Slow TV

You already knew that Norway enjoys Slow TV—long, boring shows where nothing much happens—but now the videos and think pieces about it are (rapidly) accumulating! The BBC's Jenny Hill reports on this year's yuletide examples. The Independent says not to knock it until you've tried it. Hot slow TV epic Northern Railway, Minute By Minute is coming to America! Grantland's Tess Lynch looks into the critical factors girding its success. Olg Khazan gets down to cold brass tacks: Why an entire nation enjoys footage of logs.