Edward Herrmann had collapsed at the studio in New York, and no one knew why.
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.
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.
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
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
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
It's like a Ken Burns documentary in the year 3050.
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.
(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
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".
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.
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...
“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
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 “Far Cry 4.” And, also today only: Up to 60% off on Ken Burns’ “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History,” on Blu-Ray and DVD.
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
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.
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 […]
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 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