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 »
Some real “Narcos” footage here. Brazillian cops are able to catch up to a plane before it takes off. The impact nearly tears off one of its wings. (Source: DIGG)
As a 25-year-old U.S. Air Mail pilot, Lindbergh emerged suddenly from virtual obscurity to instantaneous world fame as the result of his Orteig Prize-winning solo non-stop flight on May 20–21, 1927, made from Roosevelt Field[N 1] in Garden City on New York’s Long Island to Le Bourget Field in Paris, France, a distance of nearly 3,600 statute miles (5,800 km), in the single-seat, single-engine purpose-built Ryan monoplane Spirit of St. Louis. As a result of this flight Lindbergh was the first person in history to be in New York one day and Paris the next. Lindbergh, a U.S. … Read More »
VJ extraordinaire Matt Pinfield goes shopping at Amoeba Music in Los Angeles. Matt has a new book out via Scribner called, “All These Things That I’ve Done: My Insane, Improbable Rock Life.” (Source: Amoeba)
Multimillionaire Robert Durst — suspected in the disappearance of his first wife, Kathie, and connected to the death of a neighbor, Morris Black — will soon go on trial in Los Angeles for the murder of Susan Berman. (Source: CBS News – 48 Hours)
A new cinematic offering from the captivating mind of Jim Greco, with guest appearances from Jeremy Klein, Chris Pastras, Jason Lee, and Danny Sargent. Shot by Tobin Yelland and Joey Sinko. (Source: Thrasher Magazine)
This award-winning documentary chronicles the life of a destitute Appalachian family. Darlene, the housewife, conducts her daily routine: carrying water, fueling a coal stove, disciplining her children, and making ends meet. A personal record of poverty. (Source: WPSU)