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One recent Wednesday noon, I left school in a zombie-like walk, tired after just 3 hours sleep and longing for a seat in at least one of the two buses back home. First bus, got off on Saavedra Bridge, where I take another one that leaves me 6 [more]

Published by  on Juni 30, 2015

The spastic groove of Looking For Clues fades as the elevator hits ground zero. Doors open to a crowded foyer, and the woozy clot of Every Kinda People brings colour to listless faces. A partial round of applause as Yanis wrestles the curtain, bleach and stereo from the [more]

Published by  on Juni 22, 2015

“The ceremonial baton is a short, thick stick-like object, typically in wood or metal, traditionally the sign of a field marshall or a similarly high-ranking officer. The baton is distinguished from the swagger stick in being thicker and effectively without any practical function. Unlike a sceptre, a baton [more]

Published by  on Juni 22, 2015

On leaving Downing Street, Yanis gets a text from Alex recommending he extend his stay in London. The city represented all they wouldn’t let Athens become, necessitating total familiarity with what they had come to describe as ‘drone lifestyle’. And as Alex was keen to point out, “When [more]

Published by  on Juni 22, 2015

16-Jun-2015 16:53:36 – EU’S JUNCKER SAYS DOESN’T CARE ABOUT GREEK GOVT BUT ABOUT GREEK PEOPLE 16-Jun-2015 16:53:49 – US’ BOON SAYS I DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU WANT ME TO WRITE 16-Jun-2015 16:54:00 – EU’S JUNCKER SAYS HAS HAD NO CONTACT WITH GREEK GOVT SINCE SUNDAY BECAUSE NEGOTIATIONS GOING [more]

Published by  on Juni 22, 2015

Mutti is greatly taken by the British TV bake-off programme. “Far superior to Das gross Backen.” She effortlessly learns the Wikipedia entry by heart, however shot her minute-to-minute memory. “The signature challenge is for the amateur bakers to show off their tried-and-tested recipes that are rustic and altogether home-made-looking.” [more]

Published by  on Juni 22, 2015
 
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Das 7:1 von Deutschland gegen Brasilien bei der Fußball-WM 2014 war der Einbruch des Unwahrscheinlichen – und der Kommentator des ZDF, Belà Rety, blieb stur bei seinem bodennahen Stotterrealismus, diesem anämischen Fehlervermeidungsgestus, der auch den deutschen Film, die deutsche Literatur, die Gesellschaft generell und politisch die Merkel-Republik durchdringt. Er [more]

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For generations, the big city has promised romance, danger, opportunity. But what happens when you wake up one hung-over morning and realize the promise is gone… along with your cheap apartment? That your whole existence in Berlin – ten years of easy living based on cheap rent and [more]

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Die Texte in diesem Band erschienen zwischen dem 27. November 2000 und dem 7. September 2001 im Feuilleton der „Süddeutschen Zeitung“. Es sollte um Gegenstände gehen, etwas Konkretes also, an dem sich die Erinnerung zeigt, die zwar privat motiviert war, aber durchaus politisch gemeint. Das alte Deutschland war [more]

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Carl Sternheim war unruhig, er war unzufrieden, er kämpfte gegen seine Zeit, den Wilhelminismus erst, dann die Weimarer Republik, wie es die Pflicht jedes Zeitgenossen sein sollte, denn das Gute wird immer verraten, das wusste Sternheim, denn er war ja der Dramatiker, der mit seinen existentiellen Komödien “Der [more]

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Sandra Bartoli is a contemporary Walter Benjamin. His was Paris, hers is Tiergarten in Berlin. She is wandering through this somehow engrossed park in the centre of Berlin, a city without a centre, in 60 chapters. Exploring its hidden places, past, present, dark corners, bright lights, “Dönerbuden”, ponds, [more]

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Eine Frau in Los Angeles, auf der Suche nach sich selbst, nach der Liebe, nach dem Sinn – zwischen all dem Glamour, den Stars, den Erinnerungen, an die Kindheit und den Katholizismus, an Berlin und die Drogen, ans Cookies, die Panoramabar, an die Nächte und den Exzess. Wer [more]

 

Let me begin this story with a personal revelation: I am illegal. This story begins in Laos in 1975. It’s a story about crying, remorse and tears. The Chinese electrician Sengdao fell in love with his maid Thi Tam, a Vietnamese tailoress. The unlike couple grew up in [more]

Published by  on Januar 18, 2014

My name is Benedicta Solange, An French Nationality born in Nantes (France) and i reside for almost 22 years now in Benin Republic for purely Gold Business. My company name is: (Berossy Gold Sarl) Dearest, I am sharing this message to explain what I currently lives as tragedy and [more]

Published by  on April 2, 2014

As Told by the Holy Woman in Her Own Words A Hundred or So Years after the End of the World I sat down heavily and plunged my arm in the pail of water, where it disappeared in a cloud of hissing steam. When I drew it out [more]

Published by  on Oktober 20, 2013

MoL asks why can’t DVDs be packaged in the same size boxes as CDs? That way you would need only one kind of shelving. MoL admits to being depressed by the boxed set because it either sits there, useless, after being watched or reproving for not having been [more]

Published by  on Januar 13, 2014

The Criterion office is on Park Avenue. It’s really huge. Kim Hendrickson gave me a tour which ended in this tiny room with all their dvds. And I got a bag full of the greatest films. (Georg: JP Gorins three films are in the bag) I enjoyed the [more]

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