Tag Archives: Germany

American Prudery

I first saw this ad when I was in Germany, and took note of it mostly because the dude is smokin’ and because I was surprised to see men kissing on television (we don’t get that in ‘merica): Then I … Continue reading

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Penis Soup

Spotted in the Hamburg Kunsthalle Art Gallery: For some reason, I saw it and thought of all of you.

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Tuesday Travel Blogging – Berlin

I went to Berlin for the third time this past weekend, and at the risk of sounding like one of those Berlin snobs, I think I’m kind of in love. It’s a fantastic city: Lots of history, lots of energy, … Continue reading

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A little Monday morning feminist Flickr

Spotted on a bathroom door at an apartment in St. Pauli, Hamburg: Bathroom poster, Hamburg, originally uploaded by JillNic83. The owner of the apartment was throwing a queer-friendly party/DJ showcase. The poster fit right in. And I want it.

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And this is where I thank God that Ich bin ein Hamburger

This is why I love Gawker. The #1 reason I was hesitant to come to Germany was that I feared I’d be surrounded by the kind of insufferable NYU hipsters who constantly proclaimed their love for Berlin and all seemed … Continue reading

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Berlin tips?

I’m meeting my mama there this weekend. I know Berlin is the new Buenos Aires (and Buenos Aires is the new Paris) so there’s a ton to see and do, but what are some good mother-daughter activities? I have a … Continue reading

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My favorite German word

Schnurrbart. It means “mustache.” According to my German teacher, it actually translates into something like “cat beard.” How fantastic is that? (I learned it because one of my professors has a rad schnurrbart). What’s your favorite non-English word?

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Question for the peanut gallery

I’m still very, very undecided about who to support in the Democratic primary. And now that I’m in Germany and all my political-junkie friends are in the states, I have no one to discuss the decision with. So who are … Continue reading

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