Slow TV Is Here
Nathan Heller explores the appeal of a TV genre that has become “bizarrely popular” in Norway:
“Though slow TV appears to reach back to simpler times, it is in many ways the realization of twenty-first-century media technology, relying, for its full effect, on footage that’s high-definition, organic, and continuous.”
I stayed at a hotel with a channel like this over the summer. It was pretty exquisite.