Mobile Kino, Berlin's nomadic cinema, hosts film series Drugs in Film – A Cinematic Symposium April 28 to May 4 at Babylon and Grießmühle. more

Apr 28, 2016 2:00 PM Film

John Riceburg: The Kotti undesirables

Kottbusser Tor is home to dealers, freaks, artists and journalists. But John was surprised to find some of the world's most controversial outcasts there: Scientologists. more

Apr 6, 2016 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

Ready for some teenage kicks? Our March issue's all about the real, live young Berliners coming of age in the land of eternal adolescence. Meet them and get the lowdown on your month in film, art, music, stage and food on newsstands now! more

Mar 1, 2016 1:00 PM Features

Seymour Gris: Is legal cannabis coming?

Though Kreuzberg and Friedrichshain sure are fragrant this time of year, marijuana's still 100 percent illegal in Berlin... for now. But Seymour thinks he's caught a whiff of change. more

Jul 28, 2015 2:00 PM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

Konrad Werner: German corruption and a few dead Mexicans

Germany's inaction and indifference to its own business corruption is fuelling the Mexican drug wars. more

Apr 17, 2015 11:30 AM The Berlin Blog

Seymour Gris: #Haschtag Görli

No joke, but tomorrow sees a one-of-a-kind protest in Görlitzer Park: The Great Soli Kiff-In ("smoke-in"), against the newly announced zero-tolerance policy towards weed. Gris only sees one solution to the whole affair. more

Mar 31, 2015 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

The girl from Bahnhof Zoo is now far from a child – and unlikely to be spotted in Charlottenburg, either. She published her follow-up memoir last October, but the English translation is still pending. Here’s an exclusive look at the book and woman. more

Jan 22, 2014 10:30 AM , People 7 Comments

On Mon, Sep 30, EXBlicks at Lichtblick presents Diane Näcke's raw yet optimistic "Meine Freiheit, Deine Freiheit", following the journey of two women from prison to freedom. Here's the story of Salema Wad’Deres, one of the film's protagonists. more

Sep 25, 2013 12:00 PM People 1 Comments

So you're vacationing in Berlin this summer, and confused by the legions of joint-toking, jaw-chewing Berliners you encounter. Are drugs legal here or what? Christine Köhler-Azara, the city's drug commissioner, clears up the rather druggy waters. more

Jul 31, 2013 2:00 PM Zeitgeist

The promises of modafinil, and other 'smart drugs' are bold: can they really make you more productive and intelligent? Our reporter takes the plunge, but finds that there are at least as many risks as benefits to putting your brain in the fast lane. more

Jun 6, 2013 12:00 PM Zeitgeist 1 Comments

From homegrown cannabis on your balcony to heroin on the streets and cocaine in the clubs... drugs are pretty much everywhere in Berlin. Our Drugs Issue tackled them from every angle and now we're taking it live. Join us Wed, May 29 at Kaffee Burger. more

May 23, 2013 10:30 AM Features 1 Comments

Do Berlin cops give a shit about drugs in this city? One Berlin police officer offers insight into the daily trials and tribulations of being the potential buzzkill. more

May 21, 2013 3:00 PM Zeitgeist 1 Comments

Our "Drugs in Berlin" issue has been on the stands for over a week now. Sample some its wares here and read Walter Crasshole's chat with a real businessman. Buy the issue to get a look at the other sides of the law: the cop and the lawmaker. more

May 7, 2013 3:00 PM Zeitgeist 2 Comments

INSIDE: DEALERS, LAWMAKERS and COPS, Drug quiz, WHAT KIND OF DRUGGIE ARE YOU?, a day at the FIXERSTUBE, SMART drugs and HIPPIE drugs from Vigil to AYAHUASCA. Also, interviews with CARSTON NICOLAI, MODESELEKTOR and much, much more! more

Apr 29, 2013 1:00 PM Features 3 Comments

We've all seen them, and know where to direct tourists and stoners when asked where to get their special 'wares', but the Görli dealers themselves remain a mystery. Until now. more

Sep 19, 2012 11:00 AM People 10 Comments

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