MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Eric Benson

  1. movies
    Levar Burton on 12 Years a Slave, 36 Years After RootsJust like happened after his 1976 miniseries, he suspects that people will unfortunately snap back to their entrenched racial beliefs.
  2. Fred Williamson on Originating the Badass Slave“No possible way could I have played any characters that were black prior to me coming into the movie industry.”
  3. obits
    Dave Brubeck: The Man Behind One of Jazz’s Most Popular AlbumsDave Brubeck, who died this morning at 91.
  4. documentary
    Jay Bulger on His New Doc, Beware of Mr. BakerThe film retells Cream drummer Ginger Baker’s life story in talking-head interviews, archival footage, and striking animation.