Monthly Archives: May 2011

German TV

Lately I’ve been watching some German TV shows to keep up my language skills. My favorite so far is “Heute-Show” from the ZDF channel, which has the same premise as the Daily Show – political news review. Sadly, Heute-Show is only once a week, but the great commentary on the country’s politicians (more…)

Observations on America, I

Strangely, the culture shock coming back from Cologne wasn’t as bad as when I came back from Dessau. I guess this time I knew what to expect from Americans vs Germans – how the two countries would be different. There are things I miss from Germany, but this time, I already had an idea what I’d be dealing with. That I’d have to deal (more…)