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

6 days agoOdd : 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

last monthTechnology / 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

2 months agoOdd : 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

A Sneak Peek At Ken Burns' New Documentary: The First Black Friday

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Black Friday has become as much an American holiday tradition as decking the halls, trimming the tree, or watching football. So it only makes sense that Ken Burns' latest documentary, courtesy of Jimmy Kimmel, tells the story of the nation's very first unofficial shopping holiday that followed the first Thanksgiving. Read more...

Monday Morning Splash

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

What’s Happening — Lunch with Ken Burns and Geoffrey Ward at Politics and Prose, noon — Edward Snowden Espionage Affair at the National Press Club, 1 p.m. The Revolving Door Know someone starting or leaving a job? Let us know. Fishbowl Fun Fact The last feudal state in Europe ended in 2008. Front Page of the Day New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

The Kardashians -- A Film by Ken Burns ... (That Will Never Happen)

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : TMZ.com

Can't ya just see it -- Kim Kardashian, Kim's ass... and the rest of the family taking their place in history by starring in one of those legendary 5-part Ken Burns documentaries?!! Yeah, he can't either, but what the hell... let's give it a…

'The War on Christmas' -- A Film by Ken Burns

It has been over six and one-half years since the War began and still there is no end in sight. It is a brutal war. One that pits brother against brother, elf against gnome, reindeer against reindeer, and worst of all, Santa Claus vs. Show More Summary

Ken Burns' next doc production launches site for cancer stories

Ken Burns' 14-hour epic "The Roosevelts" just finished its week on PBS in September, but the ever-busy Burns is already moving on to his next major production. 

Ken Burns' next doc production launches site for cancer stories

3 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Ken Burns' 14-hour epic "The Roosevelts" just finished its week on PBS in September, but the ever-busy Burns is already moving on to his next major production. 

Ken Block Transforms 1965 Ford Mustang into 845 HP AWD Beast for ‘Gymkhana 7?

One can’t look at a skid mark on a road or smell burning tires and not think of Ken Block’s action-packed Gymkhana series that pits an automobile against a variety of physical obstacles. With his seventh installment shot but not … The post Ken Block Transforms 1965 Ford Mustang into 845 HP AWD Beast for ‘Gymkhana 7? appeared first on Highsnobiety.

Vampire Lawyer with Chris Pine

Vampire Lawyer with Chris Pine 3:34 You would not believe the amount of work that went into this sketch video. Submitted by: chris_singel Regular Keywords: vampire lawyer credits parody sketch gaffer best boy outtakes ken burns chris pine court courtroom judge plaintiff blood suck bat Views: 53,291

Ken Marino Is More Than Just a Jerk

4 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

Ken Marino played an asshole in ‘Party Down,’ an asshole in ‘Role Models,’ and an asshole in ‘Burning Love.’ Now he’s playing the romantic lead in a NBC sitcom—and killing it.

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