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  • Weather Expected To Get Cold, Suprises No One

    In a unsurprising turn of events, the weather will be getting much colder in Iceland in the coming days. RÚV reports that dropping temperatures are expected to cause icy road conditions and black ice. The Icelandic Met Office has stipulated that this is mostly applicable to the West and Southwestern parts of Iceland and mountain

  • Believes Riff Raff Is Her Father – UPDATE: Kid Is Full Of Shit

    Young Margrét Vera Mánadóttir believes English playwright and actor Richard O’Brien is her father, reports Vísir. O’Brien is known for writing Rocky Horror Picture Show and for his role as Riff Raff. In a twist of fate, Margrét has been cast in the role of Riff Raff in her high school production of Rocky Horror. “I’ve

  • Some Icelander Has An Arsenal In Their House

    In all there are 72.640 guns registered in Iceland and one Icelander is sitting on 214 of them, reports Vísir. In a news bulletin from the National Police Commissioner it was revealed that the majority of gun owners in Iceland own only one gun but that 469 people own 10 or more weapons. The person

  • Hanna Birna Has Left The Country

    Recently resigned Minister of the Interior, Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir, has left the country on a holiday, reports RÚV. Ragnheiður Elín Árnadóttir, Minister of Industry and Commerce will be filling in while she’s away. Hanna Birna is still legally the Minister of the Interior, until her replacement is announced by Finance Minister, Bjarni Benediktsson. Bjarni told

  • Icelandic Musicians Unite For Gaza Charity Album

    Nineteen Icelandic bands and artists have donated tracks to a new compilation from the Iceland-Palestine Association. Entitled Fyrir Gaza (“For Gaza”), the album features tracks from some of Iceland’s most notable acts, such as GusGus, Sin Fang, Ólafur Arnalds and Mugison, with all the proceeds going to the Association for Women & Child Protection (AISHA). The album

  • Kontinuum Killed It! DOOMRIDERS Sucked!

    The Mercy Buckets’ performance was a first for me. And a first for their front man as well, it would seem, as he was well winded and nearly unable to speak between songs. But in light of their crushing performance, it was but a minor concern. Their whole style is a collection of mismatched odds

  • Post-Leak Hangover

    Infamously, on November 20th, 2013, Fréttablaðið and published news based on confidential information collected within the Ministry of the Interior. November 21st, 2013, DV points this out, and asks: who leaked an internal ministry document about an asylum seeker as it seemed intentionally to harm his reputation? A year of “not me”s ensued. Long

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