An old favorite of mine for tonight, with an emphasis on old. This brilliantly creative 1909 film is a lot of fun. Hard out there for the smoker.
It seems that Pete DuPont was in fact still alive until yesterday. Who knew! Anyway, here’s a 1988 DuPont campaign ad pushing an early version of what George W. Bush would try–privatizing
A week before he died in 1973, Lyndon Johnson sat down for a long interview about his civil rights record. It was the last interview he ever gave. It’s worth hearing him talk about all this.
Everyone likes swords. So here’s a short 1965 British document on sword factories. They do not look very safe. Also, glad to know that whale oil was still being used a half-century ago to make s
Since this is NFL Draft weekend, I thought it would be fun to highlight the greatest moment in draft television history, in 1994 when Indianapolis Colts General Manager Bill Tobin went off on Mel Kipe
Today’s film is this 1974 British documentary on the horrors of strip mining for coal in Appalachia. Good thing we’ve learned so, so much in the last 47 years that I’ve been alive. T
Of all Americans, it’s hard to find many worse than the preacher Billy James Hargis. If you’ve never heard his insanity, do yourself a favor and chase those mangoes about how the Kennedy a
Last night, I watched Josef von Sternberg’s 1930 film Morocco, which is of cousre famous for Marlene Dietrich’s epic drag scene. The film itself is mostly OK, largely consisting of Dietric