The ketwurst is an East German hot-dog-not-hot-dog made by pushing a bread roll onto a hot spike, toasting the inside, swilling a sausage around in a tray of ketchup, and squeezing the resulting meat mess into the bread hole.
Conceptual artist Daniel Knorr artistically explores the legacy of East Germany’s spy agency, the Stasi.
Meeting the Creators of 'Deutschland 83 ,' the German TV Show That Will Make You Nostalgic for the Cold War
Set in 1983, the Cold War drama deals with life in Germany on the brink of the fall of the Berlin Wall through the eyes of a young man who's forced to become a Stasi spy.
The Wende Museum houses a treasure trove of more than 100,000 objects from the former Eastern Bloc, ranging from Stasi audio tapes to East German household cleaning products.
It's from Florian Grill, the head of the Dying Victims Productions label and author of the zine "Thrash Attack."
We spoke with him about state-sponsored hooligans and smuggling rolls of films from the West to the East.
This Saturday is the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. We found the guy whose face made all the front pages the day after he was photographed smashing the shit out of it with a hammer.
Red Bull owns a team in the German soccer system that's turning heads, but the corporation is catching heat for their plan to take over the Bundesliga.
Skateboarding was American, therefore subversive and dangerous, so the Stasi began monitoring the skating community to keep tabs on any potential troublemakers or ringleaders.
Between World War II and the fall of Communism, many fled Soviet-controlled East Germany and headed westward. The stories of these defectors have been exhaustively documented, but much less is known about the few who headed against the tide, west to...