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    Flipping a profit: Berlin’s Depop generation

    With second-hand fashion on trend, a new wave of youth are combining style, politics and their digital nous to make a socially responsible buck. We meet some of the main players. Read more

    Nov 9, 2020

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    Inside Berlin’s busy Ballroom scene

    Does “voguing” ring a bell for you? Well, it should, because Ballroom, the NYC-born 1960s subculture, is alive and kicking in 2020 Berlin. We met up with some of the extravagant ‘mothers’ and ‘secret agents’ that walk the local runway. Read more

    Oct 22, 2020

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    Corona comedy: How far is too far?

    As comedy clubs in the US and much of Europe remain closed, the pandemic has made Berlin the world’s unlikely stand-up capital. So how are our city’s comedians tackling Corona, and is it okay to joke about the virus? Read more

    Sep 28, 2020

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    JJ Bola: Masculinity unmasked

    Following four poetry collections and a novel, this Congolese-British author has just released an insightful book assessing modern masculinity. He’s in Berlin for a reading at the International Literature festival, so we called him up for a chat. Read more

    Sep 14, 2020