Merkellooks

Merkellooks Instagram Account Effectively Humanizes Angela Merkel

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

German Chancellor Angela Merkel isn’t the most photogenic politician. Most photos captured by the press feature the her classic blank expression or look of boredom, but is there another side of Germany’s leader that shows she’s no less of a human than us regular folk? That is what one Instagram …

Sources: merkellooks

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Edeka Fat Video

VIDEO: German Grocer Edeka is Back with Another Very Bizarre Ad

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany’s Edeka is definitely not a household name to most Americans, at least not its role as a grocery chain. When it comes to viral videos though, Edeka has managed to break into the social scene with their ads that have tugged at our hearts and made us scratch our …

Sources: Edeka [YouTube]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Ohropax Kill the Noise

Ohropax Just Showed Us Earplug Commercials Can Be Great

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

We all use earplugs at some point in our lives, whether its working with loud tools, going to concerts or trying to find rest next to a chronic snorer. These little pieces of foam, and eventual earwax, aren’t typically the sexiest sell, so when Germany’s Ohropax decided to give it a …

Sources: Ohropax [YouTube]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Conan in Berlin - Flula Beer Stein

Conan Faces Naked Truth in Latest Tease for ‘Conan in Berlin’

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Conan O’Brien is going prime time tonight with the release of his anticipated special Conan in Berlin, and after releasing a clip that looked more like a trip to Munich on Monday night, the latest tease that he showed off on Tuesday’s episode of Conan has him joining his travel parter …

Sources: TBS via YouTube

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Conan in Berlin

Watch the First Look at ‘Conan in Berlin’, Airing Wednesday

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

It has been a few weeks since Conan O’Brien announced on his late night show that he would be taking on Berlin with his friend Flula, and on Monday night he gave the world a look at the primetime special airing this Wednesday, December 7th at 10/9c on TBS. You …

Sources: TBS, Yahoo! TV

Photo: TBS

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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ZDF Heute Show Donald Trump

German Comedian Goes on Bizarre Donald Trump Rant

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Now that the reality of calling Donald Trump ‘Mr. President’ has soaked in, why not take a look at what German media has to say, or at least late-night comedy, which today is really the same thing. After election night, ZDF’s Heute Show went on an expected rant over the results with …

Sources: ZDF via Express

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Marlene Mortler - Thoughts on Weed and Alcohol

Marlene Mortler’s Wacky Social Media Fight Against the Wacky Tobacky

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

German Drug Commissioner Marlene Mortler can be quite the character in the fight against marijuana, often saying the oddest things to support her distaste for the notion of it becoming legalized. While it is feasible for someone to offer a somewhat solid case against the drug, Mortler often takes the wackiest approach …

Sources: Facebook

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Dustin Hopkins German Interview Shutdown

Watch This German Reporter’s Dustin Hopkins Interview Get Shut Down on Live TV

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

After the Washington Redskins and Cincinnati Bengals concluded the NFL International Series on Sunday with a tied game in London, a German reporter rushed on the field to interview Redskins kicker Dustin Hopkins, only to find himself shot down on live TV. Hopkins failed to make a 34-yard overtime field goal with less …

Sources: Sports Illustrated 

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Flula Toot Your Own Horn

Video: Flula Doesn’t Want to Toot Your Horn

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

German comedian Flula is back with another video tackling common english idioms, that as a German makes very little sense. In his latest video, he addresses the phrase “I don’t want to toot my own horn”, and as you can probably guess, Flula has a witty response. Writing out his response would …

Sources: YouTube

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Cow

Cow Faces New Murder Charges After Killing Woman

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

A cow in the German town of Greifenstein may see its fate fall in the hands of the butcher as it has found itself being accused of murdering a 57-year-old woman after wandering off on its own days earlier. While it may sound like a setup for a cheesy late-night …

Sources: Sky News

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Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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