Category Archives: Recommendations

The Netherlands Welcomes Trump in His Own Words

This video is a brilliant example of satire: across cultures, across linguistic divides, and across political ideologies. I’m seriously impressed with the way the comedy was executed in a way that makes sense to both Dutch audiences and American audiences. The … Continue reading

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Welcome to Sweden – Farewell to Sweden

I love losers. Especially when it comes to television. One of my favorite programs of all time — a groundbreaking, critically-acclaimed comedy-drama series by Aaron Sorkin — was canceled after just two seasons. 45 episodes. Sorkin, of course, went on … Continue reading

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