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“Willie” profiles the life of the NHL’s first black player

Source:  Deadline The success of recent documentaries about Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Fred Rogers proves that people are craving heroes right now. Enter Willie O’Ree, the NHL’s first black player, who was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday. He's the subject...

“The Clinton Affair” premieres Sunday night on A&E

Source:  USA Today With "The Clinton Affair," Monica Lewinsky is ready to revisit the 1998 sex scandal that nearly unraveled Bill Clinton's presidency, and she hopes by doing so she can retire the term "Lewinsky scandal" once and for all. "I think 20 years is enough...

Oxygen’s “Snapped” hits 400 episode milestone

Source:  Realscreen A select number of series manage to hit the 100 episode milestone in today’s television landscape, but when Oxygen hit play on its latest episode of "Snapped" last night, the true crime hit entered into an elite club. "Snapped," which entered into...

The Best Documentaries of 2018

Source:  Polygon Three Identical Strangers - In 1980, Robert Shafran arrived at community college as a freshman only to be greeted as a big man on campus by students who seemed to know him already. He soon found his world shaken when a fellow student figured out what...

CuriosityStream serves up “The History of Food”

Source:  Realscreen Streaming and on-demand platform CuriosityStream will launch its original docuseries "The History of Food" later this month. The five-part culinary series explores the science, history, culture, and lore behind the foods of the world with renowned...

How IKEA gets you to impulsively buy more

Source:  VOX IKEA has mastered the “Gruen effect.” Researchers estimate that 50 percent of purchases are unplanned. These purchases, especially impulse buys, present an opportunity for retailers who can entice consumers to deviate from their shopping lists. One of the...

What if he falls? The terrifying reality behind filming “Free Solo”

Source:  The New York Times In 2017, when Alex Honnold made his stunning free-solo ascent of Yosemite’s El Capitan, he was taking an unimaginable risk: nearly three thousand feet of climbing without any ropes or safety equipment. But was the climb made even riskier by...

On the Road with the Migrant Caravan

Source:  The Guardian Thousands of Central American migrants headed towards Mexico City on Monday after three weeks of walking, pleading for rides, and depending on the solidarity of Mexicans of modest means. One group of at least 1,000 caravan participants headed out...