Ian Curtis was the lead singer and lyricist for the British post-punk band Joy Division. Although many today know Joy Division by name and will sport the iconic cover art of their “Unknown Pleasures” album on t-shirts, Ian and the band are largely forgotten by most pop music fans. True fans widely regard Joy Division as one of the most influential post-punk bands of the 20th century.
Ian Curtis, Joy Division
In May 1980, Ian, suffering from Epilepsy and battling depression, took his own life on the eve of the band’s first American tour.
After Curtis’s death, the remaining members continued as New Order and achieved critical and commercial success.
A wonderful documentary from Swiss car dealer Kidston which explores the troubled history of the EB110, focusing on Romano Artioli, the Italian man who briefly owned the legendary car company, Bugatti.
Ford set off on an ambitious track of simultaneously engineering the all-new Ford GT for the street as well as for the track, in time for the 50th anniversary of its legendary win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966.
Features Bill Ford, Raj Nair, Dave Pericak and Edsel B. Ford II, who attended the 1966 race with his father Henry Ford II.