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From hookup apps to polyamory, from impossible and extramarital romance to the psychology of love, we explore how Berliners are finding each other in Germany's singles capital. Also: The Berlinale is upon us and our film team has the lowdown. Read more

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Walter Crasshole on Berlin's 13th Pornfilmfestival, on Oct 23-29 at Moviemento and more. Read more

Film

While the market for female-targeted sex toys is mind-bogglingly vast, when it comes to pleasuring the male organ, there isn't much. Enter Berlin-designed and produced The Ussy. Read more

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How can we talk about sex nowadays? The five actors in Yael Ronen’s brave production dive deep into psychological recesses to speak about gross and hilarious childhood sexuality, clumsy first times and visceral scenes of abuse. Read more

Theatre & Dance

In the German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... Read more

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Bad girl of lit, bird lover, Brandenburger-by-choice – novelist Nell Zink is many things... including busy. Not just with a book a year, either. On Sep 11 and Sep 12 at Haus der Berliner Festspiele, you can see for yourself what that might mean. Read more

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Walter Crasshole on politics and dating apps. Read more

Opinion

Now's your opportunity to get sexy with poetry at the third edition of The Poetry Brothel Berlin on Aug 30, returning once more to the sumptuous surroundings of Tangoloft in Wedding. Anton Dechand explains what it's all about. Read more

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Is Berlin's favourite Canadian expat still relevant in 2018? Ava Johnson went to Sunday's performance art event to find out. Read more

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In the German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... Read more

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Walter Crasshole ponders how homos are entering matrimony. Read more

Opinion

In the German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... Read more

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The Gorki breathes life into "Hamletmaschine" (Apr 6-26), while the Volksbühne takes the fun out of sex with Albert Serra’s new play "Liberté" (Apr 7-8) Read more

Theatre & Dance

On Easter weekend, Berlin notoriously becomes a fetish mecca (moreso). But not all kinksters are leather, studs and muscles. Meet Marie, a 22-year-old college student and former hippie, has given up her peace sign for a new hobby: hitting men. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

Last month marked the last days of Erotica, the first pornographic theatre to open in former East Berlin – and in fact, one of the first post-reunification businesses of any kind on the now-chichi Rosa-Luxemburg-Straße. RIP! Read more

A new exhibition makes Walter Crasshole wonder: whatever happened to gay sex in public toilets? Read more

Opinion

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". Read more

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At the new Berlin Burlesque Academy master the art of garter-snapping and glove-removing like a pro in only four-weeks. Read more

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Tweaker Nazis, Brandenburg beaches, Weimar satire and happy endings: these summer reads will teach you everything you wanted to know about Berlin, and a few things you didn’t. Read more

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THE GAY BERLINER! The HIV prevention drug PrEP is slowly and belatedly reaching Berlin, but health insurance companies won’t cover it. So is it really an option? Read more

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