Learn Dutch watching Dutch braindead TV The Shallow Man loves TV Drama. I grew up watching some great series, the Singing Detective, Our Friends in the North, and the Edge of Darkness to name but a few. In recent years, I've loved the Soprano's, the boardwalk empire, Dexter, Luther and Spartacus and of course Breaking Bad.. All of the shows I've named so far are of course … [Read more...] about A good way to learn Dutch
Bekende Nederlanders selfless heroes In the Netherlands a term you'll come across more often than necessary, is 'bekende Nederlander'. This refers to people who are not exactly A or B listers, but are well known for appearing in irritating TV commercials, presenting second rate TV shows, or had a few hits in the pop charts back when dinosaurs still roamed the earth. The people … [Read more...] about Major catastrophe call the bekende Nederlanders
Hiiiii, it's me again, Miriam, the bekende Nederlander and roving reporter from the top-rated Dutch breakfast show Morgen Van Morgen. Because most of our viewers are slow of mind and incredibly low of intelligence, on Fridays, we change the name of our show to Morgen Van Freitag. This helps our viewers know which day of the week it is. This week has been what we in the media … [Read more...] about Morgen Van Vrijdag!
A day in the life of an NL breakfast TV presenter Hiiiiii, it's me again, Miriam, your favourite bekende Nederlander from Morgen van Morgen, MVM. What a Kut dag, (crap day) I've had today. In Laren, I recently spent a fortune of mummy and daddy's money to have my teeth bleached in a style that we in Het Gooi call California white. Since then, my colleagues have taken to … [Read more...] about A day in the life of an NL breakfast TV presenter
A view of Dutch Breakfast TV Having haunted the streets, bars, clubs, hotels, live sex shows, strip bars, michelin star restaurants and eetcafes of this fair city for many, many years, it appears that via some strange form of osmosis, that I've become reasonably fluent in understanding Dutch. This is both a blessing and a curse. It's a blessing because when aggressive Dutch … [Read more...] about A Shallow Man’s View of Dutch Breakfast TV