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Tiny Arcade, A Mini Retro Playable Game Cabinet That Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

last weekHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Ken Burns and his team at the Akron, Ohio-based open source hardware company, TinyCircuits, have created a retro tiny playable game cabinet that they appropriately dubbed the Tiny Arcade. The awesome little functioning arcade fits in the palm of your hands and allows you to “relive the golden age of video games”. The team at […]

Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns named 2016 Rose Parade grand marshal

Ken Burns, an award-winning filmmaker whose many historical documentaries includes a 2009 series on the history of the nation’s national parks, was named Tuesday morning as the grand marshal for 2016 Rose Parade, which will carry the theme, “Find Your Adventure.” The 62-year-old Burns was selected...

Vote, Ya Dipshits

America doesn’t ask much of you, besides 30% of your income, give or take, and a begrudging tolerance for Ken Burns documentaries. Except for one big thing. Read more...

The Ex and Ken Vandermark trample genre borders together

2 months agoMusic / Rock & Pop : Turn It Up

Andy Moor, longtime guitarist in The Ex, is on the phone from Amsterdam while under attack by wild fungus. "Oww! I just rubbed my eye and it's burning because of these mushrooms," Moor says. "A friend of ours went into the forest and picked these giant mushrooms. They're about as big as your head....

Michael Moore's 'Where To Invade Next' Deserves The Nonpartisan Audience It Won't Find

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Michael Moore is the 21st century's most famous documentarian, but not for the same reasons that Ken Burns and Werner Herzog and Errol Morris defined the genre in the previous century. Moore is hyper-aware of the platform he's carved out for himself. Show More Summary

Ken Burns's Merciful Portrayal of the South in 'The Civil War' Is a Good Lesson for 2015

3 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

As the PBS film celebrates its 25th anniversary, how does America look back at the Confederacy?

Why I Won’t Be Watching Ken Burns This Week

I didn’t read a book about the American Civil War until I was in my mid-20s and it wasn’t Bruce Catton, Shelby Foote or a…

The Civil War, remastered

3 months agoHumor / odd :

Twenty-five years after its first airing on PBS, Ken Burns has remastered his epic documentary, The Civil War, and PBS will be airing the new version all this week, starting tonight. The remastered series will also be available on Blu-ray in October. Tags: Civil War Ken Burns PBS The Civil War TV video war

Ken Burns' 'Civil War' After Dylann Roof

3 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

The PBS documentary turns 25 this year, just as the Charleston murders and the Confederate flag debate freshly exposed a nation’s racial wounds—wounds the film mostly ignores.

Filmmaker Ken Burns Uses Travel To Bring Movies To Life

Travel company Tauck is expanding its partnership with award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns. A rebroadcast of "The Civil War" starts Monday on PBS. The original in 1990 attracted nearly 40 million viewers.

Ken Burns' 'Civil War' returns to PBS amid a national debate over race

This summer proved to Americans yet again that the Civil War, which officially ended 150 years ago, has never really gone away.

The Split Personality of Ken Burns’s “The Civil War”

On September 7 PBS will broadcast Ken Burns’s The Civil War on what will be the 25th anniversary of its release. Burns hopes that the…

VIDEO=> Lib Historian Ken Burns: Trump’s Birtherism Is “Politer Way of Saying the N-Word”

Liberal historian Ken Burns told the hate website Salon Donald Trump’s birtherism accusations in 2011 was a “politer way to... The post VIDEO=> Lib Historian Ken Burns: Trump’s Birtherism Is “Politer Way of Saying the N-Word” appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Ken Burns Equates Birther Movement with ‘Saying the N-Word’

3 months agoNews : Mediaite

The celebrated documentary filmmaker had some harsh things to say about the pro-Confederate flag movement, too.

Video: Ken Burns on the Civil War: It Was About "Slavery, Slavery, Slavery"

Filmmaker Ken Burns appeared on Face the Nation today, and had some words about the revisionist history of the Civil War constantly being pushed by the right wing. He points out that South Carolina's articles of secession (the first state to secede) are all about "slavery, slavery, slavery." And not...

Ken Burns On ‘Face The Nation’: Confederate Flag “About Resistance To Civil Rights”

Given that he helmed the definitive documentary series on the most destructive conflict in American history, it makes sense that CBS invited The Civil War (and so many others) director Ken Burns on Face The Nation this morning to talk...Show More Summary

Ken Burns sets Confederate flag lovers straight: It’s about ‘slavery slavery slavery’

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Historian Ken Burns reminded supporters of the Confederacy on Sunday that the Civil War had been primarily about slavery, and not states’ rights as many conservatives have claimed. “You know, when the Constitutional Convention happened, there was a man named John J. Chapman, who said...

Ken Burns, Liberal Jerk: America's Still Racist, Birtherism is Just Like the N-Word

Michael Moore might be upset, but again on CBS’s Face the Nation on Sunday, host John Dickerson hailed PBS star Ken Burns as “the most renowned documentary film maker of his time.” Burns has a more academic, less comical tone, but he’s just as radically to the left. The occasion is the 25th anniversary of the Burns documentary The Civil War. Show More Summary

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