Germany — Jul 20, 2017

Introducing Europe to Date

I’m co-hosting a new podcast with an Australian journalist in Berlin to help explain the biggest issues facing Europe.

Germany — Jul 22, 2016

Goodbye Blub

I’m inexplicably heartbroken to learn this morning that Blub – a vast abandoned swimming complex in Berlin – has gone up in flames. It was once a grand project featuring whirlpools, water slides, and multiple bathing areas, which created a labyrinth of old saunas, storage rooms, and changing booths ripe for exploration after its downfall.

Germany — Jul 19, 2016

Introducing: History on Tape

I’m proud to share a new project I’ve co-founded together with students at the Free and Humboldt Universities in Berlin. History on Tape is an interview series with a retro title, where we sit down with historians to talk about their recent work and force them to justify their research funding.

Germany — Feb 8, 2016

A short film called Roadtrip

Is there a German compound noun that conveys nostalgia for a city you haven’t left? Watching Roadtrip, a short animated film by Xaver Xylophon, made me pine for Berlin and its summer days.

Germany — Jan 27, 2016

Just another Monday in paradise

One of the benefits of living in the heart of Europe is the proximity of exotic travel destinations. Why not take a quick beach trip to one of many nearby islands? Why not to the closest of them all?

Germany — Oct 19, 2015

Berlin from above

When my friend from San Francisco takes his drone for a spin in the Bay Area, locals geek out over the technology and are generally enthusiastic about a spider-legged robot the size of a birthday piñata buzzing overhead. I was fairly sure that wouldn’t be the case in Berlin.

Germany — Aug 18, 2015

Cameron’s World

Turn on audio and scroll down the rabbit hole into the mind-bending world of tech art, complete with custom soundtrack and browser.

Germany — Jul 22, 2015

Pilsner all around and not a hop to drink

The beer mountain towered before me, twinkling under the fluorescent lights of a late-night corner store. Behind dozens of crates stacked to eye level, a refrigerated wall showcased bottles of every description, resplendent in kaleidoscopic labels with unpronounceable names.

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