‘Flyin’ Cut Sleeves’: Bronx Street Gangs from 1960s

“Flyin’ Cut Sleeves” presents alternating portrayals, from the past and the present, of former street gang presidents in the Bronx. The project grew out of the experiences of Rita Fecher, the film’s co-producer, who taught in a South Bronx school…

Philip Seymour Hoffman Talks About Happiness With a Philosopher

Just over a year ago philosopher Simon Critchley met with Philip Seymour Hoffman for the final in a series of on-stage conversations called Happy Talk. In a searching dialogue that in hindsight seems prescient, the actor wrestles with the concepts…

‘Crazies Like Trump’: An Interview with Architect Stanley Tigerman

In 1990, Tigerman was interviewed for an episode of “The 90s,” where he espoused his own approach to architecture while leveling a few choice criticisms against the profession as a whole. The resulting footage gives a good glimpse into the…

SATAN’S CHOICE: A Motorcycle Gang from Canada

“I DON’T CARE WHAT SOCIETY THINKS. THEY’RE NOTHING ANYWAY. NO BETTER THAN ME. OUT THERE, YOU JUST HAVE TO FIT INTO A PATTERN THAT SOMEBODY’S ALREADY LAID OUT FOR YOU. THE LIFE WE LIVE YOU HAVE TO SET YOU’RE OWN…

Tony Robbins: Why We Do What We Do

Motivational speaker Tony Robbins discusses the “invisible forces” that make us do what we do — and high-fives Al Gore in the front row. (Source: TedTalks)

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