In the aftermath of his 1927 solo transatlantic flight, Colonel Charles Augustus Lindbergh — “Lucky Lindy” — became the most famous human being on Earth. But on the evening of March 1, 1932, the pilot’s luck ran out. Bold kidnappers snatched his baby son, Charlie, from the family home near Hopewell, New Jersey, while everyone in the house was awake. Negotiations with the kidnappers stretched out for weeks, but little Charlie never came back. His body was discovered not five miles from Lindbergh’s house in New Jersey. A German immigrant, Bruno Richard Hauptmann, was executed for the crime. … Read More »
One of the craziest things I’ve ever seen. Also the rider is one of the luckiest guy in the world to be able to walk away from this with just a fractured shoulder. I’m not sure exactly how he lost control of the bike but the bike got stuck in the tree. Bike still runs after being caught by the tree. Not everyone gets as lucky as this. This should be a reminder to all of the dangers of riding in the canyons. If you have the need for speed, ride within your comfortable limits and always ride … Read More »
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)