Entries Tagged as 'Literature'

Monday, December 10th, 2007

Holiday Shopping Frenzy

T’is the season to be jolly – and to give to the ones you love!
But what to get your naughty daughter that has it all? Or your husband that can only be satisfied by a paid-for BMW X5? Do your friends already have the movies and soundtracks you can think of? Well maybe it’s time […]

Thursday, May 24th, 2007

Back on track

I would have never thought that coming back to Berlin could be such a culture shock when you’ve been around sheep and only the best of New Zealand’s scenery for some weeks. But here’s what it was worth coming back for:
From tonight until Saturday, LAN Festival is taking place down at Hebbel am Ufer theater […]

Monday, January 8th, 2007

Berlin’s Golden January

No snow in January? So what? Check out Gold, a young print mag and blog on authors, novels, poems and literature-related events around Berlin and Potsdam.
Or visit the Deutsches Historisches Museum (German Historical Museum) for the photographic documentation “Übergänge” (”Transitions”) of Angelika Kampfer and Ewald Hentze of a country in transformation, from shortly before the […]

Wednesday, October 18th, 2006

Haiku Contest Winner 2006

Thank you for all your wonderful submissions. Our jury has reviewed every haiku and decided for the best of your entries.
The Winner is Dylan Goldblatt from Virginia, USA. Shortly, we will give him the opportunity for an interview on Luftbruecke.net. And now, here’s the best haiku of the Luftbruecke Haiku Contest of 2006:

We all know […]

Wednesday, October 11th, 2006

Support South Korea!

North Korea’s supposed nuclear test on Monday provoked all allies to call for sanctions or other strong reactions. The US and China agreed on a direct response to this act, to which Kim Yong Il in return proclaimed that any response would be seen as a “declaration of war” and handled with “physical measures”. (New […]

Sunday, October 1st, 2006

An Airlift of Literature

Our sky team has put together a supply of literature to sustain you during the cold months:
Frontline by David Loyn describes the true story of how a news agency crosses every moral line for a good story, manages to be successful, but only by sacrificing correspondents and news teams to the world’s fiercest battle fields.
In […]

Monday, September 18th, 2006

Privacy breached

The private sphere is becoming more and more public, and the public sphere is becoming more and more private. Post-post-modernism has brought up the phenomenon of an increase in self-exposure, as seen on reality tv shows in the western or westernized countries, or within the community of blogs, photo-sharing and YouTube. At the same time, […]

Thursday, September 14th, 2006

Election Day Blues

What are you doing on Sunday? Oh, right: There’s the state election, with social-democrat Wowereit smiling harder than his opponent Pflüger. Berlin has decided to let its people choose by sympathy for the candidate’s face than by priority of issues – as one might conclude after studying this year’s poster rally. To be honest, most […]

Saturday, September 9th, 2006

A city on paper

Comic strips are for loosers and nerds – unfortunately, this opinion is still common among academics. But quite comparably to the book market, not all novels are like Dan Brown’s “The Da Vinci Code”, and not all comic books are about Supermen and -women.
If you are new to the genre, the term “graphic novel” should […]

Tuesday, August 29th, 2006

Haiku Contest Autumn 2006

Here’s a little Luftbruecke contest – the first of its kind: Please send us your haikus on the pro’s and con’s of autumn in Berlin. The top five haikus will be posted here on Luftbruecke.net! We will add your link to our upcoming link list and post an interview with the author of the best […]