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TOP 10 Brexit Deal Jokes | a ‘United States of Europe’ segment

Date: Sunday, December 9, 2018
Category: Blog, News

TOP 10 Brexit Deal Jokes | a ‘United States of Europe’ segment Theresa May is a Conservative, but her efforts to flog the dead horse Brexit Deal through Parliament are a pure Labour. Meanwhile, the countdown to the Holidays begins: only 10 more Brexit Secretaries to Christmas! UNITED STATES OF EUROPE: Making fun of the EU the American way. ONLY ON YOUTUBE: SUBSCRIBE

UN Climate Summit in 5 Jokes

Date: Sunday, December 9, 2018
Category: Blog, News

UN Climate Summit in 5 Jokes | a ‘United States of Europe’ segment. France Celebrates 3rd anniversary of Paris Climate Accord with Patriotic Display of Smoke and Tear Gas. Here are 4 jokes about the Climate Summit in Poland – and 5 inspirational ideas on the environment, as ridiculed by Donald Trump. United States of Europe: Making fun of the EU the American way. ONLY ON YOUTUBE: SUBSCRIBE  

How Europeans Can Vote in US Midterms: Slap an American Until They Actually Vote.

Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018
Category: Blog, News

How Europeans Can Vote in US Midterms: Slap an American Until They Actually Vote. Too many of my Americans friends abroad truly intend to vote – BUT it’s not easy. Even the US states that aren’t actively trying to prevent us from voting make it difficult to vote from abroad. ASK your American friends if they’ve actually voted. If they haven’t MAKE SURE they really follow through. And you can claim credit for VOTING in the US election! Part 1 […]

Top 10 Brexit Protest Signs – Trust the Brits to Provide the Best Wordplay Jokes

Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018
Category: Blog, News

Top 10 Brexit Protest Signs – Trust the Brits to Provide the Best Wordplay Jokes. 700,000 protestors marched in London last weekend, demanding a second Brexit vote – because nothing is more European than rejecting the result of a previous vote. (Ha ha.) BUT is it really a re-do vote? Or a brand new vote on the final Brexit deal? Either way a) Brexit is never really going to happen & b) the signs are hilarious.    

10 Ridiculous Dutch Town Names | Planet Netherlands

Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018
Category: Blog, News

10 Ridiculous Dutch Town Names | Planet Netherlands My ‘Daily Show’ for the EU is called ‘United States of Europe.’ And one recurring segment is called ‘Planet Netherlands.’ After ‘Top 10 Ridiculous Dutch Food Names’ and ‘3 Ways Dutch Meetings Are Different’ comes my Top 10 list of Dutch place names that don’t translate well to English. Including the Town of Lies. Along the way, we delve into some Dutch road signs (a detour labeled ‘FU.’) And Dutch driving schools […]

Can Corporate Events Cause Autism? ‘United States of Europe’ on location

Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018
Category: Blog, News

Can Corporate Events Cause Autism? ‘United States of Europe’ on location.  I once hosted a fundraiser event for autism research – and by the end, I had to wonder if maybe I’m a bit ‘On the Spectrum’ of autism myself. I interviewed a couple adults On the Spectrum, one of whom is so highly adapted to his workplace he has taken to wearing a User Manual around his neck. My reaction: Who wouldn’t benefit from that idea? An inspiring event. […]

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/