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If you’re anything like me, you’ve wanted to read this story for years…

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January 11th, 2014 at 10:30 pm

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Re/code Is only eight days old, and yet….

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January 8th, 2014 at 10:00 pm

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I like traveling, but I’m always happy to get back to New York City.

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January 1st, 2014 at 11:23 pm

For Once There’s A Reality TV Show I Like

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Naturally, you can’t see it in the US. It’s called “Alt For Norge” which means “All For Norway,” and puts Americans of Norwegian descent — which includes me — on a series of misadventures in Norway. They generally don’t speak the language, and for the most part are like most Americans, unaccustomed to international travel. So in the home market, it serves the purpose of entertaining its viewers by exposing newcomers to local customs. At the same time it reminding them that a lot of the stereotypes of the “ignorant American” are both intact, yet can be defeated by a healthy dose of exposure to the culture of their ancestors. I for one found it hilarious. There’s a little narration that you won’t understand unless you speak Norwegian, but practically everything else is in English. In the segment below, the remaining contestants — several competing for a $50,000 prize and a meeting with their existing relatives in Norway have by this point already been eliminated — are learning to swear. Since its Norwegian TV and not American TV, all the English swear words are included so wear headphones

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December 14th, 2013 at 3:43 pm

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At long last we finally know what we long suspected……

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September 5th, 2013 at 5:07 pm

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