Creating Saturday Night Live →

Saturday Night Live is a well-oiled machine. Not because of the cast or A-list guests, but because of the people busting it backstage and in the control room. Most of them have been grinding out weekly episodes for decades. In this behind-the-scenes look, director Don Roy King and the rest of the crew run through the step-by-step process that goes into creating the iconic series.

Adam Driver: My Journey from Marine to Actor →

Before he fought in the galactic battles of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Adam Driver was a United States Marine with 1/1 Weapons Company. He tells the story of how and why he became a Marine, the complex transition from soldier to civilian — and Arts in the Armed Forces, his nonprofit that brings theater to the military. Because, as he says: “Self-expression is just as valuable a tool as a rifle on your shoulder.” Followed by a spirited performance of Marco Ramirez’s “I am not Batman” by Jesse J. Perez and Matt Johnson.

Galactic Warfighters →

A look behind the scenes at Matthew Callahan’s sprawling photo essay, Galactic Warfighters. The project aims to humanize the faceless troopers of the Star Wars universe to tether the real world and science fiction through the lens of a U.S. Marine combat correspondent by photographing sixth scale toys from Sideshow Collectibles.

First Pitch →

On October 30, 2001, President George W. Bush stepped to the mound at Yankee Stadium to throw out the first pitch at Game 3 of the World Series, just six weeks after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. That night the first pitch meant more than just “play ball.”