Matern Boeselager

spying

I Spied on Germany's National Spy Agency

Because someone had to.
Matern Boeselager
1.22.19
religious cults

I Lost My Brother to an Ultra-Conservative Religious Order

Director Zita Effra's debut documentary tells the story of how her brother joined the Legion of Christ.
Matern Boeselager
3.26.18
ten questions

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Recovering Alcoholic

"What I miss most about drinking is the warmth in my stomach and the feeling I can talk to anyone."
Matern Boeselager
5.9.17
Stuff

This Man Spent 25 Years Documenting Every Day of Hitler's Life

'The Itinerary' is a 2,400 page book listing where the Führer was on each day of his life, how he got there, what he did, and who he was with.
Matern Boeselager
5.25.16
Stuff

A Brief History of the Outdated Law That Makes Satire Punishable in Germany

From Popes to Shahs, there's a long story behind the law that might see German satirist Jan Böhmermann prosecuted for insulting Turkey's president.
Matern Boeselager
4.16.16
Culture

Working Out with a Notorious German Biker Gang

The European press may worry that the Germania Ottomans are an aggressively expanding criminal biker gang, but the group says it's more like a boxing club.
Matern Boeselager
3.4.16
Interviews

This German MMA Fighter Says He Was Mistaken for a Refugee and Mistreated by Paramedics

Dib Akil says that after he collapsed from extreme pain after a training session, paramedics were rude to him and his family and made racist remarks they thought he couldn't understand.
Matern Boeselager
2.24.16
Stuff

How the German Media Reacted to News that a Swimming Pool Banned Refugees

In August 2013, the Swiss town of Bremgarten banned asylum-seekers from the local public pool. Last Friday, Bornheim bei Bonn in Germany did the same thing. This time the events were reported differently.
Matern Boeselager
1.20.16
Interviews

Could the Far Right Win the French Regional Elections?

The Front National won around 30 percent of the votes in the first round of France's regional elections on Sunday. I asked our colleagues from VICE France to explain what the hell is going on in their country.
Matern Boeselager
12.8.15
NSFW

We Asked Porn Stars to Draw Their Most Memorable Scenes

A collection of beautiful, original drawings straight from the memories of your favorite porn stars.
Matern Boeselager
10.30.15
Stuff

An Expert Lays Out the Case for Europe Opening Its Borders to Migrants

Economist Michael Clemens is pretty sure that the continent won't collapse if it lets more immigrants in.
Matern Boeselager
4.29.15
News

This Guy Wants to Be Berlin's First Weed Van Man

If the authorities don't let him do his thing, he's threatening to go on hunger strike.
Matern Boeselager
6.5.14
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