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Football Philosophy

In Academia on November 16, 2012 at 12:00

Football Philosophy 1970s style as portrayed by Monty Python:

Football Philosophy in the age of digital history, The Football Scholars Forum where academics meet to discuss books on the beautiful game:

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Eine Frage hätte ich da noch…

In Britain, Germany, History, Identity, Literature, Stereotypes on July 26, 2011 at 12:40

…so sprach Peter Falk, auch bekannt als Inspector Columbo, in über sechzig Episoden wenn er die oder den vermeintliche/n Täter/in einlullte, um sie dann mit einer letzten Frage zu überrumpeln. Dies soll kein Nachruf auf den großen Peter Falk sein, das können andere besser. Vielmehr soll es um den Erfolg englischsprachiger TV Serien im deutschen TV gehen.

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Humorous Studies

In England, Germany, Identity, Literature, Stereotypes on March 14, 2011 at 22:24

In a blog about Anglo-German love/hate relationships the topic of humour must not be left out. And yet it is very difficult to put something together on humour that doesn’t sound ridiculous or simply is prejudgmental. It is incredibly difficult to pen out something about humour that doesn’t sound ridiculous or patronizing or whatever one thinks it might sound like. It is no secret that some people have humour, some don’t and others have this sort of humour that no one really understands and estranges most people and in the worst case, might be considered offensive.

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