The best things in life are free:

— Trying to bring the cool to German politics.

Race and party ID.

— Bringing America’s favorite fake-German ice cream to Germany. Or is it fake-Danish?


— Somewhere in South Dakota you can be over 100 miles from a McDonald’s.

— Lloyd Blankfein’s not convincing me either.

Heard mention of the Beatles getting their start in Hamburg which reminded me of Backbeat which I recall having been a pretty solid movie. Among other things noteworthy for the trick of having assembled a group of nineties alt-rockers to serve as a Beatles cover band except they’re playing songs the Beatles didn’t actually write. Here’s their “Money”.