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Ruth Schneider

Ulli Lust is not only Exberliner's departing resident cartoonist, she's also one of Berlin's most lauded comics artists. As a parting shot, she spoke to us about her brilliant second graphic novel, "How I tried to be a good person". more

Dec 15, 2017 12:15 PM , Interviews & Portraits

Comic artist Berliac has earned the ire of the identity politics community three times over. Exberliner met with him to find out what all the fuss was about. more

Dec 4, 2017 11:00 AM Interviews & Portraits

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Photo by Arno Declair

INTERVIEW! Film star Nina Hoss talks about how her relationship with her father and the post-Trump Left inspired her to hit the Schaubühne stage with a very personal adaptation of "Returning to Reims". Catch it Nov 22 and 25-28. more

Nov 21, 2017 3:00 PM Theatre & Dance

Dancing on tables, blowjobs on the walls... Charlottenburg's most notorious bistro is still going strong after almost 40 years. Insiders dish on Paris Bar's 1980s past and no-less-rowdy present. more

Oct 2, 2017 11:00 AM Zeitgeist

HARD TALK! Last Sunday, the Volksbühne officially rebooted under the artistic direction of Chris Dercon of Tate Modern fame. The charismatic Belgian invited us for an unusually frank talk about Berlin and the drama surrounding his appointment. more

Sep 14, 2017 11:00 AM Theatre & Dance 3 Comments

Online mag Berliner Gazette brings up the Snowden files, and what we really know of them, in exhibition Signals (Sep 12-26) at Diamondpaper and a book launch for "A Field Guide to the Snowden Files" (Sep 11) at Walther König. more

Sep 7, 2017 12:00 PM Art & Exhibitions

An exhibition and a book are bringing the Snowden files back to Berlin. As part of the Signals (Sep 12-26, Diamondpaper), American surveillance researcher Light presents his “Snowden Archive-in-a-Box” in a hands-on workshop (Sep 13). more

Sep 7, 2017 11:00 AM Art & Exhibitions

The artist and co-curator of HKW's exhibition on Russian Cosmism explains what's so inspiring about the spaced-out movement, and what the difference is between the Cosmists' universal quest for immortality and Silicon Valley-style trans-humanism. more

Aug 31, 2017 2:30 PM Interviews & Portraits

Haus der Kulturen der Welt takes Berliners on a mind-boggling trip through Cosmism in the conference and exhibition Art Without Death, Aug 31-Oct 3. more

Aug 28, 2017 12:00 PM , Art & Exhibitions

After years of jet-setting digital activism on a global scale, disillusioned burn-out Jérémie Zimmermann has found a new cause: hacker wellness. more

May 30, 2017 1:30 PM Zeitgeist

Just last week the German government released of a study confirming the prevalence of right-wing extremism in the East. Researcher Emmanuel Droit explains the AfD's East-West divide, and why he thinks it's condemned to remain a protest movement. more

May 24, 2017 11:00 AM Politics

INTERVIEW! Better than "Orange is the New Black"! A CIA spy reveals all about his time in jail among "chomos", Italian mobsters and neo-Nazis. Here's part two of our chat with ex-CIA agent and whistleblower-turned-author John Kiriakou. more

May 23, 2017 12:15 PM Interviews & Portraits

Wednesday, we celebrated the release of Chelsea Manning; last week, another jailed whistleblower was in the Berlin spotlight: ex-CIA agent John Kiriakou. We met for a captivating talk about torture, terrorists, and sociopathic presidents. more

May 18, 2017 1:00 PM Interviews & Portraits

As agencies overstate prices for higher commissions and tenants realise the goldmine they’re sitting on, the cheap flats that once drew the world to Berlin have all but vanished. And the few great deals left come with problems of their own... more

May 2, 2017 11:00 AM Zeitgeist

INTERVIEW! Writer and director Falk Richter takes a retrospective look at "Fear", the 2015 play the AfD tried to censor, and talks artistic freedom It returns to the Schaubühne this Apr 22-23 and May 20-21. more

Apr 20, 2017 11:00 AM Theatre & Dance

A new book topping Germany's non-fiction charts suggests that the refugee crisis that shook Germany and the world was the result of confusion, backroom deals and political backpedalling. Author Robin Alexander explains. more

Apr 6, 2017 11:15 AM Interviews & Portraits

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Bernd Stegemann

We asked academics and experts about the ride of German populism and what to do about it. more

Apr 3, 2017 3:30 PM , Zeitgeist

Political philosopher and author Joseph Vogl on how conservatives have been fostering xenophobia since decades before the AfD. more

Apr 3, 2017 12:00 PM Interviews & Portraits

Anna* is a friendly, laid-back Berliner who speaks fluent English and works at an international start-up. Formerly a Die Linke voter, she recently confided she’d now rather vote for the AfD. Here’s why. more

Apr 3, 2017 11:00 AM Interviews & Portraits 1 Comments

Being sexually attracted to children isn’t sick, just acting on it. That’s the idea behind a groundbreaking paedophilia therapy programme at Charité. Time to reevaluate one of our society’s greatest taboos? more

Mar 30, 2017 11:00 AM Zeitgeist

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