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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

2 days 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

5 days agoNews : 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 weekNews : 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 weekHealth : 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

3 weeks 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

last monthHumor : 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

PBS Remembers the Vietnam War With Week of Special Programming Including Premiere of Ken Burns' 'The Vietnam War'

– Today, during the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour, PBS announced a slate of primetime specials related to the Vietnam War, and culminating in the 2017 premiere of Ken Burns’s and Lynn Novick’s THE VIETNAM WAR

Composer asked to put Orange County's essence to music

Making the rounds in Orange County over the last year, Narong Prangcharoen may have looked more like Ken Burns than Beethoven.

This Table Protects You From Burning Hot Beverages

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

What if your dining room table could show you when your coffee or cocoa is too hot to drink? That could be a reality today: hacker Ken Kawamoto shows us how with a technique called thermal projection mapping. Read more...

Tim Meadows, JJ Abrams, Ken Burns & Pussy Riot!!

Tim Meadows, JJ Abrams, Ken Burns & Pussy Riot!! More than Celebrities Who Appeared On Thursday’s Final COLBERT REPORT!! Read the full article on AICN I am – Hercules!! Jeff Daniels and Sam Waterson showed up, but not Olivia Munn or Jim Carrey. George Lucas and J.J. Show More Summary

Ken Burns Presents The First Black Friday

3 months agoHumor : Neatorama

(Video Link) Ken Burns, the documentary filmmaker, became famous for his captivating miniseries The Civil War. Through brilliant storytelling, he shared not only the facts, but the experience of that trauma with his audience. In this parody on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Burns recounts a day--this day--that we Americans call Black Friday. Show More Summary

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