The American food system doesn’t make it easy for small farmers to get their healthy food to your home, but meet two farmers who are trying: Ricky Horton and Sherilyn Shepard. They’re siblings who grow tomatoes, cucumbers, and other vegetables in southwestern Virginia. Their livelihood is filled with uncertainties ranging from unpredictable weather to changing immigration laws. Here’s their story. (Source: Bread for the World)
It’s one of the oldest unsolved missing person cases in Edmonton’s history. Dylan Koshman disappeared on October 11, 2008 after leaving his house, following a fight with his roommates. The Fifth Estate, of the Canandian Broadcasting Company, talks with family, witnesses and police. (Source: The Fifth Estate)
Joanna Lumley hosts this feature documentary about cats. It looks at the origins of cats and how they’ve evolved over thousands of years. (Source: ITV Studios)
Dinosaur Jr. is a band known for their incredibly dense and fuzzy wall of guitar sound summoned by guitarist/singer J Mascis. Lou Barlow, bassist of Dinosaur Jr., discusses ways that he has shaped his bass sound to accompany and enhance the wall of sound without being lost in the mix. Lou also discusses Hüsker Dü’s influence, and which bass guitars and bass amplifiers he used to find his tone. Read more about Lou Barlow and Dinosaur Jr. (Source:Reverb)
Found Tapes is a new weekly show that highlights some of the rarest, wierdest, and sometimes just really cool videos that people send to us. This week, we look inside the world of being a Dinosaur Jr. fan. Here’s the description:
Through an online contest, six fans are selected to film Dinosaur Jr. performing Bug in its entirety at the 9:30 Club in Washington DC, June 2011. Experience the fans’ joy as they witness a classic performance and meet their heroes face to face in an exclusive interview with the band. Under the direction of Dave Markey (The Year … Read More »
Steve Bannon has been propelled over the last year from fringe media outlier to top propagandist of the U.S. Empire as Trump’s Chief Strategist.
From his Wall Street roots and apocalyptic film career to his cultivation of alt-right bigots at Breitbart News, Abby Martin exposes Bannon’s true character in this explosive documentary.
Dissection of Bannon’s ideology of “economic nationalism” and desire to “Make America Great Again” reveals the danger of his hand in Trump’s agenda. (Source: Abby Martin)
The Advice King explains gentrification to an “artist.” Read more of Chris Crofton’s advice at the Nashville Scene.
I was introduced to Jordan, the effervescent subject of this Op-Doc, by a mutual friend; we met for lunch at his favorite deli in Los Angeles, where we live. That day, we waded through a getting-to-know-you conversation that somehow felt both more awkward and less awkward than most of its kind. Jordan has Asperger’s syndrome, and so he often gets pulled into his own world, one that can seem chaotic and isolated from ours. But he has learned to make deliberate choices to stay present in reality.
I found myself pleasantly surprised by the quick-witted middle-aged man having lunch across from me. He has an encyclopedic knowledge of music and movies, and a strikingly clever sense of humor. So I was intrigued. The lunch became the first of many meetings we shared over the course of many months, before we started … Read More »