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5 Mad Japanese Startups IFA 2019 Wasn’t Ready For

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Look out Europe, the Japanese are coming and they’ve brought eye-watering innovation with them. In the West, Japanese inventiveness is not only recognised, but revered. From ridiculous/ingenious Chindōgu-style gadgets, to ideas that have shaped our modern world, there’s always a gasp of anticipation when the Japanese open their metaphorical ideas-briefcase to show what’s inside. At … Read more 5 Mad Japanese Startups IFA 2019 Wasn’t Ready For

Trump’s ‘Memoir’ Now Available auf Deutsch

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In ‘Meine Fantastische Präsidentschaft’, the king of fake news gets a dose of his own medicine. You might know actor Alec Baldwin for his role playing a slimy, bollocks-talking ’90s businessman in the film Glengarry Glen Ross. But, more recently, Baldwin has become known for his impersonation of another slimy, bollocks-talking ’90s businessman. Namely: Donald … Read more Trump’s ‘Memoir’ Now Available auf Deutsch

Rory Midhani’s Corner of Berlin: Ficken 3000

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Introducing artist and darkroom chronicler Rory Midhani and his Corner of Berlin: Ficken 3000. Having lived in Berlin for five years now, Rory Midhani found his artistic muse in the dank of the Berlin darkroom. His drawings, murals and cardboard scenes take an affectionate, comedic peek into Berlin’s darkrooms, shedding light on that “grimy” unknown … Read more Rory Midhani’s Corner of Berlin: Ficken 3000

BBB Berlin is Ostkreuz’s Slick Burger Operation

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BBB Berlin stylishly straddles being both a down-to-earth burger joint and full-service restaurant. I must admit: since I wrote a relatively comprehensive guide to Berlin burgers back in 2014, I’ve eaten burgers very rarely. Too much of a good thing. Sometimes just the thought of a burger is enough. Not to mention the flashbacks. That … Read more BBB Berlin is Ostkreuz’s Slick Burger Operation

Winter is Coming. That Means One Thing: Burlesque.

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A long night of burlesque, drag, songs of ice and lots of wildfire this Wednesday, October 9th. The best thing about summer ending is that Burlesque returns. Performers, too hot to melt themselves under the lights of the cramped, un-airconditioned stages of Berlin’s Burlesque scene, go into a sort of glittery, sequinned hibernation. Now they … Read more Winter is Coming. That Means One Thing: Burlesque.

SADO OPERA’s Corner of Berlin: Wilde Renate

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SADO OPERA share their favourite Corner of Berlin: Salon zur Wilden Renate. “Wilde Renate: Our mother and lover, our passion and our home.” Being unabashed about my love for stage makeup, over-the-top theatrics and Prince, it was clear I’d fall for SADO OPERA as soon as I heard them. In fact, I didn’t even need … Read more SADO OPERA’s Corner of Berlin: Wilde Renate

Döner Kebabs Go Upmarket with KWA – Kebap With Attitude

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Döner kebabs are getting gentrified. And it’s about time. Kebap With Attitude is a new kebab shop on Gipsstraße, near Rosenthaler Platz. Why is a new kebab shop news? There are already 1600 in Berlin. Because, instead of that industrial Pressfleisch meat-slurry you get in 99.99% of Berlin’s Dönerläden, Kebap With Attitude make their own … Read more Döner Kebabs Go Upmarket with KWA – Kebap With Attitude

Robert Farrar’s Corner of Berlin: Stammtisch

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Author, playwright and musician Robert Farrar shares his favourite Corner of Berlin: Stammtisch. For him, “Life without the Stammtisch is possible – but meaningless!” I first met Robert Farrar in 2017. It was Wild at Heart, where he was performing as his musician alter-ego, Merlin Dietrich. Sharing the line-up with the mighty Shambhu Leroux, Merlin … Read more Robert Farrar’s Corner of Berlin: Stammtisch

Sandra Juto’s Corner of Berlin: Freischwimmer

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Introducing Swedish artist Sandra Juto and her Corner of Berlin: Freischwimmer. For her, it’s like “stepping into another world.” We’ve been asking our Berlin friends to take us on a tour of their favourite corners of the city. Sandra Juto – someone who’s been living the epitome of the creative Berlin lifestyle for more than … Read more Sandra Juto’s Corner of Berlin: Freischwimmer

‘Yesterday’ Trailer-In a World Without The Beatles

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British comedy ‘Yesterday’ is a magical mystery tour through Beatlemania… with a twist. The premise is great: a struggling musician on the verge of quitting the music business is knocked off his bike by a car during a mysterious global blackout. When he awakes, the world has changed in one distinct way. But musician Jack … Read more ‘Yesterday’ Trailer-In a World Without The Beatles

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