‘112 WEDDINGS’: Another Documentary From Filmmaker Doug Block

By Gregory Crofton If you like documentaries a lot, you might have heard about him — Doug Block. He runs The D-Word web site, a resource and forum for those who work in the documentary industry, and his most recent…

Thomas Wolfe’s Family Home

Considered by many to be one of the giants of 20th-century American literature, Thomas Wolfe immortalized his childhood home in his epic autobiographical novel, “Look Homeward, Angel.” Functioning as a state historic site, the Old Kentucky Home is a memorial…

Nirvana Live at Rhino Records in 1989

On June 23, 1989, a young version of Nirvana, the seminal pop punk rock group from Aberdeen, Washington, played lived at Rhino Records in Los Angeles. The Smithereens + Black Sabbath = Nirvana.

Showtime’s Richard Pryor Doc Forgets the Comedy and Humanity

I laughed hard at the start of “RICHARD PRYOR: OMIT THE LOGIC.” But as the documentary got rolling it turned into more of a tabloid take on the comedian’s harrowing life — one packed with drugs, alcohol and numerous marriages…

Kurt Cobain Signs Autograph for Boy Backstage at Reading Music Festival

A boy named Craig is anxious to meet Kurt Cobain. His father stops Kurt after a live show in 1992 to get an autograph for his son Craig. “Did he make it here?” Kurt asks. “Don’t smoke. Take care.”

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