Karl Lagerfeld

Karl Lagerfeld Ready to Return His German Citizenship, Blames Merkel

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Famed fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld is quite furious over the political state of his home country Germany, so much so that in an interview on Thursday with France’s Le Point, he went so far as threatening to give up his German citizenship. Why? Lagerfeld’s anger is aimed at German Chancellor …

Sources: Le Point

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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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Aldi German Week... How German is it?

Aldi German Week… Is It Really That German?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

For all of us lovers of all things German, Aldi’s German week is essentially a holiday, but have we stopped and asked ourselves how accurate the German grocery chain is at portraying its own home food culture? We all know that certain German stereotypes have been ingrained into the American …

Sources: Stern

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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American crayfish invade Berlin waters

Are American Crayfish This Year’s Berlin Delicacy?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

In the American south, crayfish are prized for their appetizing qualities, but when the red swamp crustaceans began invading new and unfamiliar turf in Berlin over the past year, they were anything but popular in the German city. It is believed the North American crawfish, or Procambarus clarkii, were abandoned …

Sources: Reuters

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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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German Music Videos - Madsen

9 New German Music Videos: Madsen, Jannik Brunke, and more

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Finding the latest German music videos, let alone new German music in general, can be a royal pain in the ass. We know! But we have made it one of our missions to end that nonsense and as a result, we are bearing the pain for you so you can …

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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Top German Baby Names for 2017 Released

And the Top German Baby Names of 2017 Were…

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Each year, the Gesellschaft für deutsche Sprache e. V. (Society for German Language) [GfdS] issues a comprehensive list of names given to newborn babies in Germany. There’s usually not a lot of change in the top baby names from one year to the next, but aside from the addition on …

Sources: GfdS

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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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Bangin' 80's Playlist

Our Bangin’ New Music Playlist Will Have You Reliving 1980’s Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The 1980’s was one of the most iconic and culturally redefining decades in German music history. With West Germany pumping out some of the most recognizable 80’s songs and taking the “Neue Deutsche Welle” genre mainstream, we couldn’t resist going back in time to bring you a playlist filled with …

Sources: Spotify, Apple Music

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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You Are Wanted Season 2

Good News ‘You Are Wanted’ Fans, Season 2 Has a US Release Date

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

In early April we speculated on when the second season of You Are Wanted, Amazon’s German original series, would be available to stream in the US. At the time the answer was quite vague, but I am happy to announce we finally have an official release date! Amazon Germany has …

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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Crashed Cases by Volkswagen

Can Volkswagen’s ‘Crashed Cases’ Reduce Distracted Driving Accidents?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany’ Volkswagen is trying a new approach to reducing accidents caused by distracted drivers looking at their phones, introducing special phone cases made out of the exteriors of cars that crashed doing just that. The “Crashed Cases” program is part of a new campaign in Sweden after it was found …

Sources: Crashed Cases, Adweek

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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German Music Videos - Kayef - Allein

8 New German Music Videos: Kayef, Christin Stark, and more

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Finding the latest German music videos, let alone new German music in general, can be a royal pain in the ass. We know! But we have made it one of our missions to end that nonsense and as a result, we are bearing the pain for you so you can …

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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Cheesy Camembert Donuts added to McDonald's German menu

McDonald’s Germany Begins Serving Up Cheesy Camembert Donuts

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

It usually takes a lot for me to step inside a McDonald’s, but the next time I find myself in Germany, I may have to swallow my pride and try out their latest menu addition they call Camembert Donuts. For 3.99 euros ($5), McDonald’s is serving up seven mini donuts …

Sources: McDonald’s

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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