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Sunday, February 17, 2019
The MAK honors Koloman Moser influential and abundant body of work "Koloman Moser Universalkünstler" proclaims the publicity by the Museum of Applied Arts (MAK) for their current exhibition; whether the boyish-looking designer saw himself as such, we may never know. After all, this implies being a genius, in the parthenon of De Vinci, Picasso and company. Certainly a number of...
With Austrian law still lenient towards violent crimes, the government is determining new measures on Feb 13, raising penalties on offenses such as rape, domestic violence and stalking. The newly developed approach by the Task Force Criminal Law, led by Secretary of State Karoline Edtstadler (ÖVP) will be presented to the Council of Ministers, indicating the need to redefine...
Your Voice in the EU With a lot of heated campaigning buzzing around its ears, the European Union's parliament elections are set to take place in May 2019. Austria's candidates include the current EU representative, ÖVP's Othmar Karas as well as SPÖ's Andreas Schieder (MP, deputy Party Chairman and former State Secretary in the Federal Chancellery), the Green's Werner Kogler,...
The holiday season may be over, but winter is not – so bundle up on the sofa! There’s a mix of great shows and movies coming up. SITCOM Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Directed by comedian Tina Fey, the fourth and final season of Kimmy Schmidt’s misadventures around New York brings the series to a close. Strong and determined, Ellie Kemper stars as the...
Puns intended: Spot the six cheesy puns in the article! Whether you are single or in a relationship, Valentine’s day can be stressful – unless you've acquired an impressive zen of indifference towards it. Either way, I do not like staying at home watching cheesy rom-coms, shoving handfuls of pralines in my mouth (as tempting as this may sound). Instead,...
Omissions and Emissions I’m Understandably Distressed I’m a 21-year-old woman, and I have an IUD. I’ve had sex with quite a few men, and one thing seems to be almost constant among them: trying to fuck without condoms. Many of the men I’ve been with seem to be perfectly fine and terribly eager to have sex without condoms. This has always...
The European Court of Justice ruled (January 22nd)  that Austria is guilty of discrimination on the grounds of religion, as under the county’s law, Good Friday is the luxury of only four minority churches. Following a complaint made by Private Detective Markus Achatzi claiming his employer failed to pay him extra for work he carried out on the holy...
The tomcat was "hired" to chase away mice in the stables of the new police horses in the Military Academy Wiener Neustadt – but apparently, Austria’s one and only police cat resigned. Where is Mister Black? The tomcat was supposed to chase away mice at the Military Academy in Wiener Neustadt. Now, he has disappeared, as Austria’s daily Kurier reported on...
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