Ever heard of big mountain speed climbing? Ueli Steck pretty much invented it. He died on Mount Everest this weekend. (Source: Mountain Hardwear)
A rare glimpse of the late street photographer’s 1970s moving image work. These fragile, observational clips uncover Vivian Maier’s largely unseen experimentation with film. The New York-born photographer spent 40 years working as a nanny in Chicago, simultaneously fostering a secret passion for image-making that led her to document the urban life of America, enjoying her productive peak in the 50s and 60s.
“Vivian saw details that pass us by in everyday life,” says director, curator and the primary caretaker of Maier’s oeuvre, John Maloof. When the photographer died in 2009 aged 83, the tens of thousands of images that she amassed during her lifetime were only just beginning to be discovered. After winning a bid for 30,000 of Maier’s negatives in a Chicago auction house in 2007, it took six months for Maloof to realize the importance of what … Read More »
While major news networks have struggled to figure out the right way to cover the Trump administration, political satirists like Samantha Bee, John Oliver, Stephen Colbert, and Seth Meyers have demonstrated why comedy can be such a powerful antidote to bullshit.
The first few months of the Trump administration have been a goldmine for late-night comedians and political satirists. Shows like Full Frontal With Samantha Bee, Saturday Night Live, and Late Night With Seth Meyers have enjoyed ratings boosts thanks to their regular lampooning of the Trump White House.
But beyond the jokes and sight gags, political satirists have done … Read More »
Advice King Christopher Crofton writes a column for the Nashville Scene. Sometimes those columns are made into videos. In this episode, the King tells one of his readers named Clem about the dangers and challenges of using cocaine.
The first episode of a new docu-series from director Ondi Timoner about an upstart town being built in the middle of the Panamanian jungle.
Charles Bukowski, is, of course, a brilliant writer, but he was also beyond great when he spoke. In this clip he describes how it’s necessary to keep “the juice” in your sentences while living through the Atomic Age.
Don Rickles tells the world how much he likes Howard Stern, while insulting David Letterman, in this his final performance.
Steven Spielberg and his buddies are filmed while they watch the announcement of the Academy Award nominations in 1976, the year that JAWS was released. (Source: MediaBurnArchive)