Topic: Germany

March 29, 2012

The debate over whether the German soccer team should visit Auschwitz this summer has devolved into an absurd comedy of manners.

December 30, 2011

A really trippy animated rendering of the weird German knee procedure Kobe had this summer. 

December 19, 2011

In world soccer, stereotypes of national style serve as crutches for casual observers. The Germans were long considered to be masters of joyless, mechanical soccer, with function not just dominating form, but leaving it for dead. Yet watching them over the last 18 months has been a revelation as they’ve lately, and quietly, broken with their mold. “Classic" Germany is dead, and pleasingly so