American writer Stephen Landrigan and Afghan writer Qais Akbar Omar recall their efforts to create an Afghan production of William Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost.
A celebration of 78rpm record subculture reveals the growing value of rare records and the determined efforts of their collectors and archivists, drawing on historical research and preserver interviews to explore the music of blues artists who have been lost to the modern world.
A fourth volume of the popular comic chronicles the emergence of the Beastie Boys and Salt-n-Pepa, along with some one-hit wonders.
The author looks at the uproar Bob Dylan created by playing with an electric band at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival and examines the cultural context and repercussions of the event.
A 20th-anniversary oral history of the making of the cult-classic film offers behind-the-scenes insights into how the screenwriter was inspired by Jane Austen's Emma, how the cast was chosen, how costumes were designed and more. Original. Movie tie-in.
Sandy Tolan's latest chronicles the life story of Ramzi Aburedwan, a Palestinian refugee who got an education, mastered the viola, and founded a music school in the West Bank, showing how his love of music helped to inspire children in a violent land.
The director presents a collection of uproarious and intimate conversations with some of today's most popular comedians, drawing on his teenage radio hosting days.
The cultural historian and author of Inside Pee-Wee's Playhouse traces the story of the film-making partnership between Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale that culminated in the Back to the Future franchise.
A film critic and movie historian who has been watching cinema for 70 years and has seen almost 19,000 films brings viewers on a tour of his favorite movies, highlighting forgotten treasures and explaining what makes a film a hit or a flop.
Traces the rise of the soul icon from preacher's son to musical legend and discusses his tragically short career in the context of the cultural and social movements of the 1960s.