Peanuts comic strip creator Charles Schulz led a much darker life than anyone ever realized, and he put his troubles into the funny pages every day.
For her first novel Reyn took Tolstoyâ€™s 'Anna Karenina' and wrote a modern update set among Russian immigrants in Queens.
Lifelong baseball fan and graphic designer Steven Heller looks at the quintessentially American piece of headgear -- the baseball cap.
The visual arts world has been slow to embrace computers. Some forward-thinking collectors hope to change that.
Will Wright, creator of the â€œSims,â€ shows how his new game â€œSporeâ€ lets players control the evolution of their very own species.
In "Iron Fists: Branding the 20th-Century Totalitarian State," Steven Heller describes how famous tyrannies used architecture and design for propaganda and control.
Once upon a time, wearing the Sex Pistols or Ramones on your chest was its own act of rebellion.
Patti LuPone has made a Broadway career out of playing powerful women. Maria Callas, Eva PerÃ³n, and now, a Tony-winning performance as Mama Rose in the classic musical "Gypsy."
New Hampshireâ€™s MacDowell Colony gave artists a retreat in the woods -- Aaron Copland wrote "Billy the Kid" there.
The stories by Laura Ingalls Wilder -- about the American frontier in the late 1800s -- get new life as a musical.