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Parool: “Shapiro Helps Boom Chicago Celebrate 25 years with Eerily Real Fake-Trump”

Date: Saturday, July 21, 2018
Category: Blog, News

HET PAROOL – 16 JULY, 2018 – Mike Peek BOOM CHICAGO CELEBRATES WITH EERILY REAL FAKE-TRUMP “Again Shapiro crawled back into Trump’s skin and did a fantastic job. There is no shortage of Trump imitators, but Shapiro goes far beyond imitating a voice or physical gestures. He even creeps into Trump’s head and can, on the basis of a word or question from the audience, expand into a completely realistic tirade. The trick is that you never manage to finish […]

Top 10 Trump vs Putin Jokes from the EU & Beyond | United States of Europe

Date: Saturday, July 21, 2018
Category: Blog, News

Trump in Helsinki: “Mr. Putin, Tear down this Firewall!” As Republicans confirm there is no firewall to prevent Russia from hacking further elections. Putin gave Trump a World Cup football, Trump gave Putin the Nuclear Football. And my top 10 favorite jokes online. WATCH:

Trump vs. NATO Summit in 5 Jokes

Date: Saturday, July 21, 2018
Category: Blog, News

Donald Trump was again in Europe, because you never get a second chance to make a worst impression. Donald Trump visited NATO, proving that alliance is stronger than ever in the face of unprovoked attacks – from Donald Trump.  

I Hosted a Q&A with Francois Hollande: Nationalism in EU Isn’t As Bad as You Might Think

Date: Monday, July 9, 2018
Category: Blog, News

A democratic EU has given European countries the freedom to choose, and many of them are choosing for fascism- the freedom from having the freedom to choose. From Hungary to Italy to Poland, it’s Vladimir Putin wannabe’s who are pushing Nationalism and “MAGA: Make Authoritarianism Great Again.” BUT – IS nationalism taking over in the EU? In April, 2018 I hosted an event for EFR Business Week at Erasmus Univ., Rotterdam. The Keynote Speaker was Francois Hollande, and I got to […]

2 Years of Brexit: Here are 10 Jokes

Date: Monday, July 9, 2018
Category: Blog, News

Brexit celebrated its 2nd birthday by locking itself in a cage with the other 2 year-olds. Here are 2 years of Brexit in 10 jokes. – with reporting and writing from YouTube fan – and now contributor – Shlibber: our man in England. Greg Shapiro: Comedian. American. Dutchman. Greg is a comedian and author of books like “How to Be Dutch: the Quiz.” He has over 20 years of experience speaking and hosting for corporate events.

Dutch vs Trump Summit in 10 Jokes

Date: Monday, July 9, 2018
Category: Blog, News

Dutch vs Trump Summit in 10 Jokes. July 2, 2018: Mark Rutte met Donald Trump at the White House, and the order of the speakers was: America First; the Netherlands Second. During the Oval Office meeting, Rutte interrupted to laugh in Trump’s face. What was Rutte thinking? Was it just a Dutch thing? And why was their handshake so short? WATCH:   Greg Shapiro: Comedian. American. Dutchman. Greg is a comedian and author of books like “How to Be Dutch: […]

Happy Independence Day, America! PS, The Inspiration for the Declaration Was the Dutch

Date: Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Category: Blog, News

Growing up in the United States, we were taught that the Declaration of Independence was not just the start of a revolution, but a revolutionary concept the world had never seen. Not so! Among the many similarities between the Dutch revolution (the Eighty Years War) and the American Revolution, there’s Het Plakkaat van Verlatinghe from 1581. Granted, it’s written in kooky Dutch funny-talk. But even the Dutch language is responsible for many American words (for example, the word koekje)(which is […]

Dutch vs. Trump Summit in 10 Jokes : Dutch PM Laughs in Trump’s Face

Date: Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Category: Blog, News

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte visited Donald Trump at the White House and ended up laughing in Trump’s face. What made the Dutch PM laugh? Why was their handshake so short? What was in the Dutch promotional video to prep for the meeting? A summary in 10 jokes. Greg Shapiro is a comedian, author and host of corporate events. Greg Shapiro Boeken – see Contact.    

3 Ways Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” is inspired by the Dutch

Date: Monday, March 5, 2018
Category: Blog, News

3 Ways Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” is inspired by the Dutch Hooray for Jordan Peele! The writer and director of ‘Get Out’ won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. As Dutch NOS News reported, “2 Years After #OscarsSoWhite Chances Are Growing for Black Oscars.” https://nos.nl/nieuwsuur/artikel/2220426-twee-jaar-na-oscarsowhite-groeien-de-kansen-voor-zwarte-oscars.html But the Dutch national news missed an interesting detail – JORDAN PEELE STARTED HIS CAREER IN THE NETHERLANDS. In fact – having worked alongside Jordan for 3+ years – here are 3 reasons I think it’s […]

Dutch Children Exposed to Mind-Altering Chemical Found in Zwarte Piet Makeup

Date: Monday, November 20, 2017
Category: Blog, News

Dutch Children Exposed to Mind-Altering Chemical Found in Zwarte Piet Makeup AKA ‘A ZWARTE PIET DRESS CODE FOR THE ZUIDAS HOLIDAY SEASON’ It’s that time of year again – for children to celebrate the saintly Saint Nicolaas, and for adults to claw each others’ eyes out debating Zwarte Piet. My recommended compromise dress code for Zwarte Piet 2017: Give Him a Beard. If you’re experiencing Zwarte Piet (Black Pete) for the first time, let’s review: YES, there’s a Dutch tradition […]