Villisca Axe Murder House
Preserved since June 10, 1912, the walls still protect the identity of the murderer(s) who bludgeoned to death the entire family of Josiah Moore and two overnight guests. Over a century later, it continues to draw visitors. Paranormal activity has been recorded by bonafide investigators, tourists, and psychics alike.
Late Night at iO Theater
A behind-the-curtain look at Jonders' Talk Show Experience, a live sketch and improv show in the style of late night TV. With a 4-month run (and counting) in Chicago's Chris Farley Cabaret, a group of amateur comedians come together to write, direct, and star in their very own material, fresh each night on stage.
Welcome to Nonna's
A look into the everyday life of a mother and daughter living in East Boston. After Pasqualina was diagnosed with Laurence-Moon-Bardet-Biedl Syndrome at a young age, her parents left Italy for better healthcare. Her mother, Giuseppina, has been her primary caregiver for her whole life.
Meet the Transit Warriors
An observation of the work done at Livable Streets Alliance, a non-profit organization aimed at improving all modes of transportation in the Metro Boston area. They listen to what commuters need and work to deliver-- from new and improved bike lanes, to better safety features on Duck Tour buses, to speed bumps and traffic signals.
The Road to Graduation
The conclusion of a childhood friend's emotional journey at art school. Jacquelyn puts in long hours, walks the stage, and navigates complicated relationships through bitter-sweet celebration.
A Path to Community
A short demonstration of the local efforts to install a two-way bike lane in Roxbury, Mass. The proposed project would bring a safe, accessible mode of transportation to an under-privileged and often neglected community on the south side of Boston.
Battle of the Bakeries
The bakery shops in Boston's North End are notorious for authentic Italian treats--and much like Boston sports, can be a polarizing source of pride and loyalty. A journalistic piece explores the competition for business between Mike's, Maria's, Modern, and Bova.