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Fiction Heroes in Danish Posted by on Jan 21, 2016

Har du set den ny Star Wars-film? (Have you seen the new SW movie?) Ever since nytår (New Year) I’ve been wanting to do a post for all the Star Wars fans out there! But I hate to say it – besides lyssværd (light sabre, literally ”light sword”!) and Må kraften være med dig! (May…

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Naked Danes Posted by on Nov 30, 2012

If you want to know what makes a foreign culture different from your own, there’s nothing like a culture clash. This month, Danish and (corporate) American values clashed when Danish author Peter Øvig was banned from Apple’s online bookstore. Why? Because his recent books, Hippie 1 and Hippie 2, contain some photos of naked people. Sure, any forlag (publisher) has…

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Rebild – A Danish-American Celebration Posted by on Jul 4, 2012

Knowing that many of my readers are Americans, I can’t find any excuses not to have a post about the Rebild Festival! 🙂 And 2012 is the right year to tell you about it, as it is exactly 100 years ago a group of danskamerikanere (Danish-Americans) and Danes combined forces and launched the first mayor…

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