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About nlovin

I'm just a guy - I brew beer, host a radio show every Wednesday, and am completely obsessed with the German language.


I never really had the patients to sit down and write (mostly because I get too concerned with trying to sound witty and making sure my writing is solid…which it isn’t).  When I actually have time (which was not this … Continue reading

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Homebrew #1

So, I think I’m gonna start keeping regular updates on the homebrew1 operation here on the blog.  Here goes… I brewed a Munich Dunkel a couple of weeks ago with my roommate after finding the ingredients in my trunk.  I … Continue reading

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The McLovin Show

I host a radio show on WUVT-FM 90.7 Blacksburg every Wednesday from 9am-12pm.  You can tune in here —> This semester’s McLovin Show playlists. Hopefully we’ll have the recordings soon and can post them here!

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The Tallest Man On Earth

At some point last week, I agreed to a “The Tallest Man On Earth” concert with Kaleigh.  It was only 13 Euro and in Frankfurt, so we could get here for free.  I hadn’t listened to much Tallest Man before, … Continue reading

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(Finally) getting out of Marburg

So after what’s probably been the most ridiculous ever, I finally find myself sitting on a train headed to Paris, France.  Before I got to this point, I had to wade through several hundred pages of German text, write a … Continue reading

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Micro Thought #3

Also, I know I said that I would try and keep this more updated with Micro Thoughts, but you must remember that I also (English meaning) said that I probably would fall behind on updates. That said, I’ve been super … Continue reading

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Das Leben ist kein Ponyhof…

…sondern ein Bahnhof. [1] So, it’s been a long time since Oktoberfest and instead of writing an in depth account of what happened, I’ll just give you a paragraph and some pictures.  How’s that sound? So here’s some background:  tickets … Continue reading

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