We snuck into an empty sleeper compartment after downing a few beers in the dining car of a night train. His name was Mike, or maybe it was Matt, and we met a couple of hours earlier on the platform of the Duisburg train station. He had dark brown hair and clear blue eyes, and smelled like sweat and weed — the…
Visitors to this year's two-week Munich Oktoberfest drank 7 million liters of beer, beating 2007's previous high of 6.94 million liters. This still doesn't explain why dentures, a leather whip, and a live rabbit turned up in lost and found.
[Munich, September 19: Girls in traditional Bavarian outfits participate in Oktoberfest's Riflemen's Parade; it's the 200th anniversary of the hops-heavy celebration. And so an entire nation puts on its beer goggles. Image via Getty.]
We can infer that Munich's shocking shorts award ceremony has to do with shocking short films. What we can't figure out is why it's so bizarrely, awesomely intriguing.