The Mad Scramble to Claim the World’s Most Coveted Meteorite

Meteorite hunters Mike Farmer and Robert Ward travel to Carancas, a tiny village at 12,000 feet in Peru’s remote altiplano, to examine a crater in the hope to claim precious rock from space.

Source: Wired
Published: Dec 17, 2018
Length: 43 minutes (10,805 words)

The Big Cigar

Bearman’s extremely cinematic account of how a Hollywood movie producer smuggled Black Panther leader Huey Newton into Cuba, with the help of a few other celebrity radicals.

Source: Playboy
Published: Dec 19, 2012
Length: 17 minutes (4,439 words)

Can D.I.Y. Supplant the First-Person Shooter?

The face of the enemy flashed across a 20-foot screen. “That’s right,” Jason Rohrer announced. “It’s Roger Ebert.” There were a few boos, as several hundred people stirred in their seats. The film critic’s cherubic face stared at the audience. “Ebert said video games can’t be art,” Rohrer said. “He issued all of us a direct challenge. And we need to find an answer.”

Published: Nov 13, 2009
Length: 8 minutes (2,132 words)