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Carthage House of Beauty

A day in the life of a beauty shop in Carthage, Tennessee, population 2,466. “Carthage House of Beauty” was directed by Allison Inman; produced by Allison Inman, Jace Freeman and Sean Clark.…

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Nonfiction Shorts

MIKE & IKE Factory Tour

JUST BORN is a candy company in Pennsylvania that produces MIKE & IKE! Those candies you love until you hate them are surprisingly complex to produce. (Source: Just Born Quality Confections)

Why This Billionaire is Spending Millions to be Young Again

Blueprint is a public science experiment to determine whether it’s possible to stay the same biological age. This requires slowing down aging processes as much as possible and then reversing the aging that has happened. Currently Bryan Johnson’s speed of…

Carly Simon on Her Marriage to James Taylor

Journalist Dan Rather interviews Carly Simon on her marriage to James Taylor, which made them one of music’s greatest power couples.

The Making of 10cc’s ‘I’m Not in Love’

Find out how this classic soft rock song — based on multiple vocal tracks — in this short documentary about the band 10cc.

Bob Dylan and Santana Talk to Annoying Interviewer

Bob Dylan likes Manic Street Preachers and Santana likes African music from France. Dylan says The Wallflowers’ music “sounds good” to him and that “everybody’s got to be the first somebody.”

Dream Land: Little Rock’s West 9th Street

Little Rock Arkansas’s West 9th Street was once a vibrant, African-American business and entertainment district. Taborian Hall is the only remaining historic structure on West 9th Street and stands as a living witness of the street’s former glory days. Throughout…

Kurt Vonnegut: The Shape of Stories

Acclaimed writer Kurt Vonnegut uses graphing to illustrate how many stories there are yet to tell. Humanity tends to tell the same ones over and over again.

Depeche Mode 101: A Film By D.A. Pennebaker

“Depeche Mode 101” is a documentary film by English electronic music band Depeche Mode. It was released on 13 March 1989 by Mute Records. It chronicles the final leg of the band’s Music for the Masses Tour and the final…

Violent Femmes Rare 1983 Interview

Violent Femmes, Rare Early TV Interview, 1983, Milwaukee “At Twelve” w/Howard & Rosemary.

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…
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