Tag Archives: Jason Roberts

10TH ANNIVERSARY ISSUE SPECIAL: Extra-extra-extra massive amount of random weirdness for the week of March 12, 2019


Quiz before reading the next sentence: What worst-case local police emergency explains the “hot” vehicle in this picture?

Will there be trees? ‘Fortitude’ filming final season in Svalbard instead of Iceland – how will scenery stay consistent?


One of the first things this show about Svalbard will have to do now that it’s finally filming is here make things look a bit more like Iceland.

Whether its detailing vehicles to match those seen in previous seasons or using computer-generated effects to include non-native animals with noteworthy moments, those producing the third and final season of “Fortitude” are doing plenty of preliminary work before filming begins in March.

Briefs from Svalbardposten for the week of March 17, 2015


Store Norske facing another cliffhanger – but it’s at work 
Embattled Store Norske is facing yet another first-time challenge, although it at least involved ongoing coal production as workers are trying to cope with an overhang of blocking stone in an area scheduled for excavation this year.