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Trump Reacts to Teens React to ‘Netherlands Second’ Video

Date: Saturday, October 13, 2018
Category: Blog, News

Trump Reacts to Teens React to ‘Netherlands Second’ Video Trump Reacts to ‘Teens React to Netherlands Second video’ | For ‘United States of Europe.’ First came the video ‘Netherlands Welcomes Trump.’ Next came ‘Teens React to Netherlands Welcomes Trump.’ Now: ‘Trump Reacts to Teens React to Netherlands Welcomes Trump.’ Warning: This Trump imitation is just as nasty as the actual Trump. Opinions of Trump imitation are not shared by the writer & voiceover. Especially about Alicia, whose taste is immaculate, […]

Greg Shapiro Backstage DWDD with Waylon for ‘Paradise by the Dashboard Light’ Baseball Commentary

Date: Saturday, October 13, 2018
Category: Blog, News

Greg Shapiro Backstage DWDD with Waylon for ‘Paradise by the Dashboard Light’ Baseball Commentary When Dutch TV show De Wereld Draait Door asked Waylon to sing the entire 8:30 ‘Paradise by the Dashboard Light,’ who would do the baseball commentary in the middle? Luckily, they asked me. Waylon is a machine, pure talent. Here’s my backstage commentary.  

The MADNESS OF KING DONALD: a Trump Tutorial

Date: Friday, October 5, 2018
Category: Blog, News

The MADNESS OF KING DONALD: a Trump Tutorial In early 2017, my friend at IMPACT Entertainment asked me if I could do a whole show about the Madness of Donald Trump. I said “Hey, if he’s still president by 2019, then sure.” ANNOUNCING my 2019 NL TOUR: THE MADNESS OF KING DONALD: a Trump Tutorial. No, we didn’t get the first-ever female president. But we did get the first president who is clearly mentally ill. In this mix of standup […]

My 3 Protest Signs That Made People Think I Support Trump | ‘United States of Europe’

Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018
Category: Blog, News

My 3 Protest Signs That Made People Think I Support Trump | ‘United States of Europe’  I went to a protest march to fight the Trump administration separating migrant families and locking up their kids. I tried so hard to send a message to Trump supporters, people thought I was a Trump supporter. DO-OVER: Now I’m organizing my own protest event: a fundraiser for ACLU to reunite families. 30 October, 2018 at Cafe Mezrab Amsterdam. https://www.facebook.com/events/458277541348751/  

Greg Shapiro Standup: Answering Audience Questions as Trump

Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018
Category: Blog, News

Greg Shapiro Standup: Answering Audience Questions as Trump (recorded at Cafe Mezrab, Amsterdam, host Sam Humes) As part of my new show ‘Madness of King Donald: a Trump Tutorial,’ I’ll be answering questions from the audience as the Fake Donald Trump. Here is a sample tutorial as I riff on a one-word suggestion from the audience. More standup footage is on the way: Get your questions ready for the president… Tour dates MADNESS OF KING DONALD: https://www.impactentertainment.nl/voorstelling/1819-greg_shapiro

EU, Did You Just Break the Internet? | ‘United States of Europe’

Date: Friday, September 28, 2018
Category: Blog, News

EU, Did You Just Break the Internet?  USA: “I just revoked Net Neutrality!” EU: “Hold my beer…” Yes EU, Big Tech could use some copyright reform. But adding an Upload Filter? That’s like using a jackhammer to crack a nut. Watch as I try to help you make sense of it all…            

Revisiting London with Brexit Bregret | ‘United States of Europe’

Date: Friday, September 28, 2018
Category: Blog, News

Revisiting London with Brexit Bregret, a very special ‘United States of Europe.’   It 1988 when I first arrived in London as an exchange student. 30 years later – to the week – I returned for nostalgia and Brexit Bregret. Me watching Britain try to break up with the EU is like watching Kenneth Branagh break up with Emma Thompson… “You CAN’T!” What the hell is wrong with you? Emma, in my mind I am and will always be your […]

18 Ways Dutch Sports Are Different | a New Book on Dutch Championships

Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018
Category: Blog, News

18 Ways Dutch Sports Are Different | From Farmer Golf to Tulip Examining to Cucumber Sorting – the Netherlands has some wacky national championships. BUT – maybe Dutch competitors are better when they don’t take things so seriously. …from a new book on Dutch Championships: HOMESTRETCH: THE DUTCH IN CHAMPIONSHIPS by photographer Gerrit de Heus. I wrote a piece for the book! Here it is in video form.  

Meet the EU President: Inspector Columbo

Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018
Category: Blog, News

Meet the EU President: Inspector Columbo. aka “The State of the European Union is… AWESOME!” ‘United States of Europe,’ 12 September, 2018. EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker looks like a cross between George W Bush & Racist Mickey Rooney. But his true identity is much more Inspector Columbo. The state of the European Union could be much worse. Thank you, Mr. President.  

The Voice of Netherlands Second with a Trump Solo Show: THE MADNESS OF KING DONALD

Date: Monday, September 10, 2018
Category: Blog

The Voice of Netherlands Second with a Trump Solo Show: THE MADNESS OF KING DONALD: JANUARY – MARCH 2019, Netherlands. As a follow-up to Boom Chicago’s Trump Up the Volume and Zondag Met Lubach’s “Netherlands Second” video, Comedy Central anchorman Greg Shapiro takes his Trump imitation and unpacks it into a full show: THE MADNESS OF KING DONALD – A Trump Tutorial An Evening with the Voice of ‘Make Netherlands Second.’ In this show, Shapiro salutes the 45th – and […]