Steve Stav

Crock of Gold – A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan

Once upon a time, a group of extraordinarily talented young musicians married traditional Irish music with a punk rock attitude helping to revitalize a wounded Ireland’s international popularity in the process. The Pogues recorded a handful of brilliant albums, and toured the world several times over. At the height of their success, an overwhelmed lead …

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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

The New York Roosevelts of Oyster Bay (Teddy’s branch) and those of Hyde Park (F.D.R.’s) are dissected under Burns’ microscope with expectedly reverential care, but it doesn’t shy away from missteps, failures and regrets – rather, the series reveals how they guided the continual evolution of all three principals. It also demonstrates how each eventual …

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