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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its appeal to serenity (labeled “Slow TV”). On Nov. 1, NRK was to televise live, for five hours, an attempt to break the world record for producing a sweater, from shearing the sheep to spinning the wool and knitting the garment (current record: 4:51, by Australians). (In addition to the log, NRK viewers have been treated to live cams on a salmon-fishing boat and, for five days, on a cruise ship.) Said an NRK journalist, “You would think it's boring television, but we have quite good ratings for these programs.”
  • Lennox Tierney dies at 101; advocate for Asian art in Southland

     Lennox Tierney dies at 101; advocate for Asian art in Southland
    Lennox Tierney was trying to save a historic 1925 museum building when he stood in front of Pasadena city officials in 1968 and made a telling prediction. The coming century, he explained to city leaders, would emphasize the Pacific. The old...

    Europe seeks to counter Kremlin success pushing world view

    Larry King's back on the air, beaming his high-octane brand of talk to households around the world. Where can you catch him? Kremlin-backed TV. Moscow wants you to pay better attention to what it's saying, and to better reach your eyes and ears it's...

    BFFs Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia agree to disagree

    BFFs Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia agree to disagree
    Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia seem unlikely friends. Though both grew up in New York City and graduated from Ivy League law schools, Scalia went on to become a lawyer in the Nixon administration and a founder of the conservative...

    5 weeks after filing, justices' finances still not public

    Supreme Court justices' annual reports on investments, paid travel and other financial matters remain shielded from public view more than five weeks after they were filed. For the first time since John Roberts became chief justice in 2005, the justices...