Archive for February, 2014

Berlinale Diagonals: Beyond The Anthro-Obscene

Monday, February 24th, 2014

Nope, we’re not interested in venturing into the oozing, festering Berlinale Festival Spectacles vortex this year…

<26.02> CiTiZEN KiNO#35 : Beyond the Anthro-Obscene at Panke, Berlin
date+time: 26-02-2014 – Wed. 21:ooh
location:  @Panke, Gerichtstr.23 – Berlin
title: CiTiZEN KiNO #35
subtitle:  Beyond the Planet of the Anthro-Obscene
people:  XLt, dr.Podinski + u + special guests

admission: 3 – 5 euros … [...]

A Human Chain of Neighborhood Resistance, Baiz Strikes Fwd !

Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

Berlin continues to set new precedents in solidarity action !
Baiz, a local bar*, more aptly described as an anti-capitalist + antifa watering hole and social space, was forced to move due to the rising rents in the  neighborhood – a Kiez – on the borderline between Mitte and Prenzlauerberg.
One of the last venues of Berlin’s [...]

Berlinale Tangents: The Military Entertainment Complex Unveiled…

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014




R.i.P. Shirley Temple Black – 1928-2014.
Perhaps a name for a new cocktail in Washington D.C. ?!?

Interesting to read what happens to super-cute child celebrities put through the military entertainment complex machine ! … From sweet innocence to the homemaker wife of a Navy intelligence officer Charles Alden Black ( son of the president and later [...]

Berlinale blah blah blah… Celebrity overdose!??

Monday, February 10th, 2014

< 6-16.02 > It’s the 10th Year of Director’s Lounge – a fringe smorgasbord of celluloid, video, performances, djs + vjs , cutting-edge underground media makers hanging around … and lots of booze … @ Naherholung Sternchen ( which we just heard will unfortunately close in May, due to the house being scheduled for demolition. [...]

We Break For A Short XLt Public Service Announcement…

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

{ special guest, dj/xj Edgar Alien Pods }

“OH Man! Are We Ever Fucked !” XLt analyst

But not to despair entirely, THIS IS A PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT FROM EDGAR ALIEN, and we’d like to invite YOU to our upcoming XLterrestrials events:
< Thurs. 06.02 > XLterrestrials present dj/vj/xj Podinski spinning a mix of Eastblock Globalista, Psychotronic Dub [...]

Transmediale 2014 v.7: Post-Human FreudenHaus

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

{ Henke’s Code + Lasers }
A friend of Robert Henke’s told us after the premiere performance of “Lumiere” for the finale of CTM and Transmediale, that Robert had considered making his show a tribute to Chelsea Manning. Maybe it was just one of those bar chats with half-truth tales. In any case, instead, what we [...]

Transmediale 2014 v.6 : Unlocking The Enlightenment-Era Plunderpalooza TechnoBubble

Sunday, February 2nd, 2014

{ 1. from Birdwatchers film 2. Protest in Rio }

IF you’re on Twitter ( yes, it’s another digital vortex )  you can follow our quicker, realtime reports:@podinski…
Day 5 ( including opening ceremonies night ) at Transmediale.

Currently being transported by the Brazil perspective… no, not the dystopian Gilliam film version ;)
< > Micropolitics of the post-digital: [...]

Transmediale 2014 v.5 : Post-Digital Colonialism

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

{ XLt pic: We interrupt this message… }
Literally TWO min after entering, this uninvited art citizen was being questioned by security. Possibly TOO post-digital + dangerous !?! #transmediale

We didn’t stick around to see him bloodied to a pulp in a backroom ;) … But safe to say he will either be allowed to wander [...]