Max Keiser was on Silfur Egils today. I have to confess I had no idea who Max Keiser was, although the name did ring a bell. After a minute or two of searching I remembered why – TJ posted something about him in the forums a while back. Clearly not everyone is like me, because […] Full article
What do they ask if you want to become a US national …?
You know the worst thing about not reading Morgunblaðið any more? I miss the ingenious satire of my favourite cartoonist. Halldór was not one of the ones fired from Morgunblaðið when Doddsson took over, despite the fact that he has been known to throw a punch or two. Which may be because he’s not an […] Full article
Ok, so Iceland beat Norway 35-34. Niceland is consequently headed for the semi-finals in the European Championships. wOOt!
We would like to inform you that Iceland will be closed from 3 pm to approximately 4.30 pm today. The reason is a wery wery important handball game in which Iceland meets Norway for a shot at the semi-finals in the European Handball Championships. Any attempt to contact any party within Iceland at that time […] Full article
Last night, RÚV reported that Jón Ásgeir Jóhannesson [tycoon associated with Baugur Group, which once owned half the UK high street and more] had received a “gift or loan” amounting to ISK 1 billion from his pal Pálmi Haraldsson. The funds came through Pálmi’s company Fons and were funneled through Fons’s accounts no fewer than […] Full article