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Ken Burns

  1. The Vietnam War Is a Staggering Achievement in Documentary StorytellingThe 18-hour nonfiction epic is a thorough, engrossing dive into history.
  2. documentaries
    Ken Burns Wants to Make an Obama Documentary“It would just be him. And then, in ten years, we’d add all the other things.”
  3. Ken Burns Talks of a New Baseball Doc“I’m sort of obligated.”
  4. scores
    Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross Scoring Ken Burns DocThe ten-part doc premieres on PBS in September.
  5. last night on late night
    See Ken Burns’s Merciless Ken BurnsIt’s a joke about his name!
  6. last night on late night
    Mindy Kaling Shares Stephen Colbert BloopersLiteral church giggles.
  7. Stephen Colbert Instantly Falls for Mindy Kaling, Tituss Burgess, and Ken […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Show, where Stephen Colbert heads over to the craft services table before the show and meets his Mindy […]
  8. tv review
    TV Review: Ken Burns’s Documentary The AddressAiring tonight on PBS.
  9. free speech
    Stephen Colbert vs. Louis C.K.: Who Gettysburg Addresses Better?Or maybe Usher beats ‘em both.
  10. movies
    Ken Burns Fights City Hall Over His New Film on the Central Park Jogger Case“It’s really about letting people get to know the Central Park Five as individuals.”
  11. tv review
    TV Review: Ken Burns’s The Dust BowlKen Burns’s astounding documentary is about disaster and survival, yes. But mostly it’s about clouds and faces.
  12. pbs
    Ken Burns Is Making a Roosevelt DocumentaryWith Meryl Streep as the voice of Eleanor.
  13. ken burns
    Listen to Ken Burns’s Thoughts on StorytellingMore like “Ken Burns’s Thoughts on Basically Everything.”
  14. pbs
    Ken Burns’s Dust Bowl Doc Will Air in November[Slow pan across depress-o-ville photos.]
  15. beef
    Ken Burns Really Hates Reality TV“What I reject is the idea that this has any intrinsic value whatsoever other than voyeurism.”
  16. vulture recommends
    This Week on Vulture Recommends: New Picks From Vampire Weekend, Ken Burns, Nicole Krauss, Jason Moran, and Our CriticsWouldn’t it be nice to have TV-doc legend Ken Burns pick the best baseball movies, or recent National Book Award nominee Nicole Krauss select the best confessionals?
  17. Exhausted Ken Burns Urges Baseball To StopThe Onion, Exhausted Ken Burns Urges Baseball To Stop: “‘I can’t do this anymore,’ Burns said. ‘The more baseball that is played, the more I […]
  18. late shifting
    Jimmy Kimmel Valiantly Continues His Assault on Jay Leno, Ken Burns StyleThis is easily the most riveting documentary we’ve seen since ‘Man on Wire.’
  19. quote machine
    Stephen Colbert Isn’t Into Libraries (And So Can You!)Plus Ken Burns, Evan Rachel Wood, and Kelly Clarkson!