Reykjavík Nights

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New Year’s had me drunken, bemused and sullied—elated, angered and mouldy. The day after had me sheltering refugee emotions, outing…

Chasmic Escapades In Leiðarendi

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Judging by my lack of dexterity in all things strenuously physical, the opportunity to explore Iceland’s caves was an enormous…

Edison Electronica

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Electronic music aficionados, get ready for a blast from the past. The bygone pastime of viewing nickelodeons produced by the…

A _____ Odyssey

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Far, far away from home, Odysseus finds his ship wandering towards a smoky bay in Iceland. Homer’s epic is the…

Baroque Romantics Wanted

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If you’re into the Baroque and Romantic masters Johann S. Bach and César Franck, you may want to head to…

An Alternative View Of ‘Iceland’s Recovery’

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Yesterday’s conference on the global economy “Iceland´s Recovery—Lessons and Challenges” offered three thematic sessions on the international and domestic policies…

Revolution For The Hell Of It

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Nearly three years ago, on October 6, 2008, then-Prime Minister Geir Haarde offered this grim prognostication on Icelandic national television:…

Locked, Shocked, and Two Feuding Companies

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DataCell COO and WikiLeaks business associate Ólafur Sigurvinsson threatened local newspaper Morgunblaðið with a lawsuit last Friday, believing that they…

Four Autumn Excursions

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Spelunking Ever feel the urge to spelunk Iceland’s caves? You can experience the thrilling descent into Iceland’s subterranean wonderland all…

Birgitta Jónsdóttir and the Icelandic-American Debacle

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For both Iceland and the U.S., Cablegate has been a point of great contention. Whether that changes remains to be…

The Fallout Of Cablegate

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With the reported actions taken by the U.S. Justice Department against Birgitta Jónsdóttir and the WikiLeakers, a question needs answering:…