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Arne Nævra, Torgeir Beck Lande, and Adam Schmedes’ Wild North

Wild North is another treasure I found on Netflix. It’s a nature/wildlife series but not from the BBC or the Discovery Channel — this one’s an independent film from Norway. There are three episodes, “The Coast,” “The Forest,” and “The … Continue reading

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BBC’s South Pacific (U.S. title: Wild Pacific)

South Pacific is another of the BBC’s “nature” series that I’ve been watching recently — “nature” in quotes because, while it does deal with the wildlife on the islands of the Pacific, it also focuses on the people and their … Continue reading

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BBC’s Wild China

I have a confession to make: I’ve become addicted to the BBC nature series on Netflix. It’s probably the natural result of a boyhood spent poking around in the empty lots and forest preserves around my childhood home, seeing what … Continue reading

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The Beatles in Portland DVD

The Beatles made their one and only visit to my home state of Oregon as part of their 1965 tour, playing two shows on a Sunday in August. Alan Ginsburg even wrote a poem about it. Salem-based filmmaker Chuck Stenberg … Continue reading

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