Shitty Ad

Photo of bad wallpaper poster application by Stefan Klenke

Photo by Stefan Klenke

This ad for a wallpaper brand tries to make a point that it can be applied fast, that it is durable and that the application job will always be successful. But that whole message gets totally trashed because the ad poster applier dude was really lousy at his job. I think the wallpaper guys deserve their money back.

These bins should be fired!

Seriously, these bins are pretty sh*t at their job.

Street Photo of a totally overloaded bin in Treptower Park Berlin by Stefan Klenke

Doesn’t get any work done. (Photo by Stefan Klenke)

Streetphoto of a messy stickercovered bin near Berlin Ostkreuz, by Stefan Klenke

What a messy Punk!!!?! (Photo by Stefan Klenke)

Streetphoto of a fallen bin in Berlin Neukölln by Stefan Klenke

He even turned up drunk!!! (Photo by Stefan Klenke)

Streetphoto of a bin with loads of cigarettes on the floor near Sonnenallee Berlin by Stefan Klenke

“Kippendiener“ – actually means cigarette butt servant! But wtf?! Total failure! (Photo by Stefan Klenke)

Very Important Paper Bin

Streetphoto of a bin which has written Very Important Papierkorb written on it with a red carpet in front of it

VIP = Very Important Papierkorb – so clever

This street photo posted by Werben und Verkaufen Magazin on Instagram made me laugh. I m a massive fan of the BSR (Berliner Cleaning Facilities) advertising style. Since a few years all bins and cleaning vehicles in the city are covered with funny slogans and phrases that really make you feel connected and sympathetic with the company – and even the rubbish bins – which seem to come alive because of that.
And this one is definitely the most inventive and stylish yet. Looks like it’s a clever PR gag for the Berlinale – the city’s prestigious annual movie festival.

Trump is a Dicktator

Nope to Trump - Posters at the No Ban - No Wall Protest March in Berlin (Photo by Stefan Klenke)

Nope to Trump (Photo by Stefan Klenke)

On Saturday, 4 February 2017, I joined ca. 1500 people at the No Ban – No Wall protest march in Berlin. We gathered at the Brandenburg Gate listened to a few passionate speakers and chanted protest slogans. We then walked passed the Reichstag building towards the American Embassy where we gathered to again listen to speeches at shouted anti fascist slogans directed at the US officials behind their rocket-proof walls.

Trump is a Dic(k)tator - Posters at the No Ban - No Wall Protest March in Berlin (Photo by Stefan Klenke)

Trump is a Dic(k)tator – Posters at the No Ban – No Wall Protest March in Berlin (Photo by Stefan Klenke)

Separation Walls are evil!
For me it was very symbolic to protest against Trumps stupid idea to build a massive wall precisely at the point where the Berlin Wall once divided our city and nation. We humans must learn that separation walls are not a way to improve anything in the world. They will just cause more suffering and hate. We must work towards a world where we do not need walls any more.

Here a short Video of the Anti-Trump March: Anti Trump Protest March Berlin Video

Trump is Shit - Poster at the No Ban - No Wall Protest March in Berlin (Photo by Stefan Klenke)

Trump is Shit – Poster at the No Ban – No Wall Protest March in Berlin (Photo by Stefan Klenke)

Mustafa wins!

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If you are from Berlin – or went to Berlin and to Mustafas Gemüse Döner then you probably just laughed as much as I did. I think this perfectly sums up Berlin humour to me. And also shows a real riddle and phenomenon. Berlin has around half a trillion Döner kebap stores – and probably 99 percent of them do better döners than Mustafa. And at none of them you have to line up for an hour – but for some reason people seem to think Mustafa is the only Kebap store in the city. I do not get it.

Spot the Fake Waiting Dog!

Waiting dog in front of a bakery near Baumschulenweg, Treptow, Berlin

The smell coming from the bakery was sooo delicious. Poor doggy, has to wait smelling that yumminess with a nose so sensitive – Photo by Stefan Klenke

Streetphoto of dog waiting in front of a Rossmann drugstore near Baumschulenweg, Treptow, Berlin

Poor waiting dog – He didn’t feel like smiling. – Photo by Stefan Klenke

Waiting dog in front of a shop near Baumschulenweg, Treptow, Berlin

Waiting is monkey business. Poor doggy. – Photo by Stefan Klenke

Waiting dog in front of a DM drugstore near Baumschulenweg, Treptow, Berlin

This waiting dog needs some medicine against loneliness. – Photo by Stefan Klenke

Waiting dog in front of a soup shop near Boxhagener Platz, Berlin, Photo by Stefan Klenke

Well, by now you should have spotted the fake waiting dog. I was laughing when I spotted him sitting outside that soup place in Friedrichshain.

Fixed it! 

Plastic bag repairment of leaking Deutsche Bahn fire hydrant

German efficiency

I loved how the gigantic billion Euro heavy Deutsche Bahn corporation fixed a leaking fire hydrant. Why spending hundreds when a 10 cent plastic supermarket bag will do the job. It’s also one of the trillions of bags less polluting the planet. We have a clear win-win situation here, friends. Well done Deutsche Bahn. #deutschebahn #respect