Ghosts of Highway 20

Beginning in the late 1970s, a sinister presence cast a shadow over an isolated part of central Oregon. It lurked in the background, ignored or unnoticed. Women, often vulnerable or marginalized, were disappearing. These are the stories of the ghosts…

What Happens to NYC’s 3.2 Million Tons of Trash

New York City is one of the most wasteful cities in the world. But none of its trash is actually processed in NYC. It’s sent to waste-to-energy facilities and landfills as far away as Ohio and South Carolina. It takes…

Francis Bacon: A Brush with Violence

Francis Bacon was the loudest, rudest, drunkest, most sought-after British artist of the 20th century. Twenty-five years after his death, his canvases regularly exceed £40million at auction. Bacon’s appeal is rooted in his notoriety – a candid image he presented…

NICO ICON

Who is Nico? It’s a complicated, dark and mysterious story: Modeling, singing lessons, Andy Warhol, and later heroin. Her mother cries as she listens to Nico’s (not her given name) music. Bob Dylan tells Warhol to put Nico into movies.…

‘Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men’ Docuseries Episode 1

Robert Diggs knew that there was something special about the way he and his friends from Staten Island and Brooklyn told stories. They were apostles of hip hop culture, fans of kung fu cinema, members of the Five Percent Nation.…

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