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The ‘BRIGHT LIGHTS’ of Gambling Addiction

‘Sharon’ has been addicted to poker machines ‘pokies’ since they first arrived in Australia in 1992. Through this animated documentary, she reveals the devastating impact gambling has had on her life. Her…

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Diary of a Song: How Olivia Rodrigo Wrote ‘Drivers License’

In the latest Diary of a Song, the singer-songwriter and actress Olivia Rodrigo, 18, explains how she wrote her first-ever single — after a good cry, with TikTok in mind — before it took over the world. Subscribe:​ More…

Moonshiner Beaver Bailey

Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Beaver Bailey, a moonshiner in Harlan County, Kentucky. For ad-free, uncensored versions of SWU videos, as well as some exclusive videos please subscribe to:…​ Here’s a link to the new GoFundMe campaign…

‘The Mind of a Murderer’: Kenny Bianchi was the Hillside Strangler

Kenneth Alessio Bianchi was born on May 22, 1951, in Rochester, New York, to an alcoholic prostitute who gave him up for adoption two weeks after he was born. He was adopted in August 1951 by Nicholas Bianchi and his wife Frances Scioliono-Bianchi, and was their…

Black Dahlia Murder on ’48 Hours’

’48 Hours’ on CBS produced an episode on the Black Dahlia murder. It aired November 27, 2004. Learn more about the murder on Wikipedia.

A Day in 1920s Paris

Time travel back to Paris of the roaring 20’s, flappers, bobbed hair, cloche hats, and dancing to jazz. Brought to life with AI deep learning techniques. Silent movie actress Pola Negri can be seen at the now long forgotten treehouse…

David Allan Coe in 1975: Full Documentary

David Allan Coe is an American singer and songwriter. Coe took up music after spending much of his early life in reform schools and prisons, and first became notable for busking in Nashville. He initially played mostly in the blues style, before transitioning to country music, becoming…

Photo Session: Bob Dylan and Wrestler Grizzly Smith

Bob Dylan does a rare meet-and-greet with fans on the set of “Hearts of Fire” in 1986. Wrestler Grizzly Smith was there, and he’s apparently a big fan of the singer.

Storming of the U.S. Capitol

House Impeachment Manager Rep. Jamie Raskin presents a video montage of the January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol during his opening statement during the U.S. Senate Impeachment Trial of former President Donald J. Trump. (Source: CSPAN)

‘Trump’s American Carnage’: The Frank Luntz Interview

Frank Luntz is a strategist and pollster who has worked on behalf of the Republican Party for nearly three decades. The following interview was conducted by FRONTLINE’s Jim Gilmore on Jan. 12, 2021. It has been edited for clarity and…

The Enviable Loft Fran Lebowitz Has Never Liked

Creative director Marc Balet bought his three-story loft in Manhattan’s Noho district 30 years ago, when the space was a dance studio. Although it did have a wood-burning fireplace, the beautiful architecture of the arched windows was hidden. Once the…
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