Home » Posts tagged with » BBC

1913: Vienna’s Cultural Soup

1913: Vienna’s Cultural Soup

A century ago, Adolf Hitler, Leon Trotsky, Marshal Tito, Sigmund Freud and Joseph Stalin all lived in central Vienna. This week on the BBC, Editor in Chief of The Vienna Review, Dardis McNamee explained why 1913 Vienna attracted these zealous individuals. “While not exactly a melting pot, Vienna was its own kind of cultural soup, attracting the […]

April Fool’s Schmäh

April Fool’s Day is the day every practical joker looks forward to. Even Jack Frost, known as a mischievous spirit, has had his fun with us this year by sending yet another chill of winter, covering Vienna in a blanket of snow. But it was the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that pulled off one of the biggest hoaxes of […]

A More Tolerant Poland

A More Tolerant Poland

For many Poles, co-hosting Euro 2012 was a chance to showcase their country on the international stage. After all, it would be the biggest international event staged in Poland since the collapse of communism: Millions of euros were pumped into improving the stadiums and Poland’s often maligned transportation infrastructure and, despite initial fears, all these […]

Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » appearance » Widgets » and move a widget into Advertise Widget Zone