Bernhard Goetz, the “Subway Vigilante,” sparked nationwide controversy and debate in 1984 when he shot four men on a New York City subway train after he said that they tried to rob him.
Pro-snowboarder, Mike Basich, tours his self-built 225-square-foot home in the middle of his 40 acre snow covered property near Truckee, CA – and shows how being close to nature drives his most creative decisions.
In 1998, says Monica Lewinsky, “I was Patient Zero of losing a personal reputation on a global scale almost instantaneously.” Today, the kind of online public shaming she went through has become a constant. In a brave talk, she takes a look at our “culture of humiliation,” in which online shame equals dollar signs — and demands a different way.
THE WRECKING CREW, the new documentary on the legendary musicians, including Glen Campbell, that made the West Coast Sound and played on hundreds of songs that would be the soundtrack for millions of lives, is shared by filmmaker Denny Tedesco and subject Don Randi.
In this short documentary, parents reveal their struggles with telling their black sons that they may be targets of racial profiling by the police.
“The Gates” is the final entry in a series of documentaries that Albert and David Maysles, two brothers who made documentary films, about the public, outdoor art work of Christo and Jeanne Claude. ‘The Gates’ went up in the Central Park of New York City in the winter of 2006.
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Kahlo’s life began and ended in Mexico City, in her home known as the Blue House. She gave her birth date as July 7, 1910, but her birth certificate shows July 6, 1907. Kahlo had allegedly wanted the year of her birth to coincide with the year of the beginning of the Mexican revolution so that her life would begin with the birth of modern Mexico. At the age of six, Frida developed polio, which caused her right leg to appear much thinner than the other. It was to remain that way permanently. Her art work has been … Read More »
On one ordinary night everything might change for Bill Fong, an underdog bowler, as he begins to get strike after strike. Will he attain the “perfect series,” or buckle under the pressure?
More than four years after Oprah-endorsed self-help guru James Arthur Ray killed three people in a heat endurance test outside Sedona., Ariz., he’s been released from prison. While Ray plots his re-emergence into the $11 billion self-help industry, the family of one of his victims is on a crusade to ensure that he — and other like him — don’t kill again.
Aspen socialite Nancy Pfister was murdered with a hammer while she slept. A friend found her covered with a sheet and bound with an electrical cord in the closet of her bedroom. Nancy’s father founded the Buttermilk ski resort, which along with the Snowmass ski resort, is one of the main draws for the small city of Aspen.
“The War You Don’t See” – John Pilger investigates the media’s role in war. He traces the history of ‘embedded’ and independent reporting from the carnage of WWI to the current wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Eminem, Paul Rosenberg, Dr. Dre, and 50 Cent all reflect on how Shady Records became one of the most dominant labels of the 2000s.