Tag: mircea

Fool me once, shame on you.  Fool me 500 times, shame on me.

Another Dream Deferred

What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun or fester like a sore, and then run? Does it stink like rotten meat or crust and sugar over, like a syrupy sweet? —Langston Hughes Five days ago, there was a surge of joy in Romania after the website… Read More ›


Traim in Romania si asta ne ocupa tot timpul

Out of all of my appearances on Romanian television, the most popular by far is the one where Mircea Badea is belittling me. The number of views for that video is about 10 times bigger than anything else I’ve done, which has always disheartened me that such a needlessly negative piece would be the one… Read More ›


Space Invaders

As you know by now, I’m watching about 10 news channels at any given time, including five Romanian ones and about 30 minutes ago I saw Mircea Dusa, the Defense Minister, flash up on all (the Romanian) screens at the same time. Why? First it was because he was giving an interview (including one on… Read More ›