Foley artist John Roesch demonstrated the craft of creating movie sounds at his custom-built Skywalker Ranch studio in a video by Wired. Roesch has been working in the film industry for more than 30 years and has created sound for films… [READ MORE] Read More
via Upworthy on Facebook: At this fruit stand, he’s happy because he’s making others happy. They call him “Banana Man.”
A short documentary about Instagram canine photographer and author Elias Weiss Friedman aka The Dogist (@thedogist). See more of E.J. McLeavey-Fisher’s work at ej-mf.com.
via Katie Klocksin: Chanita Howard shares obstacles she’s faced while pursuing her dream of becoming a nurse. This interview was facilitated by Francesco De Salvatore and recorded by StoryCorps, a national nonprofit whose mission is to provide Americans of all… [READ MORE] Read More
via Justin Bull: Alex Valentine had a career-defining moment of clarity early in life. He was five, watching a production of “Annie” with his mother at the Zieterion Theater in New Bedford, Massachusetts. While Orphan Annie sang and danced, Alex… [READ MORE] Read More
via Feet in Two Worlds: Tomatoes, corn, and peaches are the staples of New Jersey agriculture. But at Morris Gbolo’s farm in the state’s southern tip, crimson-hued amaranths and plump Liberian bitter ball are the prized crops. Gbolo, 56, grew… [READ MORE] Read More
via Veronica Simmonds and nominated for Prix Italia What time is it? A simple question. A question we have all asked and answered countless times in our lives. It’s a question that connects us to each other, makes friends of strangers,… [READ MORE] Read More
via Benjamin Riskin: A Studs Terkel Working interview for a smartphone society. Finalist in the 2015 Third Coast Short Docs Challenge. Listen to more of Benjamin’s work on PRX.
via LatinoUSA: Ramon Murphy, owner of the Red Apple Deli Supermarket, is the American Dream brought to life. He shares his story of entrepreneurship starting back in the DR before revealing his rules for success. Producer Marlon Bishop accompanies Ramon… [READ MORE] Read More
via Radio Diaries: In the early 1970s, radio host and oral historian Studs Terkel went around the country interviewing people about their jobs. Studs recorded more than 130 interviews, and the end-result was a book called “Working: People Talk About What… [READ MORE] Read More