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Science and medicine was a main passion for Earl Bakken, inventor of the portable pacemaker. As a co-founder of Medtronic he began collecting early...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2015
  • Length: 04:57
Caption: Mathias Mulumbo- Singing in Uganda
I dropped by the National Anthem tryouts for the local minor league baseball team. Looking for a story about people singing and why. And then I hea...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:42
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Ron Padgett is a poet, translator, and memoirist from Tulsa. He left for New York in 1960 to find inspiration from poets like Allen Ginsberg and Fr...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2014
  • Length: 17:36
Caption: Frances Gerwig, San Francisco, CA 5/3/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Greta Gerwig talks the addictive quality of multiple takes, the lightness of muscle memory, and keeping secrets from the cast.

  • Added: May 24, 2013
  • Length: 10:38
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Imogen Poots talks emotion, precision, and surrendering to the moment.

  • Added: Nov 15, 2012
  • Length: 10:25
Caption: Gary and Larry Lane, San Francisco, CA 6/22/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Twin filmmakers Gary and Larry Lane talk leaving home, finding family, and why Dolly Parton is more than just a singer.

  • Added: Nov 08, 2012
  • Length: 17:01
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Josh Radnor on ivory towers, feeling 19, and being defiantly non-cynical.

  • Added: Sep 25, 2012
  • Length: 12:27
Caption: Robert Lorenz, San Francisco, CA    9/7/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Debut director Robert Lorenz talks baseball, nostalgia, keeping it simple.

  • Added: Sep 19, 2012
  • Length: 12:00
Caption: Joel Edgerton, Peter Hedges, San Francisco, CA  8/2/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Writer/director Peter Hedges and co-star Joel Edgerton talk why pencils matter, the importance of death to life, and the magic in the ordinary.

  • Added: Aug 16, 2012
  • Length: 11:51
Caption: Nicholas Sparks, San Francisco, CA 4/13/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Nicholas Sparks talks romance, editing, and why dogs are an author's best friend.

  • Added: Apr 18, 2012
  • Length: 12:21
Caption: Jennifer Westfeldt, San Francisco, CA 2/23/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jennifer Westfeldt talks romance, paradigms, and co-star Adam Scott's hair.

  • Added: Mar 06, 2012
  • Length: 10:09
Caption: Max Winkler, San Francisco, CA 3/4/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
CEREMONY's writer/director Max Winkler talks red suits, reading Gatsby, and relative heights.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2011
  • Length: 11:01
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Director Cary Fukunaga and star Mia Wasikowska talk classics, cold, and control.

  • Added: Mar 20, 2011
  • Length: 06:17