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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.”
  • Sports On The Air: Wednesday

    BASEBALL 10:30 a.m.: Harrisburg at Rock Cats. 1410 1 p.m.: Marlins at Nationals. MLB 7 p.m.: Orioles at Mets. ESPN, SNY; Radio: 710 7 p.m.: Rays at Red Sox. NESN 7 p.m.: Yankees at Blue Jays. YES BASKETBALL 7 p.m.: Bulls at Cavaliers. TNT...

    Why Cornel West was a bad choice for a UCLA event

    To the editor: The article "Some Jewish activists don't want Cornel West at UCLA conference" misses the essence of the debate over Cornel West speaking at a UCLA conference honoring Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel. The article says that Jewish activists...

    'Gentleman's Guide' creators return to old stomping grounds

    A classroom door opens at New York University and a 20-something student at the piano tries to not seem flustered by the two men who have joined him. Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman are peeking in to hear how final projects are going for master's...

    Healthcare for those in U.S. illegally could cost California $740 million a year

    Healthcare for those in U.S. illegally could cost California $740 million a year
    Extending state-subsidized healthcare coverage to people in the country illegally could cost California as much as $740 million annually, according to a Senate fiscal analysis released Monday. The report affixes a price tag to the proposal for the first...