As I work, I’ll often have a DVD playing on my TV or my Powerbook next to me, or sometimes I’ll play something on Hulu on my notebook. Documentaries are great for playing while I work because I don’t necessarily have to watch every second of the film, and I love learning new things or just finding out more on something I’m interested in.

Today it was the PBS documentary Tesla: Master of Lightning, about the great and overlooked inventor Nikola Tesla, and Drawing the Line, a film about the late graffitti/pop-artist and social-activist Keith Haring.  I’d seen both before, but I seemed to pick up a few bits of interesting facts about both men that I either missed before or forgot at some point.

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