Archive | January, 2014

Breaking news: Danish PM shovels snow

29 Jan
Gallery

Dehumanisation in Danish Marketing

22 Jan

Yep, A&J is right.

Adventures and Japes

Denmark hides behind two national myths to excuse itself from poor behaviour.

1: We are a homogenous nation without a history of having to get along with others

2: We have a unique sense of humour which magically stops anything from being in poor taste

Denmark is now part of a global community and however homogenous they mistakenly imagine their history, they have to get along with others.

Even though this has been true for a long time, it has not stopped them from being outrageously idiotic on their promotional material. Come with me now through the Hall of Shame:-

Those are the ones I can think of off the top of my head. Let me know in comments what I forgot.

Now I have handled whythis shit is wrong before. I’m not going over it again.

I only bring it up because the Swedes complained about the masks…

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Moonshot 69 is Shot: Brewer of Silly Caffeinated Beer Aborts the Mission

15 Jan

It’s old, but what. a. fucking. douchebag. Something tells me these fucktoads are jerking themselves raw over the snotty fucks from Mikkeller, whose bar I’ve had the unfortunate experience of actually visiting. http://www.yelp.co.uk/biz/mikkeller-bar-k%C3%B8benhavn-v#hrid:TCiDgc8jWBeOZ6bQyJPfPA

Beer & Whiskey Brothers

Can’t say we didn’t see this coming.  Rhonda Kallman, former Sam Adams executive and brewer of Moonshot 69, the gimmicky caffeinated beer featured in Beer Wars, is officially calling it quits.  She will be shutting down her “brewery” (her beers were contract brewed) this month, and will no longer be heaving her cleavage at bartenders in the Boston area to convince them that a beer containing caffeine is a good idea. 

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Stairway to Employment in Denmark. Part 2

13 Jan

Wow. If what the blogger says is accurate, and the job center rep Linda actually identified applicants and examples by their country or origin and religious background, she should be fired. At the very least, she should be instructed to be less racist in interviews. Fail.

Nordic Nomads

On my previous blog, “Stairway to Employment in Denmark. Part 1”, I shared the beginning of my battle to get the job in the country, which had taught me that though it is not an easy way for immigrants to find work due to lack of networking and reliability proof of their foreign capability and education in front of Danish society, there are many other ways to get through it which includes endurance in participation of career and volunteer related events to connect with key people in job industries.

And finally I was invited to my very first job interview in Denmark by a growing IT company in Copenhagen. It was the moment where I felt that all my 3 months efforts came to an enlightenment. It was perhaps because the company is quiet reputable in hiring international talents, which make Danish is not required for most positions, unless it…

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Pre-emptive information

5 Jan