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Holiday commercials: naughty and nice

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Yes, advertisers use the holiday season to reinforce traditional family stereotypes. They use holiday ads to foster mass consumerism. But they still produce some damn good holiday commercials, or at least ones that make you laugh, for whatever reason. I'm not a shopper, but felt like sharing them with you. Happy 2018! (Photo: public domain)

They might make you laugh; they might make you cry. But they won’t go unnoticed.

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Orient Express: old plot, new eye candy

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Despite having perhaps far too big shoes to fill and being a bit absurd at times, Branagh's version of Murder on the Orient Express was fun and beautiful to watch. (Photo: public domain)

It’s a nice way to wait out a snow storm (could we have a “white Christmas”, after all?) or a full belly. Fun and beautiful to watch, with big stars and impressive cinematography. Be prepared for kilos of makeup and unexplained plot additions, though.

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Podcast: local fun & book to curl up with

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This December, you might be looking for a different story. This is what our last podcast for 2017 tries go give you.

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Why I dislike the Christmas Market

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Voice, lyrics, production and article by Ana Beatriz Ribeiro. (The views in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of The Leipzig Glocal. Just its grumpy editor.)

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Podcast: inspiration for your lazy Sunday

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Tokyo, Berlin, London and Paris are all jumping on the Klassik Underground bandwagon. Read and listen in to learn more about the event’s success story and how you can catch it, this very Sunday evening, at Leipzig’s Moritzbastei.

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Podcast: no government, but we can dance

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Let’s spike that Glühwein of yours with a dose of murky German political future, and then sweeten it with some music and art.

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