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PBS' 'Cancer' an epic, vital story Ken Burns just couldn't refuse

2 minutes agoHealth : Booster Shots

Edward Herrmann had collapsed at the studio in New York, and no one knew why.

Terrence Howard Fights Back Tears Discussing His Mother’s Battle With Cancer in Ken Burns Documentary

Before Terrence Howard reignited his star status as Lucious Lyon on Empire, the actor participated in the upcoming Ken Burns documentary Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies. The documentary, which is based on the book written by Siddhartha Mukherjee, aims to shed light on cancer and those who are affected by it.

NEH funds LACMA show on Sri Lanka, Ken Burns film on Vietnam War

The National Endowment for the Humanities will funnel $1.4 million to California museums, university-based scholars and libraries in grants announced this week, including $40,000 for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for a touring exhibition on the art of Sri Lanka.

Cancer Experts Are Finally Feeling Optimistic. Here's Why

In Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, a three-part documentary executive-produced by Ken Burns and set to air on PBS March 30-April 1, director Barak Goodman delivers a sweeping (and fascinating, and tear-jerking, and horrifying) history...Show More Summary

5 Burning Questions for Detroit Red Wings After the 2015 Trade Deadline

The Detroit Red Wings are one of the top contenders in the Eastern Conference, and they are primed for a lengthy playoff run. General manager Ken Holland made two moves at the trade deadline with the additions of Erik Cole on the wing...Show More Summary

Look Out, Ken Burns—These Guys Are Making Films on all 59 National Parks

If visiting all of the national parks in the United States, or at least the lower 48, isn’t on your to-do list, well, we probably need to talk. Will Pattiz and Jim Pattiz, brothers from

Ken Burns had nothing on this

Please note this video, in the style of Ken Burn's Civil War, depicting recent snow storm events in Boston, using actual Facebook status entries.

If Ken Burns Tackled Boston’s Snowpocalypse

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

(YouTube link) Ken Burns’ documentary series The Civil War (as well as his other documentaries) had a certain style that brought out the despair and melancholy of the people who lived through it, emphasized by the sad fiddle music. YouTube...Show More Summary

Reporter Burns Every Bridge While Announcing He’s Leaving First Look

last monthNews : Mediaite

Ken Silverstein, an investigative reporter for The Intercept, announced his resignation yesterday in a series of scathing Facebook posts calling his former employers a "pathetic joke".

5 Documentaries You HAVE To Watch

Documentaries can tell us about history and life just as well as any writer--in fact, as we see with Ken Burns, sometimes it takes an amazing writer teaming up with an amazing filmmaker to truly tell a story.

Ax-wielding hair designer burns down Michigan adult store to please God

last monthNews : The Raw Story

A “hair designer” in Kalamazoo, Michigan was arrested after police identified him as the ax-wielding man witnesses saw fleeing from an adult store that had been set on fire, WOOD’s Ken Kolker reports. According to police, late Wednesday afternoon Mitchell Hapner set fire to the...

Working 24-7 To Bring a 747 To Burning Man

“It’s so intense. This city feels like New York now,” Ken Feldman said right as we sat down for coffee in the Mission. Feldman last lived in San Francisco in the early 1990s, well before the first dot-com bubble. Now he’s back at the height of another boom. This time he’s pulling together a fundraising campaign to bring the largest art car ever seen to the Burning… Read More

A Ken Burns team views cancer through the lens of an honored book

last monthHealth : The Checkup

In 2011, an intelligent, readable and even compelling book about a disease won the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction. It was “The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer,” by oncologist Siddhartha Mukherjee. Read full article >>

IN THE MAIL: From Tom Kratman, Come and Take Them. Plus, today only at Amazon: Up to 50% Off …

IN THE MAIL: From Tom Kratman, Come and Take Them. Plus, today only at Amazon: Up to 50% Off “Far Cry 4.” And, also today only: Up to 60% off on Ken Burns’ “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History,” on Blu-Ray and DVD.

The Shortest Ken Burns Thing You've Ever Seen Is Coming To Brooklyn

Brooklyn native Ken Burns is returning to his home borough for an appearance at Brooklyn Heights Historical Society on March 10th. The 61-year-old director and producer will be on hand for an intimate cocktail reception prior to a Q&A discussion with New York Times columnist Randy Kennedy. Show More Summary

Grammys 2015: An archival bounty within best historical album category

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

As written, the Grammy category of best historical album sounds so stodgy, suggestive of a Ken Burns documentary filled with black-and-white photos panned left to right and a title-line gradually coming into focus.

‘Cancer, The Emperor of All Maladies’, A Three-Part PBS Documentary by Ken Burns and Barak Goodman

2 months agoHumor : Laughing Squid

Our film project Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies is about as close to the bone as filmmaking gets for me. Cancer has been a huge part of my life. – Ken Burns Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies is a three-part, six-hour PBS documentary that explores the history of cancer, current treatments, and scientific […]

Newswire: PBS is making a sexy, scripted Civil War drama produced by Ridley Scott

After years away from the game, PBS is throwing itself full-force into original scripted programming. First, no longer content with borrowing Downton Abbey to fill whatever slots in its schedule Ken Burns hasn’t called dibs on, PBS struck a deal to co-produce shows with the BBC. Show More Summary

Edward Herrmann Narrated PBS’ ‘Cancer’ Docu As His Final Project – TCA

Edward Hermann's last project was narrating a three part, six-hour documentary on cancer for PBS,  Cancer: the Emperor Of All Maladies, which is presented by Ken Burns. Herrmann collapsed his first day working on the narration, director Barak Goodman told TV critics at Winter TV Press Tour 2015. Show More Summary

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