Tryggvi Thorsteinsson

Alexandra Tryggvadottir’s dad

Guest

Tryggvi Thorsteinsson on KCRW

Press Play producer Alex Tryggvadottir explains Christmas in Iceland, where the holiday revolves around 13 Yule Lads, who are brothers.

Christmas in Iceland: 13 Santa Clauses and a child-eating cat

Press Play producer Alex Tryggvadottir explains Christmas in Iceland, where the holiday revolves around 13 Yule Lads, who are brothers.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

“ A Quiet Place Part II ” had a strong $57 million opening at theaters over Memorial Day weekend.

from Hollywood Breakdown

In Tulsa, Oklahoma, President Biden today marked the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, and he unveiled new measures to address the racial wealth gap.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

After 15 months of the pandemic, the Golden State is no longer requiring capacity limits, masks, or social distancing in most places.

from Greater LA

The former Congress member talks to Robert Scheer about his life and the dramatic events surrounding his political rise, as told in his new book “The Division of Light and Power.”

from Scheer Intelligence

For most of American history, abortion has been legal, outlawed only from 1867 to 1973. Now the U.S. Supreme Court might outlaw it again by overturning Roe v. Wade.

from To the Point

Jobs numbers are up but a recovery still looks rocky as we emerge from the pandemic.

from Left, Right & Center

With the state’s color-coded reopening tiers riding off into the sunset, there’s no more social distancing, and masks in almost every indoor situation are being retired.

from KCRW Features

Community activists, entrepreneurs, and local politicians are keeping tabs on President Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure spending plan that’s currently being debated on Capitol Hill.

from Greater LA

Joe Mathews says that focusing on the state budget, when it appears in good shape, obscures California’s systemic failures.

from Zócalo's Connecting California