My Wild Affair: The Seal Who Came Home is the true story of Andre, a two-day-old wild harbor seal who, in 1961, was rescued from certain death by Harry Goodridge, an arborist from Rockport, Maine. Over the next 25 years, Andre and Harry established a friendship that brought Andre into the world of humans without Andre’s ...Continue Reading
Every city has one. A place where musicians feel like somebody actually has their back. Where a guitar or an amp can get a quick fix, emergency strings can be found, and the camaraderie and likelihood of an impromptu jam session keeps everyone loose. Kansas City’s Midwestern Music Company in the Crossroads has been that ...Continue Reading
Kansas was one of just three states that saw their rates of people without health insurance go up since last year, according to a new survey. And, if the poll results are accurate, Kansas was the one whose rates went up the most. The data, collected as part of the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, show that ...Continue Reading
Mark Twain: Episode Two VIDEO
In his time, Mark Twain was considered the funniest man on earth. Yet he was also an unflinching critic of human nature, using his humor to attack hypocrisy, greed and racism. In this two-part documentary, Ken Burns creates an illuminating portrait of one of the greatest writers in American history.
Thanks to social media, today’s teens are able to interact directly with their culture — artists, celebrities, movies, brands and even one another — in ways never before possible. But is that real empowerment? Or do marketers still hold the upper hand? In “Generation Like,” author and FRONTLINE correspondent Douglas Rushkoff (“The Merchants of Cool,” ...Continue Reading
In “My Dear Americans,” an overly excited husband tries to cheer up his wife as they prepare to celebrate Fourth of July in their brand new home – complete with matching American flag T-shirts. However, as the Indian-American couple adjusts to life in the suburbs, they are soon exposed to local ignorance and prejudice that ...Continue Reading