Heba Amin: Graffiti, racism and watermelons

INTERVIEW: She and two others made headlines a month ago when they managed to sneak subversive graffiti messages onto the set of US TV series Homeland. Now, we speak to Heba Amin about what she did, why she did it, and what still needs to be done. more »

Nov 26, 2015 4:30 PM People

Up close with... Britta Thie

INTERVIEW: The fashion model and digital artist recently directed, wrote and starred in the Berlin-set webseries Translantics. Watch it online now or catch it at Kino Babylon on Nov 27 – either way, don't miss our chat with Thie on her work! more »

Nov 23, 2015 2:00 PM People

Finding my Berlin family

Weekend read! Upon discovering that she has family buried right here in Berlin's Weißensee Cemetery, American Berliner Rebecca Jacobson set off on a genealogical hunt to connect with her Jewish past. more »

Nov 20, 2015 11:50 AM People

A stone of her own

On the 77th anniversary of Kristallnacht, we take a look at the most ubiquitous reminders of the Holocaust in Berlin: Stolpersteine. Meet a Berlin woman whose quest for a Stolperstein on her block led her down the rabbit hole of Holocaust history. more »

Nov 9, 2015 3:00 PM Zeitgeist 2 Comments

This one’s for the boys

Our November issue shines a spotlight on Schöneberg. One of Schöneberg's features? It's super gay. Here's a day out in Motzstraße, Berlin’s unapologetic man-lovin’ mecca. Read the piece then grab a copy on newsstands now. more »

Nov 4, 2015 11:00 AM Zeitgeist


How clean is our beloved Berliner Luft? How safe are GMOs? How far would you go to help a refugee? And how exactly does one have a good time in Schöneberg? These and more pressing questions answered in our November issue, on stands now! more »

Oct 30, 2015 4:45 PM Features

Berlin: Good for the Jews?

Can you safely walk through the streets of Neukölln wearing a kippa? How much anti-Semitic crime is there in Berlin? In our October issue, we tackled the debate over the "new" anti-Semitism and its effect on the Jewish and Muslim communities. more »

Oct 27, 2015 2:40 PM , Zeitgeist 1 Comments

The Jew arrested for anti-Semitism

At a protest on Wednesday, one Israeli Berliner got arrested for calling Benjamin Netanyahu a Holocaust denier. He told us his side of the story. more »

Oct 26, 2015 6:00 PM Zeitgeist

Max Haiven: How much should be common?

Who owns big data? What's wrong with state-provided health care? In advance of the Berliner Gazette's Un|Commons conference at the Volksbühne Oct 22-24, we spoke to Max Haiven about these issues and more. more »

Oct 21, 2015 7:00 PM Zeitgeist

Up close with... Jürgen Brüning

First controversial, now established: over the last 10 years the Pornfilmfestival has become a mainstay of Berlin. Check out our interview with its founder before you head on over to Moviemento to soak up some steam (and other fluids) from Oct 21-25. more »

Oct 20, 2015 12:30 PM People

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Hans-Torsten Richter answers your questions about surviving and thriving in Berlin. Write to hanstorsten@exberliner.com.

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