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Ken Burns Presents The First Black Friday

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

4 weeks 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)

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

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

2 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.

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

2 months agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Jason Panella Quote: "Ken Burns at his best."

Video: Ken Burns on the Making of "The Roosevelts"

Ken Burns is known for telling epic stories about events and achievements in American history, from Prohibition to the Civil War to baseball. But rarely has he focused on personal history as he does in his latest documentary, The Roosevelts:...

With TinyScreen, you can make your own wearable

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Not impressed with the Apple Watch? Serial tinkerer Ken Burns has launched a Kickstarter campaign for a device that could offer you the opportunity to try and make a wearable of your own. TinyScreen is a thumb-sized color display that...Show More Summary

A ‘Roosevelts’ Tour of New York

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : Travel Q

The travel firm Tauck will offer a "Roosevelts"-themed event in New York City featuring filmmaker Ken Burns and a tour of a Roosevelt home.

FDR and the Dalai Lama

I’ve finally finished watching The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, Ken Burn’s documentary on Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor, three extraordinary individuals. It’s a long haul, fourteen hours, but I recommend this program. You will be amazed, inspired, and at times perhaps disturbed by this trio, and informed by the history they helped shape. In my Sept. [...]

FDR

While watching The Roosevelts series by Ken Burns, I was reminded of research that I did years ago on presidential management styles. President Franklin D. Roosevelt's approach was highly pragmatic but it was also manipulative and chaotic. Show More Summary

“The Roosevelts”: Ken Burns’ economics lesson for America

The new PBS documentary examines how New Nationalism and the New Deal saved the country from capitalism's excesses

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