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Axl Rose Interviewed for Kurt Loder’s ‘Famous Last Words’ (8 minutes, 1990)

Posted on August 24th, by admin in Biography, Rock. No Comments

“The reason I OD’d was because of stress,” Rose told Loder. “I couldn’t take it. And I just grabbed this bottle of pills in an argument and just gulped’em down. And I ended up in the hospital.”

Rose also spoke to Loder about Guns N’ Roses’ forthcoming double album USE YOUR ILLUSION, eventually released in 1991. Guns N’ Roses is currently on tour.



Getting to Know Bob Dylan (52 minutes, 1986)

Posted on August 18th, by admin in Biography, Film, Performing Arts, Rock. No Comments

A BBC Omnibus film about Bob Dylan’s starring role in the movie HEARTS OF FIRE’, directed by Richard Marquand and co-starring Fiona and Rupert Everett. (Source: Christopher Sykes)



Inside Ivory Coast’s Hidden Gold Rush (5 minutes, 2016)

Posted on August 10th, by admin in Business, Politics, Travel. No Comments

For a long time mining was seen as a dirty alternative to a more wholesome farming lifestyle. But some of the richest gold-mining potential in Africa is luring hundreds of thousands of Ivorians off the land and into the mines.(Source: The Guardian)



What It Took to Discover Bacteria in the 1670s (5 minutes, 2016)

Posted on August 10th, by admin in Biography, Health, Science. No Comments

Antony van Leeuvenhoek was not a trained scientist, but he was insatiably curious, and ground his own lenses that he used to find the bacteria. (Source: VOX Observatory)



Isaac Hayes Takes the Stage in L.A. to Sing ‘Theme from Shaft’ (5 minutes, 1973)

Posted on August 8th, by admin in Comedy, Live Concerts. No Comments

A bit by comedian Richard Pryor introduces this clip of Mr. Hayes performing “Theme from Shaft” at a stadium in Los Angeles, Calif. Rev. Jesse Jackson helps Isaac Hayes take the stage. Hayes is wearing aviators and a linked-chain outfit.



The Secret Cyberwar is Here: Director Alex Gibney on ‘ZERO DAYS’ Documentary (10 minutes, 2016)

Posted on August 7th, by admin in Conspiracy, Crime, Military & War, Technology. No Comments

“The potential for enormous destruction and loss of life is palpable when it comes to cyberweapons,” says Alex Gibney, director of the new film Zero Days, which delves into the creation, deployment, and implications of the Stuxnet virus. Stuxnet, a self-replicating cyberweapon launched by the U.S. and Israel into the Natanz nuclear plant in Iran, was an effort to thwart Iran’s nuclear progress by taking control of the plant’s centrifuges, spinning them until they would explode. “The reason it is hugely significant is it is the first time a computer code has crossed the threshold from the realm … Read More »



‘SPEAKING IS DIFFICULT’ — Mass Shootings in America (14 minutes, 2016)

Posted on August 4th, by admin in Crime, History. No Comments

The fear, chaos, and disbelief triggered by mass shootings have become an inescapable yet unbearable reality. Speaking is Difficult represents five years of an American crisis. (Source: The Intercept’s Field of Vision)

Directed by AJ Schnack
Read an interview with Schnack here.



Ray Dalio: The Central Banks Will Get So Desperate They Will Give Money Away (29 minutes, 2016)

Posted on August 2nd, by admin in Business, History. No Comments

Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates, says we are living in a world economy where the risk is not inflation and not over-heating economies. (Source: Forex Live)



Surviving Alone in Northern Alaska

Posted on July 31st, by admin in Animals/Wildlife, Environment, Family, Philosophy. No Comments

Heimo Korth is the last man standing in 19 million acres of Alaskan wilderness. His neighbors are polar bears and caribous. Say good bye to civilization and see how they do it in the arctic circle on the last frontier in America. (52 minutes, 2012) (Source: VICE)



Gang Starr Perform ‘You Know My Steez’ Live on BET (5 minutes, 1998)

Posted on July 31st, by admin in Hip Hop, Live Concerts. No Comments

The late Guru guides Gang Starr through a top-notch performance of “You Know My Steez,” from their classic 1998 album “Moment of Truth” on Black Entertainment Television.



How to Make Nashville Hot Chicken (10 minutes, 2016)

Posted on July 27th, by admin in Food, How To Videos. No Comments

Since Channel Nonfiction is based in Nashville, Tennessee, this video was of particular interest to us. Lots of cayenne pepper powder, butter and lard are key to this recipe. Results in crunchy and peppery hot fried chicken.



Timothy Leary on Why People Should Shock Their Own Minds (5 minutes, 1978)

Posted on July 24th, by admin in Drugs, Philosophy, Religion. No Comments

Timothy Leary interview by Trent Harris. Leary speaks out on freedom, LSD, religion, and more. The Nixon administration considered Leary one of the most dangerous men in the world. He was convicted of possessing less than 1/2 ounce of pot and sentenced to 30 years. Bail was $5 million dollars, at that time the highest ever set. He was eventually paroled. (Source: Trent Harris)