The mullet sporting boys from Maaskantje are back. They’re still living their lives with minimum effort and maximum redneck attitude. They have a new protagonist in Dave from a neighboring town named Schijndel. Equally red-necky and stupid they seek ways to out do each other.
Fleeing a world and a war they were likely to lose, Nazis retreat to the dark side of the Moon. The exiles to thrive on the Moon as they harness a precious energy source called Helium 3. It’s now 2018 and they’ve returned to claim back what they’ve lost in the last world war.
Javier’s life sucks, he’s an out of work Creative Director and his relationship of 3 years with Sofia is over. He’s the only one that is oblivious to the reasons. He’s unlikeable but entertaining. He’s that jerk everyone knows but are still friends with.
Set five years after L’Auberge Espagnole where Parisian transfer student Xavier discovered himself, this sequel reunites the EU cast. The gang is nearing their 30s and life has only got more complicated since their Barcelona university days. Xavier is a writer of varying success, his luck with love is no different, he’s still looking for true love.
Beautiful Hildur is a woman of leisure. When her car dealership owing boyfriend is arrested, she finds herself without a home or funds to continue her lavish lifestyle. She gets a job at the Astropia Comic book store selling role playing games. It’s a clash of two worlds.
The economic crisis has hit the Netherlands hard, especially for the New Kids from Masskantje. When they lose their unemployment benefits, they in turn refused to pay for anything. Their civil disobedience is captured by a local newsman, starting a local movement to not pay for anything. The authorities try to respond with escalating force but the boys respond with increased levels of idiocy.
Ludo is the life of the party, but when he’s involved in a crippling accident. It has his close friends wondering if they should break off their yearly vacation together. These are people that have shared their lives and know each other’s secrets. It’s those still buried secrets that unravel.
Nuno has placed all hope in a foot scanning machine to provide for a better life for his family. On the way to a big sales pitch, he loses control of his car and spends the day unconscious in a field. Upon waking he finds he can’t get out of his car. He’s not paralyzed as he can still operate the foot controls, but he physically can’t get out of the car. What’s stopping him?
Nestled between the University of Virginia and a row of bars, is a triangular shaped parking lot in Charlottesville. It’s worked by transitory philosophers and dreamers. The parking lot attendants endure a constant class war against those who park their giant SUVs, yet are indignant about paying 75 cents for it. This is their story.
Prior to World War II the state of Israel didn’t exist, it was carved out of lands with an uncertain status. Jews and Arabs have historically lived in that area but in 1948 the area became Israel. Some Arabs left and many stayed, this is a story about the Suleiman family that stayed.
Ludo is an unapologetic womanizer who works for tabloid newspaper. He’s sentenced to work 300 hours community service at a daycare. He meets Anna there, who has a history with Ludo. There’s a lot of hate going on between the two, until an accident at the daycare draws them together.
Xavier goes to Barcelona for an extra year of schooling as a condition for an EU job in Paris. He shares an apartment with students from around Europe and finds laughs, friends and direction.