Month: February 2016

  • Crime

    A source of income for some, a means of revenge for others – for me and countless TV watchers, crime is just entertainment. Actually, I don’t watch all that much TV, not even crime, for various reasons, one of them being that what happens on the screen all seems a bit irrelevant. Not that I’m…

  • Speaking of crime

    Why murder? Why the inevitable corpse in all crime films? After all, the basic plot is almost always that Protagonist A is missing or found killed and that Protagonist B (police officer, accused innocent by-stander, or close relative/friend) sets out to discover what happened, in a life or death race with Protagonist C (perpetrator). Why…

  • The Mujica effect

    The former Uruguayan President Mujica has long since left office, but his legacy will live forever, I hope. In Tanzania a new president has gained so much popularity after his first 100 days in office, that he now enjoys more than 90% support. What do the two have in common? They slash expenses on pomp…

  • Vi og de

    I nabolaget mitt har det ikke vært nevneverdige endringer det siste året, bortsett fra at det tar litt lengre tid å komme seg til jobb enn i fjor – og det kan ikke anses som endring da det i fjor også tok litt lengre tid enn året før, og også året før der igjen, osv.…

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