Bad TV and a delicious stew

It’s no secret that I have a (not so) secret love for bad television.  This fall on Danish Television, I’ve been looking forward to the show “Alt for Danmark” – a show where Americans with Danish ancestry come to Denmark to compete for the chance to meet long-lost ancestors. Even though the premise/prize of the … Continue reading Bad TV and a delicious stew

On being an expert

Some of the recent debates in the news around here recently has been on so-called experts and their rights to utter their opinions on political matters. Apparently some politicians feel that this negative press from professors, authors, and other scholars should be taken personally (Søren Pind and Pia Kjærsgård - I'm looking at you). Apparently, … Continue reading On being an expert

on being a life style expert

One of my favorite programs on Danish television is "Do you know the type?" (kender du typen?). In this show, two lifestyle experts get to investigate the home of a famous Danish person. (I really should say "famous," because there is a limited amount, and sometimes they include obscure reality stars, local politicians, etc.) Then, based … Continue reading on being a life style expert