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 …

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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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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 

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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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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

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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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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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Bouquet Toss

Video: Woman Face Plants for Bride’s Bouquet

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Quite a few wedding traditions between the US and Germany are the same, including the customary bouquet toss by the bride at the reception. All the single ladies group together with the hope of being the one to catch the flowers, scientifically containing the powers to make her the next …

Sources: Daily Mail

Photo: John Mayer [Flickr]

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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burkindl

The Burkini Was So Last Month… Let’s Welcome the Burkindl

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Just mentioning anything ‘burk’ will usher in a wave of criticism, but at a certain point that term that seems to have induced fear in many, jumps the shark and becomes one of those eye-rolling moments. The new burkindl is just that. No, the burka meets dirndl is not something …

Sources: DailyMail

Photo: Daniel Löb

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 Guy’s ‘Emoji News’ Answer Causes James Corden to Lose It

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

During the popular ‘Emoji News’ segment on Tuesday night’s The Late Late Show, host James Corden had an international set of players, but when the mic went to a guy from Germany, his answer left Corden on the verge of tears from laughing. What’s ‘Emoji News’ you ask? Well it is pretty much what …

Sources: The Late Late Show with James Corden

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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The ‘BratWurst Bot’ Is Here To Invade The Grill

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Until today, I held onto the hope that when the world becomes controlled by robots my bratwurst would not fall into the tight gripping hands of the world dominating machines, but that bright future has faded now that the “BratWurst Bot” is here. The FZI Research Center, at the Karlsruhe …

Sources: QuartzFZI

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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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Flula Schools Conan On German Phrases and Routines

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Flula, the German comedian known for both his role in the movie Pitch Perfect 2 and his hilarious YouTube videos where he is often breaking down common, yet confusing, American idioms, went on Conan O’Brien’s show last Thursday to try to teach him some dirty German phrases and help plan Conan’s …

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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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When You Bring A Keg to the Office Party, Don’t Do What This Guy Did

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

So let’s say your office is having a little party and you decide to bring a keg of beer to share (imagine you’re in Germany or a very liberal office), how would you get the keg started? Well for starters, we do not recommend using a plank of wood to …

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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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