Jason Cochran

Stuff you never knew you never knew

Category: Video

Jan

25

2013

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Hatch Show Print in Nashville: iconic style, letter by letter [WATCH]

You may not know the name Hatch Show Print, but you know the style. Its block letters are visually synonymous with Nashville and country music history. I was lucky enough to be invited behind the scenes, and my video shows just how damn cool it is.

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Jan

24

2013

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Manzanar, where decent Americans were destroyed [WATCH]

Tweet The history of the United States could fairly viewed as a succession of excuses for not living up to its contractual obligations. All men were not created equal, according to the Declaration of Independence: Slaves were allowed. The Supreme Court said the Cherokees were a sovereign nation: The South took their land anyway. Every […]

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Nov

26

2012

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The mass grave under Brooklyn’s Fort Greene Park [WATCH]

Tweet I am tremendously excited about this video that I researched and hosted for AOL On’s “What Remains” series. It takes off from my popular blog post about the mass grave in Brooklyn’s Fort Greene Park. I think the broadcast-quality production these guys put together is phenomenal. The short version is explained in my post, […]

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Aug

2

2012

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I have a new reel

Jason's Cochran's reel. See where I've been on screen. Maybe call me to be on yours.

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Jun

30

2012

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My cruise ship intercepts a raft of Cuban refugees [WATCH]

Yesterday, I was aboard Royal Caribbean's mighty Oasis of the Seas when we encountered an inflatable raft packed with 18 refugees from Cuba.

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Jun

20

2012

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How James Dean crashed: his death site [WATCH]

Despite the fact this road is in the middle of a mule's ass, miles from any town, it positively pounds with speeding, heedless traffic criss-crossing the junction. I have rarely felt less secure on a rural highway. When you pull over, the passing cars are going so blazingly fast your whole vehicle shudders. I couldn't get out of there fast enough.

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Jun

19

2012

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Andersonville: America’s concentration camp [WATCH]

Andersonville wasn't done to Americans by the Viet Cong or the Japanese. Americans did this to other Americans. This is our burden entirely. If we forget it, we forget it's possible.

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May

11

2012

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Revisiting Rosewood, Florida, today [WATCH]

We pass desultory intersections like Rosewood's every day. And we will never know how many of them were once the settings for brutal events, in which Americans, believing they were right and on the side of God, were in fact the instruments of something sinister and evil.

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May

8

2012

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A little of my recent work

I round up a few links to a selection of the coolest things I've been up to in the past few months.

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Mar

25

2012

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Implosion video of Amway Arena in Orlando, shot up close

I shot this video early this morning in downtown Orlando from the VIP viewing area as the not-so-old Amway Arena (once the TD Waterhouse Centre, opened 1989) was demolished. Ka-boom! Instant 9/11 flashbacks for me, and lots of dust.

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