Stefan Niggemeier hat in der Frankfurter Allgemeinen Sonntagszeitung einen guten Artikel über die merkwürdige aktuelle Debatte über Tolernz oder Akzeptanz von Homosexualität geschrieben, die sich an der letztwöchigen Maischberger Talkshow zum Thema „Homosexualität auf dem Lehrplan: Droht die ‚moralische Umerziehung‘?“ bzw. der Petition zum Thema in Baden-Würrtemberg entzündete, aber er schneidet das zentrale Wahrnehmungsproblem, das […]

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Secret Encounter is a short film Danilo Vogt (Artmaniax Films) shot for the Hamburg International Short Film Festival’s 3-minute-quickie competition, the motto for which was „human error“ in 2009. Accordingly, I’m playing a priest who’s accidentally killing a well meaning alien life form trying to establish contact with humanity because I’m enganging in, well, let’s […]

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Usually just called „49 degrees“, this is a 3 minute short, shot for the 2002 Hamburg International Short Film Festival’s „3-minute quickie“ competition. In 2002, the topic was „thirst“. I’m in this film with Roland Goulsbra, who, tragically, recently died of a sudden heart attack. This is, I think, Sebastian Linke’s only film to date […]

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A Film by Sebastian Linke and Gerald Haffke about some man’s (me) fear of the first time – taking a lift. It was shot in a hurry just days before our visit to the Cannes Film Festival in 2007 as an entry for the Open Ohr Festival’s film competition about the subject „fear“ – and […]

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Der Spiegel titelt: „Die Lüge ist ministrabel geworden“. Das ist natürlich Blödsinn. Manche Lügen oder Auslassungen waren schon immer ministrabel, andere nicht.

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WordPress 3.1 beta 1

After the WP development team spent the Summer on improving the WP community’s infrastructure, they are back with WordPress 3.1, now in beta 1, the next version of this year’s Open Source CMS “Hall of Fame”-Award winning CMS.

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A Passage to India

Well, we all know where Columbus ended up when he tried to find one. Luckily, my friend Marietta actually made it to India, exchanging the colourful sights of Carnival in Mainz for those of Jaipur.

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No ‚tyrants‘ anymore.

According to the Guardian, a British recruitment firm got into a bit of trouble with the UK’s advertising watchdog because one of its radio ads features an apparently German boss whose spoken German reminds of Charlie Chaplin’s.

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Ok, let’s face it. Mating, human mating in particular, is a complex communication process involving all sorts of biological and cultural codes that no one will ever really understand – except with hindsight, when we call it evolution.

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Good Morning America.

The NY Times reports that the American Law Institute, a body made up of about 4,000 judges, lawyers and law professors and mostly dealing with creating structural legal directives to keep the different jurisdictional layers of the American legal system congruent, and also the body which created the intellectual framework for the modern capital justice […]

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Manifestieren.

Im vergangenen April, auf der Republica 2009, habe ich Stefan Niggemeier nach der gnadenlos langweiligen Blogger vs. Journalismus-Diskussion zwischen zwei Radiointerviews zum Thema noch gefragt, ob es ihn nicht langweile, seit Jahren mit den gleichen Leuten immer die gleichen Dinge zu diskutieren. Er meinte schlicht – „ja“. Aber er begreift diese Diskussionen wohl auch als […]

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