Reading Time: 2 minutes A documentary on how rising real estate prices destroyed a tiny rock club that was more like a nightly happening, the kind of authentic creative endeavor that draws us to places such as New York.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A quiet movement aims to turn public universities into career mills, while transforming students into customers and professors into service deliverers.
Reading Time: 4 minutes For Memorial Day, we present paintings and other works of art from the last two centuries that express the horrors of war. (First published May 26, 2014)
Reading Time: < 1 minute In honor of JFK’s 99th birthday and Donald Trump clinching the Republican nomination, we envisioned what a debate between the two might look like.
Reading Time: 3 minutes When former pro footballer Steve Gleason learned he had a particularly horrible illness, he also found he was going to have a son. His story, in this documentary.
Reading Time: 3 minutes This year marks the 50th anniversary of the University of Texas Tower shootings. A creative new documentary brings the larger story to life.
Reading Time: 12 minutes Ed Curtin honors the extraordinary life of his friend, anti-war activist Daniel Berrigan, a deeply courageous man who was also magical, and full of surprises.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A documentary about some surprising people in our midst.
Reading Time: 4 minutes When WhoWhatWhy finally got around to attending the cultural extravaganza called South by Southwest, we were intrigued to see what’s driving the zeitgeist. We were a bit surprised at what we found.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Are you in pain from the IRS? Well, you’re in good company. Check out what these characters have to say about paying taxes — Al Capone, Albert Einstein, Dave Barry, Mark Twain, Mae West, and many others.