San Diego Comic-Con has become one of the most influential – and enduring – pop culture events of all time. Alan Light
How an unemployed comics fan and group of teenagers created one of the most influential pop-culture events ever.
Source: San Diego Comic-Con: The Untold History – Rolling Stone
Ernest Hemingway in 1937, the year he brought his film “The Spanish Earth” to Hollywood. (Helen Breaker)
When Ernest Hemingway produced a film about the Spanish Civil War, L.A. threw parties for him
Source: Ernest Hemingway’s long-lost Los Angeles visit, 80 years ago this week – LA Times
Every self-respecting sci-fi fan needs to see these iconic sci-fi cult classics.
Source: Best Sci-Fi Cult Classics of All Time | OMNI
My so-called film career. I worked on films to learn more about the production, but mostly to learn to write better screenplays. Still working on them…
Source: IMDb: MyMovies: Helped Create – a list by DrWeb
What do bears eat? How far do they roam? Find out in this interactive journey through the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.
Source: A Bear’s-Eye View of Yellowstone
Illustration by Sam Hadley.
In the summer of 1978, two future directing legends, Bill Murray, and a group of teenagers went into the Canadian woods. They came back with one of the most groundbreaking movie comedies of their generation.
Source: Meatballs: An Oral History | Vanity Fair
Witness American history, from the 1920s through the 1960s, like it’s never been seen before — in vibrant color.
Editor’s Note: If you get this channel, this show is recommended viewing…
Source: America in Color | Smithsonian Channel
Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden speaks to Wonder Woman actress Lynda Carter. Photographs by Evy Mages.
There’s one thing that obviously hasn’t changed about Lynda Carter in the nearly 40 years since she first donned Wonder Woman’s costume: her shimmering blu
Source: The Original Wonder Woman Slays the Crowd at the Library Of Congress | Washingtonian
Booker T. Jones, Phil Lesh, Norah Jones and others look ahead to the new Monterey Pop, and reflect on whether the original message can still resonate. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty
“The timing of it was exactly right to catch the spirit of a new generation,” Eric Burdon says of the original Monterey Pop. Marianna Burdon
Booker T. Jones, Phil Lesh, Norah Jones and others look ahead to the new Monterey Pop, and reflect on whether the original message can still resonate.
Source: Monterey Pop 50 Years Later: Phil Lesh, Jack Johnson and More – Rolling Stone
#StarTrek #tricorder #medicine #devices
A group of doctors and engineers developed a sci-fi inspired device that can scan a patient, read his or her vital signs, and diagnose any medical problems in a matter of minutes.
Source: These ER Docs Invented a Real Star Trek Tricorder – NBC News