Cringe and Cheugy – Why do we despise the mainstream?

The social girl era, overcome social anxiety, enjoy get-togethers in your new flat. Create mood boards, meticulously design your aesthetic. The power of a glass desk and a perfect coffee table. Individuality versus mainstream, explore good taste in fashion and interiors. Discover Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift, Led Zeppelin, and Pink Floyd. Choose Italian Giallo or French New Wave. Make a bold style statement with an undercut or go for the timeless bald look. Elevate your fashion game with mom jeans or vintage GMBH. Unleash your true self and embrace the joy of being unique.

Annika Duda

From Whitewashing to Racebending: Why Changing the Race of Fictional Characters Matters

The importance of racebending in films, addressing underrepresentation and promoting authentic characters and diversity in movies. Explore the impact of racebending controversies in popular releases like The Little Mermaid and Peter Pan & Wendy, featuring Halle Bailey and Yara Shahidi. Unpack the significance of diverse storytelling, breaking racial stereotypes, and the ongoing debate surrounding racebending in Hollywood. From racial progress to commercial diversity, explore the challenges and opportunities in creating authentic representation for a new generation of viewers.

Jasmin Kraenzel

From Seinfeld to ‘Nothing, Forever’: The AI Comedy Show About Nothing

The rise and fall of AI comedy with 'Nothing, Forever,' a Seinfeld-inspired show. Comedian Whitney Cummings offers insights into the limitations of AI-generated humor, highlighting its inability to experience trauma and emotions. From novelty factor to offensive content, discover the challenges faced by AI as a comedy writer. Uncover the absurdity and uncanny valley of comedic moments, captivating viewers with fleeting entertainment. Reflect on the unpredictability of ordinary life, where AI's comedic inadequacies align with our robot vacuum cleaners' insatiable desire to get stuck. Delve into the intersections of AI, humor, and the human experience.

Tino Hahn

From Gaga to Cher: How Female Pop Stars Captivate the Queer Community

The profound influence of female pop stars on the queer community. From Gaga to Cher, these divas embody power, strength, and empowerment. Learn how they challenge societal norms, validate their talent, and triumph over adversity. Explore the deep connection, fabulous persona, and empowering lyrics that resonate with the LGBTQ+ community. Witness the rise of diverse representation and increased visibility in pop music and media.

Alejandra Espinosa

Ursula Block’s Visionary Concept: Gelbe MUSIK and the Broken Music Exhibition

Broken Music Vol. 2, an immersive exhibition for record and experimental music lovers. Delve into the interaction between art and music at Hamburger Bahnhof museum. Explore 700 curated records celebrating post-war art and music. Experience the visionary concept of Gelbe MUSIK by Ursula Block. Immerse yourself in the visual and auditory world of Broken Music: Artists' Recordworks. Witness audio-visual installations, landscape sounds, and captivating sound collages. Celebrate the resilience of records as artistic mediums and symbols of resistance. Embark on a sensory journey through 70 years of art and music history. Don't miss this meditative and immersive art experience. Visit the exhibition until May 15, 2023. Explore more at the Broken Music website.

Alejandra Espinosa