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What do Pulitzer Prize winners Sam Shepard (Buried Child, 1979) and David McCullough (Truman, 1992 and John Adams, 2001), two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks (Philadelphia, 1994 and Forrest Gump, 1995), and seven-time Grammy Award winner John Mayer have in common?
Doc NYC highlight California Typewriter, directed by Doug Nichol, brilliantly captures the percussion of the keys by bringing together the aforementioned artists who share their personal thoughts on the one machine they won't do without.
Structured around the story of the California Typewriter repair shop in Berkeley, Nichol takes us on an energetic journey with collector Martin Howard, explores the work of sculptor Jeremy Mayer, and reenacts the Ed Ruscha and Mason Williams' Royal Road Test execution.
Following the opening night theatrical 7:30pm premiere on this Friday, August 18 at Metrograph in New York there will be a discussion and Q&A with the. »
- Anne-Katrin Titze
Scandal‘s 100th episode on Thursday asked “What if?” and we just had this to say: “What?!”
And my how things have changed in this alt-reality. Check out the five moments that had our jaws on the floor (in no particular order).
- Karen Mizoguchi
Over the weekend, “Saturday Night Live” writer Katie Rich tweeted that Barron Trump might be America’s “first homeschool shooter.” She was roundly criticized and later deleted the tweet, and her entire profile. She was one of many people over the years who has broken the tacit rule that presidential children should be off-limits. Margaret Truman In 1950, President Truman wrote a famously angry letter to Paul Hume, who criticized the singing of Truman’s daughter, Margaret. “Some day I hope to meet you. When that happens, you’ll need a new nose, a lot of beefsteak for black eyes, and perhaps a supporter below! »
- Tim Molloy
3 items from 2017
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