Mr. Bliss

January 28, 2013

By Koseli.

I’m always a fan of Radiolab, but the Bliss series is especially interesting. In one of the episodes, they interview Aleksander Gamme, a Norwegian explorer, about his ephoric moment while traveling on a freezing expedition in the far North. I don’t want to give it away — you just have to watch. This may be one of the best YouTube videos I’ve ever seen. It’s left me feeling so happy!

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1 Liz January 28, 2013 at 9:16 am

Just wonderful…sent to my brother who is a snowboarder…go extreme..then get some snacks!!!!

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2 Koseli January 28, 2013 at 11:13 am

I shared it with my brothers too, Liz. They loved it.

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3 Ann January 28, 2013 at 9:21 am

We have a snow day today and this made us laugh very hard. Thank you for sharing it!

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4 Koseli January 28, 2013 at 11:13 am

Yay for snow days! You’re so welcome, Ann. I loved it so much.

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5 Alison Love January 28, 2013 at 9:26 am

that is epic!! I love it.

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6 Callie January 28, 2013 at 10:48 am

This guy is awesome!! Makes me smile! Thanks for sharing!

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7 Maria Baker January 28, 2013 at 11:08 am

This reminds me of when I was in Saudi Arabia with the military and would get a care package from back home. It’s amazing how those little things like frou frou-y soap and gummi bears can make your day when your whole world is brown on brown on brown. Loved this!

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8 Koseli January 28, 2013 at 11:14 am

Thanks Maria! A little taste of home can totally turn it all around. Thank you for your service!

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9 Becca January 28, 2013 at 12:49 pm

Love this! My two year old came running in to see what the shouting was about, love how bliss doesn’t need translation.

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10 tere January 28, 2013 at 1:11 pm

Hahaha!! I’m so doing this every time I open the fridge now!

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11 Becky January 28, 2013 at 2:43 pm

That was one of the best things I have seen ever!! I LOVE IT! thanks so much what a bright spot to my day. It brings back memories of the Swedish chef from the muppets!! love it

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12 Marianne January 29, 2013 at 4:52 am

This was such a great clip to watch! I have to share it on my site as well – being Norwegian and all. I especially like it when he says “Is it for real?” and “A double sized bag of Cheese Dooodles!”. Thank you, Koseli:)

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13 JR January 29, 2013 at 10:48 am

Thanks for the translation, Marianne! I love that he said that!

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