To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Norwegian co-production of Sesame Street, I made this short documentary about the history of Sesam Stasjon. I’m very excited to tell you about Alfa, Bjarne Betjent, Max Mekker, Leonora Dorothea Dahl, O. Tidemann, and Py, who all live and work at a small train station in Norway.
On November 10th 1969, the children’s series Sesame Street premiered on PBS in the United States.
It became incredibly popular, and soon it’s influence started to reach beyond America’s borders. Over the years a large number of international co-productions of Sesame Street was produced.
This is a video essay adaptation of my Advent Calendar TV Shows article.
In Scandinavia we have a tradition where each year the television channels air shows with a Christmas theme, that has a new episode each day between December 1st and December 24th.
Indie folk rock musician Jonathan Coulton turns 50 today, so here’s a 30-minute documentary I made about his career.
This is a video adaptation of my How Terry Pratchett’s ‘Going Postal’ Champions The Public Postal Service article.
“Going Postal is possibly almost prophetic, you know. It’s about buying businesses, tearing them down. And I think we should remember where we’ve been and how we’ve got here. Because if you don’t know where you’ve been and how you got here, you don’t know where you’re going.”
There are surprisingly few official TV and film adaptations of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series of novels. Especially considering how many books he wrote. And frankly, just how popular they all are.
In this episode of the Geekare Humanum podcast, Sindre and Renate discuss: Curb Your Enthusiasm, stop motion movies, The Godfather Part III.
In this episode of the Geekare Humanum podcast, Sindre and Renate discuss: Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, Bong Joon-ho’s South Korean black comedy thriller Parasite from 2019 (winner of Best Picture at the Oscars in 2020).
In this episode of the Geekare Humanum podcast, Sindre and Renate discuss: Professional wrestling, Seinfeld, the 1927 silent movie Metropolis.
Today is my 30th birthday! I’ve long had a plan of making a sort of autobiography composed of several blog posts on this site. This week, after writing a bunch of new posts, I finished that goal.
In this episode of the Geekare Humanum podcast, Sindre and Renate discuss: The name of the podcast, rating our podcast on iTunes, Dracula (2020 TV series), Steven Moffat, Adventure Time, SpongeBob SquarePants & David Bowie, Brokeback Mountain, Jake Gyllenhaal & Heath Ledger.