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Well, You Asked: Switching Babies With A Cooler Couple

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You’ve got questions. We’ve got inflated-confidence. Here’s your weekly dose of Grape-vice.  What would Meatloaf NOT do for love? I…

Gods Of Iceland: Hel, The Goth Loner Half-Zombie Queen

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Superpowers: Owns a hellish underworld. Weaknesses: Susceptible to sulking. Very few friends. Half-zombie. Modern Analogue: Weird loner goth kid who…

Horror-Scopes: Hope Has Arrived, Dear Readers

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After a wild weekend, the Grapevine’s dedicated team of amateur astrologists gathered under the Northern Lights to ask the spirits…

Grapevine Playlist: Jelena Ciric, gugusar, boncyan & More!

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Oh Friday, you’ve come at last. What does that mean? Your weekly dose of Grapevine-approved tunes. Jelena Ciric – Lines…

Polls: No Majority Possible Without The Independence Party

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Current Gallup polling of Iceland’s viable political parties shows that, if elections were held today, a ruling coalition of one…

RVK Newscast #44: 6 New Deaths, Tougher Restrictions Announced & U.S. Embassy Shocks Icelanders

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There has been a surge in deaths due to COVID-19 in Iceland, and we fear more is to come. The…

Admiral Discusses Locating Submarine Search Squadron In Iceland

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According to Vísir, Robert Burke, Admiral and Commander of the US Navy in Europe and Africa, discussed in an interview…

Horror-Scopes: I’m No Expert, But…

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We can’t predict the results of the U.S. election, but the Grapevine’s dedicated team of amateur astrologists know pretty much…

Eliza Reid Writing Book About Icelandic Women

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Eliza Reid, First Lady of Iceland, is currently working on a book about Icelandic women’s struggle for equality, MBL reported…

Spend Your Weekend Safely On The Couch With These Grapevine-Approved Films

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Last year, we would have jumped for joy were there a mandated reason requiring us to stay home. What would…

Daði Freyr Will Represent Iceland In 2021 Eurovision

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Daði Freyr will represent Iceland at the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam next May, mbl reports. The song ‘Think…

Flu Vaccines Running Out

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A large queue formed outside Smáratorg as people waited to receive the flu vaccination, which has run out in most…

Gods Of Iceland: Baldr, The Really Hot & Perfect One

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Superpowers: Really hot, has a big ship, really hot, did I mention he’s hot? Weaknesses: Mistletoe, obviously. Modern Analogue: Annoyingly…

What Are Icelanders Talking About? The Top Stories On Everyone’s Minds

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There’s a lot going on in the news these days; a great deal of it regarding the coronavirus pandemic. Our…

Creating Visibility With Sound: Julius Rothlaender & Claire Paugam On ‘Vestur í bláinn’

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Seemingly random, in front of wood paneling and amid shelves of books, an odd looking, torn, bright yellow dress hung…

A Half-Elvish Film Festival: The Skjaldborg Film Festival Reviewed

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One might be forgiven for thinking that some sort of elven curse was placed upon this year’s Skjaldborg Film Festival….

Art In The Shadow Of Climate Change: ‘Norðrið’ Shines Light On A Bleak Future

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Climate change is a world-wide tragedy, the fallout of which will be experienced by everybody in the near future. But,…

Ask An Expert: What Was The First Guitar Solo In Icelandic History?

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Iceland has certainly made a name for itself as a seemingly boundless source of great music, starting with its full-armed…

More Is More: Sjáland Shows Off Fine Dining Beyond 101

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There has long existed a firm divide between Reykjavík and the greater Reykjavík area. For some of us, the distinctions…

Last Words: The GOP Proves Zombies Would Win

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In Max Brooks’ superb novel ‘World War Z: An Oral History Of The Zombie War’, a zombie virus is created—curiously,…

Horror-Scopes: The Autumn Fog Reveals Your Fate

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In Horror-Scopes, the Grapevine’s dedicated team of amateur astrologists give you their mystical visions on the dark fate that lies…