August 2013

Win tickets to see The Deep in Toronto!

August 9, 2013

Everyone: I have two tickets to give away to the film The Deep [Djúpið] by Iceland’s Baltasar Kormákur that opens at the TIFF Lighthouse in Toronto today. Baltasar Kormákur is one of Iceland’s foremost directors. His film 2Guns starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg was the biggest-grossing film in the US last weekend [its opening […]

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On the amazing survival of the Icelanders in centuries past

August 7, 2013

There has been some discussion in Iceland lately about the alleged “classlessness” in this country throughout the ages. A ridiculous assertion at best, since everyone who knows the first thing about Icelandic history knows that the class system was alive and thriving in centuries past. Granted, there was extreme poverty, so the majority of the […]

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