The Giles Files kicks off our summer fun attending a DEATH OF CLASSICAL concert in the Catacombs of Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn New York. Come along as we hang out, down in the dirt with the dead!
They write! They love! They drink! They write about what they love to drink! Meet Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher, journalists and wine connoisseurs, whose much-loved "Tastings" column in the Wall Street Journal was a jumping off point for best selling books and tv appearances on Martha Stewart and CBS Sunday Morning, among others.
It all started with a bolt of lightening first meeting at the Miami Herald.. and blossomed into a shared love of words, train rides, travel.. topped off with wine!
Imagine being a college student, entering your first film in a contest, and coming in third place behind George Lucas and Martin Scorsese! That actually happened to Linda Yellen, and it was an auspicious beginning of a career in Hollywood moviemaking, working with stars like Dennis Hopper, Vanessa Redgrave, Jane Alexander and Jacqueline Bisset. From her groundbreaking film "CHANTILLY LACE" to "THE LAST FILM FESTIVAL" and the controversial "PLAYING FOR TIME," Yellen walks us through her brilliant career, as Director, Writer and Producer. Adventures in filmmaking from a master.