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You May Know Me from Such Roles as Terrorist #4

Being a Muslim-American actor often means being really good at yelling “Allahu Akbar!” before someone kills you.

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I'm Sammy Hagar, and I Learned to Cook Before I Learned to Rock

The former Van Halen front man has actually made more money from booze and food than from music.

Tuesday, July 28

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Blowhards

Inside the cutthroat world of competitive bagpiping.

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Monday, July 27

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‘I’m No Longer Afraid’

The stories of 35 women who were assaulted by Bill Cosby.

Sunday, July 26

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The Moment I Became a Novelist

The baseball game that launched a career in fiction.

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Scooper Hero

The man who gets all the superhero scoops in Hollywood.

Saturday, July 25

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When Is A Rescuer A Hoarder?

The life of Kimi Peck, a former screenwriter, once married to Gregory Peck’s son, who turned to “saving” stray dogs.

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Meet the Shaggs

From 1968-1973, the three teenage Wiggin sisters, guided by a domineering father, played their strange music at New Hampshire ballrooms and recorded a single album. The Philosophy of the World LP goes for over $500 today, but the intervening decades have not been kind to the Wiggins.

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Inside the Family Battle for the Newman’s Own Brand Name

Paul Newman’s will held some unpleasant surprises for his daughters.

Thursday, July 23

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Comic Conman

The story of a lawyer-turned-money launderer, stolen evidence, and a bunch of comics selling at outrageously high prices at auction. And Mussolini.

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Consider the Lobster

A trip to a lobster festival leads to an examination of the culinary and ethical dimensions of cooking a live, possibly sentient, creature.