Firs it was Mister Rogers. Then Bob Ross. Now, it’s legendary chef Julia Child’s turn to be auto-tuned by PBS Digital Studios, in the joyous video below. It’s probably no surprise, considering that PBS is in the midst of celebrating Child’s centenary (she was born Aug. 15, 1912, and passed away Aug. 13, 2004). Check it out, and remember to bring on the roasted potatoes and keep on cooking. Bon appetit!
With same-sex partnerships becoming more accepted in real life every day, it only makes sense that that would also be reflected more frequently in art. And the more such couples are seen through the lens of a film, or a TV show, the more it will serve to show that such couples are no different from male-female couples: They live day to day, they love and they bicker. That is certainly the case for Freddie (Ian McKellen) and Stuart (Derek Jacobi), the protagonists of Vicious, a hilarious British series that makes its U.S. debut June 29 on PBS. Freddie and […]
To say Hamilton: An American Musical is a phenomenon is an understatement. It has captured the zeitgeist of American history and culture in a succinct package that challenges and mirrors our own modern lives. The work of art has touched the world and has singularly elevated a humble public servant to celebrity status. And it is sold out on Broadway and in Chicago and will undoubtedly sell out its future residences in San Francisco and London’s West End. But if you’re not one of the lucky ones who’ve had a ticket in your hands, fear not! Hamilton’s America is your easiest (and […]
From PBS: American Experience will host a premiere broadcast of the 2009 Sundance Film Festival Closing Night Film, Earth Days, from acclaimed documentarian Robert Stone on Facebook Platform. The 102-minute film honors the origins of the first Earth Day, which took place 40 years ago this April. The online screening, scheduled for Sunday, April 11 at 8:00 p.m ET, represents the first time a major broadcaster has premiered a full-length documentary on Facebook Platform ahead of its national broadcast. Earth Days is scheduled on the PBS series American Experience on Monday, April 19 at 9 p.m.