“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.
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)
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)
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)
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 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 »
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, 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)
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)
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.
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 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)