20 episodes

A curious and witty exploration of Berlin, by Walrus aka Wouter Bernhardt.

Berlinology Wouter Bernhardt

    • Places & Travel

A curious and witty exploration of Berlin, by Walrus aka Wouter Bernhardt.

    How to Fare Well

    How to Fare Well

    On the Hartz reforms, the welfare state and Germany's precarious labour sector.

    • 59 min
    Das Kapital

    Das Kapital

    A perfectly decent chat on capitalism. We visit the Museum of Capitalism in Berlin and attend a socialist demonstration. This is Walrus vs The Beast.

    • 42 min
    Checkpoint Charlie

    Checkpoint Charlie

    Checkpoint Charlie was one of the hotbeds of the Cold War. What sparked the 1961 tank stand-off between the Soviets and the Americans? And what's wrong with the former border-crossing today?

    Thanks to Caroline Marburger. Other voices by Georgia, Chris, Susan, Xavier and Rick.

    More information about the history of Checkpoint Charlie at www.berlinology.org

    Music by Mark Schilders, Denis Wouters and Svetnik. Image by Walrus

    • 39 min
    BER Airport

    BER Airport

    A conversation with Joel Dullroy on the airport that never seems to get finished. With material from the four-part series 'How to F#ck up an Airport".

    Original show aired on Radio Spätkauf. http://www.radiospaetkauf.com/category/ber/

    Music by Denis Wouters and Mark Schilders.

    • 25 min
    The Hangover

    The Hangover

    Meanwhile on the mainland; 15.000 British citizens living in Berlin after Brexit.

    Thanks to David Sumner, Georgia Riungu, Ryan Balmer, Daniel Tetlow, Jon Worth, Jonny Whitlam, Zoe Noble, James Glazebrook, Bruce, Jane Golding and Esme Nicholson.

    Brits in Europe, The Three Million Group, Expath, Berlin.de, Article 50.

    Music by LY Foulidis, Mark Schilders and Svetnik. Image by Georgia Riungu.

    • 42 min
    The All Nighter

    The All Nighter

    An inebriated attempt to make sense of Berlin after dark.

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    Thanks to Kai, Manus, Jesse, Ryan, Catherine, Becky, Oliver, Jon, Tom, Michla and Petrit.

    Places visited: Görlitzer Bahnhof, Kottbusser Tor, St. Bart, Circus Lemke, Morphin Bar, Bar Mama, Griessmühle.

    Music by Mark Schilders and Svetnik. Image by Manus Browne.

    • 43 min

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