As head of the Sinaloa cartel, Mexico’s largest, Guzman was a ruthless enforcer of discipline, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman employed violence to protect his distribution routes and intimidate rivals. (Warning: Graphic 18+). The kingpin of kingpins, Guzman had the sway to [continue reading].
Titled “A Girl In The River”, this Oscar-winning documentary by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy tells the story of Saba Qaser, the Pakistani girl who survived being shot in the face, and then thrown in the river by her own father. You can listen to the interview from Steve [continue reading].
The swagger. The glib pronouncements. The ego. The wealth. The hair. Despite the ubiquity of his surname, to many he’s simply known as “The Donald.” Love him or hate him, Donald Trump is a true American phenomenon. So where did he come from? What drives him? And what kind [continue reading].
The London stockbroker Nicholas Winton, who at age 29 and of his own initiation, went to Prague and made a list of children he would later save from the Holocaust of the second world war – an operation later called Czech Kindertransport. Sir Nicholas Winton was [continue reading].
Documentary telling the extraordinary story of how Nicholas Winton rescued 669 children from the clutches of the Nazis, bringing them by train to Britain. London stockbroker saved hundreds of children from the Nazis. Sir Nicholas Winton organised the transport of 669 children to [continue reading].
Vincent van Gogh, the most mythologized of Impressionists, died 125 years ago, on July 29, 1890. And he is the subject of two ongoing exhibitions recently reviewed by New York Times critics. At the Metropolitan Museum of Art is “Van Gogh: Irises and Roses,” which [continue reading].
Four years ago today the world lost Amy Winehouse. Born in London, England, on September 14, 1983, Amy Winehouse broke into the music business when, at age 16, a classmate passed on her demo tape. She signed her first record deal as a jazz vocalist, and her music later [continue reading].