Romanian FM jocks Morar & Buzdugan unleash outright racist rant on air at Radio Zu

Romania’s soccer team drew 1-1 to DR Congo last week in a friendly game in preparation for the EURO 2016 France. The weak performance against Congo (rated 52 by FIFA) drew the ire of two of the most popular FM radio disc jockeys in Romania, Morar & Buzdugan, the morning show hosts at Radio Zu (a privately own station with national coverage). And they channeled that ire into… Continue reading Romanian FM jocks Morar & Buzdugan unleash outright racist rant on air at Radio Zu

The Good, the Delicious, and the Ugly

Word Count: 620 The other day, I took the following photograph of a carrot I bought at Chisinau’s wild and crazy central market: If I told you that I paid 3.5 MLD/kg for it, or less than $0.03/lb (0.16 euro/kg), you’d probably just shrug your shoulders and say, “Eh, that’s Moldova for you”. But I’m not posting this picture to talk about prices in Moldova. … Continue reading The Good, the Delicious, and the Ugly