Luis Buñuel
Making ‘Un Chien Andalou’ & Buñuel’s Entry into the Surrealist Clique


In this audio reaching, Spanish director Luis Buñuel talks about working with artist Salvador Dalí on the 1929 silent surrealist short film, “Un Chien Andalou.” He describes the intense and long process of coming up with the images that would be in the film with the help of Dalí. The … Continue reading

Andy Warhol
Interview with Andy Warhol and Candy Darling


In an interview with Andy Warhol and transgender actress, Candy Darling, the duo talk about how they met and their upcoming movie, “Blonde on a Bum Trip,” which would later be renamed “Women in Revolt.” Although Warhol is known more for being a leading figure in the pop art movement, … Continue reading

Woodstock Festival of 1969
[Image] Woodstock’s Original Artwork Is a Riot of Color


Author: David Edward Byrd  In the spring of 1969, Woodstock Ventures asked me to do a poster for the large outdoor concert they were planning for the village of Woodstock, NY. in August of that year. I based the poster on Ingre’s La Source and surrounded that image with cupids, flowers and … Continue reading

Creator Jim Davis Demonstrates How He Draws Garfield

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Jim Davis, creator of the “Garfield” comic strip, reveals how he brings its starring orange tabby cat to life on the page from conception to illustration. Since its debut in 1978, “Garfield” has become a pop culture sensation and currently holds the Guinness World Record for the world’s most widely … Continue reading

J. D. Salinger
Former Lover on Romance With Famous Recluse J.D. Salinger

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J.D. Salinger, one of America’s best known contemporary writers, is equally famous for his reclusive behavior. After 60 years of silence, a former lover, Jean Miller, finally shares the private details of her romance with the mysterious author of “Catcher in the Rye,” including his initial attraction to her and … Continue reading

Elvis Presley
Milton Berle on the TV Performance that Scandalized America

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Famous television personality, Milton Berle, discusses Elvis Presley’s controversial performance of “Hound Dog” on “The Milton Berle Show” in 1956. He gives a light-hearted account of the media frenzy that criticized Elvis’s provocative hip gyrations, which was different from his own surprising response.

Marilyn Monroe
Poignant Account of Marilyn’s Final Photo Shoot

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Renowned fashion photographer, Bert Stern, reminisces about his intimate 1962 Vogue photo shoot with Marilyn Monroe, which took place just six weeks before her death. During the three-day session, Stern took over 2,500 shots of Monroe, capturing both her Hollywood glamour and human vulnerability.

Walt Disney
What Walt Disney Was Like As a Boss

Alice Davis

Alice Davis, American costume designer, discusses what it was like to help develop costumes for Walt Disney during the time when Disney was moving his animation industry into technicolor. Davis talks about what Disney was like as a boss: “He was always very kind as long as you were trying.” … Continue reading