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Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell

“Wild Combination” (2008) is director Matt Wolf’s visually absorbing portrait of the seminal avant-garde composer, singer-songwriter, cellist, and disco producer Arthur Russell. Before his untimely death from AIDS in 1992, Arthur prolifically…

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I Sold The French Laundry. Then It Became ‘the Best Restaurant in the World’

By Ben Proudfoot When my father died, he held disappointment in his heart. He was 66 and had only just retired from a life of 80-hour workweeks as a successful lawyer, and this next chapter promised everything he had skimped…

Kacey Musgraves Makes ‘Star-Crossed’ Album

Kacey Musgraves lets us into the creative process during the making of her latest album ‘star-crossed.’ It’s about heartbreak.

The Murder of Emmett Till

In August 1955, a 14-year-old Black boy allegedly flirted with a white woman in a grocery store in Money, Mississippi. Emmett Till, a teen from Chicago, didn’t understand that he had broken the unwritten laws of the Jim Crow South…

Ronald Reagan Lays Out Modern Conservative Template on The Tonight Show in 1975

Former Gov. Ronald Reagan lays out his political agenda as it would be for years to come on this episode of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, which aired in 1975.

Ultimate Space Telescope

Discover how NASA engineers built and launched the most ambitious telescope of all time. How did NASA engineers build and launch the most ambitious telescope of all time? Follow the dramatic story of the James Webb Space Telescope—the most complex…

Don’t Fuck With the Lewises!

“We didn’t lose him, he lost us,” say the family members of the famous rock ‘n’ roller Jerry Lee Lewis in this cool little known documentary. With Jerry Lee it’s always what’s “Out of sight, out of mind.” (Source: JerryLeeChannel)

The Art of Life

As a rising star in the field of abstract mathematics, Michael Behrens discovered that he could see beauty and pattern where others could not. But his path was not to be inside academia, or even inside society. He went on…

Captain Sum Ting Wong

Names confirmed by the NTSB! Ha. Despite this being tremendously successful prank on the news media, it should be acknowledged that Asiatic Flight 214 crash landed and several people onboard died while others were injured.

The Dark Side of Hollywood Icon Jerry Lewis

Jerry Lewis’s patented form of slapstick made him a 20th-century comedic icon. But former co-stars first interviewed by the directors behind Allen v. Farrow say he was a bully who sexually harassed—and in at least one case, sexually assaulted —women…

‘Every Everything: The Music, Life & Times of Grant Hart,’ the Drummer from Hüsker Dü

Hüsker Dü was an American punk rock band formed in Saint Paul, Minnesota, in 1979. The band’s continual members were guitarist/vocalist Bob Mould, bassist/vocalist Greg Norton, and drummer/vocalist Grant Hart. They first gained notability as a hardcore punk band, and…
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