Some people’s lives are chronicled by professional writers in their biographies. Some people write their own memoirs. And then, some people hire The Story Scribe. This Kansas City memoir writing business, founded by Amy Butler, is part of the personal history industry. The Association of Personal Historians, the industry’s professional organization, has more than 600 ...Continue Reading
Stars Bill Nighy, Helena Bonham Carter, Winona Ryder, Rupert Graves, Ralph Fiennes, and writer/director David Hare explore each actor’s unique contribution, and what brought them to this performer’s paradise. Worricker aired Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, on MASTERPIECE on PBS. #MasterpiecePBS
Use these recipes from PBS Food, Kitchen Explorers, and a great pumpkin pie recipe Savory Sweet Life to add some sweetness at your Thanksgiving gathering.
Growing up in a really small town in Wisconsin, Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher found their fun at nearby thrift stores. “I remember we used to buy answering machines, eject the tapes and listen to people’s incoming and outgoing messages,” Prueher said. Everything changed for Pickett and Prueher when VHS tapes started showing up at ...Continue Reading
On November 11, billions of kilometers from Earth, a spacecraft orbiter and lander will do what no other has dared to attempt: land on the volatile surface of a comet as it zooms around the sun at 67,000 km/hr. If successful, it could help peer into our past and unlock secrets of our origins. Watch ...Continue Reading
How We Got to Now: Sound VIDEO
Imagine a world without the power to capture or transmit sound. Steven Johnson journeys to the Arcy sur Cure caves in northern France, where he finds the first traces of the desire to record sound. He also learns about the role radio played in the civil rights movement and reveals the Hollywood star who designed ...Continue Reading