Episode 7

Trump Derangement Syndrome and the Oscars

Published on: 18th March, 2024

The Yank would rather talk about the Oscars than politics. The Kraut is still trying to make sense of United States politics. Derangement Syndrome sets in, but for a pleasant and sometimes meaningful distraction from the craziness of American politics, there are must see films, some even recognized, or nominated and snubbed, by the Oscars.

Hear Austin's (the Yank's) Oscar Principles: One, the Oscars is, above all, a television show. Two, the films on the Oscar list are mostly worth seeing. Three, the Academy votes are not scientifically conducted, and therefore are not definitive. And four, the Oscars is not the vehicle for finding or promoting all films of consequence.

Jump in for some panic, and movie talk.

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Yanks & Krauts
Transatlantic Takes on Politics, Culture, Art, and Life
"Yanks & Krauts" is a weekly podcast hosted by Austin Bah from California, and Marcus Schuler, who moved from Germany to the US seven years ago and now lives in California.

Mainly focusing on the U.S. landscape, the show offers a unique blend of perspectives, delving into current political developments, and a rich array of cultural topics, including literature, movies, and music. Austin and Marcus, referred to as the “Yank” and the “Kraut,” respectively, engage in lively and insightful discussions, exploring various subjects with a mix of depth and humor.

“Yanks and Krauts “ is an ideal podcast for those interested in a transatlantic viewpoint on American life and politics, and discussions on universal cultural themes.

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