Peter Martin

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A Documentary About the Life and Tragic Death of the Great Jazz Trumpeter Lee Morgan

Some of the best offerings in this year’s New York Film Festival are documentaries. The festival opened last night with Ava DuVernay’s powerfully and passionately insightful documentary “13th,” a brilliant analysis of the historical roots of the politics behind today’s scourge of mass …

10 Beautiful Resorts On American Lakes

<i>By Laura Carroll, CNTraveler.com</i><p>These gorgeous lakeside retreats are perfect for a fall getaway.<p>The 10 Best Small Cities in the U.S.<p>12 Travel Mistakes We All Think We're Too Smart to Make -- but Do Anyway<p>How Not to Look Like a Tourist in Paris<p>Follow Conde Nast Traveler on Twitter: …

These 8 Tiny Islands Are Hidden Where You'd Least Expect Them

Paris, Venice and Rome are all famous tourist draws with one <i>very</i> particular thing in common: they all have islands hidden within them.<p>And since teensy isles are kind of our new favorite obsession, we've culled together some of our favorites for your viewing pleasure. A bonus: certain islands come …

95-Year-Old Receives Award for Iconic Detroit Street Photography

Not many people can say that they've devoted more than 60 years of their life to photography, but then again, not many people receive artist awards at the ripe old age of 95. Photographer Bill Rauhauser was just selected as the 2014 Kresge Eminent Artist, as he gains recognition for his …

Biography Of Director Bob Fosse Razzles, Dazzles And Delights

On Sept. 23, 1987, opening night of a <i>Sweet Charity</i> revival in Washington, D.C., Bob Fosse and his ex-wife and collaborator Gwen Verdon gave the cast a final pep talk, then left the National Theater to get a bite to eat. They turned right, and about a block away, unknown to the gathering audience, …

Sands of time: Marc Wilson's ghostly relics of the second world war

The second world war is still on our minds. Every year, another television documentary, another funeral of a war veteran. Remembrance of the war doesn't fade over the years. If anything, the recognition of it increases.<p>VE (Victory in Europe) Day happened on 8 May 1945. Sixty-eight years on, some of …

One Sociologist's Epic Quest: Walk New York City, All 120,000 Blocks

The 1939 New York World's Fair

An idea dreamed up at the height of the depression, the theme of the 1939 World's Fair in New York was "The World of Tomorrow." Planners were given permission to develop 1,200 acres in Queens, on the site of a former ash dump . Government agencies, corporations, civic groups, and smaller …

Meet the Private Companies Helping Cops Spy on Protesters

The documents leaked to media outlets by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden this year have brought national intelligence gathering and surveillance …

Surveillance

12 Thrilling Facts About Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ Video

Michael Jackson’s video for “Thriller” was released nearly 30 years ago, on December 2nd, 1983. Director John Landis (<i>The Blues Brothers, An American</i> …

New Trailer for HBO's TRUE DETECTIVE

Incredibly Rare Robert Capa Interview Lets Us Hear His Voice for the Very First Time

Two days ago, the late great Robert Capa would have turned 100 years old. There was quite a bit of revelry surrounding what would have been the …

12 Bar Tricks Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

Going out to the local bar can get expensive. Instead of paying for <i>all</i> your drinks, trick your friends into paying for some of them with a few …