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How a flea makes a plea: Saturday rummage sale to benefit Longyearbyen Mixed Choir’s performance of ‘Requiem’


It’s come to this, either for the concert leaders or the musicians: hoping enough folks will pay a few kroner for a saucepan or old cassette tapes (but there should be at least a couple of devices that can play them) to ensure those performing a full-fledged local version of Mozart’s “Requiem” next month get their just due.

Random weirdness for the week of Dec. 8, 2015


The phrase “tusk butts” brings all kinds of possible images to mind, but for Jon Cornforth it meant being violated by a meter-long protrusion belonging to a walurs during an expedition to Svalbard. The U.S. photographer’s image of the enounter is among the latest polar porn published by the Daily Mail of London during an expedition by U.S. photographer to Svalbard earlier this year.