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Dutch Late Night Host Arjen Lubach Is Back! Posted by on Feb 28, 2022

Arjen Lubach Cruise Ships Cruiseschepen Zondag met Luabch Avondshow NPRO TV

Arjen Lubach is a Dutch comedian who gained international fame with his show Zondag met Lubach (Sunday with Lubach). This show held every Sunday evening discussed news with a comedic twist, similar to American formats like The Daily Show, Last Week Tonight and the Colbert Report. Lubach became most famous for his short skit America First, The Netherlands…

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Why You Have To Watch The Most Popular Dutch TV Show Posted by on Jan 28, 2022

Wie is de mol tv show programma

In its 22nd season this year, the Dutch TV show Wie is de Mol? returned for its annual thrilling jacht op de mol (hunt for the mole). I talked about this show way back in 2015, but this show deserves to be talked about again. And I believe that this Dutch success (it’s been running for 22…

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Dutch Commercials: Amstel and Coolblue Posted by on Aug 26, 2020

Recently, there have been a few commercials that have caught my attention because they are a quick way to learn a few new words. In this post, I want to focus on Amstel’s beer commercial titled Proostnamen and the series of commercials from the online electronic store Coolblue. Amstel Amstel has been around since 1870 when…

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Untranslatable Dutch: Ver-van-mijn-bedshow Posted by on May 4, 2020

Let’s try to translate something untranslatable again today, shall we? This one is actually quite a curious one, with all its hyphens. Let’s look at word that’s very far from your bed: een ver-van-mijn-bedshow. Click here for more untranslatable words A show far from my bed! So what is this? A far-from-your-bed show? What is that…

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The End Of A Dutch TV Era: DWDD Stops Posted by on Apr 3, 2020

De Wereld Draait Door, or short DWDD had its last uitzending (broadcast, episode) last Friday. It was one of the hoekstenen (cornerstones) of Dutch television for 15 years. Here’s a little look at this programma (program), and what made it so popular. What’s in a name? First, let’s just talk about the name for a minute. De Wereld…

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Dutch Word of the Month August: Puzzelwoord Posted by on Aug 26, 2019

Like July, August is a quiet month for the news, real komkommertijd. But this month, something exciting happened: Lingo is back! And with it, some of Lingo’s iconic vocabulary. The word of the month is: Puzzelwoord (puzzle word)! Click here for previous Words of the Month What does it mean? Puzzelwoord (puzzle word) quite simply refers to…

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The Dutch Version of the TV Show Cops Posted by on Apr 3, 2019

Have you seen the American show Cops? The show with one police chase on the highway with the song “Bad Boys” in the background. “Bad boys, bad boys, what you gonna do, what you gonna do when they come for you?” I recently discovered a Dutch TV show that (sort of) resembles the American Cops…

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