In Volkswagen Super Bowl Ad, A German Engineer Gets His Wings Every Time A VW Hits 100K Miles

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Shortly after Audi released their Super Bowl ad ahead of the big game, Volkswagen followed suite and made their own Super Bowl ad available early to the public, playing on their popular message that “Volkswagen has more cars on the road with over 100k miles than any other automotive brand”. …

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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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To Those Who Think We Are Audi: Thanks For the Laughs

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

It isn’t often that I take the time to write some commentary here on German Pulse, and believe me, the amount of crazy emails we receive could warrant a whole series on this site.  We generally just laugh off some of the most outrageous emails, and sometimes I just scratch …

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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 Retirement Community Re-Creates Famous Movie Scenes For 2014 Calendar

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Residents from the Contilla Retirement Group in Essen, Germany, got a little taste of Hollywood when they got in front of the cameras to create a calendar paying homage to some of the most iconic scenes in cinema.  The seniors, ranging in age from 75 to 98, re-created twelve movie scenes …

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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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Audi Releases “Doberhauhau” Super Bowl Early On YouTube

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

German carmaker Audi has decided to show their Super Bowl ad early by posting their humorous 60-second commercial for the all-new Audi A3 on YouTube.  Most of the full minute spot, which will air during the first in-game break after the 3rd quarter kickoff, features not the car itself, but an …

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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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Giant Footprint Belonging To Herman the German Discovered in New Ulm, MN.

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The Minnesota town of New Ulm has always been proud of its German roots and displays it with their town mascot Herman the German, along with their tagline “Germans Have More Fun”.  In an effort to drive home that fact, the town’s Chamber of Commerce has launched a new “Legend …

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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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“How German Sounds” Video Goes Viral, But Does It Accurately Depict the Language?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Over the last week I have watched the “How German Sounds Compared To Other Languages” YouTube video by the Copy Cat Channel cropping up on news sites small and big.  The entire concept of the video is to show the German language as being harsh compared to others such as …

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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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Featured Video: Angela Merkel Trying to Find Berlin On A Map

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

This video has been circulating online the last few weeks and I couldn’t resist sharing it on German Pulse.  Angela Merkel was taking part in a geography lesson while visiting an International European school in Berlin, and while she was with the teacher in front of a map, Merkel was …

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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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Featured Video: Germans and Their Obsession With Punctuality

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The other day I stumbled upon this humorous video, shared by GermanHeit, on the stereotype of punctual Germans.  While the video is meant to be an exaggeration, and most stereotypes are, I feel it is pretty spot on.  I’m sure we can all agree that most Germans are never too …

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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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Germany Has A New Superhero and He’s Out To Save the German Language

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

What are we talking about?  The Goethe Institut has just revealed their creative new campaign featuring Hermann (aka German) who is a superhero fighting to protect the German language and is out to save you from the evil Lord Vakuum.  Hermann discovers that Lord Vakuum is sucking up the German …

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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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The Local Compiles a List of 12 Humorous German Sayings

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The German news in English site, the Local, has made up a list of 12 funny and somewhat odd sayings that are common in German culture.  Some of the sayings are a little out there, so I would love to hear from our readers which sayings they have actually heard …

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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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