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Troll Hunter movie poster


Film critic John Smistad shares his review of the Norwegian trip flick “Trollhunter” about a crew of Norwegian college students hunting trolls.


Fit for a princess

Inspired by Atlantic Crossing, Christy Olsen Field shares her recipe for prinsessepudding (princess pudding), a god gammeldags (the good ol’ days) dessert.

Comics 7/23

The Norwegian American features comics by renowned Norwegian journalist Fredrik Skavlan and Lille Berlin.

How to combat svorsk

Linda Stromberg of Toronto, Canada, shares her list of valuable tips for keeping your Norwegian and Swedish straight when learning both languages at once.

Painter Rolf Monsen and ceramic artist Kari Aasen in their studio at USF Verftet

From sardines to art

In what used to be an old sardine factory, USF Verftet is creating a hub of culture, creativity, and exchange for artists from around the world.

The Hindenburg aloft and afire

Words about words: Aloft

Follow the journey of the word “aloft,” descending from two Old Norse adjectives through early English to the modern adverb and preposition in the 1800s.