Finding Time For TV

I don’t have time to watch TV. And yet, I like TV. And I’m in the middle of a lot of it. NCIS – middle of the current season caught up NCIS LA – middle of the current season caught up CSI Las Vegas – middle of the current season caught up Criminal Minds – caught … [Read more…]

Dutch Equality

Don’t let Europe fool you, America. They can be just as close-minded and racist as any duck call maker. By declaring that forgeriners need to sign a “participation contract.” “Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Amersfoort and Den Bosch are among the Dutch towns and cities to start experimenting with ensuring new immigrants, including EU citizens, sign a ‘participation … [Read more…]

Silent Duck

If you’ve been on the internet in the last few days, you know there’s a big controversy over Duck Dynasty. The head of the family, Phil Robertson, was interviewed by GQ and equated homosexuality to bestiality and terrorism and also claimed black people in the South weren’t oppressed by Jim Crow. A&E, the channel which … [Read more…]

Dealing With Dutch Directness

When I’m in a charitable mood, the Dutch are known for being blunt. When I’m in a less than a charitable mood, the Dutch are known for being assholes. Call it Dutch directness if you will, but it’s one of the biggest complaints from expats. Cultures clash. That’s a universal truth. We’ve all heard stories … [Read more…]