Charlie is the protagonist of Machine Man, a novel by Max Barry. But his story has a real parallel in Hugh Herr, a leading bionics developer at MIT, and a double amputee following a mountain-climbing accident.
Photographer Michele Iversen has been catching strangers passing by in their own private spaces, without their permission. At night she sits in her car and watches the warm glowing windows of strangers' homes waiting for the perfect shot.
Illustrators like Winslow Homer (later famous for his land- and seascapes) did things the photographers could not: take audiences right into the action, behind enemy lines, and up a tree with a sharpshooter. Produced by Studio 360's Jonathan Mitchell.
In today's scary media landscape, arts coverage is especially vulnerable. Arts critics must invent new ways to do what they do. Film critic Mike D'Angelo and visual art critic Lori Waxman are two journalists blazing that trail.