 2015 1:30 PM Features
SS leader Heinrich Himmler (centre) looks over the shoulder of SA leader Ernst Röhm (right), August 1933.
Something from our queer issue! From Hitler’s first right-hand man to homophobic smear campaigns by the left, homosexuality and fascism have had a long, twisted relationship. What’s behind it? more »
Apr 16, 2015 3:00 PM Features
Hans-Torsten Richter answers your questions about surviving and thriving in Berlin. Write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dan Borden on Berlin's ever-changing landscape
Image of a Generation
The posters from Jeremy Shaw's 2011 piece.
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