Citizens, I’m not often super patriotic, but this week I’m being openly German. In case anybody missed it, the most bizarre, unbelievable match of football ever happened on Tuesday, and while it wasn’t played in Europe, a certain European team completely destroyed Brazilian football. Read More News in Europe: A Good Day to Be German
During the last six months I’ve felt like I’ve been standing in front of a tennis ball launcher without a freaking racket, or a good place to hide. In trying to avoid a meltdown, I was spending way too much of my precious post-major-breakup time on the couch with my cat, cursing the fact that Netflix underestimated how many episodes of Glee I could watch over the course of a week. Things got particularly dicey when I ran out of episodes of Ally McBeal and 30 Rock to watch; I was on a steady course leading to inevitable doom, or maybe just Couch Potato Land.
Welcome back from your long weekend ““ just in time for a new European Roundup! Germany is currently finding its way out of the nuclear power era, cucumbers are experiencing a crisis on the European market and Berlusconi is in (serious) trouble.